Archive for December, 2017

Residents seek answers to dry brook

Residents seek answers to dry brook

| December 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Brookside is perhaps best known for its namesake, a natural stream that flows through the neighborhood. But in recent months, local residents have raised an alarm about the brook’s health.     “Something is up,” says local real estate agent Richard Battaglia. “Within the past year the brook has dried up in places. Someone turned […]

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Christmas tree sales, prices ­up from years past

Christmas tree sales, prices ­up from years past

| December 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

By now the family Christmas tree may be on its way to being recycled or packed away until next year — and, like the end of the Hans Christian Andersen story — we all get a bit teary when saying goodbye to the cheerful holiday tradition until next year. The vacant lot at 568 N. […]

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McAvoy on Preservation: Resolve to create robust preservation planning in 2018

McAvoy on Preservation: Resolve to create robust preservation planning in 2018

| December 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

New Year’s resolutions are often aspirational, designed to create better versions of ourselves. Nevertheless, they can be motivational as well, a desire to resolve issues that we haven’t been able to bring to closure in the past. So, in the spirit of creating a better city in 2018, now be it resolved to: Plan better Work to include […]

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Whirlwind 40th year for St. Vincent Meals on Wheels

Whirlwind 40th year for St. Vincent Meals on Wheels

| December 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Since 1977, St. Vincent Meals on Wheels (MOW) has served homebound seniors in Los Angeles. The organization spent much of 2017 celebrating its 40th anniversary. Celebratory (and financially supportive) events were presented all last year. Spearheaded by MOW’s locally based support group, Cuisine à Roulettes, which was founded by Nelly Llanos Kilroy and other area […]

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Making it in Hollywood, with a little help from Larchmont

Making it in Hollywood, with a little help from Larchmont

| December 28, 2017 | 1 Comment

Scott Sedita and his eponymously named acting school this month celebrate two decades on Larchmont Blvd. You know the spot. On any given night, you can find a group of young, eager acting students standing outside the nondescript white office building — located at 526 N. Larchmont Blvd. — learning lines and rehearsing scenes. “I opened […]

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Restaurant and gourmet market to open this month

Restaurant and gourmet market to open this month

| December 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

At long last, the restaurant and gourmet market under construction at the north end of Larchmont Blvd. is ready to open its doors to the public. Le Petit Marché, located in the first floor commercial space of the LC Apartments at the corner of El Centro and Melrose, will open this month, according to publicist […]

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