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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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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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Kick start the New Year with a boot camp workout

Kick start the New Year with a boot camp workout

| January 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Boot camp-style fitness classes are an increasingly popular way to stay in shape for many Angelenos. Although the approach is not new — boot camp workouts have been around for decades — there are now more variations than ever to the popular exercise form. The following are three local options for you to consider for a […]

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Trees, wreaths add to the spirit of the holiday season

Trees, wreaths add to the spirit of the holiday season

| November 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Fresh-cut evergreens are back and for sale in the neighborhood, thanks to the Wilshire Rotary Club tree lot at 568 N. Larchmont Blvd. Customers will find Noble, Nordmann and Douglas firs, according to tree lot organizer Wendy Clifford, who explained that the supplies are delivered fresh each week from a farm in Oregon. However, Clifford […]

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Buck Mason brings high-quality basics to the block

Buck Mason brings high-quality basics to the block

| November 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Los Angeles-based menswear brand Buck Mason opened its fifth, and largest, storefront last month on Larchmont Boulevard. The new boutique offers modern American classics for everyday wear, just in time for holiday shopping. To get better acquainted with Larchmont’s newest neighbor, I sat down with the brand’s two founders, Sasha Koehn and Erik Allen Ford. […]

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Lipson Building sale threatens longterm tenants

Lipson Building sale threatens longterm tenants

| November 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Larchmont Village’s historic Lipson Building was sold on Oct. 10 to a Malibu-based real estate investment company for $23.5 million. At that price, Christina Development paid roughly $1,372 per square foot for the one- and two-story, 17,000-square-foot property located at 124-148 N. Larchmont Blvd. The building houses 14 tenant spaces, including upstairs offices. The sale […]

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