Category Archives: Real Estate

Hearing Involving Highlands Eldercare Facility Will Begin March 12

An important and interesting hearing is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. on Thursday, March 12, in the L.A. County Superior Court in Norwalk. The hearing will pit the Pacific Palisades Residents Association, Inc. (PPRA) against the City of Los … Continue reading

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Renovation Plans for 881 Alma Real Building Win Approval from Design Review Board 

The four-story professional building at 881 Alma Real (across from Ralphs), which was built in 1981, will undergo renovations. Plans for the 89,755-sq.ft. building were presented at the Design Review Board meeting on February 26, held at the Palisades-Malibu YMCA. … Continue reading

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PPCC Board Responds to Four-Home Project at 1270 Marinette; Existing Retaining Wall Is Illegal, Says Resident

Circling the News ran a hearing notice for a 1270 Marinette Road project (adjacent to Will Rogers State Park, via upper Chautauqua), which will be held tomorrow, Thursday, February 27, at Los Angeles City Hall. An existing 96,612-sq.-ft. lot will be … Continue reading

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Part 2: The Controversial Magur Residential Deck Above Potrero Canyon Reveals Uneven Enforcement

After witnessing the numerous walls and other structures facing into Potrero Canyon Park, Commissioner Esther Margulies admitted at a L.A. Westside Planning Commission hearing on February 4 that “Screening is not working. Enforcement is not the City’s forte.” It seemed that … Continue reading

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Eight Proposed Homes on Marquette to Go Before PLUM Committee Tuesday

The L.A. City Council’s Planning and Land Use Management Committee (PLUM) meeting regarding the Marquette development will be held at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow, February 25, in room 340 at City Hall. At issue are eight houses that developer Cosimo Pizzulli, … Continue reading

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Controversy: The Magurs Built a Deck Above Potrero Because They Had Permits, Then the City Backtracked

What if you received a Coastal Exemption Permit from the City of L.A. Planning Department in early 2016 to build a covered porch (that nestles against your house) and then in early 2017 you received another Coastal Exemption Permit for … Continue reading

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Hearing Will Be Held for 1270 Marinette Road (near Will Rogers State Park)

A hearing will be held at 10:40 a.m. on Thursday, February 27, at Los Angeles City Hall, Room 1070, for a proposed housing project at 1270 Marinette Rd, which abuts Will Rogers State Historic Park. (Case No: VTT-73423 and CEQA … Continue reading

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Leland Ford Announces that Anawalt Lumber Will Open a Hardware Store in the Palisades

The Ford family, which owns the property that encompasses Ralphs, Palisades Car Wash, Pharmaca and the former Norris Hardware, has jointly announced with the Anawalt Lumber Company that Anawalt will go into part of the Norris space. According to a … Continue reading

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Legion Will Try to Buy Zorensky’s Sunset/La Cruz Property; Critics Fear This Could Undermine Post 283’s Benevolence

As announced by Circling the News in November, longtime Pacific Palisades commercial real estate owner Elliott Zorensky is selling his property on Sunset (15220-15240) and La Cruz (15230-15234). His tenants include Wells Fargo Bank and Palisades Garden Café. Ronald Reagan … Continue reading

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Coastal Hearing Scheduled for Proposed Single-Family Mansion at 405 Puerto Del Mar

  A Coastal Commission hearing for 405 Puerto Del Mar, located on the Asilomar bluffs, is scheduled for 9 a.m. Wednesday, February 12, at Long Beach City Hall, 411 West Ocean Blvd. According to the notice, the Commission will hear … Continue reading

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