Patrick Soon-Shiong House: Brentwood Residents Outraged By LA Billionaire's Building Project

Sep 05, 2010 | Updated May 25, 2011

Tucked between Sunset and San Vicente boulevards lies a leafy Brentwood neighborhood whose ranch homes, driveway basketball hoops and occasional picket fence are a far cry from the nearby luxe enclaves of Bel-Air and Beverly Park.

Yet this tract of upper-middle-class Los Angeles is in the midst of a change -- a heightened version of the transformation that has turned other parts of the Westside from neighborhoods that were once merely prosperous into playgrounds for the superrich.