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April 2, 1996 | JON D. MARKMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has cut by nearly two-thirds the amount that a state parkland agency and a local water district must pay to a home-building company for depriving it of a chance to buy a large tract of land near Westlake Village. Judge Madeleine I. Flier ordered a jury's $11.2-million award to Village Properties reduced to $4.2 million.
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July 25, 1996 | JOHN O'DELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The trustee running bankrupt Newport Beach home builder Baldwin Co. has sued the firm's owners, brothers Alfred and James Baldwin, claiming they want to resurrect their development empire by wresting rights to thousands of acres of valuable land from the business that bears their name. Bankruptcy Trustee David Gould argues that the brothers are jeopardizing his efforts to nurse Baldwin Co. through a reorganization and repay more than $250 million in debts.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 21, 1996 | JON D. MARKMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In case that could deal a severe financial blow to the state's parkland acquisition efforts in Southern California, a jury this month will decide how much the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy owes a home builder for squeezing it out of a deal to buy a large stretch of land near Westlake Village. A judge has already sided with the developer, an affiliate of Orange County-based Baldwin Co.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 2, 1996 | JON D. MARKMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has cut by nearly two-thirds the amount that a state parkland agency and a local water district must pay to a home-building company for depriving it of a chance to buy a large tract of land near Westlake Village. Judge Madeleine I. Flier ordered a jury's $11.2-million award to Village Properties reduced to $4.2 million.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 5, 1994 | JULIE TAMAKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A developer has filed suit against the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy and the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District over the water agency's purchase of a 492-acre parcel of land near Westlake Village Reservoir. Village Properties, which is affiliated with the Baldwin Co., alleges in a lawsuit filed this week in Los Angeles Superior Court that the conservancy and water district violated an option agreement giving their company first chance to purchase the parcel.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 26, 1996 | JON D. MARKMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a case that could deal a severe financial blow to the state's parkland acquisition efforts in Southern California, a jury will decide soon how much the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy owes a home builder for squeezing it out of a deal to buy a large stretch of land near Westlake Village.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 22, 1996 | JON D. MARKMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A leading state conservation agency found itself beset by major financial troubles on two fronts Wednesday--losing an $11.2-million jury award in a soured land deal and separately pleading for an emergency federal bailout to prevent a default on key land purchases for the Backbone Trail in the Santa Monica Mountains. In Los Angeles Superior Court, a jury ordered the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy and a partner in the land deal to pay $8.7 million in lost profits and $2.
BUSINESS
July 25, 1996 | JOHN O'DELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The trustee running bankrupt Newport Beach home builder Baldwin Co. has sued the firm's owners, brothers Alfred and James Baldwin, claiming they want to resurrect their development empire by wresting rights to thousands of acres of valuable land from the business that bears their name. Bankruptcy Trustee David Gould argues that the brothers are jeopardizing his efforts to nurse Baldwin Co. through a reorganization and repay more than $250 million in debts.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 22, 1996 | JON D. MARKMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A leading state conservation agency found itself beset by major financial troubles on two fronts Wednesday--losing an $11.2-million jury award in a soured land deal and separately pleading for an emergency federal bailout to prevent a default on key land purchases for the Backbone Trail in the Santa Monica Mountains. In Los Angeles Superior Court, a jury ordered the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy and a partner in the land deal to pay $8.7 million in lost profits and $2.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 26, 1996 | JON D. MARKMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a case that could deal a severe financial blow to the state's parkland acquisition efforts in Southern California, a jury will decide soon how much the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy owes a home builder for squeezing it out of a deal to buy a large stretch of land near Westlake Village.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 21, 1996 | JON D. MARKMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In case that could deal a severe financial blow to the state's parkland acquisition efforts in Southern California, a jury this month will decide how much the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy owes a home builder for squeezing it out of a deal to buy a large stretch of land near Westlake Village. A judge has already sided with the developer, an affiliate of Orange County-based Baldwin Co.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 5, 1994 | JULIE TAMAKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A developer has filed suit against the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy and the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District over the water agency's purchase of a 492-acre parcel of land near Westlake Village Reservoir. Village Properties, which is affiliated with the Baldwin Co., alleges in a lawsuit filed this week in Los Angeles Superior Court that the conservancy and water district violated an option agreement giving their company first chance to purchase the parcel.
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