Archive for July, 2014

Landmark Chandler estate sells for $9.5 million

Landmark Chandler estate sells for $9.5 million

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

The sale of the landmark home on Lorraine Blvd.  home in Windsor Square for $9.5 million (listed for  $10.6 mllion) marks one of the highest-priced transactions in the area. The home was one of the first to be built in the neighborhood which was being promoted as “an ideal location for the permanent residence of […]

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Local nurse marks 20 years with mobile care unit

Local nurse marks 20 years with mobile care unit

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

During her first trip to a public housing development, Michele Rigsby Pauley discovered five-year-old children there had never been immunized because the clinic down the road sat in rival gang territory. Suddenly, the need for a mobile health unit became crystal clear. “I am very proud that I can be a part of something that’s […]

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Part-time job as a teen led to Vine American ownership

Part-time job as a teen led to Vine American ownership

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

If it seems that we just covered the story of the Vine American party store’s 75th anniversary, you would be wrong. That was five long years ago. Now, as we move into the store’s 80th year, we can officially confirm that time waits for no one. Vine American opened its doors in 1934, providing tents, […]

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Larchmont Bungalow seeks zone change after five years of legal battles

Larchmont Bungalow seeks zone change after five years of legal battles

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After almost five years of legal battles, the owner of the Larchmont Bungalow seeks a zone change to turn the licensed take-out into a restaurant. Albert Mizrahi, owner, is also requesting a liquor license for the eatery at 107 N. Larchmont Blvd. Since opening in 2009, the Bungalow has operated without a permit after the […]

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LACMA wing over Wilshire is so ‘L.A.’

LACMA wing over Wilshire is so ‘L.A.’

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

A recently released design aimed to transform the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and extend a wing across Wilshire Blvd. “is brilliant,” says architect Douglas Meyer, Windsor Square. “It is an iconic building that is so L.A. and so inviting and memorable and every other adjective you want to throw at it.” Preliminary plans call […]

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Turn nature’s leftovers in your yard into a party or ‘fruitanthropy’

Turn nature’s leftovers in your yard into a party or ‘fruitanthropy’

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tired of watching overripe bits drop to the ground in a gloppy mess? Here are some ideas on making the most of your bountiful backyard fruit trees. For the family Donick Cary and Kim Huffman of Rossmore Ave. enjoy a mulberry tree that the previous homeowner planted to the summertime delight of silkworms and local […]

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