Category Archives: Highlands Eldercare Project

Highlands Eldercare Construction Is Underway 

The controversial Palisades Highlands Eldercare project is underway, even though court cases have been filed over the size of the project, which is located on Palisades Drive in a very high fire severity zone. Developer Rony and Moshe Shram’s 64,646-sq.-ft. … Continue reading

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A Musing about Highlands Eldercare Facility Is Questioned by Readers:

A September 7 Circling the News musing included a drone photo that showed the amount of parkland that surrounds the Palisades Highlands and more specifically the area where the eldercare building is currently under construction. I wrote, “With wildfires ranging in … Continue reading

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Two New Appeals Filed over Highlands Eldercare Facility; Neighbors Stay Vigilant 

The Pacific Palisades Residents Association has asked the Second Court of Appeals to overturn a Superior Court Order denying PPRA’s appeal of the City’s approval of the eldercare project on Palisades Drive and Vereda de la Montana. On August 18, two … Continue reading

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Construction Noise, Lack of Parking Has Upset Neighbors of Highlands Eldercare Building

Construction noise at the four-story, 64,646-sq.-ft. eldercare facility at 1525 Palisades Drive, which will have a 280-ft.-long retaining wall, has upset neighbors. On August 5, Joe Cirillo, property manager of the Palisades Highlands Community Center just below the eldercare site, sent a second … Continue reading

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Residents Grill Bonin about Highlands Eldercare Facility during PPCC Meeting on Zoom

About half of the 75 people watching the Pacific Palisades Community Council meeting on Zoom on July 23 had questions about the proposed Eldercare building at 1525 Palisades Dr. in the Highlands. Resident Harris Leven asked Councilman Mike Bonin if … Continue reading

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Emails Reveal City Officials Knew Proposed Highlands Eldercare Facility Was Too Large by Code

Emails obtained by Circling the News reveal that City officials know the proposed eldercare facility in the Highlands was too large per City code. The proposed 64,646 sq. ft. building should be no larger than 52,274 sq.ft. To determine the … Continue reading

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LETTER: Regarding the City Planning and Parking

For Jack in the Box and Highlands Eldercare I truly enjoyed reading your editorial / article in CTN #218 (August 20), particularly the quotes from Pacific Palisades Community Council Secretary Chris Spitz.  Editor’s note: the quote was “Spitz who sits … Continue reading

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