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July 17, 2000, 11am PDT
Just as a Superfund cleanup ended, the true extent of mining's legacy in northern Idaho is revealed -- 1,500 miles of the Coeur d'Alene River basin is contaminated.
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July 17, 2000, 8am PDT
With support of Mayor Riordan a new project called Genesis LA is focusing $250 million on 15 major unused parcels in Los Angeles.
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July 17, 2000, 6am PDT
Anaheim has been slow to react to a Disney expansion, but neighboring Garden Grove has moved quickly to meet the need for new hotels.
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July 14, 2000, 7am PDT
Senate approves a bill to allow construction of a new airport in the Mojave Desert outside of Las Vegas.
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July 13, 2000, 7am PDT
Starter Castles. McMansions. Edifice Rezes. Monster houses in San Francisco have residents enraged and planners on the defensive.
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July 13, 2000, 5am PDT
The Los Angeles Community Development Bank cuts its staff in half and has its operating account frozen by a $9 million lawsuit.
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July 11, 2000, 1pm PDT
Private contractors and Caltrans battle it out over who reaps the rewards ofGovernor Davis' multibillion dollar plan to ease traffic.
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July 10, 2000, 7am PDT
Failure to recognize the connection between land use and transportation threatens the region's economic future and quality of life.
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July 10, 2000, 4am PDT
Orange County boosters envisioned an oasis for high-tech firms. But high-tech firms have a negative impression of suburbia.
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July 8, 2000, 8am PDT
Proposed massive three-county, 1,370 square mile refuge for endangered bighorn sheep would require new land use restrictions.
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July 7, 2000, 11am PDT
Impacts of Disney's proposed "creative campus" on a 125-acre site in Glendale are released in a draft environmental review.
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July 7, 2000, 11am PDT
USC experts call for flexibility in defining boundaries as the new Los Angeles Department of Neighborhood Empowerment (DONE) begins creating neighborhood councils.
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July 6, 2000, 8am PDT
LA City Councilwoman Gallanter comes out strongly against SCAG's maglev transportation proposal.
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July 6, 2000, 7am PDT
The former El Toro Marine base in Orange County should have been a cargo airport already. Instead, the county is losing money just trying to maintain the empty airfield.
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July 5, 2000, 8am PDT
"Raisin Capital" is named as an All-American City by the National Civic League. Santa Clarita is runner-up.
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July 5, 2000, 8am PDT
Heavily contaminated by decades as an oil port, Avila Beach is undergoing a massive cleanup effort and hopes to become a tourist destination. Will it succeed?
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July 3, 2000, 10am PDT
Santa Barbara is seeking to annex Goleta at the same time the unincorporated community is seeking cityhood.
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July 2, 2000, 1pm PDT
LA Times prints series of letters to the editor about controversial airport development at El Toro and proposal to tax Orange County residents for use of LAX.
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July 1, 2000, 11am PDT
Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy is embarking on its largest expansion in 10 years, linking two parts of the Angeles Forest.
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July 1, 2000, 7am PDT
$20 million for the preservation and restoration of open space on Irvine Ranch committed by Irvine Company and the foundation formed by it's Chairman.
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