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February 19, 1990 | From United Press International
Malibu Project Draws New Suit: Atty. Gen. John Van de Kamp filed suit Wednesday in Superior Court against Los Angeles County and the Board of Supervisors to block construction of a country club in a Malibu canyon. Van de Kamp's suit was filed the day after two similar suits challenging the project were filed by environmental groups and Malibu homeowners against the county, developer Sun Pacific Co. and the property's owner, comedian Bob Hope. (Filed Feb. 14, 1990. Case No. C752320)
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October 5, 1991 | SHAWN DOHERTY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
In a decision environmentalists hail as an important victory, a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge upheld a lawsuit demanding that the County Board of Supervisors set up a review board for developments in environmentally fragile areas in the Malibu coastal region. The ruling creates another layer of review for projects within the five-mile-wide state coastal zone, including Soka University's plans for a major expansion of its Calabasas campus.
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July 14, 1989
The Los Angeles County Regional Planning Commission has ordered completion of a final environmental impact report on a controversial project to transform a 340-acre Malibu canyon into a private 18-hole golf course and country club. The $35-million project, if approved, would allow grading of more than 5 million cubic yards of earth and the construction of 60 homes, a 52,000-square-foot clubhouse, six tennis courts, two restaurants, a swimming pool and underground parking.
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February 19, 1990 | From United Press International
Malibu Project Draws New Suit: Atty. Gen. John Van de Kamp filed suit Wednesday in Superior Court against Los Angeles County and the Board of Supervisors to block construction of a country club in a Malibu canyon. Van de Kamp's suit was filed the day after two similar suits challenging the project were filed by environmental groups and Malibu homeowners against the county, developer Sun Pacific Co. and the property's owner, comedian Bob Hope. (Filed Feb. 14, 1990. Case No. C752320)
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October 5, 1991 | SHAWN DOHERTY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
In a decision environmentalists hail as an important victory, a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge upheld a lawsuit demanding that the County Board of Supervisors set up a review board for developments in environmentally fragile areas in the Malibu coastal region. The ruling creates another layer of review for projects within the five-mile-wide state coastal zone, including Soka University's plans for a major expansion of its Calabasas campus.
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August 18, 1989 | KENNETH J. GARCIA, Times Staff Writer
With the possible exception of public pronouncements to turn their seaside community into a homeless haven, few things tee off Malibu residents more than the thought of turning an ecologically sensitive coastal canyon into a private resort for cardigan-clad golfers.
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December 13, 1989 | ALAN CITRON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A controversial proposal to transform a pristine Malibu canyon into an exclusive golf club moved a step closer to reality Tuesday as the county Board of Supervisors approved the plan against the wishes of nearby residents and environmentalists. The Malibu Country Club proposal passed on a 4-1 vote, with Supervisor Ed Edelman dissenting. The $35-million development plan for the Corral Canyon area owned by comedian Bob Hope is to go before the state Coastal Commission early next year.
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June 15, 1989 | KENNETH J. GARCIA, Times Staff Writer and
In the developer's dream, celebrities like Arnold Palmer, Bob Hope and others tee off from the 18th hole, enjoying the spectacular ocean views along the Malibu coastline, a tribute to a grand game, the good life and good planning. In the resident's nightmare, the bulldozers turning over 5 million cubic yards of earth destroy one of the last natural coastal canyons in Los Angeles County, transforming a wild ecological preserve into a private playground of wealthy, cardigan-clad golfers.
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April 13, 1998 | TOM SCHULTZ and SUSAN DEEMER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
After school, after her two part-time job shifts each weekday, Brandy Stone settles down to study so she can maintain that 3.75 average. "If I ever have a break at work, I do study, but usually I find time at night after work or during fifth period," said Brandy, of Lake Forest, who is a senior at El Toro High School. Brandy's 49 hours of work each week represent an extreme example of a recent finding about U.S.
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December 13, 1989 | ALAN CITRON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A controversial proposal to transform a pristine Malibu canyon into an exclusive golf club moved a step closer to reality Tuesday as the county Board of Supervisors approved the plan against the wishes of nearby residents and environmentalists. The Malibu Country Club proposal passed on a 4-1 vote, with Supervisor Ed Edelman dissenting. The $35-million development plan for the Corral Canyon area owned by comedian Bob Hope is to go before the state Coastal Commission early next year.
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August 18, 1989 | KENNETH J. GARCIA, Times Staff Writer
With the possible exception of public pronouncements to turn their seaside community into a homeless haven, few things tee off Malibu residents more than the thought of turning an ecologically sensitive coastal canyon into a private resort for cardigan-clad golfers.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 14, 1989
The Los Angeles County Regional Planning Commission has ordered completion of a final environmental impact report on a controversial project to transform a 340-acre Malibu canyon into a private 18-hole golf course and country club. The $35-million project, if approved, would allow grading of more than 5 million cubic yards of earth and the construction of 60 homes, a 52,000-square-foot clubhouse, six tennis courts, two restaurants, a swimming pool and underground parking.
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