CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 16, 2011 |
Three women were killed Saturday afternoon in San Dimas when their jet ski crashed into a powerboat, injuring four others, authorities said. The collision between the Sea-Doo watercraft and the boat occurred about 4:30 p.m. in Puddingstone Reservoir at Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park, said Matt Levesque, a Los Angeles County Fire Department inspector. "It was a pretty severe accident in the middle of the water," Levesque said. The three people killed — ages 25, 35 and 60 — were not identified, he said.
July 26, 1990
The City Council has called for a historical evaluation of a 100-year-old house built by San Dimas developer William Johnston. The resolution was prompted by a developer's proposal to build an 80-unit townhouse complex on the property in the 400 block of San Dimas Road, south of Arrow Highway. The resolution passed 5 to 0, even though developer Donald Reese told the council that he does not intend to tear down the house.
March 12, 1992
A public forum will be held today to gather input on a proposed San Dimas 2000 Learning Center. The center would reflect President Bush's America 2000 educational goals, in which business and community leaders band to help restructure education. Planners envision a learning center that would be open to children, adults and senior citizens and contain the latest high-tech learning programs. To accomplish this, community and business leaders would work closely with existing San Dimas schools.
October 30, 1986
The San Dimas City Council has voted 3 to 2 to deny a permit for the sale of wine and beer at a proposed AM-PM mini-market on the northwest corner of Arrow Highway and San Dimas Avenue. The vote came after residents said the area already has too many liquor outlets, although a city staff report stated that the state Office of Alcoholic Beverage Control had said the concentration of liquor licenses in the area is not high. Although the market is owned by Atlantic Richfield Co.
October 25, 1990
The City Council has allocated $9,500 to complete a survey that identifies historical buildings in San Dimas. The council, on a 4-1 vote Tuesday, approved the funding. Councilman Curt Morris dissented. The money is in addition to the $27,000 the city approved last year for the project, said Larry Stevens, director of community development. It will be used to pay consultants to compile and organize data on the old buildings.
November 14, 1985
The owners of San Dimas Ready Mix Co. have begun moving from 536 Arrow Highway in what may be the final chapter in an almost five-year struggle with the San Dimas Redevelopment Agency. Redevelopment officials want the nearly five-acre site so a shopping center can be built. The agency has signed a contract with Gary Kanter & Associates to build the shopping center.