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Dept. of City Planning reviewing neighborhood plans, projects

Dept. of City Planning reviewing neighborhood plans, projects

| March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

With Metro Rail Purple Line Extension construction underway, there are lots of people planning for a denser future in this part of town. In the city of Los Angeles, plan making is under the purview of the Dept. of City Planning, headed by local resident Vince Bertoni, who reports to Mayor Eric Garcetti (also a […]

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Four generations of camp memories in the Sierra and Adirondacks

Four generations of camp memories in the Sierra and Adirondacks

| March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

“Away camp” provides very special experiences for youngsters. Harry Chandler, who lived on June Street, as did his mother (and his father lived for a while on Hudson) reminisced with me recently about four generations of his family experiencing camp, circa 1937, 1963 and 1990. His stories ring very true to me because I spent […]

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Larchmont Village Plaza parking lot refreshed

Larchmont Village Plaza parking lot refreshed

| March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

The easiest way to avoid a parking ticket on Larchmont Boulevard is to park in the City of Los Angeles underground parking structure. No meters to run out! Park all day and pay a reasonable $6 maximum fee when you exit. (And some merchants validate!) The driveway just south of the Rite Aid store leads […]

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Park Mile Design Review Board welcomes newest member

Park Mile Design Review Board welcomes newest member

| February 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

At the regular meeting of the Park Mile Design Review Board on Feb. 21, the board consulted with property owner CIM Group and its architectural and landscape advisers concerning proposed additions and renovations to CIM’s three-story office building at 4750 Wilshire Blvd. Joining the board for his first meeting was Tae-Kyung (Ted) Park, recently appointed […]

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‘Visionaries’ at Assistance League improving children’s lives for 100 years

‘Visionaries’ at Assistance League improving children’s lives for 100 years

| February 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

“Visionaries“ not only describes the women, past and present, responsible for one of our nation’s important charitable undertakings, it also is the name of the Public Broadcasting System (PBS) program, “Visionaries” that, since 1995, has been highlighting the rarely told stories of nonprofit organizations around the world. Hosted by actor Sam Waterston, each show is […]

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Frieze Week Los Angeles art fair celebrated locally and citywide

Frieze Week Los Angeles art fair celebrated locally and citywide

| February 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Last month saw the inaugural Frieze Los Angeles contemporary art fair headquartered right here in our part of town — at Paramount Pictures Studios. The first Frieze Art Fair took place in London in 2003, with Frieze New York taking place each May since 2012. Jonathan Griffin, a contributing editor of the “frieze” magazine that […]

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