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March 27, 1994 | IRIS YOKOI, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The long-awaited expansion of the Children's Museum appeared to take a step forward last month when the City Council approved, in concept, a years-old proposal under which the museum would take over operation of the bedraggled, city-owned Los Angeles Mall that adjoins it. But although city and museum officials say they are proceeding with the plan, museum officials are also keeping themselves open to other options for expansion--including the possibility of leaving Downtown for another site.
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July 24, 1998 | ALAN ABRAHAMSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For those who marvel that subway builders could bore a tunnel through 2 1/2 miles of rock in the Santa Monica Mountains in a mere 18 months, consider this other feat of government derring-do: Nearly four years after they broke, the city of Los Angeles has replaced the two escalators--the length of 32 steps--that connect the street-level plaza outside City Hall East to the underground Los Angeles Mall. That's not to say, however, that the side-by-side escalators now work all the time.
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April 4, 1991 | SHERYL STOLBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For 17 years, Anita Sloan has run a dry cleaning shop on the Los Angeles Mall, a collection of outdoor restaurants and shops that sits squarely between City Hall and Parker Center, headquarters of the Los Angeles Police Department. She cleans the clothes of City Hall clerks and cops alike, along with those of some of the thousands of government employees who compose the Civic Center's work force. On Wednesday, the day after Mayor Tom Bradley called upon Police Chief Daryl F.
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December 5, 1995
Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza celebrated the 6-year-old mall's first Christmas tree lighting ceremony Monday evening, as Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas flipped the switch to illuminate the 30-foot tree in Sears Court. Ministers from First AME Church led prayers. Entertainment was provided by the First AME Youth Steppers, St. Paul Presbyterian Church Choir and Faith Acting Studios. A "love tree" will also be displayed at the plaza, said Linda Gray, marketing director.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 24, 1998 | ALAN ABRAHAMSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For those who marvel that subway builders could bore a tunnel through 2 1/2 miles of rock in the Santa Monica Mountains in a mere 18 months, consider this other feat of government derring-do: Nearly four years after they broke, the city of Los Angeles has replaced the two escalators--the length of 32 steps--that connect the street-level plaza outside City Hall East to the underground Los Angeles Mall. That's not to say, however, that the side-by-side escalators now work all the time.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 3, 1989 | SCOTT HARRIS, Times Staff Writer
A proposal that would vastly expand the small, crowded Los Angeles Children's Museum and transform the troubled Civic Center mall secured official endorsements Friday from Mayor Tom Bradley and Councilman Gilbert Lindsay. Bradley and Lindsay, whose district includes the downtown museum, said they will urge the City Council to grant museum officials six months to develop a plan in which they would take over management of the mall and seek private financial commitments expected to exceed $20 million.
NEWS
August 9, 1990
Hands-on museums offer children many kinds of learning opportunities. For information about hours, fees and special events, call the museums. Many of the museums have gift shops that sell educational materials, exhibit-related toys and games, books and art supplies, and inexpensive items for young shoppers. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all the museums. Children's Museum of Santa Barbara * Address: La Cumbre Plaza, 121 S. Hope Ave., Santa Barbara, (805) 682-0845.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 2, 1988 | RONALD L. SOBLE, Times Staff Writer
The first thing that caught the eye of Szabolcz Bertalan and his fellow teen-age Hungarian cliff climbers when they arrived Friday at the downtown Los Angeles Mall was a 20-foot-high rock wall. They did what comes naturally to experienced climbers: They scampered up it like spiders wearing sneakers.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 5, 1995
Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza celebrated the 6-year-old mall's first Christmas tree lighting ceremony Monday evening, as Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas flipped the switch to illuminate the 30-foot tree in Sears Court. Ministers from First AME Church led prayers. Entertainment was provided by the First AME Youth Steppers, St. Paul Presbyterian Church Choir and Faith Acting Studios. A "love tree" will also be displayed at the plaza, said Linda Gray, marketing director.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 1, 1994
Managers of shopping malls, today's version of the old town square, cannot legally keep out politicians or protesters as long as they obey the rules while they exercise their civil rights, according to the ACLU. "It's something people should know, especially in an election year, when there'll be a lot of this going on," spokeswoman Mary Tokita said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 27, 1994 | IRIS YOKOI, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The long-awaited expansion of the Children's Museum appeared to take a step forward last month when the City Council approved, in concept, a years-old proposal under which the museum would take over operation of the bedraggled, city-owned Los Angeles Mall that adjoins it. But although city and museum officials say they are proceeding with the plan, museum officials are also keeping themselves open to other options for expansion--including the possibility of leaving Downtown for another site.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 4, 1991 | SHERYL STOLBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For 17 years, Anita Sloan has run a dry cleaning shop on the Los Angeles Mall, a collection of outdoor restaurants and shops that sits squarely between City Hall and Parker Center, headquarters of the Los Angeles Police Department. She cleans the clothes of City Hall clerks and cops alike, along with those of some of the thousands of government employees who compose the Civic Center's work force. On Wednesday, the day after Mayor Tom Bradley called upon Police Chief Daryl F.
NEWS
August 9, 1990
Hands-on museums offer children many kinds of learning opportunities. For information about hours, fees and special events, call the museums. Many of the museums have gift shops that sell educational materials, exhibit-related toys and games, books and art supplies, and inexpensive items for young shoppers. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all the museums. Children's Museum of Santa Barbara * Address: La Cumbre Plaza, 121 S. Hope Ave., Santa Barbara, (805) 682-0845.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 3, 1989 | SCOTT HARRIS, Times Staff Writer
A proposal that would vastly expand the small, crowded Los Angeles Children's Museum and transform the troubled Civic Center mall secured official endorsements Friday from Mayor Tom Bradley and Councilman Gilbert Lindsay. Bradley and Lindsay, whose district includes the downtown museum, said they will urge the City Council to grant museum officials six months to develop a plan in which they would take over management of the mall and seek private financial commitments expected to exceed $20 million.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 1, 1994
Managers of shopping malls, today's version of the old town square, cannot legally keep out politicians or protesters as long as they obey the rules while they exercise their civil rights, according to the ACLU. "It's something people should know, especially in an election year, when there'll be a lot of this going on," spokeswoman Mary Tokita said.
NEWS
June 25, 1986
A specially designed pictorial postmark commemorating the centennial of the Statue of Liberty will be given to anyone who presents a stamped envelope at four temporary Postal Service booths between now and July 4. The Postal Service also will be giving away envelopes depicting the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor with tall ships in the background. The temporary Postal Service booths are in the Los Angeles Mall, Eagle Rock Plaza, Broadway Plaza and Westside Pavilion.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 2, 1988 | RONALD L. SOBLE, Times Staff Writer
The first thing that caught the eye of Szabolcz Bertalan and his fellow teen-age Hungarian cliff climbers when they arrived Friday at the downtown Los Angeles Mall was a 20-foot-high rock wall. They did what comes naturally to experienced climbers: They scampered up it like spiders wearing sneakers.
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