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Court Backs Cell-Tower Haters

Aesthetics a valid reason for town to deny permission, Calif. judges say

(Newser) - Ghastly cell towers are proving to be little match for vista-loving communities: Palos Verdes Estates, a wealthy enclave near Los Angeles, took Sprint to court over proposed towers—and won, as have a number of other California towns. “You want cell coverage, but you also want beauty,” a... More »

Beverly Hills Turf War Splits Wealthy Residents

Residents of ritzy enclaves head to court over access, upkeep fees

(Newser) - A turf war has broken out between two upscale Beverly Hills enclaves, home to the likes of movie mogul Sumner Redstone and basketball legend Magic Johnson, the Los Angeles Business Journal reports. Residents of North Beverly Park got fed up with nannies and other employees of their South Beverly Park... More »

For Sale: Brit's $7.9M Breakdown Palace

Beverly Hills estate famous site of crazy scenes

(Newser) - Pop tart Britney Spears has put her six-bedroom Beverly Hills home on the market for $7.9 million, and you can almost hear champagne corks pop as neighbors rejoice, reports the Los Angeles Times. The manse, with mosaic tile floors, pool and spa, has been the site of paparazzi mob... More »

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