Re: your July 29 article (by Times Staff Writer Ted Johnson) in Calendar about Hermosa Beach residents' dislike of "90210" location shooting. I agree with the residents! Location shooting in other cities and states may be a novelty, but not here. For several years Toluca Lake was used as a back lot by several studios. These companies take over, blocking off streets, taking up blocks for equipment trucks, dressing room trailers, restroom trailers (honey wagons), people stomping over lawns, etc. They act privileged.
The studios used to work on back lots, but those have been sold for development or turned into amusement centers. Locations are disrupting to neighborhoods.
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