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Brookside, Sycamore Square and Wilshire Park gardens in full view

Brookside, Sycamore Square and Wilshire Park gardens in full view

| June 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council (GWNC) held its second Drought-Tolerant Garden Tour June 2, and after the success of the first tour, committee co-chairs Cathy Roberts and Julie Stromberg turned their sights to neighborhoods not featured in the 2016 tour: Brookside, Sycamore Square and Wilshire Park. “It was truly a lovely way to spend half […]

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Meet some of our very best neighborhood furry friends

Meet some of our very best neighborhood furry friends

| June 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Charming to sublime describes the four-legged entries in our annual Pets of Larchmont section. Snaggle-toothed rescue Leedo was adopted eight years ago on Larchmont Boulevard when he was just a wee 12-week-old puppy, Beth Correll told us. Shoe-sized Bruno is just beginning his dog years, and Kramer, a Pomeranian, might look delicate, but he is […]

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Cohen’s 2,000+ pound charge runs free at Elephant Nature Park

Cohen’s 2,000+ pound charge runs free at Elephant Nature Park

| June 28, 2018 | 1 Comment

After years of serving the local community, Village Pizzeria owner Steve Cohen reached further across the globe, much further, in his latest philanthropic endeavor. He adopted an elephant. Cohen hopes to travel to Thailand to visit his charge in time for the pair’s birthday — Steve’s is July 13; the elephant Chang Yim’s is July […]

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Houses allowed more square footage, front garages under Koretz

Houses allowed more square footage, front garages under Koretz

| June 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Two houses under construction at 300 and 339 S. Citrus Ave. are not what La Brea Hancock residents had in mind when envisioning the outcome of a new anti-McMansion law passed in March 2017. One house whose construction got underway last month, at 300 S. Citrus, is really big — between 3,000 and 4,000 square […]

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Ebell Rest Cottage fêtes its 100th year of service

Ebell Rest Cottage fêtes its 100th year of service

| May 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Ebell of Los Angeles has a chorale, a costume department and a bridge club. “What most people don’t know is that we’re also really very heavily involved in social services,” said Randi Jones, director of The Rest Cottage Association (RCA), a nonprofit  arm of The Ebell. “This is one of the oldest philanthropies in […]

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Brookside block party set for June 10

Brookside block party set for June 10

| May 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Brookside will hold its 39th annual neighborhood block party on Sun., June 10. “Our neighborhood has the distinction of holding the longest running neighborhood Block Party in the City of Los Angeles,” according to Brookside Homeowners Association co-presidents Danny Gibson and Emily Levin. This year’s block party will be held on the 800 block of […]

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