Tag: AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Community Comment

Community Comment

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Yes” for preservation. “No” for a construction moratorium. For more than a year, this newspaper has covered Michael Weinstein’s AIDS Healthcare Foundation proposal to stop construction of the building across from the foundation’s own high-rise offices on Sunset Blvd., and, in so doing, stop construction near subway stations and many other parts of Los Angeles […]

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Is Measure ‘S’ all about saving a view?

Is Measure ‘S’ all about saving a view?

| January 26, 2017 | 6 Comments

  Guest writer articles advocating “yes” and “no” on Measure S can be found on the front page at: http://issuu.com/larchmontchronicle/docs/lc_02_2017.   Is the Measure S ballot initiative that would halt much construction for two years citywide, and that is going to the voters in March, really just about a powerful executive trying to protect the […]

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City Hall opponents gather at local school

City Hall opponents gather at local school

| December 1, 2016 | 1 Comment

The flyer advertising the Sat., Nov. 18, two-hour meeting to be held at Third St. School asked attendees to “Share Your Experiences Fighting City Hall & Developers,” and that certainly took place. Vociferous complaints were directed at spot-zoning, small-lot subdivisions and political fundraising. (Cited repeatedly was the recent “Los Angeles Times” story concerning Torrance-based real […]

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Architects oppose city moratorium; one initiative postponed

Architects oppose city moratorium; one initiative postponed

| March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

Members of the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) gathered downtown March 8 to discuss the potential negative impacts of two proposed ballot initiatives. James Auld, a partner at the architecture firm Altoon Partners—the evening’s host—opened the meeting and thanked more than 30 architects, city planners and neighborhood activists for coming […]

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Petition for construction moratorium moves forward

Petition for construction moratorium moves forward

| January 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Los Angeles City Clerk’s office announced last month that it had approved for circulation the anti-development initiative sponsored by the California nonprofit 501(c)3 charitable organization, AIDS Healthcare Foundation. Jill Stewart, campaign director for the Coalition to Preserve L.A. (CPLA)—the political campaign in support of the “Neighborhood Integrity Initiative”—says her group has already begun gathering […]

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Petition for ballot initiative pits two visions of future Los Angeles skyline

Petition for ballot initiative pits two visions of future Los Angeles skyline

| December 31, 2015 | 1 Comment

Activists seek a ballot measure to block ‘mega’-development citywide. The complete 23-page petition and proposed initiative can be found here.  Disputes between property developers and community groups are a familiar headline in Los Angeles, but activists based in Hollywood seek to put the brakes on all building projects that require changes to city planning rules. […]

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