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June 3, 1993 | ROBIN GREENE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The Silver Lake Recreation Center is a small, run-down and vaguely Spanish-style building plopped in the middle of a well-kept neighborhood of vintage Los Angeles homes. Children flock to the center for T-ball and peewee baseball, and its small-scale playground is custom-made for kids in the barely walking, into-everything stage. "I like this little building," Darcee Olson said on a recent Saturday as she watched her year-old twins, Alec and Theo, tottering in the sand.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 25, 1999 | IRENE GARCIA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
To improve safety and encourage more park use, additional lighting will be installed at 84 city parks and recreation centers by the end of the year, parks and Department of Water and Power officials said Monday. At a news conference at Lanark Park in Canoga Park, city officials said the DWP will install at no charge large, cobra-head lights on existing wooden utility poles near or on parks throughout the city. The L.A.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 23, 1999 | AGNES DIGGS
A new program to improve lighting at 84 parks across Los Angeles will be unveiled Monday. Officials from the Department of Water and Power and from Parks and Recreation will hold a 10 a.m. news conference at Lanark Park, at Owensmouth Avenue and Strathern Street, under new light fixtures acquired through the departments' partnership. The timetable for the project will be announced at the event.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 23, 1999 | AGNES DIGGS
A new program to improve lighting at 84 parks across Los Angeles will be unveiled Monday. Officials from the Department of Water and Power and from Parks and Recreation will hold a 10 a.m. news conference at Lanark Park, at Owensmouth Avenue and Strathern Street, under new light fixtures acquired through the departments' partnership. The timetable for the project will be announced at the event.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 25, 1999 | IRENE GARCIA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
To improve safety and encourage more park use, additional lighting will be installed at 84 city parks and recreation centers by the end of the year, parks and Department of Water and Power officials said Monday. At a news conference at Lanark Park in Canoga Park, city officials said the DWP will install at no charge large, cobra-head lights on existing wooden utility poles near or on parks throughout the city. The L.A.
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June 10, 1993 | ROBIN GREENE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Residents of Silver Lake found out last week that you can fight city hall and win. Armed with a comprehensive neighborhood survey and an array of graphs and charts, a dozen residents persuaded the Los Angeles Parks and Recreation Department at a June 2 meeting to drop plans to replace the antiquated Silver Lake Recreation Center with what they called an 11,000-square-foot windowless monstrosity that would clash with the neighborhood's vintage homes.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 5, 1991 | ANDREA FORD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On Monday afternoon, mallards and cormorants glided across the eight-acre lake in MacArthur Park as a flock of sea gulls soared above, circling for a chance to dive at fish. People strolled along the walkway around the lake and a man stooped to run his fingers through its murky green water. It was one of the last times, for a long time to come, that such scenes would play themselves out in the park west of downtown.
NEWS
November 15, 1990 | JOHN RIVERA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Tucked away up Rustic Canyon is a sordid bit of local history. Surrounded by the rugged mountainsides and overgrown by brush, the burned-out and crumbling buildings are what remains of the Murphy Ranch, where during the late 1930s a small group hoping to establish a Nazi utopia built an elaborate infrastructure that included a 395,000-gallon concrete water tank, a 20,000-gallon diesel fuel tank, and their own power station.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 26, 2001
Gordon Mitchell, veteran actor and bodybuilder, will be the guest of honor at the Muscle Beach Classic Physique Show on Monday at 2 p.m. at the Venice Beach Recreation Center, 1800 Ocean Front Walk, Venice. The City of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation is presenting the event to commemorate the 50th anniversary of outdoor bodybuilding and fitness shows. Admission free. Information: (909) 938-1718.
NEWS
April 10, 1994
The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation is accepting applications for a basketball league for those players who are 6-2 and under. All games are to be played on Sunday, Monday and Wednesday evenings. The deadline for registration is May 15. Those teams interested in joining should contact Joe Ubides at the district office between 10 a.m and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call (213) 268-9302.
NEWS
June 10, 1993 | ROBIN GREENE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Residents of Silver Lake found out last week that you can fight city hall and win. Armed with a comprehensive neighborhood survey and an array of graphs and charts, a dozen residents persuaded the Los Angeles Parks and Recreation Department at a June 2 meeting to drop plans to replace the antiquated Silver Lake Recreation Center with what they called an 11,000-square-foot windowless monstrosity that would clash with the neighborhood's vintage homes.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 3, 1993 | ROBIN GREENE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The Silver Lake Recreation Center is a small, run-down and vaguely Spanish-style building plopped in the middle of a well-kept neighborhood of vintage Los Angeles homes. Children flock to the center for T-ball and peewee baseball, and its small-scale playground is custom-made for kids in the barely walking, into-everything stage. "I like this little building," Darcee Olson said on a recent Saturday as she watched her year-old twins, Alec and Theo, tottering in the sand.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 5, 1991 | ANDREA FORD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On Monday afternoon, mallards and cormorants glided across the eight-acre lake in MacArthur Park as a flock of sea gulls soared above, circling for a chance to dive at fish. People strolled along the walkway around the lake and a man stooped to run his fingers through its murky green water. It was one of the last times, for a long time to come, that such scenes would play themselves out in the park west of downtown.
NEWS
January 23, 1992
The Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation has allocated $650,000 to install amenities and a new drainage system in the Vermont Canyon area of Griffith Park, near the Greek Theatre. Tom La Bonge, field deputy for City Councilman John Ferraro, said the area will be landscaped and turned into a picnic facility, featuring a volleyball court, restrooms and sidewalks. Construction is under way and is expected to be completed in about four months.
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