Archive for December, 2016

Measure ‘S’ lacks vision; city needs to grow humanely

Measure ‘S’ lacks vision; city needs to grow humanely

| December 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last month, the Larchmont Chronicle covered the meeting organized by construction moratorium proponents at Third St. School in Hancock Park. Responding to that article is the following guest column by Fred Mariscal, local resident and former member of the board of directors of the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council. I was originally interested to learn about […]

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BOULEVARD’S HOLIDAY WINNERS

BOULEVARD’S HOLIDAY WINNERS

| December 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Village Heights took the top prize. The Larchmont Blvd. shop has won three out of the past four years of the Boulevard Improvement District holiday window contest. Flicka children’s store was runner up; CH Boutique, Landis General Store and Landis Toys were close behind.

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Miracle Mile gets HPOZ go-ahead, barely

Miracle Mile gets HPOZ go-ahead, barely

| December 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

After years in the making, the City Planning Commission (CPC) gave Miracle Mile’s proposed Historic Preservation Overlay Zone an okay last month. “Indeed, we are happy that the CPC approved our HPOZ. We are on track to preserve our historic neighborhood,” said Ken Hixon, vice president of the Miracle Mile Residential Association. “Of course,” he […]

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St. Brendan students eat pizza, play games with Muslim kids

St. Brendan students eat pizza, play games with Muslim kids

| December 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Kindergarten students at St. Brendan School learned to “be a buddy, not a bully” last month by spending an afternoon interacting with students from a nearby Islamic elementary school. The event brought nearly 50 children together at the St. Brendan Catholic School — located at 238 S. Manhattan Pl. — to eat pizza and play […]

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Real Estate Sales

Real Estate Sales

| December 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Real Estate Sales* Single-family homes 357 Lorraine Blvd. 105 N. Rossmore Ave. 501 S. Rossmore Ave. 239 S. Van Ness Ave. 209 S. Wilton Pl. 112 S. Highland Ave. 116 S. Larchmont Blvd. 103 N. Norton Ave. 317 N. Gower St. 141 S. Citrus Ave. 649 S. Citrus Ave. 343 N. Citrus Ave. 228 S. […]

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Quigg files bankruptcy, leaving nine properties, $80+ million debt

Quigg files bankruptcy, leaving nine properties, $80+ million debt

| December 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nine entities associated with Canadian developer and recent Fremont Place and Windsor Square resident, Robert Quigg, have just filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection. That type of bankruptcy calls for the liquidation of all of the assets of the entity involved. Local residents became aware of the Canada native when he first came to town, […]

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