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Museums: Urban Light, continuing construction on the Row

Museums: Urban Light, continuing construction on the Row

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., commemorated the 10th anniversary of Chris Burden’s “Urban Light” last month. Its 202 vintage street lamps pay homage to the city, and they now are environmentally friendlier, thanks to a recent donation of 309 LED bulbs from the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation. (Some of the lamps have […]

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Weitzer fills in as Julia Duncan leaves Ryu’s planning staff

Weitzer fills in as Julia Duncan leaves Ryu’s planning staff

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Julia Duncan, Council District Four Senior Planning Deputy — who has worked on several neighborhood issues — left her post Feb. 16 for a position as a project planner in the City Planning Department. Returning to the team after she retired two years ago, Renée Weitzer has 36 years of experience, many of them in […]

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Mansfield Art Deco design pays homage to 1930s Theatre

Mansfield Art Deco design pays homage to 1930s Theatre

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Mansfield, a mixed-use project with 138 apartments above ground-floor retail, a yoga studio and dining, is getting ready for its close-up. The property at 5100 Wilshire Blvd. — at the corner of Mansfield Ave. — was once home to the Four Star Theatre, which opened in 1932. The apartment complex is set to start […]

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Troop 10 celebrates its 103rd year, and its Eagle Scouts

Troop 10 celebrates its 103rd year, and its Eagle Scouts

| January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Boy Scouts Troop 10 is the oldest continuously sponsored troop in the nation. Founded in 1914, the St. James’ Episcopal Church chartered organization is celebrating its 103rd year, said scoutmaster Matt Rauchberg. Its 50 members come from a variety of schools and neighborhoods including Hancock Park, Larchmont Village, Windsor Square, Fremont Place and Koreatown. Schools include […]

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‘Allegiance’ reflects actor George Takei’s early experiences

‘Allegiance’ reflects actor George Takei’s early experiences

| January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Los Angeles premiere of “Allegiance,” the Broadway musical inspired by Hancock Park resident George Takei’s childhood experience, is coming to Little Tokyo. East West Players (EWP) will present the musical production at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center’s Aratani Theatre, 244 S. San Pedro St., in Little Tokyo. The musical will run from Wed., […]

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Signups underway for Wilshire Warriors — it’s more than baseball

Signups underway for Wilshire Warriors — it’s more than baseball

| January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Batter up! Wilshire Warriors’ new season is on the horizon. Opening weekend begins Fri., March 16 at Pan Pacific Park field. The 10-week season ends June 10. The 500-person league of boys and girls is broken down into age groups, four through 14 years old. That’s right, four-year-olds are up to bat, says League president […]

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