Sheri Bonstelle’s article “Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro – My Trek to the Roof of Africa,” along with photos by Maurice Oktech, were published in the April 2018 issue of Monticello, the quarterly journal of the Jefferson Society of Attorney-Architects.
JMBM Development Rights Newsletter Spring 2011 JMBM Proposes Amendments to CEQA To view this article as a pdf, click here. JMBM’s land use attorneys partnered with the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, including its developer members, to draft amendments to the California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”) (Public Resources Code, Division 13, Sections 21000 et al) that […]
JMBM Development Rights Newsletter Fall 2010 Update: Los Angeles City Council Approves Ban on New Supergraphics in Hollywood The right to install a supergraphic on a side of a building in Hollywood has been an ongoing struggle between owners and the City for years. The attorneys at JMBM have extensive experience in representing hotel owners […]
UPDATE: Hollywood Hotel Receives L.A. City Council Approval As reported in our last edition of “Development Rights,” JMBM land use attorney Sheri Bonstelle represented client Jeffrey Records, chairman and CEO of Mid First Bank, in gaining approval from the Los Angeles City Planning Commission for a new luxury boutique hotel in the historic Security Pacific […]
Signs are on the minds of elected officials, government agencies and neighborhood groups in every community of Los Angeles as the City seeks to overhaul its Citywide and Hollywood sign codes this year in response to multiple lawsuits from sign companies and property owners, and outcry from residents. On May 26, 2009, the Los Angeles […]