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Beverly Hills News – Friar’s Club Developers Return for Request Overlay Zone for Luxury Housing at Planning Commission

The applicants for a project located at 9908 South Santa Monica Boulevard will come before the Planning Commission Thursday to request a Residential Overlay Zone have submitted  a modified project for consideration, with 27 luxury condominiums, an increase from 3,541 to 10,500 square feet of ground floor retail in a commercial zone, an FAR increase from 2.59 to 2.87:1, and other changes, many of which are not reflected in the schematic submitted to planning staff.  Read More

Beverly Hills News – Planning Commission to Consider Comments on 100 Crescent Draft EIR Thursday

v-100 N Crescemt The Beverly Hills Planning Commission will consider public comments at the Planning Commission Thursday at 1:30 p.m. on the Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) prepared for the proposed overlay zone at 100 N. Crescent Drive during the comment period, which extends from Nov. 13, 2017 - Jan. 5, 2018. The normally 45-day period was extended, taking into consideration the holidays, so that comments can be accepted after the holiday period has ended.  Read More

FIRE! How to Prepare for an Evacuation

Evacuation is not something we do every day. Knowing that you are in a potential evacuation situation is a plus - gives you time to prepare for the best possible outcome. These tips were posted by the Bel Air Association: Read More

Brentwood Residents North of Sunset Asked to Prepare for Evacuation

If you reside or work within the Brentwood vicinity WEST of the 405 freeway, South of Mullholland, North of Sunset, and East of Old Ranch Road, including all residents of the Westridge and Mandeville Canyons, we are asking you to be prepared for evacuation in the very likely event that the winds change direction this afternoon/evening.  We are receiving information from the Fire Department that it is very likely that the winds will shift tonight, sending embers westward.  Read More

FIRE! Parts of Bel Air Under Mandatory Evacuation Orders

Photo at  Linda Flora-John Thomas Dye School area "READY-SET-GO! CONTINUALLY MONITOR THE MEDIA - means that if you live in this area you must always be ready to go! Its better to go early than late." Bel Air is on fire, and that is what the LAFD said in a statement during a press conference with LA Mayor Eric Garcetti at 9:40 a.m. STAY TUNED! Read More