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November 26, 1991 | DANIEL AKST
Can a veteran developer of standard suburban tract housing succeed by re-creating the small-town feeling that communities had in his youth? Or will a sluggish real estate market dash our hero's hopes of doing well by doing good? Stay tuned. This particular soap opera is being played out 11 miles south of our leafy old capital, whose charm and cheapness have made it a magnet for refugees from pricier venues throughout California.
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BUSINESS
November 26, 1991 | DANIEL AKST
Can a veteran developer of standard suburban tract housing succeed by re-creating the small-town feeling that communities had in his youth? Or will a sluggish real estate market dash our hero's hopes of doing well by doing good? Stay tuned. This particular soap opera is being played out 11 miles south of our leafy old capital, whose charm and cheapness have made it a magnet for refugees from pricier venues throughout California.
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REAL ESTATE
June 30, 1991
Commercial Project of the Year Two Rodeo Drive--Beverly Hills Builder: Peck/Jones Developer: The Stitzel Co. Architect: Kaplan-McLaughlin-Diaz Land Planner: The Stitzel Co.
NEWS
October 30, 1994
THE OFFICE As the state's banker, the treasurer cashes the state's checks, manages the state's deposits and investments and borrows money on behalf of the state by issuing billions of dollars in bonds. The treasurer serves on numerous boards and commissions, including the boards of the public employee and teacher pension funds, which together manage the largest pool of retirement accounts in the country. MAJOR PARTY CANDIDATES MATT FONG, Republican * Born: Nov.
REAL ESTATE
June 30, 1991 | DAVID W. MYERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Southland home builders and architects were the big winners in the design competition at this year's Pacific Coast Builders Conference, the annual convention that brings together developers and related professionals from California and 13 other Western states. Builders and designers based in Southern California picked up more than half the top prizes in the contest, including all three of the prestigious "home of the year" awards and both of the top honors for building affordable housing.
BUSINESS
June 1, 2006 | Marc Lifsher and Annette Haddad, Times Staff Writers
Phil Angelides is strolling along a grassy promenade inside Laguna West, offering his defense of the housing community he developed as a pedestrian-friendly antidote to suburban sprawl. Critics contend that the 1,000-acre project south of Sacramento has achieved just the opposite -- a view its creator is trying to dispel with a tour of bike paths and greenbelts. As if on cue, two joggers whiz past. "I paid them" to run by, Angelides jokes.
NEWS
March 12, 1992 | DIRK SUTRO
Last August, the city of San Diego hired planning guru Peter Calthorpe to draft citywide development guidelines for dense new pedestrian-friendly communities close to bus and trolley lines that could drastically reduce our reliance on cars. His guidelines for San Diego are finished now, in the form of an 88-page document to be considered by the city's Planning Commission and City Council during the next few months.
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