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| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Yes” for preservation. “No” for a construction moratorium. For more than a year, this newspaper has covered Michael Weinstein’s AIDS Healthcare Foundation proposal to stop construction of the building across from the foundation’s own high-rise offices on Sunset Blvd., and, in so doing, stop construction near subway stations and many other parts of Los Angeles […]

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Sneak peek at Marciano museum

Sneak peek at Marciano museum

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

The new owner continues its work on the adaptive reuse of the 1962 Scottish Rite Cathedral building in Windsor Square. The building’s future will be as the Marciano Art Foundation, a private art museum of brothers Maurice and Paul Marciano. Three years of construction are reaching the final phase, and the Foundation has just announced […]

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Urban oasis offers walkability, quality of life in the Mile

Urban oasis offers walkability, quality of life in the Mile

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

People living in and near the Miracle Mile include a large percentage of the readers of the Larchmont Chronicle. Many of the most historic and architecturally interesting residential areas of Los Angeles are near the Miracle Mile. And no residential project better typifies living in the Mile than Park La Brea, which borders the Mile […]

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‘A day which will live in infamy’… ‘Allegiance’ and ‘Infamy’

‘A day which will live in infamy’… ‘Allegiance’ and ‘Infamy’

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Presidents’ Day weekend of 2017, just celebrated, had certain bitter aspects this year. The Sunday of the weekend marked the 75th anniversary of the February 19, 1942, issuance by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt of what now assuredly must be considered the “infamous” Presidential Executive Order 9066. That presidential Executive Order — “Instructions to All Persons […]

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Town Hall on Miracle Mile preservation

Town Hall on Miracle Mile preservation

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Announcing that he was glad to be back where he attended junior high school (and noting that everything in the auditorium seems smaller than he remembers), Councilman David E. Ryu opened a special town hall meeting attended by approximately 175 people in the John Burroughs Middle School auditorium on Feb. 22. Because the meeting’s topic was […]

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Is Measure ‘S’ all about saving a view?

Is Measure ‘S’ all about saving a view?

| January 26, 2017 | 6 Comments

  Guest writer articles advocating “yes” and “no” on Measure S can be found on the front page at: http://issuu.com/larchmontchronicle/docs/lc_02_2017.   Is the Measure S ballot initiative that would halt much construction for two years citywide, and that is going to the voters in March, really just about a powerful executive trying to protect the […]

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