August 19, 1990 |
A land-use attorney who spent $33,700 of his own money topped the list of campaign spenders in a losing bid to gain a seat on Malibu's future City Council. Paul Shoop, who declined to accept campaign contributions en route to a 10th-place finish among 30 candidates in the June election, spent nearly three times as much as top vote-getter Walt Keller, according to records filed with the county.
October 28, 2012 |
One of the largest parcels of raw land suitable for commercial development in Malibu has hit the market, drawing interest from investors around the world. The asking price is $14 million. The 9.2-acre site known as the Wave Property is on La Paz Lane off of Civic Center Way, adjacent to the Los Angeles County Courthouse and the county library. The seller is a partnership that is dissolving by court order and the land is an asset that must be sold, according to real estate brokerage Colliers International.
January 13, 1994
$28-Million Verdict Against Transamerica A Los Angeles jury hit the former Transamerica Insurance Co. with the bad-faith verdict Tuesday for failing to make good on surety bonds after the contractor on a Malibu condominium project went bust.
May 31, 1990 |
A land-use attorney has spent $23,448 of his own funds to top the list of campaign spenders thus far among candidates for City Council in Malibu's incorporation election Tuesday. Paul Shoop, who has said he will not accept contributions, spent more than the combined total of the next two highest campaign spenders, Larry Wan and Missy Zeitsoff, according to records filed with the county for the period that ended May 19.
October 29, 2012 |
A $100-million apartment and shopping complex is being planned for a formerly neglected stretch of Hollywood Boulevard that once held a legendary rehearsal studio where generations of actors learned to dance and wield swords. Commercial real estate developer Sonny Astani said he bought a 1.9-acre site on Hollywood near Western Avenue for almost $11 million. Among the structures on the property is a building that was part of Falcon Studios, a performing arts school founded in 1929.
January 17, 1991 |
Fearful of a temporary ban on new home construction once Malibu becomes a city, a coalition of homeowners, real estate brokers, building contractors and others has asked Malibu's future leaders for assurances that no such ban will take place. But not everyone was pleased after a hearing Tuesday, attended by about 250 people, at which Malibu's unofficial City Council voted to sponsor a workshop and set up a task force to study the issue.