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November 18, 2000 | ANDREW BLANKSTEIN and JEAN GUCCIONE, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Concerned that chromium 6 contamination in the San Fernando Valley aquifer will prevent them from pumping well water, Los Angeles and other cities are quietly exploring steps to recoup losses and cleanup costs from Lockheed Martin Corp. and other companies suspected of causing the problem, officials said Friday. The aquifer, which supplies up to 15% of the water supply for Los Angeles, was contaminated over decades through manufacturing in the East Valley.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 18, 2000 | ANDREW BLANKSTEIN and JEAN GUCCIONE, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Concerned that chromium 6 contamination in the San Fernando Valley aquifer will prevent them from pumping well water, Los Angeles and other cities are quietly exploring steps to recoup losses and cleanup costs from Lockheed Martin Corp. and other companies suspected of causing the problem, officials said Friday. The aquifer, which supplies up to 15% of the water supply for Los Angeles, was contaminated over decades through manufacturing in the East Valley.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 26, 1994 | JOHN CHANDLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Caltrans and Santa Clarita city officials said Tuesday that they plan to reopen two lanes of the southbound Antelope Valley Freeway heading into the San Fernando Valley for the first time since the earthquake either late this week or early next week. The scheduled reopening is one of a series of immediately forthcoming changes that officials said are aimed at easing the freeway bottleneck for residents of the Santa Clarita and Antelope valleys.
NEWS
October 6, 1994 | DAVID WILLMAN and RICHARD SIMON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The federal government took the extraordinary step Wednesday of cutting off all expected future funding for the Los Angeles subway project until local officials demonstrate that they can competently manage the construction. Pointing to the litany of engineering, construction and inspection problems that have emerged, Federal Transit Administrator Gordon J. Linton said that about $1.6 billion of funding for subway construction will be frozen immediately.
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October 6, 1994 | DAVID WILLMAN and RICHARD SIMON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The federal government took the extraordinary step Wednesday of cutting off all expected future funding for the Los Angeles subway project until local officials demonstrate that they can competently manage the construction. Pointing to the litany of engineering, construction and inspection problems that have emerged, Federal Transit Administrator Gordon J. Linton said that about $1.6 billion of funding for subway construction will be frozen immediately.
NEWS
June 9, 2001
Movie Listings--Some listings for movie times in Santa Barbara, the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles were incorrect in the Calendar Weekend section on Thursday. Check with theaters or advertisements for correct times.
BUSINESS
October 1, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
KNBC in Cable Dispute: KNBC has begun airing spots saying that subscribers to Century Cable may not receive NBC and KNBC programming starting next week because of an impasse in the retransmission consent agreement between the broadcaster and the cable company. Reed Manville, KNBC's general manager, said he hopes the brief spots will persuade Century Cable subscribers to pressure the company to return to the negotiating table.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 3, 1992 | AMY PYLE
The Little Tokyo Service Center has been awarded a $40,000 grant to improve services to elderly Asian-Pacific residents of the San Fernando Valley. Los Angeles County Supervisor Ed Edelman, whose office awarded the community development block grant, said the award evolved from a study of unmet needs recently completed by the center.
NEWS
January 7, 1986
Misdemeanor charges involving cross burning have been reinstated against 13 neo-Nazis and Ku Klux Klan members, including two members of The Order, a white supremacist group recently convicted of federal racketeering charges in Seattle, and Tom Metzger, a California Klan leader who was the Democratic Party's losing candidate for a San Diego County congressional seat in 1980. The case stems from a December, 1983, incident outside a Kagel Canyon home in the San Fernando Valley.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 21, 2000
A subcommittee of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority recommended Thursday that the agency pick up the $140,000 tab for a study to determine the financial feasibility of creating a separate bus system for the San Fernando Valley. Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan proposed that the MTA pay for the study, saying the agency represents all of the Valley cities that would participate in a new Valley Transit Zone. "I'm in favor of having independent transit zones.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 26, 1994 | JOHN CHANDLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Caltrans and Santa Clarita city officials said Tuesday that they plan to reopen two lanes of the southbound Antelope Valley Freeway heading into the San Fernando Valley for the first time since the earthquake either late this week or early next week. The scheduled reopening is one of a series of immediately forthcoming changes that officials said are aimed at easing the freeway bottleneck for residents of the Santa Clarita and Antelope valleys.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 20, 1986
A bandit dubbed "The Tall Man" because of his height was arrested Friday in connection with 18 recent bank robberies in the San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles police said. In the robberies, committed during the last two months, the 6-foot, 5-inch suspect would present a demand note to the teller, then stuff the cash into a clutch purse, Lt. Bruce Meyer said. The man never showed a gun and no car was ever seen, officers said. Howard H.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 11, 1996
Regarding the northeast San Fernando Valley-Los Angeles City Council meeting July 16 at San Fernando Valley Mission College Civic Center ("Showtime in Sylmar," July 17): It was blatantly obvious that two very prominent City Council members were absent: Mark Ridley-Thomas and Nate Holden. We can understand that they probably had other urgent business to take care of, but we feel that this particular meeting was one of the most important ever to northeast San Fernando Valley citizens.
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