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Residents seek answers to dry brook

Residents seek answers to dry brook

| December 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Brookside is perhaps best known for its namesake, a natural stream that flows through the neighborhood. But in recent months, local residents have raised an alarm about the brook’s health.     “Something is up,” says local real estate agent Richard Battaglia. “Within the past year the brook has dried up in places. Someone turned […]

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Making it in Hollywood, with a little help from Larchmont

Making it in Hollywood, with a little help from Larchmont

| December 28, 2017 | 1 Comment

Scott Sedita and his eponymously named acting school this month celebrate two decades on Larchmont Blvd. You know the spot. On any given night, you can find a group of young, eager acting students standing outside the nondescript white office building — located at 526 N. Larchmont Blvd. — learning lines and rehearsing scenes. “I opened […]

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Restaurant and gourmet market to open this month

Restaurant and gourmet market to open this month

| December 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

At long last, the restaurant and gourmet market under construction at the north end of Larchmont Blvd. is ready to open its doors to the public. Le Petit Marché, located in the first floor commercial space of the LC Apartments at the corner of El Centro and Melrose, will open this month, according to publicist […]

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Area residents say crime is getting worse

Area residents say crime is getting worse

| December 28, 2017 | 3 Comments

Last month the Chronicle received an email from a Larchmont resident who was alarmed to hear that three homes on his street, Lucerne Blvd., had been burglarized in the preceding 45 days. The resident, who asked to remain anonymous, hoped some media attention would “spur the police to patrol” the neighborhood. In an effort to measure […]

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Rotary Christmas tree lot returns to Larchmont Blvd.

Rotary Christmas tree lot returns to Larchmont Blvd.

| November 30, 2017 | 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, silvertip, Fraser, Nordmann and Douglas firs, according to Wendy Clifford, who says the trees are delivered fresh each week from a farm in Oregon. In its 11th year […]

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Intersection dedicated to Pink’s Square seeks approval

Intersection dedicated to Pink’s Square seeks approval

| November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

An initiative to designate the intersection of Melrose and La Brea avenues as “Historic Pink’s Square” is working its way through an approval process with neighborhood groups. Supporters of the designation are seeking to paint the intersection’s crosswalks pink. The Mid City West Community Council (MCWCC) voted to support the designation of the intersection as […]

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