Archive for July, 2016

Jill Bauman helps families exit homelessness with ‘Imagine’

Jill Bauman helps families exit homelessness with ‘Imagine’

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Jill Bauman is passionate about solving family homelessness. Seated in her art-lined and book-filled living room, Bauman recounts the road to becoming head of Imagine LA, the non-profit agency that is using creative methods to remedy the homeless dilemma. Born in Pasadena and raised in Santa Barbara, she briefly lived on June St. Bauman graduated […]

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‘Remarkable Women’ talk at Chevalier’s Books Aug. 24

‘Remarkable Women’ talk at Chevalier’s Books Aug. 24

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Marilyn Brant Chandler DeYoung will present a short illustrated talk about her book, “Remarkable Women of California,” at 6:30 p.m. on Wed., Aug. 24 at Chevalier’s Books at 126 N. Larchmont Blvd. Mrs. DeYoung will stay to sign books. For further information, call Chevalier’s at 323-465-1334. Several prominent local women grace the pages of new […]

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A look at some of the real estate options on Wilshire Boulevard

A look at some of the real estate options on Wilshire Boulevard

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

If you’ve passed the corner of Rimpau and Wilshire recently you will have noticed a new development springing up on the northwest side where a vacant lot used to be. This is, in fact, only one of several real estate options new to Wilshire Blvd. So to get an idea of what’s out there, the […]

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Metro is decking as Purple Line extends on Wilshire

Metro is decking as Purple Line extends on Wilshire

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Decking for the Wilshire / La Brea Purple Line station has been underway since June. Of the scheduled 22 weekends of street closures, 16 weekends remain. There will be no work over Labor Day weekend. At a project update meeting held on July 21 at the Petersen Automotive Museum, Metro officials and contractor representatives described […]

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‘Taste of Larchmont’ to celebrate Los Angeles Rams return

‘Taste of Larchmont’ to celebrate Los Angeles Rams return

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Can’t decide where to eat on Larchmont? Hope-Net has the answer. Sample food from 13 food establishments on the boulevard at the 24th annual “Taste of Larchmont” on Mon., Aug. 29 from 6 to 9 p.m. The theme, “Kickoff on Larchmont,” salutes the return of the Los Angeles Rams to the city and members of […]

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McMansion law revised; ‘compromise’ reached

McMansion law revised; ‘compromise’ reached

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

The City Planning Commission moved one big step forward last month to protect neighborhoods from more McMansions by approving amendments to the Baseline Mansionization Ordinance. A major part of the plan — counting the number of square feet of attached garages in allowable total floor area  — was the subject of a compromise. Proponents of […]

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