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City programs for transients in public park stir debate

City programs for transients in public park stir debate

| August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The connection between sidewalk encampments and criminal activity is increasingly a point of contention between policy makers and residents. Even the most sympathetic neighbors are struggling with the sense of danger that often accompanies groups of transients on residential streets. For one Mid City West resident, the suggestion of adding support programs for vagrants squatting […]

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Larchmont Village and the Chronicle’s Jane Gilman: a love affair

Larchmont Village and the Chronicle’s Jane Gilman: a love affair

| August 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

You might recognize her name as the co-founder and former publisher of the Chronicle, or recognize her face as a volunteer for a number of clubs and organizations. That’s because Jane Gilman has been a fixture on Larchmont for more than five decades. Her love for Larchmont first began in 1963, the year that she […]

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Village landlord seeks to remove ficus trees

Village landlord seeks to remove ficus trees

| August 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

The city’s Urban Forestry Division recently received a request to remove two mature, side-by-side ficus trees at 226 N. Larchmont Blvd. The request was submitted by Rite Aid landlord, Beverly Hills developer Ronald Simms. “The Windsor Square Association opposes this request because these trees are not dead, diseased or dangerous,” said Larry Guzin, president of […]

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Local chef is motivated by his search for best possible produce

Local chef is motivated by his search for best possible produce

| June 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s summer in Los Angeles, which means that gardens, grocers and farmers’ markets are teeming with juicy, plump produce. And at least one local chef credits his restaurant’s success, in part, on his ability to bring that California farm-fresh produce to your plate. Chef Kevin Meehan, who opened Kali restaurant on Melrose Avenue in 2016, […]

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Notable sales on Boulevard; violin shop closes doors

Notable sales on Boulevard; violin shop closes doors

| June 28, 2018 | 2 Comments

In recent weeks, there were  two notable sales transactions either underway or completed on Larchmont Boulevard, as well as leasing activity that continues apace. Perhaps most important, as reported in the June Larchmont Chronicle, was the prospective sale of the historic Lipson Building to the A.F. Gil- more Co., owner of the Original Farmers Market […]

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Local high school graduates reveal their choices for college

Local high school graduates reveal their choices for college

| May 31, 2018 | 1 Comment

Community college offers local opportunities Fairfax High School senior Lily Larsen is a fifth-generation Angeleno with deep roots in the neighborhood. So when it came time to consider colleges, she decided to stay close to home. “Larchmont has been a part of my family for decades,” Larsen proudly explains. Since the 1940s, Lily’s family, the […]

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