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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
June 16, 1985
In an effort to defuse a controversy that might cause revocation of a permit allowing swap meets at its Edwards Drive-in Theater near Arcadia, Edwards Cinemas has purchased property for off-street parking. Residents of the unincorporated county area and parishioners from a nearby church have registered numerous complaints about traffic and parking problems stemming from the meet, which is open from 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.
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.
July 23, 1998
In a move that surprised some observers, a key Los Angeles City Council panel rejected a multimillion-dollar airport parking contract Wednesday that had been awarded by the city's airport commissioners. The Commerce, Energy and Natural Resources Committee will ask the full council next week to send the entire matter back to the Airport Commission for rebidding.
January 6, 2000 | Jesus Sanchez
An affiliate of property owner Meringoff Equities has agreed to drop a lawsuit that has delayed the construction of a $50-million shopping and entertainment center at Sunset Boulevard and Vine Street. Meringoff had claimed the project by Beverly Hills-based Regent Properties would reduce the amount of parking available to its tenants and other nearby businesses.
July 28, 1998 | JOHN CANALIS
Overnight parking outside two mobile home parks on Old Newport Boulevard was restricted last week in response to complaints from merchants and residents who said people were sleeping in their cars. The City Council banned parking between 15th and 17th streets from 1 a.m. to 6 a.m. Residents of the El Nido and Snug Harbor trailer parks who obtain permits may still park overnight. Passes will be available for guests of park residents.
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