Archive for January, 2019

Report finds urban forest not valued by policymakers

Report finds urban forest not valued by policymakers

| January 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Hundreds of concerned residents and city staff members attended a presentation last month at City Hall to learn the first steps toward developing a citywide approach to improved urban forestry. Environmental consulting firm Dudek presented its findings and recommendations at the Dec. 4 event following a yearlong investigation into the City of Los Angeles’ programs, […]

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Imagine LA mentoring program turns 10

Imagine LA mentoring program turns 10

| January 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Imagine LA turned its offices into a winter wonderland for families and their mentors Dec. 8. Kids decorated stockings, cut dapper snowflakes and made candy treat bags. Parents collected wish list items and shopped in “boutiques.” Santa visited and carolers were also at the event of about 100 partygoers. Partners in the program included NGA […]

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Ladies’ professional golf to return to Wilshire Country Club in April

Ladies’ professional golf to return to Wilshire Country Club in April

| January 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Ladies’ Professional Golf Association (LPGA) will return to the Wilshire Country Club April 22 to 28, 2019. The tournament will feature 144 of the world’s best female professionals competing over four rounds of golf for a share of the $1.5 million purse. Last year, locals were among the thousands of spectators to descend on […]

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St. Vincent Meals on Wheels wraps up year

St. Vincent Meals on Wheels wraps up year

| January 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

St. Vincent Meals on Wheels (MOW) has served homebound seniors in Los Angeles since 1977, when a registered dietician and Daughter of Charity, Sister Alice Marie Quinn, founded the organization by serving a single pot of stew to 83 seniors in a church basement. Quinn, affectionately known as Sister SAM, or just SAM, was the […]

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The 57th year: The more things change, the more they remain the same

The 57th year: The more things change, the more they remain the same

| January 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

It was in 1954 that the Los Angeles Railway Company’s Yellow Car “3 Line” ceased traveling from downtown, east along Sixth and Third Streets, and up Larchmont Boulevard to Melrose Avenue. Then, a decade passed. And then, in the autumn of 1963, two entrepreneurial young women, Jane Gilman and Dawne Goodwin, founded a community newspaper. […]

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Town & Country is on PLBRA agenda

Town & Country is on PLBRA agenda

| January 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Representatives of Town & Country — who originally proposed a 26-story residential tower on Third St. east of Fairfax Ave. — will be keynote speakers at the Park La Brea Residents Association (PLBRA) annual meeting. Developer Tom Warren, executive managing director for the Holland Partner Group, and property owner John Nahas, of Regency Centers, are expected […]

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