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October 7, 1992 | MARESA ARCHER
County supervisors have approved spending more than $600,000 in matching funds for park improvements in four cities. The funds are part of the county's $2-million Urban Parks Program. Under the program, money is allocated annually for park improvements. Each supervisor can nominate park projects, with the entire board having final approval. Supervisor Don R.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 22, 2001 | JEAN O. PASCO and DAVID REYES, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A state appellate panel in San Diego ruled Wednesday that Orange County voters can decide in March whether to replace a proposed airport at the closed El Toro Marine base with a large urban park. The ruling, which came as no surprise to either side of the El Toro debate, overturned a lower court ruling that invalidated voter-signature petitions used to qualify the measure for the ballot. Orange County Superior Court Judge James P.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 22, 2001 | JEAN O. PASCO and DAVID REYES, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A state appellate panel in San Diego ruled Wednesday that Orange County voters can decide in March whether to replace a proposed airport at the closed El Toro Marine base with a large urban park. The ruling, which came as no surprise to either side of the El Toro debate, overturned a lower court ruling that invalidated voter-signature petitions used to qualify the measure for the ballot. Orange County Superior Court Judge James P.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 4, 1996 | SHELBY GRAD
The Board of Supervisors will continue its practice of allocating funds for community groups and city park improvements despite objections from Supervisor Jim Silva. The board has set aside more than $1 million this year for Urban Park Grants, which supervisors give to projects and organizations in their districts.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 4, 1996 | SHELBY GRAD
The Board of Supervisors will continue its practice of allocating funds for community groups and city park improvements despite objections from Supervisor Jim Silva. The board has set aside more than $1 million this year for Urban Park Grants, which supervisors give to projects and organizations in their districts.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 16, 1997 | LESLEY WRIGHT and DEBRA CANO and J. J. POPE
Four city parks will get picnic tables, and the Anaheim YMCA will receive money for extra programs as a result of funding from Orange County Urban Parks Program. The City Council has approved agreements with the county for the funding, which includes $15,000 to buy picnic tables for Boysen, La Palma, Pioneer and Peralta parks. The YMCA will use its $15,000 to provide programs for Anaheim residents.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 7, 1994
A groundbreaking ceremony will take place Tuesday to mark the start of construction of a community picnic pavilion in Garden Grove Park. The structure, with concrete tables, a sink and barbecue pits, is expected to be completed in April. It will be 80 feet in diameter and will be able to accommodate 100 people. The pavilion will be available to large groups by reservation and to the public on a first-come, first-serve basis without charge.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 26, 1994 | BERT ELJERA
Orange County Supervisor Harriett M. Wieder has presented two checks worth $239,000 to the City Council to pay for improvements to some of the city's parks. A $200,000 grant from the county's Urban Parks program will be used to add lighting and other improvements to the athletic field of McAuliffe Middle School. The city also received a $39,000 grant to buy playground equipment at Labourdette, Sterns, Soroptomist, Roberts and Little Cottonwood parks.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 5, 1994 | DANIELLE A. FOUQUETTE
The Parks and Recreation Commission is suggesting that the city seek $125,000 from the county to improve lighting for the proposed expansion of the sports fields at Yorba Linda Middle School and to make improvements to the El Cajon equestrian and bike trail. The two projects are eligible for 3rd District Urban Parks Program funding, a county program that provides matching grants for the development and improvement of parks in urban areas.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 16, 1990 | WENDY PAULSON
County supervisors on Wednesday unanimously decided to speed development of three park sites that have been sitting idle for more than a decade. The three proposed neighborhood parks, totaling 18 acres, is located within a 1-square-mile area of east El Toro, bordered by Lake Forest Drive, Trabuco Road, El Toro Road and Normandale Drive. About two dozen local residents attended the meeting and applauded the supervisors' 4-0 vote. "It's a real victory for us all," said Supervisor Gaddi H.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 7, 1992 | MARESA ARCHER
County supervisors have approved spending more than $600,000 in matching funds for park improvements in four cities. The funds are part of the county's $2-million Urban Parks Program. Under the program, money is allocated annually for park improvements. Each supervisor can nominate park projects, with the entire board having final approval. Supervisor Don R.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 7, 1996 | RUSS LOAR
County Supervisor Jim Silva said this week that he supports residents of this diminutive beach community in their fight against a county proposal to put parking meters in Orange County's last free oceanfront lot. County officials say parking fees are needed to help pay the $500,000 annual cost of beach maintenance and lifeguard salaries.
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