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‘Remarkable Women’ talk at Chevalier’s Books Aug. 24

‘Remarkable Women’ talk at Chevalier’s Books Aug. 24

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Marilyn Brant Chandler DeYoung will present a short illustrated talk about her book, “Remarkable Women of California,” at 6:30 p.m. on Wed., Aug. 24 at Chevalier’s Books at 126 N. Larchmont Blvd. Mrs. DeYoung will stay to sign books. For further information, call Chevalier’s at 323-465-1334. Several prominent local women grace the pages of new […]

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Metro is decking as Purple Line extends on Wilshire

Metro is decking as Purple Line extends on Wilshire

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Decking for the Wilshire / La Brea Purple Line station has been underway since June. Of the scheduled 22 weekends of street closures, 16 weekends remain. There will be no work over Labor Day weekend. At a project update meeting held on July 21 at the Petersen Automotive Museum, Metro officials and contractor representatives described […]

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New book on preservation of Los Angeles Central Library

New book on preservation of Los Angeles Central Library

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Stephen Gee, writer of “Los Angeles Central Library, A History of its Art and Architecture,” will present a short illustrated talk about the book and the library Mon., Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books at 126 N. Larchmont Blvd. Mr. Gee will stay to sign books. For further information, call Chevalier’s at 323-465-1334. […]

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Dozen ‘for lease’ signs on Larchmont Blvd.

Dozen ‘for lease’ signs on Larchmont Blvd.

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

The tenant mix on Larchmont is ever changing. Despite new stores like Perverse Sunglasses moving onto the street, visitors are seeing more vacancies than usual along the blocks of Larchmont north of First St. For ground-floor spaces, nearly 16 percent of the storefronts are now vacant (12 spaces of approximately 75). Lette Macarons recently closed, […]

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Metro report: weekend traffic challenges

Metro report: weekend traffic challenges

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Prepare for detours, longer trips As part of Metro’s extension of the Purple Line, portions of Wilshire Blvd. are being closed for 22 weekends (not including Fourth of July and Labor Day weekends). The project of installing concrete decking over the subway station excavation site takes place in three phases: phase one with closures between […]

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Eli Broad talks about new exhibit

Eli Broad talks about new exhibit

| June 30, 2016 | 1 Comment

Photographer Cindy Sherman’s first exhibition of work in Los Angeles in nearly 20 years opened at The Broad museum in June. In an interview with the Larchmont Chronicle, Eli Broad said the new exhibit, “Cindy Sherman: Imitation of Life,” is tailored to a Los Angeles audience. He said Sherman’s work played a huge role in […]

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