Archive for January, 2014

Critiquing open houses: confessions of a serial lookie loo

Critiquing open houses: confessions of a serial lookie loo

| January 31, 2014 | 2 Comments

By Renee Ridgeley, Guest Columnist I have a confession to make: every Sunday between 1 and 4 p.m., I sneak away from my cozy family life and roam the streets of Hancock Park, where I covet, fantasize and flirt with other people’s homes.  I’m an open-house junkie and “Guest Search” on themls.com will lead me […]

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Filming in the neighborhood reels in both cash and complaints

Filming in the neighborhood reels in both cash and complaints

| January 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Helene Seifer, Columnist It’s a familiar sight. A row of vans and equipment trucks signaling a film shoot in progress. Recently such a lineup was stationed outside Tony Filosa’s Highland Ave. home. “It was on my bucket list to one day be on a television show.”  And now the retired superior court commissioner is […]

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Real estate sales for December, 2013

Real estate sales for December, 2013

| January 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Real Estate Sales* Single family homes 553 S. Windsor Blvd. 128 N. June St. 368 S. Rimpau Blvd. 435 S. Rossmore Ave. 276 S. Windsor Blvd. 225 N. Norton Ave. 140 S. Larchmont Blvd. 112 N. Lucerne Blvd. 130 S. Citrus Ave. 408 N. Arden Blvd. 5016 Rosewood Ave. 949 S. Highland Ave. 815 S. […]

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Los Angeles Boy Scout Troop 10 seeks former members to attend its centennial celebration

Los Angeles Boy Scout Troop 10 seeks former members to attend its centennial celebration

| January 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Members of Troop 10 are seeking former Boy Scouts and adult leaders to celebrate the local group’s centennial May 3 at St. James’ Parish Hall.  The oldest continuously sponsored Boy Scout troop in the U.S., it is sponsored by St. James’ Episcopal Church, located at the corner of Wilshire Blvd. and St. Andrews Pl. Over […]

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Testing for cookbook ‘Sweet’ made good home cook into an excellent baker

Testing for cookbook ‘Sweet’ made good home cook into an excellent baker

| January 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Peggy Giffin cooks a lot. Known for her elaborate dinners, she and husband Bob Wyman, an attorney who writes for online food magazine “One for the Table,” are big foodies. “It’s our hobby and a large part of our lives,” said Giffin, one of four co-chairs on the food and wine committee at the Ebell […]

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Lucy’s El Adobe in 50th year serving families, celebrities

Lucy’s El Adobe in 50th year serving families, celebrities

| January 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s been a neighborhood hangout for 50 years, and on Tues., Feb. 11 the Casado family, owners of Lucy’s El Adobe at 5536 Melrose Ave., will host a benefit for St. Vincent Meals on Wheels to celebrate the milestone. Two days later, the restaurant is holding a fundraiser for Sister Servants of Mary. In May, […]

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