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REAL ESTATE
December 16, 2001 | From Associated Press
Swamped by stuff? You're not alone. The average homeowner spends at least 20 minutes a day "looking for things," according to home storage experts. "People have more household stuff these days," said Mark Hillman, home storage merchandiser for Lowe's Home Improvement Warehouse. "Customers ask us over and over: How can we control the household mess? Some people take storage lightly, but organization creates time. Good storage makes life easier." A specific plan can help immensely.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 20, 1997 | DEBRA CANO
A decision to allow a self-storage facility to be built in the hills area was postponed by the City Council this week in order to get more details on the project. The business, proposed on a 3-acre vacant site at 7777 E. Santa Ana Canyon Road, would be next to homes. Mayor Tom Daly said since the project is within a residential area, "we owe it to the neighbors to be extra careful" in approving the plans. The council postponed the matter until Jan.
BUSINESS
November 29, 2000 | Bloomberg News
AMR Corp.'s American Airlines plans to spend $80 million to increase overhead luggage storage space on about 500 airplanes, as the carrier nears completion of a program that gives passengers more legroom. The storage space will be increased on the second-largest U.S. airline's narrow-body jets, which account for almost 70% of its U.S. flights. The new bins will begin appearing on planes in mid-January, American said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 26, 1992 | GREG HERNANDEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sid Soffer, a local resident well known for his numerous battles with City Hall, lost another legal battle Wednesday when the state Court of Appeal ruled that five vehicles stored on Soffer's property were a public nuisance. Among the issues raised in Soffer's appeal of a lower court ruling was whether the city had the legal power to declare the storage of the vehicles a nuisance. Soffer began storing vehicles at his Costa Mesa home in 1975.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 20, 2013 | By Jori Finkel
Behind an art museum's gleaming galleries lies the off-limits and uninviting space that can hold as much as 95% of its collection: storage. These spaces are often packed with hundreds or even thousands of paintings, decorative art objects and other artifacts that can languish, unappreciated and untouched by curators, for years. But as a way to bring art out from its underbelly and display more of a museum's possessions, several institutions are embracing "visible storage" in public areas, exhibiting the art without the expense of a spacious, beautifully installed and curated show.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 4, 2002 | From Times Staff Reports
The CENCO Refining Co. and the Powerine Oil Co. have agreed to a $1-million penalty for the illegal storage of hazardous waste at a closed refinery on Lakeland Road, state officials announced. The penalty includes a $900,000 fine and $100,000 to cover costs incurred by the state in investigating the case.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 1, 1997 | DARRELL SATZMAN
In the second such action in less than a month, the city's Board of Zoning Appeals Tuesday upheld an appeal by the Tarzana Property Owners Assn. that requires Public Storage Inc. to stop renting moving trucks from a Burbank Boulevard self-storage facility. The decision was the latest setback for the company, which in September was prohibited by the board from renting trucks at a proposed facility on the corner of Ventura Boulevard and Vanalden Avenue.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 2, 2000
The Building and Safety Commission on Tuesday upheld a city decision to allow the construction of two three-story buildings at a self-serve storage facility in Glassell Park, where residents complain the structures block their view of the hills. Opponents, who have argued that the Department of Building and Safety abused its discretion in approving the work, said they will appeal the commission's decision.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 27, 1998 | DEBRA CANO
In response to opposition from residents, the City Council has rejected plans for a self-storage yard in a west Anaheim industrial area. Caster Family Enterprises of San Diego proposed a 161,800-square-foot storage facility on La Palma Avenue west of Gilbert Street. "I'm very disappointed," Brian R. Caster, the company's chief executive officer, told the council after the vote. Caster said he closed escrow on the nearly 4-acre site for $3.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 8, 1992 | JOHN SCHWADA
The Los Angeles Board of Public Works on Monday awarded a $64,000 contract to build a permanent hazardous waste storage area at the Lopez Canyon landfill in Lake View Terrace. Hazardous wastes found and removed from garbage being dumped at the city-owned landfill are to be kept in the storage area before being transported to disposal sites designated for dangerous material, city officials said. It is illegal to dump hazardous materials at Lopez Canyon. The award of the contract to the Scott Co.
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