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June 19, 1991 | PENELOPE McMILLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As a landmark mansion sits crumbling behind a tall chain-link fence, the battle over its fate drags on in Los Angeles Superior Court. The latest chapter in a two-year dispute took place Tuesday, when a group of Korean and Israeli developers, who want to build apartments where the McKinley Mansion stands at 310 S. Lafayette Park Place, faced off one more time against Rod Daniels of Granada Hills.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 19, 1991 | PENELOPE McMILLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As a landmark mansion sits crumbling behind a tall chain-link fence, the battle over its fate drags on in Los Angeles Superior Court. The latest chapter in a two-year dispute took place Tuesday, when a group of Korean and Israeli developers, who want to build apartments where the McKinley Mansion stands at 310 S. Lafayette Park Place, faced off one more time against Rod Daniels of Granada Hills.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 15, 1989 | MICHELE FUETSCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A $2-million damage suit was filed Tuesday against the real estate developers who allegedly tried to illegally demolish the McKinley Mansion, a historic Lafayette Park residence built more than 70 years ago by a Los Angeles mortuary mogul.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 15, 1989 | MICHELE FUETSCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A $2-million damage suit was filed Tuesday against the real estate developers who allegedly tried to illegally demolish the McKinley Mansion, a historic Lafayette Park residence built more than 70 years ago by a Los Angeles mortuary mogul.
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May 24, 1994 | ERIC MALNIC, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two transients were found dead Monday morning after fire raged through the boarded-up McKinley Mansion, a stately home near Lafayette Park that was declared a historic monument seven years ago in an effort to save it from demolition. The blaze in the landmark structure--long since stripped of the elaborate furnishings that had made it a Los Angeles showplace in the decades after World War I--was reported by passersby at 6:09 a.m.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 5, 1989 | AMY PYLE, Times Staff Writer
The Los Angeles Cultural Heritage Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to allow the historic but dilapidated McKinley Mansion to be moved from Lafayette Park to a posh San Fernando Valley neighborhood. Rod Daniels, the new owner who has been trying for more than a year to move the 13,000-square-foot home to Chatsworth, said he faces just one remaining hurdle: Money. "But it's not going to stop us at all," Daniels said. "We're going to be out begging."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 5, 1989 | AMY PYLE, Times Staff Writer
The Los Angeles Cultural Heritage Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to allow the historic McKinley Mansion to be moved from Lafayette Park to a posh San Fernando Valley neighborhood. Rod Daniels, the new owner who has been trying for more than a year to move the 13,000-square-foot home to Chatsworth, said he faces just one remaining hurdle: money. "But it's not going to stop us at all," Daniels said. "We're going to be out begging."
NEWS
January 5, 1989 | CAROL McGRAW, Times Staff Writer
The McKinley Mansion, a historical landmark that was saved from the wrecking ball at the last minute, has been given a temporary reprieve by city officials who revoked a demolition permit that had been issued by mistake. Tim Taylor, chief of the city Department of Building and Safety, said he is adding a new post, preservation coordinator, to prevent similar errors.
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January 2, 1989 | KENNETH REICH, Times Staff Writer
The Italian Renaissance-styled McKinley Mansion, which is on Los Angeles' official list of historic-cultural monuments, was saved from the wrecker's ball over the weekend after a city building inspector arrived on the scene and declared that a demolition permit had been issued by mistake. Contractors hired by owner Jason Lee had been at work an hour or more and did what could be thousands of dollars in damage before building inspector Michael D. Tharpe ordered them to stop demolishing the $4.
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April 8, 1990 | MAYERENE BARKER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An old and dilapidated Pacoima motel, which police and residents said had become a haven for drug dealers and prostitutes in recent months, will be boarded up and closed Monday morning, displacing several poor families. City building inspectors declared the 18-unit, court-style Olive Motel at 10867 San Fernando Road unsafe Friday and ordered tenants to vacate the decaying cabins and duplexes. Inspector Robert Cantu taped a sign on each unit declaring it a misdemeanor to enter.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 26, 2001
When you're feeling ravenous and looking for a relaxed--and messy--meal, barbecue is just the thing. Barbecue King: Chef-owner Rod Daniels barbecues his meats for hours to get them succulent and tender. Everything is served with a full-bodied, peppery sauce with just enough tang, homemade corn bread or a roll and two hearty, mouthwatering sides like mac and cheese, collard greens, barbecue beans or coleslaw. (Dinner, $8 -$9; lunch, $6-$6.50.) Barbecue King, 867 W. Sunset Blvd., L.A.
REAL ESTATE
July 30, 1989 | SAM HALL KAPLAN
Smoldering in the ashes of the arson's fire that destroyed the Pan Pacific Auditorium is the controversy over how the landmark should be restored. Preservationists and others concerned with mending the torn and charred city fabric want the restoration plan that was approved before the Pan burned to move forward, posthaste.
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