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Larchmont Village Business Improvement District does some spring cleaning

Larchmont Village Business Improvement District does some spring cleaning

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Larchmont Business Improvement District (LVBID) has been doing some spring cleaning. It recently hung brightly colored banners featuring the iconic boulevard clock on light posts to help identify and brand the village. A recurring City permit means they’ll hang permanently except when switched with holiday lights each winter or for upcoming village events. On […]

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Mannequins Auxiliary to model at League benefit

Mannequins Auxiliary to model at League benefit

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guests are urged to wear hats to the College Alumnae Auxiliary of Assistance League of Los Angeles annual Champagne Luncheon fundraiser on Thurs., April 17 at the Sportsmen’s Lodge in Studio City. A silent auction kicks off the program, and complimentary champagne, wine and mimosas will be served. The Mannequins Auxiliary will model  fashions by […]

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Los Angeles Boy Scout Troop 10 recalls early days of the unit

Los Angeles Boy Scout Troop 10 recalls early days of the unit

| April 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Boy Scout Troop 10 scouts and troop leaders will recall milestones in the history of the group at its 100-year anniversary celebration on Sat., May 3 at 4 p.m. at St. James’ Parish Hall, 3903 Wilshire Blvd. There have been more than 20 troop scoutmasters, and the longest serving was Jack “Hampy” Hampton from 1926 […]

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Diamond Foam and Fabric remains iconic on La Brea Blvd.

Diamond Foam and Fabric remains iconic on La Brea Blvd.

| April 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jason Asch never planned a career in the textile industry. He was all set to go to law school when a summer job at Diamond Foam and Fabric came calling. Since the 1950s, two brothers and a sister had owned the family business, then called Diamond Foam. The 1920s building that housed their La Brea […]

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ADA rules spur new look for Henry park

ADA rules spur new look for Henry park

| April 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Harold Henry Park is getting a makeover to become compliant with the Americans of Disabilities Act. The 1.6-acre park at 9th street between Lucerne and Windsor boulevards, will be closed while construction is underway. Julie Stromberg, president of Friends of Harold Henry Park, said there are three components to the project. The playground equipment will […]

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Petition ‘raises awareness’ of Metro subway issues; 100 trees slated for removal

Petition ‘raises awareness’ of Metro subway issues; 100 trees slated for removal

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Sleepless in Miracle Mile,” the headline of a petition circulating the neighborhood, has done its job, says James O’Sullivan, president of the Miracle Mile Residential Association. While the aim is to get 1,000 signatures on the online petition, the number is arbitrary as the process has already raised awareness of Metro’s “poor planning” in preparations […]

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