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Candidates in runoff for 34th seat

Candidates in runoff for 34th seat

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Two Democratic Party candidates are competing in a June 6 runoff election for the 34th Congressional District seat. Attorney Robert Lee Ahn will go up against state assemblyman Jimmy Gomez to fill the seat vacated by Xavier Becerra, who was named California’s attorney general by Gov. Jerry Brown in Dec. 2016. The two men were […]

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Windsor Square Association seeks to protect area trees

Windsor Square Association seeks to protect area trees

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

In the first week of March, Councilman David E. Ryu’s office contacted the president of the Windsor Square Association (WSA), Larry Guzin, regarding a request to remove a ficus tree at 639 N. Larchmont Blvd. Guzin and the WSA have been working with local stakeholders and the council office on Larchmont tree issues since January. […]

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Local architect designs a Brookside ‘Bridge House’

Local architect designs a Brookside ‘Bridge House’

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Longwood Ave. resident Dan Brunn has designed, and recently began construction on, a one-of-a-kind “Bridge House” to straddle the much-loved brook in Brookside. The 210-foot-long, 20-foot wide, single-story house, quite literally bridges a running stream and a 20-foot change in property grade. “I am really excited about this house,” Brunn tells the Chronicle. “The idea […]

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Mixed-use, 52-unit project proposed

Mixed-use, 52-unit project proposed

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

A new mixed-use project planned for the corner of Beachwood and Melrose in Larchmont Village is working its way through the planning process. Replacing an auto repair shop, the project involves construction of a four- to five-story mixed-use building to include 52 apartments and more than 5,500 square feet of ground-floor retail space. The property […]

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Marlborough students host fashion show for charity

Marlborough students host fashion show for charity

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Violets’ Giving Circle (VGC), a charitable fund run by juniors and seniors at Marlborough School, hosted a series of three fashion shows at the event called, “Iconic American Women Through the Decades,” on March 19 at the Avalon Hollywood. The biennial fundraiser is loosely based on the popular T.V. show “Project Runway.” Twenty students designed […]

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Local resident named semifinalist in ‘Spotlight’ at Music Center

Local resident named semifinalist in ‘Spotlight’ at Music Center

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Park La Brea resident Isabella Franco is among the 111 high school students named as semifinalists in the Music Center’s 29th annual “Spotlight” program. Approximately 1,300 students auditioned for the scholarship and arts training program, which names semifinalists in seven categories, including acting, ballet, non-classical dance, classical voice, non-classical voice, classical instrumental and jazz instrumental. […]

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