Archive for April, 2015

Miracle Mile Chamber forum covers present, future

Miracle Mile Chamber forum covers present, future

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

“The Miracle Mile, Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow” will be the theme of the Miracle Mile Chamber of Commerce Economic Forum on Wed., May 13 beginning at 11:30 a.m. The forum, at the El Rey Theatre, 5515 Wilshire Blvd., will feature a video and slide show, “The History of Wilshire Blvd.,” with Leslie Kendall, curator of […]

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Development on the LVNA meeting agenda May 12

Development on the LVNA meeting agenda May 12

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Property development and a potential Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ) are on the agenda when the Larchmont Village Neighborhood Association (LVNA) meets on Tues., May 12, at 7 p.m. The semi-annual meeting will be held in the auditorium of Van Ness Elementary School, 501 N. Van Ness Ave. Councilman Tom LaBonge and/or his field deputy […]

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Residents debate ‘copter noise, laud complaint system

Residents debate ‘copter noise, laud complaint system

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Residents are pleased to learn their complaints about helicopter noise will be addressed through the new Automated Complaint System (ACS). The ACS—which began operations on March 31—collects information to help identify patterns and trends in helicopter operations, and determine community reaction. Officials say the information gained will assist the development of noise abatement measures in […]

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John Welborne takes reins as Chronicle publisher, owner

John Welborne takes reins as Chronicle publisher, owner

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

For the first time in the 52 years since its founding in 1963, the Larchmont Chronicle has a new owner. On May 1, the ownership of the paper will be passed to lifelong resident, John H. Welborne. I could not be more pleased than to have John Welborne lead the next decades of the Chronicle. […]

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Sycamore Square on the road to historic preservation

Sycamore Square on the road to historic preservation

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Following on the heels of its neighbors, the Sycamore Square Neighborhood Association is poised to start the process to protect its area from McMansions. The group’s board voted last month to look into an Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ) to prevent further tear downs of single-family homes to be replaced with ones too large for […]

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7-Eleven? Not in their Sycamore neighborhood

7-Eleven? Not in their Sycamore neighborhood

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Schools and alcohol don’t mix, says the board of the Sycamore Square Neighborhood Association. Wilshire Crest Elementary and Yeshiva Gedolah High are within blocks of a proposed 24-hour, 7-Eleven at the north-east corner of Olympic Blvd. and La Brea Ave. Cathedral Chapel of St. Vibiana Church is less than half a block north on La […]

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