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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 13, 1999 | PATRICK McGREEVY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Spurred by the prospect that Los Angeles may gain thousands of high-paying jobs, the City Council on Wednesday approved $35 million in tax credits for the massive Playa Vista commercial development, which includes the proposed DreamWorks SKG film studio.
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August 9, 2001 | KENNETH R. WEISS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A significant swath of the largest wetlands on the Los Angeles County coast could be preserved under an agreement signed Wednesday by the developers of the giant Playa Vista project and a national conservation group.
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NEWS
August 9, 2001 | KENNETH R. WEISS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A significant swath of the largest wetlands on the Los Angeles County coast could be preserved under an agreement signed Wednesday by the developers of the giant Playa Vista project and a national conservation group.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 13, 1999 | PATRICK McGREEVY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Spurred by the prospect that Los Angeles may gain thousands of high-paying jobs, the City Council on Wednesday approved $35 million in tax credits for the massive Playa Vista commercial development, which includes the proposed DreamWorks SKG film studio.
BUSINESS
September 20, 1990 | MICHAEL FLAGG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The president and chief executive of developer Signal Landmark said Tuesday that he has resigned to start a consulting firm after Signal's parent company hired an outside firm to oversee Signal's operations. Peter B. Denniston, 38, joined Irvine-based Signal Landmark a little more than two years ago. But parent company Henley Properties Inc. in June hired The Koll Co., a Newport Beach developer, to manage its buildings and development projects.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 2, 2001
Environmentalists hoping to block construction of the massive Playa Vista residential and commercial project near Marina del Rey received a setback Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court let stand a lower court ruling favoring the development. Developers praised the court's refusal to take up the 5-year-old legal dispute over a federal permit for dredging on a small portion of the project. Foes vowed to press on with their opposition, however.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 5, 1998
A federal judge on Wednesday refused environmentalists' plea for an injunction to bar bulldozing on the Playa Vista development site near Marina del Rey, but gave the plaintiffs until Friday afternoon to appeal his ruling. Officials of the Wetlands Action Network, which along with plaintiffs CalPIRG and the Southwestern Center for Biological Diversity sought the injunction, said Wednesday that they would appeal District Judge Ronald S.W. Lew's decision to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.
REAL ESTATE
September 21, 1986 | BUSTER SUSSMAN
Sears, Roebuck & Co.'s building subsidiary, Homart Development Co., will celebrate completion of its first office building in Los Angeles, Wilshire Landmark in Brentwood, with a grand opening Wednesday. The 24-story, $85-million building is at 11755 Wilshire Blvd., at Granville Avenue, west of the San Diego Freeway.
BUSINESS
September 20, 1990 | MICHAEL FLAGG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The president and chief executive of developer Signal Landmark said Tuesday that he has resigned to start a consulting firm after Signal's parent company hired an outside firm to oversee Signal's operations. Peter B. Denniston, 38, joined Irvine-based Signal Landmark a little more than two years ago. But parent company Henley Properties Inc. in June hired The Koll Co., a Newport Beach developer, to manage its buildings and development projects.
BUSINESS
June 30, 2001 | Jesus Sanchez
Peter B. Denniston said he will leave the giant real estate development project south of Marina del Rey to spend more time with his family and explore other business ventures. The 49-year-old executive said his contract with Playa Vista expires at the end of the year, but he will remain on the job until a successor is selected.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 6, 2001
Re "High Court Upholds Ruling in Playa Vista Project's Favor," Oct. 2: I take issue with Peter Denniston's statement that "this is a victory for genuine environmentalists who care about the wetlands." I consider myself a genuine environmentalist, I care a great deal about the Ballona wetlands and I do not consider this a victory. Playa Vista and its token wetland restoration is not what most genuine environmentalists are working for. This mega-project is simply a victory for developers.
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