Category Archives: Development

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

Beachwood Joins Neighborhood Groups Opposing the Millennium Project

The coalition of neighborhood groups has been calling themselves Communities United for Reasonable Development. Funds have been raised to hire the best land use attorney in Hollywood, Robert Silverstein to appeal the City’s blind approval of this 1.2 million square foot twin tower project planned for Vine Street right on top of what USGS determines is the southern strand of the active Hollywood faultline. Caltrans has expressed their outrage at this project’s failure to address traffic concerns that they have.