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November 16, 2002 | From Times Wire Reports
Part of a Rockville parking garage under construction collapsed, killing at least two workers, injuring one and leaving a fourth missing, fire officials said. Concerns about an additional collapse prompted the evacuation of surrounding buildings, the Fire Department said. A police spokesman said a no-fly zone had been established over the area because authorities do not want helicopters to get caught in the dust flying up or create dangerous downdrafts.
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TRAVEL
July 16, 2000
A new parking garage at LAX has added 953 short-term parking spaces to the terminal area. The $18-million, four-level building is near Terminal 6, used by Continental, United and others. It is on the site of a garage that was demolished because of earthquake concerns. Parking rates are the same as at other nearby garages: $3 for the first two hours and $1 for each additional hour, with a maximum of $16 for 24 hours.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 30, 1991
A 77-year-old Tarzana woman died Friday after her car went out of control in an underground parking garage, Los Angeles police said. The woman, whose name was unavailable, died shortly after the accident in the 5400 block of Zelzah Avenue, Officer Jack Jung said. The woman was backing out of a parking stall when she lost control and backed the car into wall, Jung said. She then shifted the car into drive, struck a pillar and hit a second wall head-on, Jung said.
BUSINESS
March 20, 2001 | Brad Berton
An investment group affiliated with major Burger King and Tony Roma's franchisee Cimm's Inc. has acquired a downtown Glendale property that includes a six-story office building at 620 N. Brand Blvd. Cimm's affiliate Adelphia Properties paid a Washington Mutual affiliate $7.25 million for the 1.5-acre site, including the 620 building, an adjacent single-story building and a 204-stall parking garage.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 26, 1994 | ED BOND
A $3.2-million parking garage was opened by Burbank city officials Wednesday, fulfilling an arrangement with Los Angeles County by which the county is expanding the courthouse facilities. "We've been looking forward to this for a long time," Burbank Municipal Judge Marion E. Gubler said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 16, 1995
If sentiments expressed at a community meeting are any indication, merchants and residents of Westwood strongly support a plan to build a parking garage on city-owned land in the middle of Westwood Village. The meeting Tuesday night was called by Los Angeles Councilman Mike Feuer, who wanted to see whether Westwood locals would consider combining the much-needed parking project with other uses on the site.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 21, 1995 | KAY HWANGBO
To the delight of community leaders, area residents and merchants, the city moved to finally make good on a promise to do its best to have Sherman Oaks' only public parking garage open by the holiday shopping season. "It's a very festive holiday season," said Richard Close, president of the Sherman Oaks Homeowners Assn. Close said the parking lot at Dickens Street and Cedros Avenue means more business for Ventura Boulevard merchants.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 7, 1991 | MICHAEL GRANBERRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Four-year-old plans for the $50-million expansion of Seaport Village have suffered another setback, caused by objections to a parking garage, the director of the San Diego Unified Port District said Wednesday. Opponents of the expansion project complained at Tuesday's meeting of the Board of Port Commissioners that the 1,300-car parking structure would block views of the harbor, said Port Director Don Nay.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 2, 1987 | NANCY WRIDE, Times Staff Writer
The state Parks and Recreation Commission Tuesday granted the City of Huntington Beach's request to build a controversial beachfront parking garage beside the municipal pier. The commission, however, rejected the city's bid to construct a 10,000-square-foot restaurant atop the garage, a building that city planners considered "desirable" and opponents called "unnecessary."
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