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Take outs cited for tables, chairs on Larchmont Blvd.

Take outs cited for tables, chairs on Larchmont Blvd.

Several takeouts on Larchmont Blvd. were recently cited for having tables and chairs, a fall-out from the city’s legal dealings with the Larchmont Bungalow, said Tom Kneafsey, owner of the building that is home to Jamba Juice, one of the businesses fined. While coffee shops and other licensed take-outs have had seating for years, their […]

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PHOTO: Burglary suspects at large

PHOTO: Burglary suspects at large

Two suspects broke into a residence in the 600 block of Mansfield Ave. on Sun., March 1, around 10 a.m. The victim reports the two suspects parked in front of the home and knocked on the door. When the homeowner did not answer, the suspects went into the backyard. As the victim watched on security […]

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Right turn only signs to ease Rossmore traffic

Right turn only signs to ease Rossmore traffic

The city Dept. of Transportation has responded to community concerns and will restrict westbound traffic on Clinton St. to right turn only onto Rossmore Ave. The change is designed to reduce accidents at the Clinton/Rossmore intersection. LADOT also will place signs alerting motorists to the curve going north on Rossmore south of Melrose. A right […]

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Stopgap on tear downs to go back to PLUM

Stopgap on tear downs to go back to PLUM

An interim control ordinance aimed to halt teardowns in Miracle Mile, Larchmont Heights and the La Brea Hancock Neighborhood was put on hold Feb. 24 by the city Planning and Land Use Management Committee. The committee heard public comments from council members, residents and other representatives of the 14 areas that would be protected under […]

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Backyard chicken raising has come home to roost

Backyard chicken raising has come home to roost

Backyard Chickens aren’t just for farms anymore. A recent email chain sent out to Hancock Park block captains had this subject line: “Chicken Wandering on 4th & Rimpau.” That was followed a couple weeks later with another neighborhood email: “Chicken hens on Hudson and 2nd. Pets?” No longer limited to farms and factories, backyard chickens […]

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Sports scene:  Athlete of Month, three-star players

Sports scene: Athlete of Month, three-star players

Twins Alex and Shea Copeland, respective stars of the Harvard-Westlake boys varsity basketball team and girls track and field squad, are headed for the Ivy League. A 6-3 senior guard for the Wolverines, Alex was averaging 25.7 points a game in January and coming off a 40-point game against Alemany, when he was named “Athlete […]

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Stand-up series draws comedy talent

Stand-up series draws comedy talent

Did you hear the one about the British knight who started a comedy club in the middle of L.A.’s largest apartment complex? As they say in the world of stand-up: “True story!” The apartment complex is Park La Brea, the sprawling city-within-a-city. Once a month for the last three years the charming 100-seat Park La […]

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Art Deco Society hosts dance class, dinner at Ebell

Art Deco Society hosts dance class, dinner at Ebell

Learn dance styles of the 30s, then put them to use at a dinner dance on Sat., Feb. 14 sponsored by the Art Deco Society of Los Angeles at the Ebell Club, 743 S. Lucerne Ave. Walter Nelson will conduct a class on the fox trot, tango and waltz as well as a few jazzy […]

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Small business supporter lives in the best part of LA

Small business supporter lives in the best part of LA

When Los Angeles native Montrese Chandler returned from college in New York, she had a clear plan. “After graduating from Howard University in Washington D.C., I went to Parsons School for Design with the intention of pursuing jewelry-making and clothing design full-time. But when I returned to Los Angeles and settled in Marina Del Rey, […]

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Ramsay, Ryu in May runoff city council election

Ramsay, Ryu in May runoff city council election

Carolyn Ramsay is heading for a runoff election on Tues., May 19 following her first place finish for the Fourth District City Council seat in the March 3 election. Based on unofficial results from the City Clerk, the runoff will be between Carolyn Ramsay (2,911 votes) and David Ryu (2,776 votes). However, there only are […]

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Valentines speak of chance encounters, whirlwind romances

