Tuesday, August 16, 2022

"Caruso touts support of Hollywood, while his firm battles studio expansion near the Grove"


“More recently,” he added, “their legal counsel made that threat directly to our legal counsel, suggesting that if we didn’t dramatically restrict our proposed use of the Grove Drive [which serves as an entrance to the shopping center’s parking structure], they would launch a public and aggressive community campaign, activating hundreds of community members and sowing opposition to our proposed modernization at the studio.”


[A Caruso representative] denied allegations that Caruso’s team threatened to wage a community campaign against the Television City proposal. But she confirmed that the company is worried about the impacts of the project


it raises questions about how Caruso, if elected, would respond to businesses whose activities are potentially at odds with his company’s interests.