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Development, preservation issues await council winner

Development, preservation issues await council winner

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

After a victorious election the winner in the run-off Tues., May 19 for Council District Four will inherit a hefty plate when they take over the reins from Tom LaBonge July 1. The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences is planning a blockbuster venue in the Mile. The L.A. County Museum of Art […]

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Development on the LVNA meeting agenda May 12

Development on the LVNA meeting agenda May 12

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Property development and a potential Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ) are on the agenda when the Larchmont Village Neighborhood Association (LVNA) meets on Tues., May 12, at 7 p.m. The semi-annual meeting will be held in the auditorium of Van Ness Elementary School, 501 N. Van Ness Ave. Councilman Tom LaBonge and/or his field deputy […]

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John Welborne takes reins as Chronicle publisher, owner

John Welborne takes reins as Chronicle publisher, owner

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

For the first time in the 52 years since its founding in 1963, the Larchmont Chronicle has a new owner. On May 1, the ownership of the paper will be passed to lifelong resident, John H. Welborne. I could not be more pleased than to have John Welborne lead the next decades of the Chronicle. […]

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Sycamore Square on the road to historic preservation

Sycamore Square on the road to historic preservation

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Following on the heels of its neighbors, the Sycamore Square Neighborhood Association is poised to start the process to protect its area from McMansions. The group’s board voted last month to look into an Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ) to prevent further tear downs of single-family homes to be replaced with ones too large for […]

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Building closures, tree removals told at Metro meeting

Building closures, tree removals told at Metro meeting

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

A parking lot closure and removal of three buildings on La Brea Ave. are in the works at the Metro station to be built at Wilshire Blvd. and La Brea Ave. The plans were announced at a community meeting at the Korean Cultural Center March 19. The parking lot at Wilshire and Detroit Ave. will […]

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Pilot program in Wilshire Park to thwart burglars

Pilot program in Wilshire Park to thwart burglars

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Would-be burglars will have to look elsewhere if they are thinking of breaking into a home in Wilshire Park. That’s because Ring Industries, in cooperation with LAPD Olympic Division, is providing residents with a device to thwart burglaries at no cost, said Peter White, new president of the Wilshire Park Association. The device, demonstrated at […]

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