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May 2, 2001 | IRENE GARCIA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The nearly 100-year-old San Fernando Valley Sun, a weekly newspaper covering communities in the northeast Valley, has been purchased by Severyn Aszkenazy, owner of a San Fernando-based contracting firm. The paper's longtime editor, Thelma Barrios, said Tuesday that she was not allowed to discuss the sale. "We haven't even announced it here to our staff," said Barrios, who over the years has served as the Sun's editor, publisher and at one point, owner.
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May 2, 2001 | IRENE GARCIA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The nearly 100-year-old San Fernando Valley Sun, a weekly newspaper covering communities in the northeast Valley, has been purchased by Severyn Aszkenazy, owner of a San Fernando-based contracting firm. The paper's longtime editor, Thelma Barrios, said Tuesday that she was not allowed to discuss the sale. "We haven't even announced it here to our staff," said Barrios, who over the years has served as the Sun's editor, publisher and at one point, owner.
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December 7, 1996 | DARRELL SATZMAN
In addition to the popular free meal program it offers, the senior center at Recreation Park is a place where mature residents can go to play bingo, shoot a game of pool or even do the macarena in a dance class. Until now, though, the center had no quiet place where people could read a book or simply sit and reflect. Last week a new reading nook opened in one corner of the senior center.
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January 8, 1997 | TIMOTHY WILLIAMS
A $1.1-million federal loan to rebuild a San Fernando apartment complex destroyed by the Northridge earthquake was approved by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. The loan, administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's HOME Investment Partnerships Program, will be used to build 11 units at 2020 2nd St., the site of an apartment house that was heavily damaged by the January 1994 quake and later torn down. The owners of the property--Severyn I.
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February 14, 1996 | FRANK MANNING
Finishing touches are being made on an affordable seniors-housing complex in San Fernando that is part of a private-public partnership between the developer and the city. Under the terms of the partnership, the city's redevelopment agency provided one of the lots and paid $172,000 toward construction, said Mary Strenn, San Fernando's city administrator. The developer, Severyn Aszkenazy, provided the other lot and the remainder of the construction money, she said.
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September 30, 1999 | IRENE GARCIA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a surprise move, Burbank developer Victor Georgino on Wednesday withdrew his bid to build a multiplex theater, retail outlets and restaurants here, saying it was simply a "business decision." The City Council was scheduled to vote Monday on whether to enter into an exclusive agreement with Georgino or San Fernando-based Pueblo Contracting Services. "I don't mean to sound presumptuous, but I'm confident I had a 3-2 vote on the council," Georgino said.
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March 26, 1996 | NANCY RIVERA BROOKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For Martha Diaz Aszkenazy, the hoopla surrounding the resurrection last month of Angels Flight, downtown Los Angeles' beloved little funicular railway, was also a celebration of the biggest thing her construction company has ever done. Diaz Aszkenazy's San Fernando-based firm, Pueblo Contracting Services, is neither large nor well-known in the tradition-bound construction industry. But Pueblo was selected to be general contractor for the $4.
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September 1, 1999 | HILARY E. MacGREGOR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Movie producer Moctesuma Esparza announced plans Tuesday to launch a national chain of Latino-themed theaters to serve growing numbers of Spanish-speaking moviegoers in urban neighborhoods across the country. Esparza, who has produced such movies as "Selena" and "The Milagro Beanfield War," said he plans to start with six movie houses, beginning with sites in San Fernando and the Northern California city of San Pablo.
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July 6, 1995 | LUCILLE RENWICK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jose Contreras scrapes away tiny flecks of paint from a worn piece of wood, an unassuming piece of Los Angeles history in his hands. Behind him, in the back yard of a workshop in San Fernando, lie more bits of wood and chunks of concrete, the skeleton of the city's historic Angel's Flight cable cars. Contreras, his boss and a co-worker were the surgeons at work Wednesday, carefully restoring the framework of one of the city's most significant public transportation monuments.
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July 9, 1997 | KARIMA A. HAYNES
With an eye toward increasing residents' access to educational facilities, a local developer has unveiled plans for a $3-million library plaza. The project, proposed for a one-acre vacant lot at Maclay Avenue and 3rd Street, will include a two-story public library, bookstore, photocopy center, magazine stand, educational supplies store, pedestrian mall, clock tower and food court, said developer Severyn I. Aszkenazy of Pueblo Contracting Services in San Fernando.
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August 6, 1998 | TOM SCHULTZ
Groundbreaking for a combined library and shopping plaza on a one-acre lot at Maclay Avenue and 3rd Street will take place this fall, with construction to be completed by spring. Developer Severyn I. Aszkenazy of Pueblo Contracting Services in San Fernando said planners originally hoped to start construction July 1, but negotiations with potential tenants over architectural details slowed the project. Pueblo Contracting proposed the $2.
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