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Get a big impact from small gardens

Get a big impact from small gardens

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Small gardens can have a huge impact. Just ask garden designers Judy Horton and Libby Simon, who have crafted several front, and back, yards over the years. Three are on north Windsor Blvd. Like elsewhere throughout the city, the former broad lawns have been replaced with lush, native flora, favorites of bees and butterflies. Monarchs […]

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Amended McMansion law has ‘sound foundation’

Amended McMansion law has ‘sound foundation’

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

A new and improved anti-McMansion ordinance passed last month by the City Council will make major improvements in neighborhoods near and far — throughout Los Angeles, according to advocates for the measure. “Great news!” is how the Los Angeles Conservancy called the “final push to curb mansionization and tear downs.” “It was such a grass […]

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Tickets going on sale for Last Remaining Seats

Tickets going on sale for Last Remaining Seats

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Tickets go on sale to the general public Wed., April 5 for the popular Los Angeles Conservancy Last Remaining Seats screenings of classic films in the Broadway Historic Theatre District and other landmark venues. “L.A. Confidential” starts the series Sat., June 3 at 8 pm. at the Orpheum Theatre. The 1997 film-noir crime drama stars […]

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Larchmont design firm among winners

Larchmont design firm among winners

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Among the eight recipients of the Los Angeles Conservancy’s Preservation Awards is CBS Columbia Square, Hollywood. Larchmont-based architects and landscape architects Rios Clementi Hale Studios was part of the project team that rehabilitated and upgraded the entertainment icon, which is today known as NeueHouse, 6121 Sunset Blvd. The seven-story complex of sound stages and recording […]

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Hollygrove’s Norma Jean Gala is set for May 18

Hollygrove’s Norma Jean Gala is set for May 18

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Uplift Family Services at Hollygrove will hold its sixth annual Norma Jean Gala Thurs., May 18 at the W Hollywood Hotel. Dinner, entertainment and inspiration are on the bill. Hollygrove’s most famous alumna, Norma Jean Baker, was under the agency’s care as a child before she came to be known as Marilyn Monroe. Celebrating 150th […]

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Hancock Park Garden Club sale supports Ebell grounds

Hancock Park Garden Club sale supports Ebell grounds

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Get ready for spring planting and summer garden maintenance at the Hancock Park Garden Club sale and event Sat., March 4 at the Ebell Club, in the parking lot at Lucerne Blvd., from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. “Our goal, as a club, is to help gardeners. We will have natives and drought tolerant plants, […]

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