Archive for April, 2016

Los Angeles: growing up with character, density?

Los Angeles: growing up with character, density?

| April 28, 2016 | 1 Comment

As part of the Larchmont Chronicle’s continuing coverage of a proposed anti-growth ballot initiative that seeks to ban much construction in the City of Los Angeles for two years, the Chronicle is reprinting a thoughtful and relevant article on how the Los Angeles Conservancy is addressing this matter. The article, now edited slightly, first appeared […]

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Metro to start jet grouting on Wilshire Blvd.

Metro to start jet grouting on Wilshire Blvd.

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

We neighbors east of the under-construction Metro Purple Line subway station at Wilshire and La Brea may have thought we would not be seeing disruption on our parts of Wilshire Blvd. If we did think that, we were wrong! We’ll soon see “jet grouting” in the middle of Wilshire Blvd. in many blocks between La […]

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Larchmont: a village with the state’s first gourmet market

Larchmont: a village with the state’s first gourmet market

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

A pleasure of the last few months has been looking through Patricia Lombard’s “Images of America: Larchmont,” which was published last year. It reminds me that those of us privileged to live in this neighborhood are just the latest of the generations who have been grateful to have a village nearby. Our Sunday farmers market […]

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A change at El Cholo Café? It’s a ‘girth’ thing

A change at El Cholo Café? It’s a ‘girth’ thing

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

I recently had the chance to visit with former Windsor Square neighbor, Ron Salisbury. Once denizens on Lucerne Blvd. and participants in Wilshire Baseball, he, Darlene and their young son moved down to Newport Beach a number of years ago. Nevertheless, a longtime business relationship has Ron (and son Brendon, now 28) coming back to […]

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Meet Wilshire’s newest commanding officer

Meet Wilshire’s newest commanding officer

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Beautiful neighborhoods filled with long-term residents and some of the best senior lead officers in the city are just a couple of the reasons the newest commanding officer of the Wilshire Division is happy with his new assignment. Capt. Rolando Solano is a Los Angeles native and a 26-year veteran to the city’s police department. […]

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Bennett set to begin his first season at Ojai Music Festival

Bennett set to begin his first season at Ojai Music Festival

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Hancock Park and Ojai resident Jamie Bennett raves about his new job as president of the Ojai Music Festival, which celebrates its 70th year June 9 to 12. Set in an outdoor park in Ojai’s Libbey Bowl, the summertime, alfresco music series promises a broad range of music at accessible prices, says Bennett. The 1,500-seat […]

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