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February 18, 1990 | TAMMERLIN DRUMMOND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Perched atop bluffs that offer a panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean, Treasure Island mobile home park was once a seaside refuge for entertainers seeking rest and relaxation from the pressures of Hollywood. The late gossip queen Hedda Hopper owned a trailer there, taking breaks from her society column to gaze out past pristine beaches to Santa Catalina Island.
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February 18, 1990 | TAMMERLIN DRUMMOND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Perched atop bluffs that offer a panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean, Treasure Island mobile home park was once a seaside refuge for entertainers seeking rest and relaxation from the pressures of Hollywood. The late gossip queen Hedda Hopper owned a trailer there, taking breaks from her society column to gaze out past pristine beaches to Santa Catalina Island.
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April 23, 1993 | CARMEN VALENCIA
Residents of a mobile-home park in the foothills of Sylmar may soon have an opportunity to become landowners. The city Planning Commission on Thursday approved a change in zoning requested by the owner of the 303-unit Santiago Estates park, built in 1986, that will allow residents to buy the property underneath their manufactured homes.
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February 11, 1993 | LESLIE EARNEST
Final spending reports for the most expensive City Council campaign in this city's history reveal that two of the three top spenders in the November election won public office. Kathleen Blackburn, who spent $27,729, and Wayne Peterson, who spent $22,318, came in first and second respectively, snagging the two available seats.
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February 4, 1990
This letter is in response to the editorial (Jan. 25) in which you accuse the owner of Treasure Island Trailer Park of attempting to stifle tenants' rights of free speech. In light of the seriousness of this charge, your readers deserve to know the whole story. We acquired Treasure Island in August, 1989, in the anticipation that the city of Laguna Beach would be open to a change in use of the property. The property includes about 4,000 feet of spectacular beach to which the public currently has no access.
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December 5, 1989 | LESLIE HERZOG
The City Council tonight is expected to hear the latest debate on a zoning plan for South Laguna, including a controversial proposal to preserve the Treasure Island Trailer Park. Michael Kenney, president of Treasure Island Resident's Assn., which fears the mobile-home park will be sacrificed to development, said he expects at least 200 residents to attend the meeting in support of making mobile-home zoning permanent. "It's going to be fireworks, that's for sure," he said.
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February 21, 1990 | LESLIE HERZOG
In the latest of a long series of packed and emotionally charged meetings, city officials Tuesday extended a temporary freeze on rent increases at Treasure Island Mobile Home Park until May 1. The City Council directed the park's tenants and owners to seek the help of a mediator to resolve the lease dispute. The tenants wanted the rent freeze to extend to Aug. 31, but council members said they wanted the issue to be settled sooner than that.
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May 26, 1993 | LESLIE EARNEST
On the heels of the most expensive City Council campaign in the city's history, the League of Women Voters and Common Cause will hold a public meeting Thursday to begin to craft a campaign financing ordinance for Laguna Beach. "I feel this is an ideal time for this activity for our city," resident and league member Jean Raun told the City Council earlier this month. "We ask that the council act now to protect the integrity of the electoral process."
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July 7, 1989 | BILL BILLITER, Times Staff Writer
A recent appeals court decision has upheld San Juan Capistrano's action two years ago to restrict rent increases at a local mobile-home park. But the legal battle may continue. San Juan Capistrano City Atty. John R. Shaw said in a letter to officials this week that the city "won a sweeping victory on every point" in a recent appeals court decision upholding city action on rent control at the Capistrano Terrace Mobile Home Park. However, Jim P.
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January 23, 1990 | TAMMERLIN DRUMMOND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Under a new lease agreement proposed by the owners of the Treasure Island mobile home park, tenants would be forbidden to speak out publicly against the owners' long-term plans for closing the park and redeveloping 27 acres of prime oceanfront property. Tenants who criticize the landlords at a public forum or write letters of opposition to their development plans would be fined 25% to 50% of the value of their mobile homes, according to a copy of the lease agreement.
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