Category Archives: Highlands Eldercare Project

Highlands Elder Care Appeal Funding Sought

(Editor’s note: There was a four-part series about the Highlands elder care project on Circling the News in 2018. Councilman Mike Bonin, who had received legal contributions from the developer, spoke to the Coastal Commission in July of that year. … Continue reading

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Three-Car Accident in Palisades Highlands

  There was a three-car accident around 1:15 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Palisades Drive and Vereda de la Montura in the Palisades Highlands, adjacent to the construction site for the eldercare facility. Two people were transported to the hospital. Residents … Continue reading

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Residents Question “No Parking” Sign at Highlands Eldercare Construction Site 

Several residents have now contacted Circling the News about the “No Parking” sign at Vereda de la Montura that applies Monday through Saturday, for construction of the eldercare facility at 1525 Palisades Drive. A reader initially sent Circling the News … Continue reading

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City, Annoyed by “Pesky” Appeals to Planning, Seeks to Hike Filing Fees

The L.A. City Administrative Office (CAO) is proposing an 18,000 percent increase in the cost of filing an appeal to the City Zoning Administrator from the current $89 to $16,097. The City Council’s Planning and Land Use Management Committee (PLUM) … Continue reading

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Highlands Eldercare Construction Has Resumed

Circling the News received the following notice sent to Tenants of the Miller Property on Palisades Drive on March 12: “The assisted living building construction will start up again Monday. The worst of the noise from drilling is over. On … Continue reading

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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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