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John Welborne takes reins as Chronicle publisher, owner

John Welborne takes reins as Chronicle publisher, owner

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

For the first time in the 52 years since its founding in 1963, the Larchmont Chronicle has a new owner. On May 1, the ownership of the paper will be passed to lifelong resident, John H. Welborne. I could not be more pleased than to have John Welborne lead the next decades of the Chronicle. […]

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Building closures, tree removals told at Metro meeting

Building closures, tree removals told at Metro meeting

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

A parking lot closure and removal of three buildings on La Brea Ave. are in the works at the Metro station to be built at Wilshire Blvd. and La Brea Ave. The plans were announced at a community meeting at the Korean Cultural Center March 19. The parking lot at Wilshire and Detroit Ave. will […]

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Pilot program in Wilshire Park to thwart burglars

Pilot program in Wilshire Park to thwart burglars

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Would-be burglars will have to look elsewhere if they are thinking of breaking into a home in Wilshire Park. That’s because Ring Industries, in cooperation with LAPD Olympic Division, is providing residents with a device to thwart burglaries at no cost, said Peter White, new president of the Wilshire Park Association. The device, demonstrated at […]

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Ramsay, Ryu in May runoff city council election

Ramsay, Ryu in May runoff city council election

| March 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Carolyn Ramsay is heading for a runoff election on Tues., May 19 following her first place finish for the Fourth District City Council seat in the March 3 election. Based on unofficial results from the City Clerk, the runoff will be between Carolyn Ramsay (2,911 votes) and David Ryu (2,776 votes). However, there only are […]

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CIM airs plans for new homes at Farmers property

CIM airs plans for new homes at Farmers property

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Brookside residents heard plans for the future of the Farmers Insurance 10-acre property from Clyde Wood and Johannes Van Tilburg, representing the CIM group, new owners of the property. The plans include converting the offices of the nine-story former headquarters building into 54 luxury condominiums, and erecting 65 single family homes and duplexes on the […]

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Tour landmarks of Sycamore Square

Tour landmarks of Sycamore Square

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sycamore Square often flies under the local radar, much less famous than its adjacent communities of Miracle Mile, Hancock Park and Brookside. A one-hour tour on Sun., Feb. 22 at 2 p.m. will introduce walkers to the neighborhood, which is bordered by Wilshire Blvd., Highland Ave., Olympic Blvd. and La Brea. The recent demolition of […]

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