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Renovations on estate not adhering to landmark status

Renovations on estate not adhering to landmark status

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The new owners of the home at 455 S. Lorraine Blvd. have been urged by the city, neighbors and preservationists to follow the guidelines required for an Historic-Cultural Landmark. But the change from natural stone to painted beige and white, the white iron fence around the perimeter and the statuary are not in keeping with […]

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Although no longer, these restaurants evoke memories

Although no longer, these restaurants evoke memories

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Remember celebrating an anniversary at The Windsor: or bringing an out-of-town visitor to The Brown Derby? Here are some bygone restaurants to bring you down memory lane. The plush booths, copper cove ceiling and chandeliers gave Perino’s a sophisticated elegance that drew both business executives and society matrons. After a fire destroyed the first Perino’s, […]

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Larchmont Family Fair brought all ages to the Village

Larchmont Family Fair brought all ages to the Village

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Music and laughter filled the air at the Larchmont Family Fair on Oct. 26. Children rode ponies, camels and giant slides. Others competed in the costume contest and talent show. The closed-to-traffic boulevard was lined with booths offering food, drink and games. Children enjoyed bubble rollers, a photo booth, petting zoo, rock climbing and face […]

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Larchmont Boulevard welcomes new businesses

Larchmont Boulevard welcomes new businesses

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

New businesses are getting a warm reception from Larchmont residents. At the same time, some old favorites are bidding the street adieu. Lines are already forming at Salt & Straw, a Portland, Or. –based ice cream store that opened its only Los Angeles location at 240 N. Larchmont Blvd. in  September. Open daily from 10 […]

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Comedy Night benefits Wilshire Community Police Council youth programs

Comedy Night benefits Wilshire Community Police Council youth programs

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The El Rey Theatre will play host to the Wilshire Community Police Council’s (WCPC) annual fundraiser, providing a night of comedy with a “little jazz” thrown in on the side. The benefit, on Thurs., Oct. 23 at 7 p.m., will benefit the police cadet programs and the Wilshire community police station. Comedians scheduled to perform […]

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Windsor Square streetlight project to add 99 new poles

Windsor Square streetlight project to add 99 new poles

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The good news is: work crews will be installing 99 new streetlights in Windsor Square in the beginning of next year. The bad news is, it took almost eight years to accomplish. Paul Newman, the Windsor Square Association board member who has been overseeing the volunteer committees working with the city’s Bureau of Street Lighting, […]

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