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The Hollywood Fault Is on the Move – Updated July 2nd 2015

A 1.2 magnitude earthquake occurred on the Hollywood Fault this morning, June 28, 2015 at 9:52 AM, one mile northeast of the Millennium Hollywood project site. Official report from the Southern California Earthquake Data Center: http://scedc.caltech.edu/recent/Quakes/ci37193015.html   The Hollywood Fault tilts to the north as…

Residents and Developers – A World Apart

There was a fascinating debate recently on KCRW’s Which Way L.A., moderated by Warren Olney. The disparity between residents and developers is shown in the following quotes from developer Mott Smith and our community-advocacy attorney, Robert P. Silverstein. “A recent study … looked at Environmental…

Developers Worry California Ruling Could Dent Building

Dear Friends, Please see this May 26, 2015 Wall St. Journal article about our Millennium battle. “If you are doing development within any proximity to a freeway-which includes a great deal of development in Los Angeles-you’re now going to have to consider Caltrans in your process…

How the Law Can Help Communities – An Audio Recording

If you were not able to attend the live speech last weekend, please listen to this powerful presentation!  

A Chance To Hear Robert Silverstein, Esq. – Saturday May 9, 2015 at 10 AM – Hollywood Presbyterian Church

This will be a great opportunity to hear Robert Silverstein, Esq., the attorney for Save Residential Hollywood, Inc. Most recently, he has been successful in fighting developers in connection with The Millennium, the violation of permits by the Spaghetti Factory and Target Hollywood attempting to…

Millennium Loses Battle in Court

By Jonathan Van Dyke, 5/07/2015 Judge invalidates EIR for controversial Hollywood project The long and winding story of the Millennium Hollywood took another twist last Thursday when a judge issued a ruling to halt the $1 billion project, likely forcing the developer to go back…

Judge says NO to Millennium!

Today the Hollywood Community won an important victory reaffirming the ability of the people to direct the future development of Hollywood. We have demonstrated to our elected officials and to the City Planning Department that they will not be allowed to impose upon us the…

Millennium Trial Postponed 10 Days; Nepal Earthquake Sets Backdrop

On Saturday, April 25, the devastation that comes from massive earthquakes was on front pages around the world. A 7.8 near-surface quake hit rural Nepal resulting in thousands dead. The implication is clear for us living in a dense urban area near the surface-rupture Hollywood Fault…

Seismological Society of America Tours Hollywood Fault

The Seismological Society of America just last Thursday, April 23, concluded its annual meeting in Pasadena. On Friday, April 24, USC geology professor Dr. James Dolan led a field trip of the Hollywood Fault for the attendees. http://www.seismosoc.org/meetings/2015/fieldtrips.php Here is the field trip guide: http://www.seismosoc.org/meetings/2015/SSA15_FTGuideFinal2.pdf…

Update – Trial postponed to April 30th, 2015 at 9:30 a.m.

A day before the trail was to take place, communication came that the trial was postponed and a new date will be April 30th, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. in Dept. 85, the Hon. James C. Chalfant.  This gives us a little (but not much) time to…