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December 24, 1988 | MARTHA L. WILLMAN, Times Staff Writer
State health officials on Friday notified about 1,000 families and businesses near a former ceramics plant in Atwater that dangerous asbestos contamination has been found on the site. Officials said the contamination poses no immediate threat to the neighborhood but warned residents to stay away from the Franciscan Ceramics plant, a sprawling complex of crumbling and partly demolished brick buildings on a 45-acre site at 2901 Los Feliz Blvd.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 31, 1989
Armed with search warrants, criminal investigators seized records this week from a large real estate developer and two other firms connected with an Atwater site where hazardous asbestos was improperly ripped out late last year and exposed to the elements. In court papers filed Thursday that disclosed the search, an investigator for the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said it appeared that Schurgin Development Co.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 31, 1989
Armed with search warrants, criminal investigators seized records this week from a large real estate developer and two other firms connected with an Atwater site where hazardous asbestos was improperly ripped out late last year and exposed to the elements. In court papers filed Thursday that disclosed the search, an investigator for the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said it appeared that Schurgin Development Co.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 24, 1988 | MARTHA L. WILLMAN, Times Staff Writer
State health officials on Friday notified about 1,000 families and businesses near a former ceramics plant in Atwater that dangerous asbestos contamination has been found on the site. Officials said the contamination poses no immediate threat to the neighborhood but warned residents to stay away from the Franciscan Ceramics plant, a sprawling complex of crumbling and partly demolished brick buildings on a 45-acre site at 2901 Los Feliz Blvd.
NEWS
December 5, 1985
Representatives of the Beth Jacob Congregation and a developer who hopes to build a shopping center on a vacant lot between the synagogue and its day school agreed Tuesday to work with city officials on terms of a study to determine the project's impact on the neighborhood. The agreement came after the synagogue's representatives told the City Council that they were concerned that the project would generate noise, traffic and other problems at the site near Doheny Drive and Olympic Boulevard.
NEWS
September 22, 1988
Residents from the Pico and Sunset Park neighborhoods will meet tonight to discuss a 64,000-square-foot project proposed for the northeast corner of Pico and Cloverfield boulevards. The meeting will convene at 7 p.m. at Grant Elementary School, 2368 Pearl St. Plans for the building include space for retail stores, restaurants and a grocery store. The property is owned by the Schurgin Development Corp. Neighbors fear the project will add traffic to an already congested area.
NEWS
June 15, 1989
The state Department of Health Services will hold a community meeting in Atwater tonight to provide information on the ongoing removal of asbestos and lead residue from the site of the Franciscan Ceramics plant. High levels of cancer-causing asbestos were found in December at several locations on the sprawling, 45-acre ceramics factory site at 2901 Los Feliz Blvd. Previously, state health officials had found lead residue at the site from decades of ceramics manufacturing. Since then, officials at Schurgin Development Corp.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 7, 1990 | MARTHA L. WILLMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After months of delays, state health officials have ordered a cleanup of dangerous asbestos, lead, zinc and other toxic materials in the soil and debris at a former ceramics manufacturing plant in Atwater to begin next week.
REAL ESTATE
November 29, 1987
Students at Southern California universities and colleges come up winners in the Shopping Center Game, a UCLA Extension seminar. They win the coordinator's salary. Steven Soboroff, Soboroff/Moskowitz Co., Santa Monica, donates his salary to a scholarship fund he calls "Rent a Student." The fund permits students to intern at real estate development firms. Rent a Student scholarships are worth up to $500 each and about 140 interns have participated.
NEWS
August 7, 1986 | JEFF BURBANK, Times Staff Writer
The Beverly Hills City Council has postponed discussion of an environmental report on a proposed mini-shopping center on Olympic Boulevard after representatives of a nearby synagogue and Hebrew school said they were concerned about the project's effect on schoolchildren and neighborhood parking. The council on Tuesday continued to Sept. 19 the hearing on the proposal by the Schurgin Development Corp. of Los Angeles to build a mall on a vacant lot at 9090 W. Olympic Blvd.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 27, 1989 | MARTHA L. WILLMAN, Times Staff Writer
Despite extensive contamination of the land, the Los Angeles Board of Education on Monday authorized district officials to study a proposal to build a new high school on the site of the former Franciscan Ceramics manufacturing plant in Atwater. District officials say they are so desperate for land for new schools that even a hazardous site is worth considering. Over decades, the 45-acre Franciscan site was contaminated by dumping lead, zinc and other toxic materials from manufacturing ceramics.
NEWS
September 1, 1988 | TRACY WILKINSON, Times Staff Writer
A sprawling office complex proposed for land south of the Santa Monica Airport became further enmeshed in controversy this week when both the city of Los Angeles and a Santa Monica city councilman urged that the project be scaled down to alleviate traffic. Plans for the $280-million, 1.4-million-square-foot project have already prompted a chorus of protest from nearby residents who fear that hundreds of additional cars a day will be routed through their neighborhoods or parked there.
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