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Thursday's Scoop: San Vicente Project Redesign on Planning Commission Agenda

Commission will review a re-designed four-story, five-unit condominium project and provide comments to the City Council.

Greetings, and welcome to today's City Scoop. Here's what's happening Thursday in West Hollywood:

Planning Commission Meeting

A proposed four-story, five-unit condominium project slated for 1019 N. San Vicente Blvd. comes before the Commission this evening. On appeal, City Council reviewed the application April 4 when two residents spoke in opposition, saying the project was "too modern in design," according to the city report. Staff recommends the Commission consider all pertinent testimony and recommend that the Council approve the project based on the revised building design. The meeting is set for 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers.

Women’s History Month Banner Display

A display of banners that commemorate famous American women, civil rights leaders and women’s rights activists, including Jane Addams, Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Blackwell, Rachel Carson, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Rosa Parks, Oprah Winfrey and Harriet Tubman. Banners displayed throughout the month of March along Santa Monica Boulevard light poles between La Cienega and Crescent Heights.

Live Shows:

  • Naked Walrus, The Seems, Wesley Avery, Enjulliet, W.O.M. - at 7:15 p.m.
  • Emerging Comics with Matt Taylor - , Main Room at 8 p.m.
  • Rick Ortiz presents Best Of Reggae/ Ska - at 8 p.m.
  • Purple Melon, The Young Royals, Taylow Locke & The Roughs, The Cannoneers - at 8 p.m.
  • After Glow, The Aeons, Just Genetics - at 8 p.m.
  • El DeBarge, Wil-Key - at 8:30 p.m.
  • 16 Comics - , Original Room at 9 p.m.
  • Emerging Comics with Matt Taylor - , Main Room at 10 p.m.

Also Today: The Rattling Wall Release

Book Soup is celebrating the second issue of literary journal The Rattling Wall at 7 p.m. The group event will feature Katie Arnoldi, Helena Lipstadt, Lou Mathews and Michelle Meyering. Issue 2 costs $18.95.

The Forecast: Mostly Sunny

The National Weather Service predicts mostly sunny, with a high near 66 and a low around 47. Santa Ana wind will bring gusty northeast winds to the Los Angeles area, according to the weather service. 

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Lynn Russell March 03, 2012 at 06:37 AM
Will certainly be a handsome addition to a street that has no real direction below Sunset. Perhaps the architect will inspire other property owners to make aesthetic improvements to their properties on this major street.

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