Noisy Neighbor update-- Sheldon Moore is not their bldg. manager
- Hello, all! Thought I'd post here so I can reach everyone at once.
First, thanks for all the emails and information from everyone. What a great community!
Now, let's get down to brass tacks. A group of us went over and talked to the fellows who
live in that building and told them that we'd like for them to zip it. They were very nice
(USC Grad students-- I believe they're studying in Keg Stand Arts.) and said they'd simmer
down. That worked for about a week and last night they were up to their old antics. I
called Sheldon Moore, who many said was the manager of the building and he's not their
building manager. He manages the big building that's on Elmwood and Norton, on the E.
side of the street. It has many units. The building we're having problems with only has
one or two units and it's off the beaten path. You can't even see the building from the
street. Sheldon was lovely and advised me to do what you all said to do, which was to
reach out to the policeman assigned to our neighborhood. I emailed him but got an out-
of-the-office reply. I'll shoot him an email on Monday and go from there.
So that's the update. I'll be sure to keep everyone posted!
- Regarding the inconsiderate neighbors: if they are indeed graduate
students, and not undergrads, then one recourse is to take it to their
graduate advisers at USC. They're behaving like spoiled children, so
speak to the in loco parents. You'd have to get their names and their
fields of study. With that information, I can find out who their
444 N. Irving
Professor of French and Comparative Literature
Chair, Department of Comparative Literature
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0353