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At Chevalier’s Books: Jo Haldeman returns to Larchmont

At Chevalier’s Books: Jo Haldeman returns to Larchmont

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Returning to a neighborhood where she lived and worked, Joanne (Jo) Horton Haldeman captivated a large crowd at Chevalier’s Books at the end of last month, just days after the publication of her book, “In the Shadow of the White House.” The book is a memoir of the Washington and Watergate years (between 1968 and […]

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Scottish Rite building to reopen this month as ‘Marciano Art Foundation’

Scottish Rite building to reopen this month as ‘Marciano Art Foundation’

| April 27, 2017 | 1 Comment

Work is complete on the interiors of the adaptive reuse of the 1962 Scottish Rite Temple building in Windsor Square, and art is beginning to adorn the walls. Soon to reopen as the Marciano Art Foundation, the building will showcase works from the contemporary art collection of brothers Maurice and Paul Marciano. The works to […]

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The historic bridges of Brookside

The historic bridges of Brookside

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

A natural feature of the Mid-Wilshire neighborhood is hidden from view and known to many, but not all. As Brookside neighbor and designer of the “Bridge House” Dan Brunn (see story on Page 15) says, he had bought his first house on Longwood and had been living there for some time before he realized that […]

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Restored ‘Cleopatra’ to premiere for Chinese 90th anniversary

Restored ‘Cleopatra’ to premiere for Chinese 90th anniversary

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Cecil B. DeMille’s newly restored 1934 film, “Cleopatra,” will premiere Mon., May 1 at The Chinese Theater on Hollywood Blvd. The event — hosted by Hollywood Heritage, the TCL Chinese Theater and Universal Pictures — celebrates the 90th anniversary of the opening of the theater — one of the nation’s most iconic landmarks. It also […]

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Re-elections for mayor, CD5, CD13

Re-elections for mayor, CD5, CD13

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

None of the 10 challengers, including Windsor Square neighbor Mitchell Schwartz, was able to force Mayor Eric Garcetti into a run-off election. Garcetti received 81 percent of the votes cast in the March election. In Council District 5, incumbent Paul Koretz won with 66 percent of the vote. In adjoining Council District 13, Mitch O’Farrell […]

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Council okays historic zone for Miracle Mile

Council okays historic zone for Miracle Mile

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Los Angeles City Council considered its 35th Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ) for the Miracle Mile area south of Wilshire Boulevard after the Chronicle went to press. Council consideration followed three years of money spent, city hearings, and community outreach — from neighbor to neighbor and also from Councilmembers Tom LaBonge and David Ryu. […]

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