#21 McCarty School Comment: Question to Bella

I have asked this question but didn't get an answer. If your concern was with the safety of people using the building and codes adhered to for any school that was in the building.....why did the community not raise concerns over the nursery school and dance studio that were in the location for years prior to this school?

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#22 McCarty School Comment: answer from Bella

From Bella Re the dance studio, the first I heard of it was after it was gone. Knowing now what seems to be the code, my guess is that it would not be a permitted use, and had I known about it, I would have reported it. Re the nursery…

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#23 McCarty School Comment: response to Bella 2

"Re the dance studio, the first I heard of it was after it was gone." But many other people in the community who went after the school left the dance studio alone. Which speaks to the real reason that the school was targeted. You didn't want their population in…

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#24 McCarty School Comment: Attorney Response

From Haig Ashikian Initially I want to thank those who have taken the time to voice their concerns here, I am the attorney for McCarty and Save Our Future. I am in the process of reading all of the posts here and I will be drafting a response to all of the concerns that have been expressed no later than friday.

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#25 McCarty School Comment: Lawyers info posted this week

Had a long discussion with Save Our Future's lawyer last night (see following comment) regarding the many comments that have been posted in response to the information in the Wesson article regarding the Youthbuild Charter school at Mcarty Hall. Very informative. He will be addressing all the codes and the…

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#26 McCarty School CommentAnother opinion in the mix

From "Resident" The following opinion refers to various responses by Dianne Lawrence to issues pertaining to the charter school at the McCarty Church. The CD-10 has been maligned again; and new, reputation-damaging, and possibly even career ending allegations, if true, have been made about the City’s civil servants. This does…

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#27 McCarty School Comment: whew

Dear Resident Thank you for posting your opinion and if you have read all the comments you will find that the McCarty church lawyer will be addressing all of the issues you and others have brought up. Which is why I appreciate you taking the time to lay out your…

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#28 McCarty School Comment: McCarty and Save our Future

From Haig Ashikian Initially I would like to thank all the people that have been addressing these issues in this forum. I believe that the concerns raised here have brought some understanding to the issues involved and I would invite any residents to come and meet with myself and/or the…

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#29: McCarty School Comments: A Resident's response to Mr Ashikian

From "Resident" Dear Mr Ashikian Thank you for the reasonable tone of your post, and for the recognition that this is about what the Los Angeles codes require. Codes are complex instruments, and views about them may differ. Nothing wrong there, and everyone is entitled to make his or her…

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Response #30: McCarty School Comments: Editors response to "resident"

Not sure what kind of substantiation “resident” requires. Two people reported that a city agent told them that someone from CD10 called and told the office to stop assisting Save Our Future’s effort to move forward in securing permits. I personally have had city agents tell me that they do…

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