March 10, 1991
The City Council plans to lift the ban on exterior security bars on industrial buildings because of rising crime in the city. The ban was enacted in commercial and industrial zones in 1987 for aesthetic reasons, because the bars were thought to give an unpleasant impression of Baldwin Park. But council members said Wednesday that the law should be rewritten to allow bars on industrial buildings and directed the city's Planning Commission to draft a new ordinance. Councilman Bobbie W.
October 3, 1985
It was terribly distressing to learn of an appalling incident at Garfield Park in South Pasadena. At the City Council meeting on Aug. 21, a tearful woman related the story of her young granddaughter playing in the park when suddenly a huge picnic table fell from a tree on her. Yes, absurd as it sounds, some irresponsible youths lifted this table into a tree. The young girl is now in a body cast. The council was appropriately disgusted. The woman also distributed pictures of graffiti-laden walls.
September 10, 2002 |
San Gabriel Valley manufacturers and distributors have agreed to purchase five of the six industrial buildings under construction at the new 400,000-square-foot Imperial Business Park just off the Pomona freeway in Industry. The buyers, most of them owners of local businesses, claimed the 28.3-acre business park's smaller buildings at prices ranging from $78 to $85 per square foot, said broker Barbara Emmons of CB Richard Ellis.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 1, 1986 |
For police officers, city officials and community leaders who gathered in MacArthur Park on Monday to announce daily police foot patrols and installation of lights, the new programs were evidence of a continuing "revitalization effort." For habitues of the 32-acre park just west of downtown, however, it was business as usual. Groups of men huddled around the gamblers on one side of the park and winos were in their habitual corner on the other.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 6, 1996
Though it opened more than 40 years ago, Disneyland retains its hold on the imagination. Last year more than 14 million people visited the Anaheim theme park, the most ever. This year could see that record broken. But two recent complaints have raised questions about the actions of security officers at Disneyland, a venue that thrives on its image of fun and entertainment for families. The U.S.
July 4, 1985 |
Dana Wyatt, director of security at Six Flags Magic Mountain amusement park, found nothing of much interest in his logbook Friday night. "We had a few people try to sneak in, and some others caught with dope or beer," he said Saturday morning. "Other than that, there's not much to it. It was another boring night." From the point of view of both Wyatt and the management of the Valencia park, a nearly empty log is significant these days.