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City Council OKs Verdugo Hills housing project

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week Greuel, who had initially opposed the project before negotiating the open-space component, acknowledged that community concerns made it one of the most challenging issues she has faced. Project opponents said after the vote that they will discuss their remaining options, including a possible lawsuit, with neighborhood groups. “You can’t do a lawsuit without a lot of public support and a lot of money, so we have to listen to what people say,” said Steve Crouch, a representative of the grass-roots Canyon Area Preservation. Critics voiced concern that their input had not been adequately considered by the city, and that the agreement could be changed in the future to allow more houses to be built. “These actions erode our community’s character,” said Julianne Maurseth of the Foothill Area League of Conservation Organizations & Neighbors. But some area residents spoke in favor of the project, including Fritz Bronner of Lake View Terrace. “This is a unique opportunity to preserve open space,” he said. — Dan Laidman, (213) 978-0390 dan.laidman@dailynews.com160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! The Los Angeles City Council approved a Verdugo Hills housing development today, deciding that a compromise to preserve hundreds of acres of open space outweighed neighbors’ concerns. The unanimous council vote followed years of controversy and revisions to the Canyon Hills project, which calls for 221 houses on the north side of the 210 freeway in Sunland. A plan to dedicate an additional 608 acres as public space appeared to win over councilmembers. “The community demanded that this precious space be preserved and I believe that this is the best possible way to guarantee that result,” said Councilwoman Wendy Greuel, who represents the area. last_img read more

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