Valentines speak of chance encounters, whirlwind romances

Couple brought together by riots Jack Merrick is fond of saying that Rodney King brought he and his wife Margot—”the love of my life”—together. “It was under the duress of the curfew imposed after the L.A. riots that I had the bright idea to head to Palm Springs with some buddies,” he recalls. “Within three […]

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Boy inspires sporting goods drive for youth center

Boy inspires sporting goods drive for youth center

Taking note of the obsolete sports equipment that was piling up in the garage of his family’s Windsor Square home, St. Brendan fifth grader Hunter Campen had an idea. “There must be kids somewhere who could take advantage of this stuff we outgrow,” he told his Dad, Chase. “The conversation quickly grew from that to […]

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Real Estate Sales for January 2015

Real Estate Sales for January 2015

Real Estate Sales* Single family homes 133 S. Las Palmas Ave. 601 S. Windsor Blvd. 165 S. Hudson Ave. 126 Fremont Pl. 263 S. Muirfield Rd. 418 S. Arden Blvd. 315 N. McCadden Pl. 150 N. Gower St. 612 N. Las Palmas Ave. 823 S. Hudson Ave. 145 S. Arden Blvd. 245 N. Gower St. […]

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Older windows really are better in our neighborhood

Older windows really are better in our neighborhood

While new windows might be tempting with their slick surfaces and “green” marketing campaigns, think hard before throwing your old windows, well… out the window. If you live in an historic zone, you may not have a choice if it’s on the façade of your house. But this could be a good thing. Wood windows […]

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CIM airs plans for new homes at Farmers property

CIM airs plans for new homes at Farmers property

Brookside residents heard plans for the future of the Farmers Insurance 10-acre property from Clyde Wood and Johannes Van Tilburg, representing the CIM group, new owners of the property. The plans include converting the offices of the nine-story former headquarters building into 54 luxury condominiums, and erecting 65 single family homes and duplexes on the […]

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Tour landmarks of Sycamore Square

Tour landmarks of Sycamore Square

Sycamore Square often flies under the local radar, much less famous than its adjacent communities of Miracle Mile, Hancock Park and Brookside. A one-hour tour on Sun., Feb. 22 at 2 p.m. will introduce walkers to the neighborhood, which is bordered by Wilshire Blvd., Highland Ave., Olympic Blvd. and La Brea. The recent demolition of […]

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Take outs cited for tables, chairs on Larchmont Blvd.

Take outs cited for tables, chairs on Larchmont Blvd.

| March 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Several takeouts on Larchmont Blvd. were recently cited for having tables and chairs, a fall-out from the city’s legal dealings with the Larchmont Bungalow, said Tom Kneafsey, owner of the building that is home to Jamba Juice, one of the businesses fined. While coffee shops and other licensed take-outs have had seating for years, their […]

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PHOTO: Burglary suspects at large

PHOTO: Burglary suspects at large

| March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Two suspects broke into a residence in the 600 block of Mansfield Ave. on Sun., March 1, around 10 a.m. The victim reports the two suspects parked in front of the home and knocked on the door. When the homeowner did not answer, the suspects went into the backyard. As the victim watched on security […]

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Right turn only signs to ease Rossmore traffic

Right turn only signs to ease Rossmore traffic

| March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

The city Dept. of Transportation has responded to community concerns and will restrict westbound traffic on Clinton St. to right turn only onto Rossmore Ave. The change is designed to reduce accidents at the Clinton/Rossmore intersection. LADOT also will place signs alerting motorists to the curve going north on Rossmore south of Melrose. A right […]

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Stopgap on tear downs to go back to PLUM

Stopgap on tear downs to go back to PLUM

| March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

An interim control ordinance aimed to halt teardowns in Miracle Mile, Larchmont Heights and the La Brea Hancock Neighborhood was put on hold Feb. 24 by the city Planning and Land Use Management Committee. The committee heard public comments from council members, residents and other representatives of the 14 areas that would be protected under […]

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