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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

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