Author: The Argonaut

Argonaut has earlier deadlines for July 8th

The Argonaut office will be closed Monday, July 5th, and the news department will be closed Friday, July 2nd, in observance of Independence Day. Advertisers are reminded that advertising deadlines for the Thursday, July 8th, issue — except for classified advertising — will advance one business day. Advertising deadlines for the July 8th issue will be: n Thursday noon, July 1st, for advertising in special sections, At Home section and What’s On section; and n Friday noon, July 2nd, for other display advertising in the front of the paper. The deadlines for classified line advertising and Internet advertising will continue to be at 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 6th, and 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 6th, for classified display advertising. The news department will be open Monday, July 5th, and observe regular deadlines for submitting letters to the editor, calendar items and news releases. Information, (310)...

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City Council okays David Voss on LAX commission

The Los Angeles City Council Wednesday, June 30th, voted to accept the nomination of Marina del Rey attorney David Voss and two others to the Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners. The seven-member airport commission sets policy for four airports owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles — Los Angeles International, Palmdale Regional, Van Nuys and Ontario International. The city agency operating the airports is Los Angeles World Airports. Voss is filling a vacancy created by the resignation of former commissioner Ted Stein. Voss’s term runs until June 30, 2006. Tuesday Voss also completed a term as president of the Westchester/LAX-Marina del Rey Chamber of Commerce. He also serves as an member of the Neighborhood Council of Westchester/Playa del Rey board. “The plans for the future of Los Angeles International Airport balance the needs and the safety of the traveler with the needs of our local community and respond to future regional demands for transportation,” Voss said. Voss has also been affiliated with the Venice-Marina Rotary Club and the Venice High School Circle of Supporters. This year, the Venice Boys & Girls Club honored Voss as the Community Leader of the Year. Voss is a graduate of USC law school and received a master’s degree in political persuasion from Occidental College. Also approved as airport commissioners were Walter Zifkin, chief executive officer of the William Morris Agency,...

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Wrong parking rates listed for Marina county lots

Incorrect rates that will be charged in Marina del Rey parking lots during the July 4th fireworks show were published in last week’s Argonaut. The new rates for parking in county parking lots in the Marina now range from $5 to $6. Parking rates in county parking lots in the Marina were recently increased when county beach parking lot rates were increased. Parking will also be available at Fisherman’s Village for $2 per half hour. The Argonaut regrets the...

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on the agenda

The City of Santa Monica Disabilities Commission is scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 1st, in the Ken Edwards Center, 1527 Main St., Santa Monica. Information, (310) 458-8411. The City of Santa Monica Architectural Review Board is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. Monday, July 5th, in the Santa Monica City Council Chambers, 1685 Main St., Room 213, Santa Monica. Information, (310) 458-8411. The Santa Monica City Council is scheduled to meet at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, July 6th, in the Santa Monica City Council Chambers, 1685 Main St., Room 213, Santa Monica. Information, (310) 458-8411. The Neighborhood Council of Westchester/Playa del Rey board of directors is scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 6th, at Loyola Marymount University, One LMU Drive, Westchester. Information, www.ncwpdr.org The City of Santa Monica Pier Restoration Committee is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 7th, in the Ken Edwards Center, 1527 Fourth St., Santa Monica. Information, (310) 458-8411. The City of Santa Monica Planning Commission is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 7th, in the Santa Monica City Council Chambers, 1685 Main St., Santa Monica, for public hearings to consider; 403-405 Idaho Ave.; the applicant requests a design compatibility permit, a vesting tentative parcel map and variance, to allow the construction of a new three-story, two-unit condominium building with four subterranean parking spaces on a substandard parcel...

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Airline historical group plans convention at Sheraton Gateway hotel

The World Airline Historical Society 28th annual Airline International Convention will be held Thursday through Saturday, July 8th through 10th, at the Los Angeles Sheraton Gateway Hotel in Westchester. The event features an airline collectibles show that is open to the public. Airline memorabilia items will be on display with many of the items available for sale, including airplane models, postcards, advertisements, timetables, uniforms, china service, flatware, safety cards; and marketing and promotional items from current and past airlines, organizers say. Attendees will have the opportunity to fly on an antique DC3 airplane on special tours that include visits to the Mojave Airplane graveyard; the Chino Airport, home to many antique airplanes; the Long Beach Airport; a Boeing plant and the Alteon Simulators. A banquet will honor David Banmiller, chief operating officer of Air Jamaica and past president of Pan American World Airways. Three to four thousand attendees from around the world are expected to attend the convention. Information,...

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