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Merchants and neighbors generate support for small playground in Village

Merchants and neighbors generate support for small playground in Village

| April 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Larchmont Village merchants and shoppers always welcome more parking for the street. It has been this way since the Los Angeles Railway Company’s Yellow Car trolley “3 Line” stopped running up the Boulevard from Third Street to Melrose Avenue in the late 1940s or early 1950s. The contemporary desire for additional parking notwithstanding, there usually […]

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Ceremony salutes new flag, raised in Larchmont Village

Ceremony salutes new flag, raised in Larchmont Village

| March 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

In the center of Larchmont Village last month, one American flag was retired, and a new one was raised. The ceremony followed the observation by Larchmont Village neighbor Eric Dortch that the existing flag was in tatters. He decided to take action, and he purchased a replacement flag. The flag ceremony was organized by Larchmont […]

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Homelessness and supportive housing

Homelessness and supportive housing

| March 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

A sold-out crowd gathered at The Ebell of Los Angeles to hear knowledgeable neighbors talk about solutions to a very visible problem, the vagrant and homeless people on the streets in all neighborhoods of Los Angeles, including those of our Mid-Wilshire communities. The Ebell gathering was the first in a series of outreach events being […]

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Traffic the topic for eastern Windsor Square; bike lanes to come

Traffic the topic for eastern Windsor Square; bike lanes to come

| March 29, 2018 | 1 Comment

Bike lanes are going to be added to several blocks of Van Ness Avenue to help reduce speeding. The move comes as a result of a joint meeting held in March among residents of Windsor Square’s Van Ness and Norton avenues, their Ridgewood-Wilton neighbors and city officials. Convened by City Councilman David Ryu’s staff, the […]

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Third real estate office to open on Larchmont: Location to be above former hardware store

Third real estate office to open on Larchmont: Location to be above former hardware store

| March 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pacific Union International is set to locate an office this summer on the second floor of the former Larchmont Hardware building at 156 N. Larchmont Blvd. Bret Parsons, a Windsor Village resident who previously was a sales associate at Coldwell Banker, has been named associate manager of the new Pacific Union office — the company’s […]

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‘He’s back!’ King Tut tickets on sale perhaps for last time in Los Angeles

‘He’s back!’ King Tut tickets on sale perhaps for last time in Los Angeles

| March 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

“King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh” tickets are now available. Although the exhibit at the California Science Center in Exposition Park runs through the end of the year, it is expected to sell out. Three previous visits of Tutankhamun artifacts to Los Angeles, to the Los Angeles County Art Museum in 1962, 1978 and […]

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