Archive for October, 2015

Buckland appointed to  Commission on Women, Girls

Buckland appointed to Commission on Women, Girls

| October 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Gov. Jerry Brown appointed Katie Buckland, Mullen Ave., to the California Commission on the Status of Women and Girls. The Writers Guild Foundation (WGF) executive director was appointed to the non-partisan state agency last month. The 17-member commission consists of seven Public Members who are appointed by the governor and confirmed by the state Senate. […]

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Immaculate Heart equestrian racks up the trophies

Immaculate Heart equestrian racks up the trophies

| October 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

At first glance, Alyce Bittar, standing at 4-feet 11 inches, might seem like a fragile waif. Quite the contrary, she’s a 14-year-old Immaculate Heart sophomore who is a powerhouse equestrian jumper. The riding world is taking notice. One year ago, Bittar debuted as the youngest rider at the Longines Masters Grand Slam—an international equestrian competition […]

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Local school gives aspiring sitcom actors an edge

Local school gives aspiring sitcom actors an edge

| October 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

An acting school is shaping the next generation of sitcom actors with a program that prepares students for auditions and live audiences. The Actors Comedy Studio (ACS), located at 7461 Beverly Blvd., is dedicated to fine-tuning the skills needed for working on a television sitcom. “What makes this program so unique is that it’s the […]

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Homeowners take action to warn residents of coyotes

Homeowners take action to warn residents of coyotes

| October 29, 2015 | 1 Comment

  Frustrated that city officials are doing little to protect pets and small children from increasing numbers of coyotes visiting and inhabiting the central part of the city, local homeowner associations are taking action. Neighborhood groups in Hancock Park, St. Andrews Square,Windsor Square and Windsor Village in mid-October began distributing and posting lawn signs that […]

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Brookside, Sycamore Square seek protection

Brookside, Sycamore Square seek protection

| October 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Two neighborhoods were given the okay to pursue an Interim Control Ordinance to prevent teardowns of homes in their areas by the city Planning and Land Use Management Committee (PLUM) last month. If approved, Brookside and Sycamore Square would be given the protection most likely this spring, said Tom Rothmann, city planner. A land use […]

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Civic leaders give median trees formal send-off

Civic leaders give median trees formal send-off

| October 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

An official farewell to the 82 trees to be removed from Wilshire Blvd. medians during Metro’s Purple Line Extension subway construction drew civic leaders to a ceremony at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art plaza in October. The historical landscape of Miracle Mile is undergoing a major transformation, said Lyn MacEwen Cohen, founder of […]

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