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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 11, 1998
Applications are available for senior citizen and family apartments in a community that is sprouting up where an abandoned high-rise was razed last year. Lark Ellen Village, with a community center, pool and recreation facility, will open in July on the site formerly occupied by the decaying Lark Ellen Towers. It will provide 122 apartments and townhouses, available for rent to senior citizens and families with low to moderate incomes, officials said.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 20, 1998
A top Pomona official will take over West Covina's multimillion-dollar redevelopment agency, city officials said. As Pomona's redevelopment manager, Christopher Chung has overseen Pomona's $37-million annual development budget and attracted major retailers to the city. He is the latest appointment of West Covina's new city manager, Daniel Hobbs. Last year, more than half a dozen of West Covina's top department heads, including the city manager, left amid political turmoil among council members.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 22, 1997
The City Council, which had already loaned a nonprofit housing corporation more than $4 million to purchase a vacant hotel complex, has decided to give the company an additional $103,000 to rehabilitate the once crime-plagued property. The council gave the Southern California Housing Development Corp.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 19, 1998 | KURT STREETER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Shelley Sanderson and her husband, Scott, decided to buy a home in West Covina four years ago, they found a place she described as "sensational for a horse person." The home had a stable. More impressive was the fact that next to their backyard was the Ridge Riders Equestrian Center, a four-acre public facility where she could ride her horse.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 13, 1997
Demolition has begun on the Lark Ellen Towers in West Covina, a 10-story building that has been an eyesore for more than a decade and is being razed to make room for affordable housing. The former retirement residence, which is nearly a block long, hit hard times in the 1980s and will disappear from the West Covina landscape by next week.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 19, 1998 | KURT STREETER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Shelley Sanderson and her husband, Scott, decided to buy a home in West Covina four years ago, they found a place she described as "sensational for a horse person." The home had a stable. More impressive was the fact that next to their backyard was the Ridge Riders Equestrian Center, a four-acre public facility where she could ride her horse.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 20, 1998
A top Pomona official will take over West Covina's multimillion-dollar redevelopment agency, city officials said. As Pomona's redevelopment manager, Christopher Chung has overseen Pomona's $37-million annual development budget and attracted major retailers to the city. He is the latest appointment of West Covina's new city manager, Daniel Hobbs. Last year, more than half a dozen of West Covina's top department heads, including the city manager, left amid political turmoil among council members.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 11, 1998
Applications are available for senior citizen and family apartments in a community that is sprouting up where an abandoned high-rise was razed last year. Lark Ellen Village, with a community center, pool and recreation facility, will open in July on the site formerly occupied by the decaying Lark Ellen Towers. It will provide 122 apartments and townhouses, available for rent to senior citizens and families with low to moderate incomes, officials said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 22, 1997
The City Council, which had already loaned a nonprofit housing corporation more than $4 million to purchase a vacant hotel complex, has decided to give the company an additional $103,000 to rehabilitate the once crime-plagued property. The council gave the Southern California Housing Development Corp.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 13, 1997
Demolition has begun on the Lark Ellen Towers in West Covina, a 10-story building that has been an eyesore for more than a decade and is being razed to make room for affordable housing. The former retirement residence, which is nearly a block long, hit hard times in the 1980s and will disappear from the West Covina landscape by next week.
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