Archive for January, 2018

Who is State Senator Scott Wiener of San Francisco?

Who is State Senator Scott Wiener of San Francisco?

| January 25, 2018 | 2 Comments

Why does he know so much more than anybody else about zoning and land use in historic Mid-Wilshire Los Angeles? Sen. Wiener, 47, is a lawyer and former member of the Board of Supervisors for the City and County of San Francisco. He was elected to the State Senate to represent San Francisco, Daly City, […]

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Girl Scout cookies will be sold on Larchmont Blvd.

Girl Scout cookies will be sold on Larchmont Blvd.

| January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Samoas, Thin Mints, Tagalongs — everyone has a favorite Girl Scout cookie. Get your favorite from door-to-door sales beginning on Sun., Jan. 28, with booth storefronts starting on Thurs., Feb. 9, and lasting until Mar. 11. Girl Scout troops, including St. James’-based Troops 1125 and 2115, will begin selling cookies around the neighborhood in front […]

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Home Ground: ‘Walter Hopps Hopps Hopps’ and the making of L.A.’s contemporary art scene

Home Ground: ‘Walter Hopps Hopps Hopps’ and the making of L.A.’s contemporary art scene

| January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Three point six miles separate Larchmont Boulevard and 736 La Cienega Blvd. My computer computes that this trip along Melrose Ave. would take, I suppose in some alternate universe, 15 minutes. In 1957, when the artist Ed Kienholz found “a big barnlike artist’s studio with high ceilings and whitewashed walls, in the back half of […]

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Police respond to concerns on crime activity

Police respond to concerns on crime activity

| January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

With residents feeling alarmed by recent increases in criminal activity, local divisions of the Los Angeles Police Department are taking additional measures to combat the problem. Speaking at the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council Jan. 10 board meeting, Wilshire Division senior lead officer Dave Cordova acknowledged a 10 percent increase in crime from last year.   […]

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Troop 10 celebrates its 103rd year, and its Eagle Scouts

Troop 10 celebrates its 103rd year, and its Eagle Scouts

| January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Boy Scouts Troop 10 is the oldest continuously sponsored troop in the nation. Founded in 1914, the St. James’ Episcopal Church chartered organization is celebrating its 103rd year, said scoutmaster Matt Rauchberg. Its 50 members come from a variety of schools and neighborhoods including Hancock Park, Larchmont Village, Windsor Square, Fremont Place and Koreatown. Schools include […]

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Traveling is not to be missed

Traveling is not to be missed

| January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

The reasons for travel take on many forms: adventure, exploration, to learn about different cultures, to visit family, to rejuvenate the soul, or just to lie on a beach with the love of your life. Whatever the reason may be, whether venturing 20 minutes or 5,000 miles from home, travel is essential. All inclusive For […]

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