Pro-development union workers wore orange shirts and project opponents wore red to signal “stop” at the Thursday hearing.
The L.A. City Planning Commission on Thursday turned down the developer’s proposal for a 1,950-unit housing complex on Western Avenue, instructing staff to work with the developer and the community to make another recommendation in a few months. The key issue is the size of the development. City planners favor 775-886 units, while the developer is proposing 1,395.
View the news reports, pictures and analyses here:
Daily Breeze story and blog post with more quotes and “drama”
Los Angeles Times
Ponte Vista blog
Commentary by community leader Doug Epperhart