Application for conditional use permit to allow sale of beer & wine for off-site consumption at existing cigar store to be converted to convenience store. PICO NC voted to oppose. More than 200 stakeholders signed online petition in opposition. At June 21 hearing, Land Use Chair, Council Office, and stakeholders expressed opposition; LAPD submitted letter of concern. A letter of determination disseminated by Zoning Administrator on Dec 19, indicating approval. Appeal filed by PICO NC stakeholders Dec 23. This is the appeal hearing.