Saturday, April 18, 2009

U-2 Guitarist's mansion dreams meets opposition

You might say The Edge is having boundary issues.

The U2 guitarist's plans to build five mountaintop mansions in Malibu with fantastic oceanside views is facing fierce opposition from some famous NIMBYs concerned the homes will be an environmental catastrophe.

According to the Los Angeles Times, the proposed project would be built above homes belonging to the likes of Dick Van Dyke, Kelsey Grammer and James Cameron and would require some extensive and tricky engineering, including extension of a road down a rugged elevation, grading 70,000 cubic yards of hillside and installing water lines.
Click here for the full article.

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Fast Food Interim

Fast Food Interim
Ordinance Number: 180103
Adopted Date: July 29, 2008
Effective Dates:
September 14, 2008

An ordinance imposing interim regulations on the issuance of all permits related to the establishment of new fast food restaurants on commercial or industrial zoned properties located on streets designated as Major Highway Class I, Major Highway Class II and Secondary Highway in the West Adams-Baldwin Hills-Leimert Community Plan area and portions of the South Los Angeles and Southeast Los Angeles Community Plan areas.
See the ordinance by clicking here.