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Los Angeles: growing up with character, density?

Los Angeles: growing up with character, density?

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

As part of the Larchmont Chronicle’s continuing coverage of a proposed anti-growth ballot initiative that seeks to ban much construction in the City of Los Angeles for two years, the Chronicle is reprinting a thoughtful and relevant article on how the Los Angeles Conservancy is addressing this matter. The article, now edited slightly, first appeared […]

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Letter to the editor: Trash land?

Letter to the editor: Trash land?

| March 31, 2016 | 1 Comment

Life on upper Larchmont Blvd has been full of challenges the last two months. It feels like those of us who live and work north of Beverly inhabit the Forgotten Land, disenfranchised from the “Village.” I reference the trash can on the east side of Larchmont across from Page School, the ONLY trash can on […]

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El Coyote celebrates with yesterday prices

El Coyote celebrates with yesterday prices

| March 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

El Coyote, one of the city’s most venerable and beloved Mexican restaurants, is honoring its 85th anniversary this month with 85-cent menu specials and a daylong celebration, replete with giveaways, a Mariachi band and cake on Sat., March 5. On that date in 1931, Blanche and George March opened the original restaurant at First Street […]

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Preservation on agenda at Brookside meeting series

Preservation on agenda at Brookside meeting series

| March 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Brookside residents concerned about preservation and residential development issues in their neighborhood met Feb. 1 to hear about their options. They listened to presentations concerning the city’s Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ program), a Baseline Mansionization Ordinance and efforts to tighten it up, and something most in attendance had never heard of before—a CDO, or […]

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Couples tell how they met . . .

Couples tell how they met . . .

| January 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Forgotten typewriter unites pair Carl and Betsy Anderson were both students at Stanford University in 1969. Betsy Neville was from Windsor Square, and Carl had grown up in Ohio. Carl remembers the exact time he first met Betsy on campus. “It was late September in 1969 at 2 p.m. I had an interview for the […]

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Monkees drummer inspires his daughter in family business

Monkees drummer inspires his daughter in family business

| January 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Making furniture by hand is a dying art. A daughter making furniture alongside her father is even more rare. And if her father just happens to be Micky Dolenz of The Monkees? Well, this story just got really interesting. Georgia Dolenz, one of Micky Dolenz’ four daughters, is a British transplant who grew up living […]

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