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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 15, 1998
The northern portion of popular Palisades Park will be fenced off for several months beginning this week so that construction can begin on several structural and aesthetic improvements there, officials said. Most of park north of Arizona Avenue will be closed while new drainage and irrigation systems, pathways, benches and restrooms are completed, said Judith Meister, the city's beach manager.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 17, 2000 | GINA PICCALO, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
What started as a nine-month job to repair a stretch of sewer line in Santa Monica under Pacific Coast Highway has become a monumental task that is $12.4 million over its original $9.7-million budget and, officials predict, will span nearly three years. Construction will create traffic bottlenecks through Santa Monica for months, causing delays for beach goers and commuters and complicating access for coastal homeowners. An estimated 75,000 cars pass through that corridor each day.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 9, 1996
Santa Monica officials have announced that residents who want to conserve water and save money have until the end of June to take advantage of a city-run program that helps people pay the cost of having their toilets retrofitted to low-flush systems. Homeowners may hire their own plumbers and receive a $75 rebate from the city. Or officials will purchase the toilets and hire the plumbers at a cost to the resident of $35.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 15, 1998
The northern portion of popular Palisades Park will be fenced off for several months beginning this week so that construction can begin on several structural and aesthetic improvements there, officials said. Most of park north of Arizona Avenue will be closed while new drainage and irrigation systems, pathways, benches and restrooms are completed, said Judith Meister, the city's beach manager.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 22, 1994 | ADRIAN MAHER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Santa Monica invited its residents to ride the information superhighway into City Hall. The resulting electronic traffic jam has officials scratching their heads. It all started five years ago when the city set up the pioneering Public Electronic Network, known as PEN, which allowed electronic communication between residents and their government.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 14, 1996
Santa Monica's Public Safety Building, which houses the Police Department and jail, is neither safe nor accessible to the public, according to city officials. Police and fire department chiefs and other supporters of a November ballot measure to help fund a new facility listed building problems at a press conference and tour of the facility Tuesday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 26, 1998
The city unveiled Southern California's largest city-owned compressed natural gas fueling station Thursday as part of its program to convert 75% of the city's fleet to alternative fuels by 2000. The city spent $1.85 million on the facility and on 110 natural gas-powered vehicles, which range from forklifts to garbage trucks, said Craig Perkins, the city's director of environmental and public works.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 5, 1998
Plans for the beautification of Pico Boulevard within city borders will be presented to the City Council tonight. The $4-million Pico Boulevard Streetscape Plan calls for improvements in sidewalk lighting and paving, additional trees, and installation of public art that will mark the entry into Santa Monica from Los Angeles. The area scheduled for improvement stretches from Centinela Avenue on the east to Ocean Avenue on the west, said David Martin, senior planner for the city of Santa Monica.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 17, 2000 | GINA PICCALO, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
What started as a nine-month job to repair a stretch of sewer line in Santa Monica under Pacific Coast Highway has become a monumental task that is $12.4 million over its original $9.7-million budget and, officials predict, will span nearly three years. Construction will create traffic bottlenecks through Santa Monica for months, causing delays for beach goers and commuters and complicating access for coastal homeowners. An estimated 75,000 cars pass through that corridor each day.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 26, 1998
The city unveiled Southern California's largest city-owned compressed natural gas fueling station Thursday as part of its program to convert 75% of the city's fleet to alternative fuels by 2000. The city spent $1.85 million on the facility and on 110 natural gas-powered vehicles, which range from forklifts to garbage trucks, said Craig Perkins, the city's director of environmental and public works.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 5, 1998
Plans for the beautification of Pico Boulevard within city borders will be presented to the City Council tonight. The $4-million Pico Boulevard Streetscape Plan calls for improvements in sidewalk lighting and paving, additional trees, and installation of public art that will mark the entry into Santa Monica from Los Angeles. The area scheduled for improvement stretches from Centinela Avenue on the east to Ocean Avenue on the west, said David Martin, senior planner for the city of Santa Monica.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 14, 1996
Santa Monica's Public Safety Building, which houses the Police Department and jail, is neither safe nor accessible to the public, according to city officials. Police and fire department chiefs and other supporters of a November ballot measure to help fund a new facility listed building problems at a press conference and tour of the facility Tuesday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 9, 1996
Santa Monica officials have announced that residents who want to conserve water and save money have until the end of June to take advantage of a city-run program that helps people pay the cost of having their toilets retrofitted to low-flush systems. Homeowners may hire their own plumbers and receive a $75 rebate from the city. Or officials will purchase the toilets and hire the plumbers at a cost to the resident of $35.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 22, 1994 | ADRIAN MAHER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Santa Monica invited its residents to ride the information superhighway into City Hall. The resulting electronic traffic jam has officials scratching their heads. It all started five years ago when the city set up the pioneering Public Electronic Network, known as PEN, which allowed electronic communication between residents and their government.
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