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June 1, 2000 | ANNETTE KONDO
The Los Angeles County Regional Planning Commission on Wednesday turned down a developer's plan to build 11 homes on a 108-acre parcel north of Kanan Road in the shadow of Ladyface Mountain. Citing concerns about significant grading and the impact to local mountain views, commission chairwoman Renee Campbell and members Donald Toy and Esther Feldman cast the majority votes opposing the project.
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October 15, 1998 | KAREN ROBINSON-JACOBS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Universal Studios "theoretically" could circumvent precedent-setting nighttime filming restrictions by obtaining a special permit, a city planning official said Wednesday. Over the studio's strenuous objections, the Los Angeles County Regional Planning Commission voted 3 to 2 last week to recommend restrictions on loud early morning filming noises at Universal. If enacted, they would be the first such curbs ever imposed on a Southern California movie studio.
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November 7, 1998 | KAREN ROBINSON-JACOBS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a surprise move, Universal Studios has asked the Los Angeles County Regional Planning Commission to cancel a Nov. 19 meeting that was widely expected to end that agency's 22-month-long review of the studio's proposed expansion. Universal, which had strongly urged the commission to wrap things up last month, now says it needs more time to "evaluate the cost-benefit analysis of the proposed plan in light of the planning commission's reviews." A two-paragraph letter dated Nov.
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September 12, 1998 | KAREN ROBINSON-JACOBS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a nod to residents' concerns about noise from late-night film shoots at Universal Studios, the Los Angeles County Regional Planning Commission will consider the first-ever evening restrictions against pyrotechnic and helicopter sounds coming from the studio's movie sets. Commission staff members initially recommended the restrictions months ago, drawing objections from Universal officials who have opposed limitations on the way the studio makes movies.
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May 24, 2000 | ANNETTE KONDO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles County Regional Planning Commission today is expected to approve another large housing project near Santa Clarita--the 2,545-unit Westcreek development on the west bank of San Francisquito Creek. The development has long been decried by local environmentalists who have all but conceded defeat on the project destined for county land just outside the city boundary.
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January 15, 1998 | DADE HAYES, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Joining officials of Santa Paula, Moorpark and Ventura County, the Santa Clarita City Council has voted to appeal the Los Angeles County Regional Planning Commission's approval of the controversial Newhall Ranch project. The decision Tuesday night reinforced the council's previously stated opposition to the plan, which would bring 70,000 new residents to a 12,000--acre site in the hills west of the city against the Ventura County line.
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November 26, 1991 | TRACEY KAPLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Santa Clarita Valley's largest developer received tentative approval Monday for the second phase of a 12,000-unit, master-planned community north of Valencia. The Los Angeles County Regional Planning Commission unanimously approved a proposal by Newhall Land & Farming Co. to build 1,815 housing units and two shopping centers in the new community of North River. The Board of Supervisors is expected to give final approval in coming months to this phase, known as East Copperhill.
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September 25, 1996 | SYLVIA L. OLIANDE and TIMOTHY WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Moving quickly on an issue that has dragged on for nearly six years, the Los Angeles County Regional Planning Commission on Tuesday approved plans to allow Soka University to expand its campus in the Santa Monica Mountains. The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors could make a final decision as early as Nov. 14, officials said.
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December 16, 1994 | FRANK MANNING
The Los Angeles County Regional Planning Commission has indefinitely postponed a vote on whether to allow the developer of Ahmanson Ranch to cut down 10 oak trees along Thousand Oaks Boulevard in Calabasas to make way for the project. "The commission wants to study the issue some more," said Richard Frazier, a regional planner for the county. "There are some additional legal issues that need to be looked at." Ahmanson Land Co.
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November 24, 1992 | AMY PYLE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After listening to more than an hour of testimony about the harmful impact the recession has had on the development business, the Los Angeles County Regional Planning Commission narrowly agreed Monday to allow 3,623 housing units to be built near Castaic Lake.
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