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barney desimone commented on Orli Belman's blog post California Supreme Court Denies Neighbor's For Smart Rail's Expo Line Petition
"http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/354734/regionalism-obamas-quiet-anti-suburban-revolution-stanley-kurtz ; Why opponents can't get any traction. The fix is in. This is just the beginning. "
Aug 14, 2013
barney desimone commented on Orli Belman's blog post A Plea For a Westside Transportation/Land Use Plan
"Why the Casden Development is unstoppable, ditto the Expo and massive buildings at the Palms station, at Olympic and Bundy and Lincoln & Colorado in Santa Monica. The Millennium Towers in Hollywood along the subway is another. Westwood will…"
Aug 14, 2013
barney desimone commented on barney desimone's blog post Casden Development Pico and Sepulveda
"That's a nice piece of misinformation, but this has been researched too completely, including owning all of the source documents. Please explain why language and even the building plans themselves are the same in London, Washington DC and…"
Aug 12, 2013
Dylan commented on barney desimone's blog post Casden Development Pico and Sepulveda
"Barney Desimone said: "Go to Wikipedia and look up Agenda 21." I did. Here is an article which explains this…"
Aug 12, 2013
barney desimone commented on Orli Belman's blog post A Plea For a Westside Transportation/Land Use Plan
Aug 9, 2013
barney desimone commented on Calla Wiemer's blog post Bike Safety for Westwood Blvd
"Please track and report on the number of accidents with bikes after the lanes go in. It's the least you can do after advocating for them. It's about time that riders using our streets start carrying insurance. If they don't own a car…"
May 19, 2013
barney desimone commented on Orli Belman's blog post A Plea For a Westside Transportation/Land Use Plan
"http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/312807/burn-down-suburbs-stanley-kurtz  Expo, and the Massive dense 638 unit Casden WLA Develoment? It's just being realized by suburbanites that their Prop 30 tax dollars are not going to their…"
Apr 13, 2013
barney desimone commented on Orli Belman's blog post CA Supreme Court Set to Hear Neighbors for Smart Rail Lawsuit on May 7
"Absolutely not, John. Your non sequitur only. Do not ascribe thoughts to others just because they occur in your mind. If they originate there, you own them. Intellectual violence is not acceptable either. Let's keep the argument to the original…"
Apr 12, 2013
barney desimone commented on Orli Belman's blog post CA Supreme Court Set to Hear Neighbors for Smart Rail Lawsuit on May 7
"Your characterization, John. Let's make that clear. Shall we try and keep this discussion civil?"
Apr 11, 2013
barney desimone commented on Orli Belman's blog post CA Supreme Court Set to Hear Neighbors for Smart Rail Lawsuit on May 7
"The traffic is already terrible on Overland for one thing. Then there's the Overland Av school right next to the tracks and the station a block away on Westwood. Who will be stepping off of that train? WIll the kids be endangered? The L A Metro…"
Apr 10, 2013
barney desimone commented on barney desimone's blog post Casden Development Pico and Sepulveda
"I had read that the plan was for 500+ units and after community input it went up to 638. There's a long history of poor outreach for local input all over L.A and especially in WLA. I can't think of one major development that has been…"
Mar 21, 2013
Barbara Broide commented on barney desimone's blog post Casden Development Pico and Sepulveda
"The project is just TOOOO big and high for this area.  The size, height and density are completely out of scale with the community.  In short, it needs to go back to the drawing board.  Everyone knows it.  Casden will push as…"
Mar 21, 2013
barney desimone commented on barney desimone's blog post Casden Development Pico and Sepulveda
"The whole concept is to kill the car and force people to walk or bike. They would prefer people not leave the building if possible. When the HOA's fought the Expo crossings at grade on Overland and Westwood that should have been a message.…"
Mar 19, 2013
Barbara Broide commented on barney desimone's blog post Casden Development Pico and Sepulveda
"The Casden project is completely out of scale with the neighborhood and requires a zone change, City General Plan change AND a community plan change.  They also need to gain access across the EXPO right-of-way in order to have enough access,…"
Mar 19, 2013
barney desimone commented on barney desimone's blog post Casden Development Pico and Sepulveda
"I have no doubt that it will go through. The neighborhood Councils with good financial backing  fought the Expo Line and lost. Once that happened all of the rest follows as a matter of course. These giant developments at the station sites are…"
Mar 16, 2013
michael derek mccoy commented on barney desimone's blog post Casden Development Pico and Sepulveda
"I'm afraid this development will go through.  Big developments are occurring all around the Los Angeles area."
Mar 15, 2013

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A little about me:
I grew up on Esther Av. Our house is still there for rent.
I'm in Rancho Park because
I have fun here
Rancho Park flavor is best at
Junior's
Play time in Rancho Park is best at
apple pan
My Rancho Park style comes from
Cheviot pool
My favorite place in Rancho Park is:
norm's
Growing up in Rancho Park, I remember:
Pico Drug, Scott's, Picwood theatre and bowling alley, Smith's Sporting Goods, Rancho Park pool. Notre Dame Academy, Palms Park, the tracks, Drug Kink, JJ Newberry, May Co.
I found RanchoParkOnline because of:
WLA facebook

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Casden Development Pico and Sepulveda

Posted on March 13, 2013 at 12:31am 8 Comments

http://casdenwestla.com/photos/   Surf around on Casden West LA's site and see what 631 units will look like along with an overhead EXPO Station. The whole character of our town will change from suburban to urban. These "transit oriented developments ( TOD ) are our future if we don't fight them.

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