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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 28, 1996 | JEFF KASS
Trendy shopping districts like Melrose Avenue and Abbot Kinney Boulevard in Los Angeles County could be the models for the South Main Street area, city officials said. Those retail areas are characterized in part by avant-garde specialty clothing stores. South Main in Santa Ana already includes clothing stores and other small businesses such as hairdressers and real estate offices.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 30, 1990 | GREG HERNANDEZ
The Planning Commission on Thursday modified a land-use plan to allow a proposed 20,000-seat arena to be built in southeast Santa Ana. The modification was one of three major steps the commission took this week toward paving the way for construction of the $75-million to $80-million Santa Ana Arena. The facility would be used for sports activities, concerts, trade shows and family entertainment events.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 5, 1996 | JEFF KASS
Siding with residents of one of the city's oldest neighborhoods, the City Council has rejected a proposal to open a car repair business on a vacant lot. Supporters and opponents of the proposal saw the decision as a referendum on the future of the Logan neighborhood, which is a mix of homes and mostly industrial businesses. Council members heeded the concerns of residents who said opening another business would disrupt the neighborhood's fragile balance and further its decline.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 21, 1992 | JON NALICK
Angry workers and operators at towing, recycling and auto-wrecking companies are expected to jam the City Council meeting tonight to protest an ordinance regulating those industries. The ordinance would impose new standards requiring impound, salvage and vehicle storage yards that are not within an enclosed building to be landscaped and surrounded by decorative masonry walls. The ordinance would also require the businesses to be more than 500 feet from residential zones.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 10, 1994
The City Council has rezoned 19 acres at Fairview Street and MacArthur Boulevard, making the area easier to develop as a community shopping center. At its regular meeting Monday, the council approved the plan to rezone the vacant land, which is owned by C.J. Segerstrom and Sons. Mayor Daniel H. Young said the rezoning would provide an excellent opportunity for quick development.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 18, 1990 | GREG HERNANDEZ and LILY ENG
To reduce overcrowding in central city neighborhoods, the City Council has unanimously approved an amendment to the general plan restricting the building of high-density apartment complexes. The amendment reduces the number of apartment units allowed from 35 to 15 per acre in the city's downtown and Civic Center areas. "This is part of our strategy to bring the quality of life back to our residential neighborhoods," said Mayor Daniel H.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 7, 1991 | GREG HERNANDEZ
More than 20 swap meet vendors staged a quiet rally at Rancho Santiago College on Wednesday to urge the college's Board of Trustees to save El Mercado, the swap meet held in the college parking lot on Sundays. The vendors, many of whom carried hand-painted signs, said they want the board to appeal a Dec. 26 court decision that gives the city the power to shut down the swap meet because it violates city zoning laws.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 22, 1990 | GREG HERNANDEZ
More than 150 mobile home park residents urged the City Council this week to draft ordinances that would provide extra protection should their parks be closed and converted to another use. The residents, all wearing yellow ribbons, rallied in support of ordinances recommended by the city's Housing Advisory Commission to ensure relocation benefits and create a special zoning category for mobile home parks.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 30, 1999 | JENNIFER MENA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Downtown Santa Ana is known for its historic buildings and vibrant Latino shopping districts. The commercial center also has the distinction of being Orange County's check cashing capital, something city officials are determined to change. About three dozen check cashing businesses operate within a 1.6-mile radius of 4th and Main streets, according to an online directory.
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