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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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Turning Point robotics team earns top spot

Turning Point robotics team earns top spot

| November 30, 2017 | 2 Comments

Students at Turning Point School took first place in a Nov. 11 citywide robotics competition, called First Lego League. Beating 24 other teams at the qualifying tournament, Turning Point’s first-place team will advance to the league’s regional championship later this month. First Lego League is an international competition that invites students to research a real-world […]

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LVNA neighbors talk crime, community school at annual meeting

LVNA neighbors talk crime, community school at annual meeting

| November 30, 2017 | 1 Comment

More than 50 residents filled the auditorium of Van Ness Elementary Nov. 14 for the semi-annual Larchmont Village Neighborhood Association (LVNA) meeting. New principal of Van Ness Elementary Pauline Hong greeted neighbors and said she is excited to work with the Larchmont community. Hong praised out-going principal Katty Iriarte, noting that Iriarte did “a phenomenal […]

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Academy Museum reveals architectural, cultural vision

Academy Museum reveals architectural, cultural vision

| November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ new museum on Wilshire Blvd. is still under construction, but the Larchmont Chronicle and other members of the press were recently invited to take a glimpse at what is to come. “People from across the globe come to Los Angeles to be inspired and to see things […]

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