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All’s well with nighttime parking

All’s well with nighttime parking

| September 1, 2016 | 1 Comment

Eric Evavold is one of many long-term tenants who live in a charming 1924 apartment building at 601 N. Rossmore Ave. “It’s the first building in the area,” he says proudly. Back when the three-story apartment building was built — even though Ford was busy building Model Ts — parking wasn’t considered. Tenants in the […]

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New tenants on Larchmont; music school, bakery coming

New tenants on Larchmont; music school, bakery coming

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

This month Larchmont Village welcomes several new businesses to the Boulevard. Rhodes School of Music Starting this month, students of the Rhodes School of Music will take lessons in a newly remodeled space on the second floor of 215 N. Larchmont Blvd. The school relocated from 606 N. Larchmont to its current location, above the […]

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Larchmont Bungalow case continues after owner’s death

Larchmont Bungalow case continues after owner’s death

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ever since Albert Mizrahi opened the Larchmont Bungalow seven years ago next month, he has been embroiled in administrative and court cases with the city. Mizrahi, 63, died Aug. 12, but the Bungalow criminal case continues with co-defendant, Larchmont Bungalow LLC. “As of now, the case is not affected by the recent passing of Mr. […]

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GALA opens, history is made at  L.A. High

GALA opens, history is made at L.A. High

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

The first lady of Los Angeles, Amy Elaine Wakeland, was among the guest speakers at the Aug. 12 opening ceremony for the first single-gender school within the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). “We are making history this morning,” Wakeland proclaimed to a crowd of nearly 300 students, parents and LAUSD supporters. The Girls Academic […]

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McMansion law revised; ‘compromise’ reached

McMansion law revised; ‘compromise’ reached

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

The City Planning Commission moved one big step forward last month to protect neighborhoods from more McMansions by approving amendments to the Baseline Mansionization Ordinance. A major part of the plan — counting the number of square feet of attached garages in allowable total floor area  — was the subject of a compromise. Proponents of […]

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Paramount plan considered at City Hall

Paramount plan considered at City Hall

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Los Angeles Planning Commission held a public hearing in the John Ferraro Council Chambers at City Hall on July 14 to consider the Paramount Pictures Master Plan. Following all presentations and testimony, the Planning Commission voted unanimously to deny a proposed sign district and the use of super graphics and digital displays. The Commission […]

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