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Hello Supporters,

 Thank you for attending the Special SCNC meeting on Sept. 8.  The huge 350+ turnout had the desired impact on the Neighborhood Council boardmembers and on the owner’s representatives.  Not one attendee spoke in support of the owner’s project.


Important Next Steps:

 PLEASE click on this link :  Krekorian postcard, print it out, fill in the information, put in an envelope with stamp and then mail it to:


Studio City Residents Association (SCRA)

P.O.Box 1374

Studio City, CA 91614


*Only do so if you haven’t already filled out a postcard.  We’re collecting them to give to Councilmember Krekorian.  We must let him know we oppose the zone change at Weddington Golf and Tennis!


Thank you!!

The following link will direct you to the SCNC website and their response to the Studio City Living Center DEIR.

SCNC Response to DEIR

Click on the following link to view the handout prepared by Community Conservation Solutions.  This document highlights the impact that this project will have on our community and also provides key points that you should consider including in your letters opposing this project.  Impacts & How to Comment 2014-09-08

The following film clip showcases both the beauty of Weddington Golf & Tennis and its current plight.

We MUST protect this Open Space.

Click here to view :  Short Film showing Weddington Golf & Tennis


Youtube film courtesy of Amy Goodrich.



THURSDAY July 31, 2014

Thursday, July 31, the Los Angeles Planning Department issued the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for a 200 unit condominium development with a subterranean parking on the Weddington Golf and Tennis on Whitsett Ave. in Studio City.

The proposed project will demolish the existing 16 tennis courts to build the condominiums. The golf course, driving range, clubhouse, and other golf uses would be retained, with modifications.

PERMITS AND APPROVALS: The Project will require various approvals such as but not limited to:
• A General Plan Amendment from Open Space designation to Medium Residential on part of the site;
(Site is designed as Open Space in the City’s General Plan on land use for the Sherman Oaks-Studio City-Toluca Lake –Cahuenga Pass Community Plan)
• Conditional Use Permits for the golf uses and alcohol sales;
• Zone Variance for various golf elements;
• Zone Change from A 1-1XL to R3-1; (Agricultural to Residential)
• Building Line Removal; a Site Plan Review for the residential uses;
• Excavation, demolition, grading, revocable/encroachment, haul route, and building permits; and any additional actions as may be deemed necessary or desirable.

The Draft EIR is also available online at the Department of City Planning’s website [http://planning.lacity.org (click on "Environmental" and then "Draft EIR")]. The Draft EIR can be purchased on cd-rom for $7.50 per copy. Contact the Department of City Planning at (818) 374-5067 to purchase one.

Click here to view the DEIR.

Click here to view an Urgent Message from the President of the SCRA.

The review period for the Draft EIR began on July 31, 2014, and ends on September 30, 2014. To submit comments regarding the Draft EIR using the Sample Letter, please click here to view and edit the letter.  SAMPLE LETTER

If you chose not to use the Sample Letter, when submitting your comments, please reference the file numbers:
ENV-2001-1196-EIR  /   State Clearinghouse No.: 2002031028
and submit by letter or e-mail, in writing, by 4:00 P.M. on September 30, 2014.

Please direct your comments to: Adam Villani
City of Los Angeles Department of City Planning 6262 Van Nuys Blvd., Room 351
Van Nuys, CA 91401 Fax: (818) 374-5070
E-mail: adam.villani@lacity.org

We strongly encourage you to send a copy of your comments to both Councilmember Paul Krekorian and Mayor Eric Garcetti.

To copy Councilmember Paul Krekorian:

Council District 2 (CD2)
City Hall
200 N. Spring Street, Room 475
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Telephone: 213-473-7002
Fax: 213-680-7895

E-mail: Councilmember.Krekorian@lacity.org

To copy Mayor Eric Garcetti :

City Hall
200 N. Spring Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Telephone: 213-978-0600

E-mail: mayor.garcetti@lacity.org