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October 6, 1994

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23 The Community Owned Weekly Newsoa00er $I per issue $75 per year by mail October 6 - 12, 1994 rights dead alley or suspects " visitor death of a   n body m an a.,y behind the 700 the head, was iden- gay ancl lesm commu 7:20 a.m. West ng  cg, and he Sunday Gabr Va near H, e said. in the rear al,y of the borders West Hcly- was found at the exclusive Lake Shore with his brother Barry, see Murder, Page 23 Healthful gathering The Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce's annual Healthy Fair brought hundreds of visitors to the civic cen- ter Sunday where nearly 40 exhibitors provided free health screenings and information on their products and services. Pictured is Hawthorne School second grader Daniel Chevious and Paula Eberstein, creative director of The Eberstdln Center, which specJes in acupuncture and Chinese herbology. Coldwater Canyon track future up in the air i I i iiiiiii i Bq,]one Fried p o Pm00sed site =f md=cmm00t m=y raising development fears of orea residents. Po a 6.7 earthquake jolted Beverly Hills residents Jan. 17, offic als were forced to close parts of Cokfwater Canyon Park the running track around its perimeter because of quake damage to the water reservoir underneath the properly. When it was discovered that repairs to the facility could take up to three years, members of the city's recreation and parks commiss came up with what seerned an obvious sok.,tion -- leasing an = piece of land from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and building a new jogging track on that property. That plan, however, may no longer be as feasible as # once appeared. The DWP property, including a three-acre orange grove where deer and other wild anBJs occaskxB  down from the Santa Monica Mountains to feed, may be headed for the at bkck and sold off to the  bidder, city officials have discovered. The prospect of such a saJe has, in turn, attracted the attention of nearby residents who enjoy the abundatce of the area's hiking t/ails tend to be  to developmant plans for any kind to the Alan Bediner, the president of the North Beverly Drive/Fr Canyon Homeowners Association and a resident of the area since 1989, admits thoughts of the land being sold have hirn concernS. Still, he ir",aists it would be premature to issue any sort of criticism before the future of the properly has been decided. The Upper  Canyon area is home to a vadety of wilder- ness land owned by the National Parks Sen/ice, DWP and private entities, including the Bank of America which recengy acquired a housing devetopmem site in the canyon. The canyon is also home to the Wtnm O. Douglas Outdoor Classroom.  talk of a land sale was a November 1993 request by the Los Angetes City Councg that tt',e DWP cornrniss an audit to cut costs and "eane" e operates of the uty. Among the  in the aud-- began in Februan/a mo after the Notvidge earthqu ar red in May --.-as b'at the DWP evaluate an the property it owns, ng land on the lower Franklin Canyon Reservoir, DWP spok-esperson Dorothy Jensan said. "Eveything the deparVnant owns is being evakBted  tams of P/ease see  Page 23 00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000 SPORTS WRAP-UP From JoolboU orKJ cross country to tennis ond wo polo, we hove e Io High school scores and highlights. PAGE 1 1 =ANGEL" AWARD w 6reo conch,   honored [or FAIRY ES$? ' ond livl in o "lxloca." S=: i h life of a hotel , .: PAGE