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Activist credits cooperation for Robert Burns Park upgrades

Activist credits cooperation for Robert Burns Park upgrades

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Margy Hudson isn’t through planning improvements for Robert Burns Park at Beverly Blvd. and Van Ness Ave. The community activist  has continued to  lobby for the recreation area since she first starting making daily visits the “poorly maintained park” seven years ago. Margy was honored by Councilman Tom LaBonge at a recent dedication for her […]

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Dedication marks completion of Larchmont Blvd. median project

Dedication marks completion of Larchmont Blvd. median project

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

North Larchmont Blvd. medians, featuring Jacaranda trees, agapantha and geranium plants and a monument sign, were dedicated on July 17. The project, spearheaded by Carolyn Ramsay, former chief of staff to Councilman Tom LaBonge, cost $763,000 to date. The Bureau of Street Services began construction in 2013 on the three medians: a 270-foot strip in […]

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Landmark Chandler estate sells for $9.5 million

Landmark Chandler estate sells for $9.5 million

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

The sale of the landmark home on Lorraine Blvd.  home in Windsor Square for $9.5 million (listed for  $10.6 mllion) marks one of the highest-priced transactions in the area. The home was one of the first to be built in the neighborhood which was being promoted as “an ideal location for the permanent residence of […]

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Art museum is second home to tour guide Patsy Palmer

Art museum is second home to tour guide Patsy Palmer

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

If your child was one of the 25,000 students who visits the Los Angeles County Museum of Art each year, he or she was treated to a docent tour. One of those docents is Patsy Palmer, who gives a tour to a group of students 14 times during the school year. The Windsor Square resident […]

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Residents seek actions to stop illegal activity in home on Highland Avenue

Residents seek actions to stop illegal activity in home on Highland Avenue

| May 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hancock Park residents have been frustrated in their attempts to stop illegal activity at 508 N. Highland Ave. that has become a haven for drug dealing and squatters. Other violations include suspected use as a boarding house, frequent yard sales, an illegal fence and general lack of maintenance. “We have contacted our Council office, city […]

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Family-owned  firm Lester Carpet boasts three generations

Family-owned firm Lester Carpet boasts three generations

| May 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

When a customer went to Lester Carpet for a floor covering in a small area in his house, he was treated as if he were furnishing a castle. He is among the many satisfied clients who have been served by three generations of the Lester family, beginning with Larry Lester, founder of the carpet company […]

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