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Michael Libow On Life As A Rock Star Realtor In Beverly Hills

Michael Libow With a busy real-estate career and stable of loyal clients, Michael Libow still finds time to support Beverly Hills schools, especially performing arts programs. And his band, Rod Lightning & The Thunder Bolts of Love kicks off the annual Concerts on Canon series Thursday in Beverly Canon Gardens.   Read More

Nixon’s “Western White House” Up for Sale

c0d81aff49efc547222195c2849b4ac9 The oceanfront estate in San Clemente once owned by Richard M. Nixon and known as the Western White House during his presidency is up for sale at $63.5 million, down from its $75 million asking price three years ago, it was reported Tuesday. Read More

Basement Ordinance Referendum Race Heats Up

Efforts continue to gather signatures on a petition that will stop the City’s new Basement Ordinance from going into effect, overturning the will of the residents and the vote of the entire City Council for the benefit of real estate agent Branden Williams and his client billionaire developer Francesco Aquilini, who wish to build the project on Loma Linda Drive. Read More

Beverly Hills News – Don’t Sign it ‘Till You Read It! Update on the Fight for Local Control at Loma Linda Drive

v-Loma Linda Two Houses copy Following the original post of this article last week regarding the efforts of an anonymous person to gather signatures on a petition for a referendum on the November ballot to rescind the new Basement Ordinance, the Courier received a letter from an attorney representing Francesco Aquilini threatening a defamation lawsuit and demanding a retraction. The Courier will not retract. Read More

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

Bel-Air Developer Closes Stradella Without Permit

M-Stradella Some Bel-Air residents had some serious problems getting to and from their destinations Thursday morning when they found a portion of Stradella Road completely blocked off by construction crews for a project at 1037 Stradella, which is being developed by Roman James. Read More