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October 23, 1986 | MYRON LEVIN and JUDY PASTERNAK, Times Staff Writers
Congress has earmarked $6 million to buy land for the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, a compromise between a Senate preference not to allocate any money and a House appropriation of $8 million for the fiscal year that began Oct. 1. On Tuesday President Reagan signed the bill that includes the park's allocation.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 23, 1986 | MYRON LEVIN and JUDY PASTERNAK, Times Staff Writers
The Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area will get $6 million for land acquisition under a catch-all federal spending bill that has been signed by President Reagan. The money represents a compromise between a House appropriation of $8 million and White House and Senate proposals that no money be allocated to buy land for the mountain park during the fiscal year that started Oct. 1.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 20, 1985 | MYRON LEVIN, Times Staff Writer
The $368-billion spending bill approved by Congress Thursday includes nearly $8 million to buy land for the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. A National Park Service spokesman in Woodland Hills said officials there are very happy about the appropriation, which may allow them to acquire a key tract in Calabasas owned by Quaker Corp., which wants to develop the land.
BUSINESS
June 3, 1988
Charles Schwab Corp. of San Francisco, parent of the nation's largest discount brokerage, announced a companywide plan to cut operating costs by 10%, in response to reduced stock trading volumes industrywide. . . Quaker State Corp. said it signed a definitive agreement to sell, for an undisclosed sum, its chain of 102 Arctic Circle restaurants to the Maverick Fund, a Pittsburgh investment fund. . . . The music print division of Columbia Pictures Entertainment Inc., Columbia Pictures Publications, has been acquired by a group led by Boston Ventures Limited Partnership.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 19, 1987 | From Times Wire Services
A Southern California congressman urged a House subcommittee Wednesday to approve money to enlarge the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area and to fight off Administration efforts to cancel last years' funding for land. Rep. Anthony Beilenson (D-Los Angeles) said the recreation area in the mountains above the Santa Monica and Malibu beaches could become the nation's most frequently visited property in the National Park System.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 30, 1987 | JUDY PASTERNAK, Times Staff Writer
In a lawsuit filed this week by two Santa Monica Mountains landowners, an unidentified member of the California Coastal Commission is accused of extorting political contributions in exchange for approval of a residential development in the rugged hills above Malibu. When Quaker Corp.
BUSINESS
August 9, 2000 | From Associated Press
Dial Corp.'s board replaced its top two executives as the consumer product maker warned it would fall short of Wall Street's earnings expectations for the year. The company, whose brands include Dial soap, Purex laundry detergent and Armour Star canned meats, said Tuesday that it had named board member Herbert M. Baum, the No. 2 executive at toy maker Hasbro Inc., its new chairman, chief executive and president. Baum replaces Malcolm Jozoff, who resigned those posts and his seat on the board.
NEWS
December 27, 1998 | T. CHRISTIAN MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In March 1987, Orange County developer Baldwin Builders Inc. did something it had done only twice in four years: It contributed money to a Los Angeles County supervisor, in this case $5,000 to Mike Antonovich. One month later, brothers James and Alfred Baldwin, who headed the firm, applied to Los Angeles County for permission to develop 1,500 homes across an environmentally sensitive, 1,270-acre tract of the Santa Monica Mountains.
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