Monday, March 17, 2008

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Ballona News page

Calendar of Ballona Restoration Events and Meetings: (website owned by the State and a private foundation)
http://ballonarestoration.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Restoration-Project-update-12-15-2015.pdf
http://ballonarestoration.org/

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BALLONA PARCELS STILL THREATENED BY DEVELOPMENT:STATUS OF THE OPEN SPACES THAT CONNECT TO BALLONA



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LAWSUITS:
September 2007--Playa Vista loses huge lawsuit

Summary of our phase 2 lawsuit

8/2005 Phase 2 Brief

10/2006 Phase 2 lawsuit Opening brief to Appeals Court
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SPECIAL REPORTS:Legal Problems with Playa Vista Freshwater/pollution treating marsh

PV Taxpayer subsidies

the Sale of Wetlands to the State
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FINANCIAL PROBLEMS, BROKEN PROMISES, TOXICS AND EXPLOSIVE GAS, ETC:3-2007 Backers of PV are disappointed

8/2006: channel 4 Exposes Gas cover-up by City

Refuting PV propaganda, and Why Buyers at PV are making a bad investment (just ask the Prez. Of PV himself!)

July 2006--PV Toxics problems heating up again

7/2006--Soboroff says PV has been a huge financial turkey, costing developers $600 million

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Ballona History contents page
10/2001   25 Year Chronology of the Ballona Battle
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B5SGRAMv8RXuT0tWZlBVSzF1WHc

4/1988 Republicans and Democrat Elected Officials Grease the Way for PV
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B5SGRAMv8RXuTmNNN09ldkN5elU

5/1989 L.A. and Culver City Compete for Gridlock
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B5SGRAMv8RXuVDdvOFZGOS1UNGc

8/1990 L.A. and Culver City Still Fighting for Right to Have Most Gridlocked Streets

11/95 L.A. Weekly publishes their First Expose of PV Controversy, Subdividing Paradise

5/1997 PV Meets their Match, their Bankers. Begins Campaign to Brand Opponents as Liars:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B5SGRAMv8RXuODl4TUpjYktIdDQ

3/1998 Summary of the Ballona Battle
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B5SGRAMv8RXudUY2RjBnQ3g5dDA

4/1999 PV Trade Secrets Fall into the Wrong, er, Right Hands
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B5SGRAMv8RXuQUZjMEVYQ0lPYTA

6/1999 PV Greenwashing Exposed
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B5SGRAMv8RXuOVhXTVk5QTJuVUk

6/1999 DreamWorks runs into Toxics Troubles at Proposed PV Studio:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B5SGRAMv8RXuOVhXTVk5QTJuVUk

9/1999 DreamWorks Hits the Road; Ruth Galanter Now Wants to Save All Land West of Lincoln; Landowner Could Probably Never Build There Anyway thanks to Bolsa Chica case decision by California Appeals Court; Explosive Methane Leaks East of Lincoln Blvd. Put Entire Project at Risk; Santa Monica Baykeeper says PV not their friends:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B5SGRAMv8RXueE1CQnozcF9CYTA

8/2000 PV struggles to Justify City Bond Issue for Roads; the Fake Housing Shortage; the Full story on PV's Explosive Gas Problem:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B5SGRAMv8RXub2cwLUJaOHRsQ28

1/2003 Coastal Commission rejects Lincoln Blvd. Widening; and more in BEEP newsletter
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B5SGRAMv8RXuam1wNEZpQUl3WVk

5/2003- PV Opens their Pollution Treating Marsh that they Located on top of Existing Wetlands


9/2004 Community Raises Hell Over Last Phase of Playa Vista

9/2006 Ballona Greenway Newsletter, page 1 Page 1 Page 2 Page 3

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SANTA MONICA BAY CLEANUP/RIVER RESTORATION:Main Ballona Restoration Page:

5/2006---L.A. City Plans for Cleaning Our Beaches Could be Thwarted by Developers:

7/2006--a detailed summary of L.A. City's runoff cleanup plans, how it is being done elsewhere, and a long weblinked bibliography

8/2006 L.A. County Study Finds that River Restoration is the Best and Cheapest Way to Clean Our Beaches: L.A. City plans hearings on their plan for water pollution

9/2006---What Creek Restoration in San Luis Obispo Looks Like: Restored Creeks Revitalize Our Cities

9/2006: How L.A. City Beach Clean-up Bond is Being Mis-Spent: Politics vs promises in quest for cleaner Bay

-9/2006 CLEAN BEACHES LAWS STRENGTHENED

11/2006----STREAM/RIVER RESTORATION/CONCRETE REMOVAL GETS FRONT PAGE STATUS AT L.A. WEEKLY!

-1/2007 Are L.A. officials mis-spending Bay Cleanup Funds?

3/2007----The Two Competing Plans for Cleaning Up Santa Monica Bay

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NATIVE PLANTS AND WETLANDS:

State Highway Department Threatens Wetlands in Middle of Marina Freeway

-Ballona Native Plants Main-Page and Summary Brochure

-NOVEMBER 2006 STATE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT WETLANDS SURVEY SHOWS WE WERE RIGHT IN 2003 THE BALLONA WETLAND IS RESTORING ITSELF NATURALLY!!

-COMPLETE LIST OF NATIVE PLANTS
-Native Plants of the Ballona Wetlands/Playa Vista Parcels A, B, C, and D
-Unique Ballona Wetlands Plants
-Plants of the Westchester Bluffs
-Plants of the Ballona Westbluffs
-Plants of Playa del Rey Beach area
-Plants of the Marina Freeway Median
-Plants of the Baldwin Hills
-Text of Full Baldwin Hills Plants study
-Map of Baldwin Hills Land Ownership
-Plants of the El Segundo Dunes
-El Segundo Dunes Plants Poster

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