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August 17, 1987
Advertising companies say a proposed billboard ordinance that the City Council will consider today would prevent them from selling space on any new billboards in the city. The ordinance would limit new billboards to 300 square feet and would prohibit them from being lighted at night. It would not allow billboards to be erected within 300 feet of residentially zoned property or within 800 feet of another billboard. "The ordinance . . .
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December 13, 2006 | Patrick McGreevy, Times Staff Writer
The Los Angeles Ethics Commission on Tuesday levied $38,695 in fines against Regency Outdoor Advertising for disclosure-rule violations involving billboards it provided in the 2001 municipal elections. The amount was more than five times what an administrative law judge had recommended. Regency had exercised its right to have the commission staff's initial finding of violations heard by a judge.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 13, 2006 | Patrick McGreevy, Times Staff Writer
The Los Angeles Ethics Commission on Tuesday levied $38,695 in fines against Regency Outdoor Advertising for disclosure-rule violations involving billboards it provided in the 2001 municipal elections. The amount was more than five times what an administrative law judge had recommended. Regency had exercised its right to have the commission staff's initial finding of violations heard by a judge.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 29, 2006 | Patrick McGreevy, Times Staff Writer
The Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to settle a lawsuit by Regency Outdoor Advertising by granting the firm tentative permission to modernize, legalize or add dozens of billboards. The settlement, approved 12 to 0, allows Regency to modernize, with high-tech screens and other features, up to a quarter of its estimated 150 billboard posts, or 37 signs.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 12, 2005 | Patrick McGreevy, Times Staff Writer
For the second time in as many weeks, the director of the Los Angeles Ethics Commission accused a billboard company Tuesday of not properly disclosing an independent expenditure campaign backing candidates in the 2001 election. Executive Director LeeAnn Pelham issued a public accusation declaring she found probable cause to believe that Regency Outdoor Advertising Inc.
NEWS
December 25, 1986
Overruling a Planning Commission recommendation, the City Council voted 3-2 to allow Regency Outdoor Advertising Co. to place a billboard alongside the San Gabriel River Freeway. The request is the second approved by the council for the company, which already has a billboard erected by the Alondra Boulevard exit. The proposed billboard will be erected near Firestone Boulevard in the railroad right of way.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 2, 1985
Last year, when the Anaheim City Council was considering an ordinance that would permit billboards along the city's freeways, Mayor Don Roth disclosed that at every public function he had attended, people brought up the billboard issue and lectured him to vote against it. The council eventually killed the proposal. Well, it's time for people to start approaching Mayor Roth again. The council, at the urging of Regency Outdoor Advertising Inc.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 29, 2006 | Patrick McGreevy, Times Staff Writer
The Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to settle a lawsuit by Regency Outdoor Advertising by granting the firm tentative permission to modernize, legalize or add dozens of billboards. The settlement, approved 12 to 0, allows Regency to modernize, with high-tech screens and other features, up to a quarter of its estimated 150 billboard posts, or 37 signs.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 23, 2001 | JEFFREY L. RABIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Deputy Mayor Rocky Delgadillo has received a total of $424,250 in free advertising space for his campaign to become Los Angeles' next city attorney, as a second billboard company disclosed a large independent expenditure on his behalf. As the campaign against Councilman Mike Feuer entered the last two weeks, Regency Outdoor Advertising reported to city ethics officials that it had contributed $125,000 worth of billboard space to Delgadillo.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 26, 2005 | Ted Rohrlich, Times Staff Writer
Three Los Angeles City Council members called Tuesday for the city attorney's office to investigate the deaths of three city-owned palm trees in front of billboards owned by Regency Outdoor Advertising near Los Angeles International Airport.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 19, 2006 | Ted Rohrlich, Times Staff Writer
Los Angeles City Atty. Rocky Delgadillo's office has concluded there was no reason to bring a case against a major campaign backer, Regency Outdoor Advertising, even though investigators did not interview key witnesses who had publicly accused the firm of vandalism, documents and interviews show.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 26, 2005 | Ted Rohrlich, Times Staff Writer
Three Los Angeles City Council members called Tuesday for the city attorney's office to investigate the deaths of three city-owned palm trees in front of billboards owned by Regency Outdoor Advertising near Los Angeles International Airport.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 23, 2005 | Ted Rohrlich, Times Staff Writer
In the quiet of New Year's Eve morning on the Sunset Strip, hours before partygoers celebrated the arrival of 2005, Brian Kennedy tried to give himself a present -- a new billboard that could bring him a million dollars a year. It didn't matter that he had no permit. Kennedy had gotten his start in the sign business many years earlier by going out at night and pasting movie posters on construction fences without permission. The scofflaw approach seemed to suit him.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 12, 2005 | Patrick McGreevy, Times Staff Writer
For the second time in as many weeks, the director of the Los Angeles Ethics Commission accused a billboard company Tuesday of not properly disclosing an independent expenditure campaign backing candidates in the 2001 election. Executive Director LeeAnn Pelham issued a public accusation declaring she found probable cause to believe that Regency Outdoor Advertising Inc.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 16, 2005 | Ted Rohrlich and Dan Morain, Times Staff Writers
California Senate President Pro Tem Don Perata (D-Oakland) intervened in a dispute with regulators to help a West Hollywood company maintain lucrative billboards on freeways in Los Angeles and Orange counties, records show. Perata intervened in 2001 the day after the company, Regency Outdoor Advertising Inc., reported giving a $25,000 campaign contribution to a Perata-backed initiative. The company's co-owner said the contribution came in response to a request from the senator.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 23, 2001 | JEFFREY L. RABIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Deputy Mayor Rocky Delgadillo has received a total of $424,250 in free advertising space for his campaign to become Los Angeles' next city attorney, as a second billboard company disclosed a large independent expenditure on his behalf. As the campaign against Councilman Mike Feuer entered the last two weeks, Regency Outdoor Advertising reported to city ethics officials that it had contributed $125,000 worth of billboard space to Delgadillo.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 16, 2005 | Ted Rohrlich and Dan Morain, Times Staff Writers
California Senate President Pro Tem Don Perata (D-Oakland) intervened in a dispute with regulators to help a West Hollywood company maintain lucrative billboards on freeways in Los Angeles and Orange counties, records show. Perata intervened in 2001 the day after the company, Regency Outdoor Advertising Inc., reported giving a $25,000 campaign contribution to a Perata-backed initiative. The company's co-owner said the contribution came in response to a request from the senator.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 19, 2006 | Ted Rohrlich, Times Staff Writer
Los Angeles City Atty. Rocky Delgadillo's office has concluded there was no reason to bring a case against a major campaign backer, Regency Outdoor Advertising, even though investigators did not interview key witnesses who had publicly accused the firm of vandalism, documents and interviews show.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 17, 1987
Advertising companies say a proposed billboard ordinance that the City Council will consider today would prevent them from selling space on any new billboards in the city. The ordinance would limit new billboards to 300 square feet and would prohibit them from being lighted at night. It would not allow billboards to be erected within 300 feet of residentially zoned property or within 800 feet of another billboard. "The ordinance . . .
NEWS
December 25, 1986
Overruling a Planning Commission recommendation, the City Council voted 3-2 to allow Regency Outdoor Advertising Co. to place a billboard alongside the San Gabriel River Freeway. The request is the second approved by the council for the company, which already has a billboard erected by the Alondra Boulevard exit. The proposed billboard will be erected near Firestone Boulevard in the railroad right of way.
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