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September 30, 2011 | By Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
Director and producer Randall Zisk and his wife, actress Brooke Langton, have listed their Sherman Oaks compound at $2,375,000, according to the Multiple Listing Service. The traditional-style house sits on 1.3 acres with a detached guesthouse, a storage and laundry building, a saltwater swimming pool and 15 fruit trees. The main house, built in 1941, has three bedrooms and three bathrooms for a total of five bedrooms and four bathrooms in 4,474 square feet. Zisk was an executive producer and director for the medical drama "Off the Map" (2011)
January 4, 1987
A $12-million, 60,000-square-foot, four-story office building at 15165 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks, has been topped out by Oltmans Construction for the Lewis Co., Oltmans Investment Co. and Principal Financial Group. Coldwell Banker is handling leasing.
August 16, 1994 | KAY HWANGBO
Richard Close, the president of the Sherman Oaks Homeowners Assn., says his main concern about a proposal to make Sherman Oaks a redevelopment area is the potential loss of local control. Because Sherman Oaks has been declared a disaster area rather than a blighted area, the city Community Redevelopment Agency may not be subject to state laws that would otherwise require it to submit its plan to a citizens advisory committee, according to state Sen. Tom Hayden (D-Santa Monica).
December 7, 1995 | HUGO MARTIN
The Los Angeles City Council took a key step Wednesday toward ending a controversial redevelopment project for Sherman Oaks and Studio City and dramatically reducing the cost and length of the close-out process. A final decision by the council and the city's Community Redevelopment Agency is scheduled for February. The project was one of six similar efforts adopted last year in the San Fernando Valley and Hollywood to use redevelopment powers to speed up earthquake repairs.
December 21, 1986
In the final round of "KidQuiz," a local televised game show for children, a team from Sherman Oaks Elementary School Saturday was vanquished by Warner Avenue Elementary, said Sharon Baker, a spokeswoman for KCBS. The show, seen on KCBS, Channel 2, pits five-person sixth-grade teams from each school against each other as they try to answer questions on current events, geography and other school subjects.
November 21, 1995 | KAY HWANGBO
Community leaders in Sherman Oaks say they welcome the news that Bloomingdale's has signed a deal to come into Sherman Oaks Fashion Square mall. The deal is contingent upon the city approving the mall's plans, which shopping center officials filed last Wednesday. Sherman Oaks Fashion Square, located on Riverside Drive between Hazeltine and Woodman avenues, wants to expand the 190,000-square-foot Broadway store site--which Bloomingdale's would occupy--by 40,000 square feet.
Rep. Anthony C. Beilenson (D-Woodland Hills) will be the guest of honor and featured speaker at the Sherman Oaks Democratic Club's annual summer party next month. Beilenson will give a report on current matters in Congress. The event is planned for 3 to 6 p.m. Aug. 6 at the home of Robert and Cynthia Hertzberg, 14101 Chandler Blvd., Sherman Oaks. A donation of $20 is asked for individuals or $30 per couple. For reservations or more information, call (818) 906-9787.
Los Angeles City Councilman Zev Yaroslavsky is scheduled to answer residents' questions about earthquake damage at a Sherman Oaks Homeowners Assn. meeting today. The condition of the area's ground soil and rebuilding will be among the topics discussed, said Richard Close, association president. "Yaroslavsky has tried to cut through the red tape to make it easy for people to rebuild," Close said. "But we are concerned with whether it is safe to rebuild in all areas of Sherman Oaks.
April 13, 1993 | DAVID COLKER
A Ventura man found shot to death in Sherman Oaks on Friday night has been identified as Michael Carbone, 39, an employee of Technicolor, Los Angeles police reported Monday. But police said they have little additional information on the shooting in Sherman Oaks-Van Nuys Park at Magnolia and Van Nuys boulevards. Police have determined that the weapon was a small-caliber handgun. Carbone was found fully clothed and his car was parked about a block away.
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