Archive for March, 2019

Dept. of City Planning reviewing neighborhood plans, projects

Dept. of City Planning reviewing neighborhood plans, projects

| March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

With Metro Rail Purple Line Extension construction underway, there are lots of people planning for a denser future in this part of town. In the city of Los Angeles, plan making is under the purview of the Dept. of City Planning, headed by local resident Vince Bertoni, who reports to Mayor Eric Garcetti (also a […]

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Camps will be better than ever, spirits undampened

Camps will be better than ever, spirits undampened

| March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

When the Woolsey Fire swept through Malibu in the second week of November, losses included three popular Jewish camps: Camp Hess Kramer, Gindling Hilltop Camp and Camp JCA Shalom. Reeling from the wildfire, yet determined to persevere, each camp has found a way to carry on its operations this summer. Camp Hess Kramer and Gindling […]

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For LPGA players, host families offer a place to call home

For LPGA players, host families offer a place to call home

| March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

For LPGA players, traveling across the country to compete in tour events can be an expensive and, at times, lonely experience. That is why many players take advantage of the LPGA host family program. Instead of a cold, corporate hotel room, many players at last year’s tournament found comfort, economic relief and lifelong friendships in […]

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Bridge housing beginning to abound in CD4, CD10

Bridge housing beginning to abound in CD4, CD10

| March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Aviva Family and Children’s Services, along with Councilman David Ryu, broke ground last month on construction of an innovative bridge housing residential program for young women. Also last month, progress was made in bringing a bridge housing project to Councilman Herb Wesson’s adjacent council district. CD4 Construction of the 42-room residential structure on the corner of […]

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GWNC election is March 31 at the Barking Lot

GWNC election is March 31 at the Barking Lot

| March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

The election for the board of directors of the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council (GWNC) is Sun., March 31 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Barking Lot, 336 N. Larchmont Blvd. Stakeholders will select 21 board members and alternates to serve two-year terms. Anyone who lives, works, owns property or is a participant in […]

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In Barcelona, this elegant 14th-century work of art survives

In Barcelona, this elegant 14th-century work of art survives

| March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

A cold wind was blowing off the Mediterranean as a bright yellow taxi streaked through the gloom of a winter’s day in Barcelona in Caledonia, Spain. This was late January, and the taxi was ferrying this solo traveler from the central Eixample district through what seemed to be suburb after suburb to the Reial Monestir […]

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