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Groups seek consensus on city trees

Groups seek consensus on city trees

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Larchmont Village Business Improvement District (BID) is reaching out to neighborhood groups to seek consensus on a plan to remove and replace the 38 ficus trees lining Larchmont Blvd. The Larchmont Village BID, a group consisting of property owners on the Boulevard, want to address the issue of damaged plumbing and busted sidewalks caused […]

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City planner talks historic preservation with residents

City planner talks historic preservation with residents

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Local residents filled the Windsor Room of the Wilshire Country Club Feb. 11 to hear Los Angeles principal city planner Ken Bernstein talk on a range of issues from historic preservation to city planning. Taking the podium, Bernstein was quick to point out that Los Angeles is a city with a rich architectural heritage that […]

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Neighborhood Valentines tell how they met: Bill and Sandy Boeck

Neighborhood Valentines tell how they met: Bill and Sandy Boeck

| January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sandy Larsen was at an after-service coffee hour at All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Beverly Hills on a Sunday afternoon in 1993 when she met a single, orthopedic surgeon named Bill Boeck. “A mutual friend who had been on a prayer team for Bill’s mother introduced me to him,” explains Sandy. In that first conversation […]

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A one-year check-up on Burroughs modernization plan

A one-year check-up on Burroughs modernization plan

| January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

In January of last year, residents met in the auditorium of John Burroughs Middle School to hear an overview of a multi-year modernization project for the school’s historic buildings and campus. One year on, the Chronicle contacted the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) and local stakeholders to find out where the project stands. “We […]

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St. Brendan students eat pizza, play games with Muslim kids

St. Brendan students eat pizza, play games with Muslim kids

| December 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Kindergarten students at St. Brendan School learned to “be a buddy, not a bully” last month by spending an afternoon interacting with students from a nearby Islamic elementary school. The event brought nearly 50 children together at the St. Brendan Catholic School — located at 238 S. Manhattan Pl. — to eat pizza and play […]

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Covenant House hosts ‘Sleep Out’ to aid homeless youth

Covenant House hosts ‘Sleep Out’ to aid homeless youth

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Residents traded the comforts of home for a cold Hollywood parking lot Nov. 15 to find out what it’s like to be homeless in Los Angeles. Participating in a “Sleep Out” hosted by Covenant House California (CHC), located at 1325 N. Western Ave., more than 86 volunteers spent the night in the charity’s parking lot […]

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