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REAL ESTATE
January 19, 1986
Los Angeles must restrict parking in the downtown central business district and encourage mass transit use. A mile-long subway connecting parking lots to downtown, as is done in Fort Worth, might be one answer. Most of the former Pacific Electric subway to downtown is still there but two or three building foundations have interrupted the continuity. What a shame! ROBERT T. McVAY King City, Calif.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 21, 1986
Multilevel parking would not serve as a deterrent to "Big A" patrons? This conclusion was offered by the stadium expert (Mr. William A. Cunningham) on behalf of the City of Anaheim in their feud with the Angels (Sept. 11). Yeah, sure. The introduction of a behemoth industrial and parking structure at Anaheim Stadium will most certainly turn the casual fan into an endangered species. Even during the off-season, many of us spend a couple of hours in parking lots almost every day. In Southern California, they're referred to as "freeways."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 2, 1997 | JOHN CANALIS
Responding to concerns about overflow parking from a large apartment complex, the City Council on Monday will consider banning parking on Ogle Street between Irvine and Aliso avenues from midnight to 6 a.m. Residents on Ogle Street complain that tenants of the nearby Oakwood Apartments on Irvine Avenue in Newport Beach take up too much parking and also make noise when they arrive late at night.
SPORTS
September 5, 1987
In going over your readers' letters last week, you'd think the Raiders were moving to the moon or something. Come on, folks, a brand-new stadium only 20 minutes away with plenty of parking? Surely this is a bonus for most of the fans at least. DAVID C. BLOXHAM Fullerton
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 11, 1997 | DEBRA CANO
In an effort to eliminate parking problems caused largely by school sports activities, only residents will be allowed to park on streets near Wagner Elementary School under a measure approved this week by the City Council. The action came after residents urged the council to impose permit parking on portions of Trumpet Avenue, Anderson Street, Hawthorne Street, Tennyson Avenue, Steinbeck Street, Shaw Circle and Seville Street.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 23, 1995 | STEVE RYFLE
City officials said Monday that a number of increases in the price of public parking in Glendale's downtown area will take effect June 5 as part of a plan to make more parking available for shoppers. The rate increases, along with new restrictions on parking time limits in several public lots, will encourage short-term parking in areas close to shops and businesses.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 12, 2012 | By Martha Groves, Los Angeles Times
A British company's proposal to build an observation wheel about as tall as a 20-story skyscraper at Venice Beach has some residents' heads spinning at the prospect of more crowds, trash and noise. With enthusiastic support from Los Angeles park and tourism officials, Great City Attractions is seeking permission to operate a 200-foot-tall mechanical ride just west of the Venice Beach boardwalk at Windward Avenue. The attraction would consist of 42 enclosed, air-conditioned "capsules," each capable of accommodating eight people.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 19, 1995 | BERT ELJERA
The City Council has approved higher fines for parking violations but decided to maintain the rates for ambulance services. The $6 increase in fines for a host of parking violations will take effect immediately. But council members voted 4 to 1 Tuesday against a proposed 6% increase in ambulance fees. City Manager Bill Smith said the higher fines will enable the city to recover the cost of processing the tickets at a time when the city is struggling to cover an anticipated $1.
SPORTS
November 23, 1996
Though Pasadena was buffeted by two days of rain, no decision was made Friday on parking on the Brookside Golf Course at the Rose Bowl for today's UCLA-USC game. That call will be made today at 7 a.m. and sent to area news radio stations and XTRA, UCLA's flagship station.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 21, 1991
In reference to the article "Council Approves Plan for $350 Parking Permits" (April 9): Once again the bureaucrats--this time from Newport Beach--have come up with a plan to (exploit) the working class by making it unaffordable for them to park in Newport Beach. Only the rich will be able to park there, with their $350 parking permits. And if they continue to penalize the single-occupant driver, only the people who can afford chauffeurs will be able to use the streets. Thanks again, you politicians.
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