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L.A. Planning Commission Tightens Rules On Mansionization

M-901Strada-540x360-1 The City Planning Commission today approved stricter rules aimed at discouraging the construction of so-called "McMansions" -- homes that are bigger than typically built in a neighborhood -- including a requirement that would restrict living space to less than half of the property lot size.   Read More

Tagger Arrested For Memorial Day Tagging of Venice Vietnam Veterans Memorial

user20311-1468521468-media1_2a282b_240_135_PrsMe_ Angel Castro, a 24-year old, male, Hispanic, was taken into custody on Wednesday afternoon, July 13, 2016.  He was wanted by LASD Transit Policing Division detectives in connection with the defacement of a Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Venice, California just before Memorial Day this year.  The wall is located at the rear of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Division 6. Read More

Beverly Hills-Based Platinum Equity To Acquire Electro Rent

The global Beverly Hills-based investment firm Platinum Equity will acquire Electro Rent -- a Van Nuys company focussed on the rental, leasing and sales of general purpose electronic test equipment, personal computers and servers -- for around $323.4 million, or $13.12 per share, in an all-cash transaction, the two companies announced today.   Read More

Beverly Hills News – Women’s Club Seeks Liquor Sales and Summer Events

Beverly_Hills_Womens_Club The Beverly Hills Women's Club located at 1700 Chevy Chase Drive is seeking a Zone Text Amendment to consider a draft Ordinance amending the City's municipal code to allow the club to charge a higher rental rate to outside groups for the maintenance and enhancement of the historic building, to extend their hours from 9:45 to 10:45  for outside meetings (one per week max), to end the prohibition against outside meetings being held during the months of July and August, and to allow liquor to be served at events held at the Women's Club. Read More