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Good design can help solve homelessness: Award-winning LEED project sets example

Good design can help solve homelessness: Award-winning LEED project sets example

| April 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Los Angeles City Council members voted unanimously last month to accelerate the city’s efforts to create more supportive housing for Angelenos in need. The Permanent Supportive Housing Ordinance, passed on April 11, shortens the approval timeline for many supportive housing developments from five years to less than one by streamlining the planning process and removing […]

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Meet two LPGA players with local connections

Meet two LPGA players with local connections

| April 26, 2018 | 1 Comment

During the HUGEL-JTBC LA Open, which brought some of the world’s best players in women’s golf to the Wilshire Country Club, several players had connections to the local community. Between rounds, the Chronicle talked to two of those players about what it means to compete at a historic course in their own backyard. Emily Tubert […]

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A labor of love: Renovating a 1920s craftsman home

A labor of love: Renovating a 1920s craftsman home

| April 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Designing your dream home is never easy or fast, but for one Windsor Square resident, the finish line is finally near. Christine Speer has been renovating her 1920s craftsman on Irving Boulevard since 2015, and now, with the last coat of paint dried and the windows covered, Speer tells the Chronicle that she is happy […]

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Women’s Golf returns to Wilshire after years away

Women’s Golf returns to Wilshire after years away

| March 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) returns to Los Angeles this month for the first time in more than a decade when the best players in women’s golf descend on the Wilshire Country Club. The inaugural “HUGEL-JTBC LA Open” takes place April 16 to 22, featuring 144 women golfers competing over 72 holes for a […]

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Worried about crime? Consider private patrol

Worried about crime? Consider private patrol

| March 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Property crime is on the rise, and homeowners are understandably alarmed. Reports of burglaries in otherwise quiet communities seem to come out on a daily basis. Figures indicate that, in the past two years, burglaries are up between six and 12 percent in the Chronicle’s distribution area alone. (Read more about criminal activity in Greater […]

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Resident association meetings discuss crime increase

Resident association meetings discuss crime increase

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Recent increases in criminal activity have alarmed residents, especially in single-family neighborhoods, where reports show an uptick in crime. As noted in this newspaper last month, the increases, primarily in property crimes and robberies, also have led the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) to reallocate about 300 officers, beginning in January, to patrol duty across […]

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