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Coalition to Preserve LA Praises Conservationists

They Stopped Gov. Brown from Wiping Out Environmental Protections Under CEQA Brown’s attack on CEQA is dead The Coalition to Preserve LA applauds the Sierra Club, the Planning and Conservation League and scores of groups who fought and today stopped Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal to gut CEQA and Coastal Act environmental protections for virtually any urban project where developers agreed to add an insignificant number of affordable housing units. In June, we urged our supporters, and those who believe developers

Help Save The Villa Carlotta!

You don’t have to do much but what you do can preserve our neighborhood. A hearing is scheduled for Wednesday, July 27th at City Hall in Room 1020. It would be great if you could attend and voice your protest to the development of an apartment building into a hotel. What’s happening all over Hollywood, the eviction of tenants in rent control apartments and conversion into a hotel allowing a steady stream of non-interested strangers throughout our community! They are

Spring Meeting – Thursday, April 21st at 6:30 p.m.

We will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Library of the Cheremoya School. Please enjoy the ample parking and good neighborly conversation. The City Council office will have reps there to answer any of your questions. We will also have the Senior Lead Officer, Manny Sanchez in attendance to give the local crime report. In addition to addressing crime and other issues. We will be considering some minor changes to our bylaws and addressing some parking issues.   Your attendance

Election Results and Annual Meeting Report

The Beachwood Canyon Neighborhood Association met in the library at Cheremoya School on February 25, 2016. Catherine Landers from Councilmember Ryu’s office was there and answered questions for neighbors. Election Results:   Missy Kelly, Thomas Chorley (new board member), Larry Markes, and Isabelle Megginson (new board member)      We plan to conduct outreach in front of the Beachwood Market this spring. We will publish the dates and times so you can come and visit with your new Beachwood Canyon Board of

Summer Meeting 2015 With Special Guests Councilman Ryu and Selected Staff Members

This has been a hectic but productive time since our new Councilman David Ryu was sworn in. We are excited to welcome David and his staff to our neighborhood on Monday August 17 at 7 p.m. He will bring several new staff members and we will all get a chance to ask questions and visit with them. The format of this meeting will be more like a casual meet and greet to give you, the local resident, a chance to

Candidate Forum at Beachwood Cafe a Success

Monday, February 23, 2015 most of the candidates attended a packed Beachwood Cafe to answer questions gathered previously by BCNA & HHA. The candidates were very relaxed and gave answers worthy of consideration before you get to the ballot box on March 3rd. Here’s the YouTube video that captured the event. Thanks to Kurt & Fran Reichenbach for providing the audio/visual:      

Council District 4 Candidate Forum – hosted by BCNA & HHA Feb 23 at the Beachwood Cafe 7 p.m. UPDATE – Deadline for question submission extended!

Residents of Beachwood Canyon with the help of local neighborhood groups would like to invite you to a Council District 4 candidates forum.   Date: Monday, February 23rd,  7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Seating is limited. Please arrive early. Walk or carpool, if possible. First Come – First Seated – space is limited! Location: Beachwood Café, 2695 N. Beachwood Drive LA, CA, 90068  (Thanks for the space, Patti Peck!) Community members together with the help of the Beachwood Canyon Neighborhood Association and the Hollywoodland Homeowners

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