Category Archives: Beachwood Canyon

Aerial Tram Proposal Lacking Support

There is a study being conducted to see how the public would feel about having a tram created that would offer tourists and others to be taken to a viewing platform at the top of Deronda Dr so they can take a photo of the Hollywood Sign. The stated rationale is the assumption that this tram or these gondolas will cause fewer tourists to drive up into Beachwood to get a photo of the sign. The tram will have a

Deliveries – How to be Safe

Don’t panic about shopping, getting delivery or accepting packages. The following is from the Washington Post, March 26 Joseph G. Allen is an assistant professor of exposure and assessment science and director of the Healthy Buildings Program at Harvard University’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health. A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine is making people think twice about how they might be exposed to covid-19 if they open a box delivered by UPS, touch packages at the grocery store

Report From Hearing – September 26, 2018 at City Hall

Dixon Report/Comprehensive Strategies Report (Wednesday, September 26 at 2:30 p.m. at City Hall)   On September 26th, many neighbors attended the meeting of the Arts, Entertainment, Parks, & River Committee to express their feelings about the Dixon Report (AKA Comprehensive Strategies Report). The energy was rather intense people gave their one-minute testimonies. Many complained that tourists come to our area. (SEE YOUTUBE VIDEO) Others had instructive comments around options that they felt perhaps lacked merit or feasibility. For instance, there were many

George Abrahams – Soldier Down

On Friday, May 11, 2018, George Abrahams was walking across the street in downtown Los Angeles. He was hit by a Fed Ex truck causing severe brain damage. The local hospital operated on him but he has not yet regained consciousness. Many of you know of the hard work that George has done over the years for the well-being of our community. Back in the 90’s, he was the man you would see on a ladder peeling stickers off poles

Local Neighborhood Meeting, Jan 18 at 7 p.m.

YOUR VOICE IS NEEDED! It’s the start of a new year and we have much to do! What concerns you right now about living in Beachwood Canyon? Is it crime, safety, or the condition of the roads? Is there a plan for evacuation in case of fire or other disasters? How organized and prepared are we for a natural disaster? This starts right here with us on the ground level – organizing to make our area better and strengthen our

Safety Meeting – Monday August 7 at 8 p.m.

In a response to local concerns over mail theft and home burglaries, this meeting will cover what one resource can do to help gather footage of the culprits. Neighbor, Michael Yanovich and Ring.com representative Carley Platt will be sponsoring this meeting. LAPD Senior Lead Officers have been invited. Location of meeting is 2751 Westshire Dr just 5 houses up from the Village. Alex Papalexis of the Beachwood Market has graciously agreed to allow parking for this event in his market

Help Keep the Hollyridge Trailhead Open!

We Want Open Access  to Griffith Park Trails for Everyone!   Saturday April 15th at 12 Noon  Join us at the top of Beachwood    The City has announced April 18th it will close the Griffith Park access trailhead at the top of Beachwood Drive and divert Griffith Park hikers and tourists away from Beachwood Canyon over to Bronson Canyon and Vermont Canyon. How did this happen? On March 13th, we all learned of the City’s decision to close access to the Hollyridge

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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