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Hey Hollywood Farmers Market, PSYCH!! We're Just Gonna Put Up A Building There Instead

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The city, attempting to settle a parking dispute between the Los Angeles Film School and the Hollywood Farmers Market, was surprised to learn of the school's plans for major development at the intersection of Ivar and Selma where the market has been held every Sunday since 1991, reports the LA Times.

Two weeks ago at a meeting with the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce an official from the film school revealed plans for a large classroom building. Said Yussef Robb, who works for Los Angeles City Councilman Eric Garcetti,"That was the first we heard about it. We were shocked," notes the LA Times. A spokesman for the school remarked that the plans were theoretical and unrelated to the market location situation or the parking garage that launched a thousand tomatos.

Representatives from both sides have been meeting twice a month in an effort to quickly resolve the dispute before the 90-day extension of the market's street closure permit expires on April 12. Market reps did not comment on the film school building proposal, "other than to say it would not affect negotiations," reports the LA Times.