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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 22, 2005 | Jennifer Oldham, Times Staff Writer
Some travelers who parked in the new garage at the Van Nuys FlyAway returned this week to find their vehicles splattered with concrete residue that had spilled out of the ceiling during recent heavy rains. The leaching concrete dripped onto dozens of vehicles and prompted the Los Angeles airport agency to briefly shut down the garage after receiving complaints from irate owners. The leaks are the latest in a series of problems to plague the park-and-ride expansion project.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 24, 2005 | Jennifer Oldham, Times Staff Writer
Tutor-Saliba Corp., the construction firm that recently fought with Los Angeles airport officials over problems with a new parking structure, submitted the lowest bid Tuesday to rebuild the southernmost runway at Los Angeles International Airport. The Sylmar firm's $241.7-million bid was one of two received by the city's airport department. The other, for $294.5 million, was submitted by Omaha-based Kiewit Corp., which previously has done construction work at LAX.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 28, 2005 | Ted Rohrlich, Times Staff Writer
A state Court of Appeal has overturned a $30-million verdict against public works giant Tutor-Saliba, ruling that the builder did not receive a fair trial in its long-running dispute with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority over subway construction costs. A three-judge panel, in an opinion issued Tuesday, said Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Joseph Kalin had abused his discretion by cutting short the firm's presentation of evidence in a 2001 trial.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 8, 2004 | Jennifer Oldham, Times Staff Writer
City officials took the first step Monday toward removing contractor Tutor-Saliba Corp. from a park-and-ride project in the San Fernando Valley that has been plagued by construction defects that may force the city to tear down the five-story parking garage.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 6, 2004 | Jennifer Oldham, Times Staff Writer
City officials pulled back from a threat to remove Tutor-Saliba Corp. from a park-and-ride construction project near Van Nuys Airport on Monday after the company's president promised to fix numerous problems on the site within 30 days. The Sylmar public works giant has made some improvements at the site since the city took legal action on March 10, demanding that the contractor comply with several conditions or face removal from the project, officials said Monday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 11, 2004 | Jennifer Oldham, Times Staff Writer
Tutor-Saliba Corp. must fix numerous problems on an airport park-and-ride construction site in the San Fernando Valley within 15 days or face removal from the project, a top city official warned the Sylmar firm in a letter on Wednesday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 6, 2004 | Jennifer Oldham, Times Staff Writer
Citing shoddy construction materials and workmanship and repeated citations by building inspectors, Los Angeles city officials Friday threatened legal action against giant Tutor-Saliba Corp. over its work on a park-and-ride facility in the San Fernando Valley. The city's airport department has given Tutor-Saliba two weeks to meet a series of conditions to get work back on track on a parking garage and terminal building at the Van Nuys FlyAway.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 11, 2003 | Ted Rohrlich, Times Staff Writer
The California Department of Transportation has awarded a $177-million contract to embattled public works construction giant Tutor-Saliba Corp. The action followed a ruling by retired Contra Costa Superior Court Judge Coleman F. Fannin, rejecting a competitor's plea to block Tutor-Saliba from the job to rebuild approaches to the Bay Bridge. The competitor claimed Tutor-Saliba is unreliable.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 2, 2003 | Ted Rohrlich, Times Staff Writer
Public works construction magnate Ron Tutor has lived by a simple, merciless creed: "We ask no quarter. We give no quarter." Now that is coming back to haunt him. Tutor has made big marks on California's landscape while amassing hundreds of millions of dollars, a yacht he rents out for hundreds of thousands of dollars a week, and a Boeing 737 jetliner.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 29, 2003 | Ted Rohrlich and Solomon Moore, Times Staff Writers
As part of its push to build 80 new schools and expand 79 others, the Los Angeles school board Tuesday approved a $36.5-million contract for giant construction firm Tutor-Saliba to build a high school in the San Fernando Valley. The contract was awarded despite concerns about the firm's trustworthiness raised by the Los Angeles Unified School District's office of the inspector general.
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