March 26, 1987
The Oxford Triangle Residents Assn., representing 363 households in an area bounded by Washington Street, Lincoln Boulevard and the city-county border at Marina del Rey, has voiced its opposition to any attempt to route the Marina Bypass road through their community. Several routes are under consideration by the county and public hearings will be held when a precise route is selected.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 7, 2005 |
Los Angeles city firefighters battled a blaze at a Marina del Rey auto shop late Thursday night. The building, which measured 30,000 square feet, was either under construction or being remodeled when the fire broke out just before 11 p.m., officials said. The building was at 13600 Marina Point Drive, according to the Fire Department.
December 26, 1991
Councilwoman Ruth Galanter's proposed restrictions on new commercial development in commercial and industrial areas of Marina del Rey were unanimously approved last week by the City Planning Commission. The commission's action limits heights on most commercial projects to 45 feet, reduces the density of commercial projects by two-thirds and allows projects that include housing to remain at existing density levels.
July 29, 1993
Senior citizens can park free on weekdays at beaches operated by Los Angeles County by obtaining a special parking permit issued by the Department of Beaches and Harbors. The pass is available at the office of PCI, the firm that operates the beach parking lots under a county contract. The office is located at 14110 Palawan Way in Marina del Rey. Senior citizens can park free at any beach lot except those that utilize automated equipment. Passes may be obtained through Aug. 15.
January 31, 1997 |
Host Marriott Corp. purchased the 306-room Ritz-Carlton hotel for about $56.6 million as part of its plans to expand its portfolio of luxury hotels. Bethesda, Md.-based Host Marriott, which is an owner or partner in more than 300 hotel properties, said the 14-story, Marina del Rey hotel will remain a Ritz-Carlton.
July 9, 1987
Los Angeles County Sheriff Sherman Block will be master of ceremonies at a dinner for the Marina Foundation on July 18 at the Marina Beach hotel. Proceeds from the $65-a-plate event will be used to support several of the foundation's marine-related youth activities, particularly the nautical reference library program.
May 3, 1992
The supervisors, with the exception of Gloria Molina, approved a deal extending a major Marina lease from 2023 to 2062. What was the rush? Either the four supervisors are poor businessmen or they are dominated by the leaseholders' big campaign contributors. Citizens, remember this in the next election. HARRY B. HORWITZ Sherman Oaks
February 15, 1990
The Small Craft Harbor Commission agreed Wednesday to support an increase in the county's hotel room tax from 10% to 12%, but only if the increased revenue is used to promote tourism at Marina del Rey. The advisory commission acted after Marina del Rey's largest leaseholder, Abraham M. Lurie, urged the panel to establish a three-year pilot program to promote the county-owned marina.
March 28, 1991
Recent storms have delayed work on expansion of Marina del Rey's public boat-launching ramp, and access for boaters who use the facility will be limited, county officials said. Construction of the $572,200 project will continue into May because the rain and wind has delayed installation of pilings and concrete, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Beaches and Harbors. In the meantime, the number of lanes available to launch and retrieve boats will be limited.
December 11, 2000
The community of Marina del Rey--now mostly a hodgepodge of private condominiums, strip malls and boat slips--could get a major make-over in the next few years given renegotiations on current ground leases and a crop of mixed-use development proposals now under consideration. On Friday, the Westside Urban Forum and a panel of urban planners, preservationists and other land-use experts will examine how the world's largest small-craft marina could look in the not-too-distant future.