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Articles by: Community Organizer

Mount St. Mary’s Perpetuates Decades of Permit Violations

Mount St. Mary’s Perpetuates Decades of Permit Violations

BRENTWOOD COMMUNITY DEMANDS ANSWERS The Brentwood residentially-zoned community surrounding Mount St. Mary’s has long been suffering from the significant negative impacts of the University’s illegal and unpermitted activities.  Over the years, MSM has far exceeded its approved enrollment numbers and benefited from leasing out its facilities for commercial events in […]

by April 23, 2019
Archer Halts Massive Expansion

Archer Halts Massive Expansion

On Apr 13, 2019, Archer School for Girls held a grand opening for its completed North Wing renovation. The board postponed the remainder of its massive expansion and will not be building: 85,500 sq ft multi-story underground parking garage with space for 251 cars; 39,300 sq ft two-story Multipurpose Facility […]

by April 15, 2019
Brentwood School Construction Continues

Brentwood School Construction Continues

In June 2017, Brentwood School began construction of the first phase of its 30 Year Master Plan – New Middle School Building on the East Campus.  Sunset commuters cannot miss the massive structure going up at the corner of Sunset Blvd and Barrington Place.  The building is expected to be […]

by March 20, 2019
Mount St. Mary’s Out of Control Growth

Mount St. Mary’s Out of Control Growth

Community in Crisis Mount Saint Mary’s (MSM) opened its Chalon Campus in 1930 on a prominent ridge in the residentially zoned neighborhood of Bundy Canyon in the Santa Monica Mountains. The City issued permits for MSM to operate a small private girls College with a maximum of 500 students “for […]

by February 1, 2019
Sunset Coalition Opposes the Archer School for Girls Construction Plan

Koretz Loosens Restrictions for Hillside Development

Koretz Loosens Restrictions for Hillside Development Under Guise of Closing Loopholes Would Let Airbnbs, Hotels, Education and Cultural Institutions in Hillside Areas Avoid Size & Height Rules  Los Angeles, March 3, 2017 – Neighborhood activists are outraged that City Hall lawmakers created a huge loophole making it easier for Airbnbs, […]

by December 30, 2018