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‘Nutcracker’ is local, bittersweet this holiday

‘Nutcracker’ is local, bittersweet this holiday

| November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

This holiday season, Marat Daukayev’s “Nutcracker” features several dancers who will be performing their final roles, including leading Sugar Plum Fairies Uliana Mikhed, Isabella Seo, Isabella Franco and Alexandra Shlosman. “All girls have been with the school over 12 years and all are graduating this year,” Pamela Daukayev told us.   Isabella Franco goes to Marlborough […]

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DEIR released for LACMA over-Wilshire gallery design: Deadline to comment is Dec. 15

DEIR released for LACMA over-Wilshire gallery design: Deadline to comment is Dec. 15

| November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Comments on traffic, parking and other issues stemming from a proposed new museum building at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) will be accepted through Fri., Dec. 15. The public review process is for a recently released Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR). Neighbors heard an overview last month of the $650-million project designed […]

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Reindeer stops, Santa and good cheer on Blvd. Nov. 25

Reindeer stops, Santa and good cheer on Blvd. Nov. 25

| November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Santa, carolers and a trolley return to Larchmont Village for the Holiday Open House and Small Business Saturday on Nov. 25. The trolley will make eight “reindeer stops” between Melrose Ave. and First St. on Larchmont Blvd. between 11:30 and 3:30 p.m. Seasonal refreshments will be served at stores near the stops, said Dr. Tim […]

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New subzone is designed to curb mansionization

New subzone is designed to curb mansionization

| November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Temporary zoning measures designed to protect neighborhood character and prevent building of homes too large for their lots are set to expire this summer for both Brookside and Sycamore Square. Council District Four and the City Planning Dept. are holding a public meeting to discuss proposed new R-1 subzones to replace the Interim Control Ordinances […]

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Gift is a giant boost for plan to build over Wilshire

Gift is a giant boost for plan to build over Wilshire

| November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Miracle Mile’s Museum Row is poised to become something of a, well, miraculous entertainment and education destination. Two new world-class museums are set to open on the historic stretch of Wilshire Boulevard in the coming years, if all goes according to plan. The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences’ Academy Museum is rising up […]

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Agent co-writes series on city’s best architects

Agent co-writes series on city’s best architects

| November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

When Bret Parsons learned “one of the best homes in Hancock Park” was for sale for $595,000, he wrote to the real estate agent. When she phoned him, she was probably surprised when his mother answered, saying, “He’s in school right now… high school.” “They had a big laugh,” Parsons said last month while taking […]

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