Local wins building industry award


Manuel G. Gonzalez, Malibu Meadows resident and principal of KTGY Group, Inc., Architecture and Planning, was recently named the 2009 SAGE “Person of the Year” by the Housing Council of the Building Industry Association of Southern California. This award honors individuals for their commitment, personal compassion and professional contributions to housing and related services to residents 50 years old and over.

An eighth generation native of Los Angeles, Gonzalez is dedicated to community service and youth sports. Following a half dozen years on the Malibu Little League Board of Directors, Gonzalez now serves as president of the Los Angeles Water Polo Club and vice-chair of the Coastal Zone for USA Water Polo.