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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

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

Beverly Hills News – Mayor is Walking to Mainland Poke, Douglas Elliman

IMG_0248_h_500 Every Monday morning is fun with Beverly Hills Mayor Lili Bosse, starting the week with a walk among friends and neighbors through the community, visiting with the Mayor, City staff and connecting to businesses and iconic locations. "Monday is my favorite day," says Mayor Bosse, and she really means it! Just meet up at 8:30 a.m. at the Crescent steps of City Hall with about 200 fellow walkers to Walk with the Mayor, Bosse's signature event for her #BHHealthyCity initiative, and join the fun! Read More

The Rise of the Citizen Activist, Part 3: Sharing and Daring

Posted: Friday, September 1, 2017 – 12:06 PM By Victoria Talbot In October 2014, a project came before the Beverly Hills Planning Commission requesting a Hillside R-1 Permit to allow construction of a new single-family home at 1184-1193 Loma Linda Drive with a cumulative floor area exceeding 15,000 square feet and landform alterations exceeding the […] Read More

The Rise of Citizen Activism: Part 2, Bel-Air Residents Fight Back, Form New Bel-Air Association

It was mayhem in Bel-Air in the fall of 2014. And it was dangerous. Tractor trailers were careening through the steep winding streets, ignoring stop signs and sideswiping cars. Queues of dump trucks lined the streets, 40-deep on Stone Canyon, blocking residential traffic. Neighbors were going toe-to-toe with developers on their doorsteps, being ignored, insulted and sometimes, threatened.  Read More