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Commission considers designs of Chandler home

Commission considers designs of Chandler home

| December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Choice of paint color at a home at 455 S. Lorraine Blvd. was the “straw that broke the camel’s back,” said Ken Bernstein, manager, Office of Historic Resources, city Planning Dept. He made his remarks to the Chronicle after a meeting of the city Cultural Heritage Commission in November to consider design changes at the […]

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Restrictions on demolition considered by Planning

Restrictions on demolition considered by Planning

| December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Single-family homes in Larchmont Village, Miracle Mile and La Brea Hancock stand to be protected from demolition while city officials spend up to two years to tweak an anti-mansionization law. If approved, the interim control ordinance would temporarily halt demolitions in 15 neighborhoods feeling squeezed by new mcmansions towering over older, smaller homes, altering the […]

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Loyola High School kicks off sesquicentennial celebration

Loyola High School kicks off sesquicentennial celebration

| December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

The first day of a year-long sesquicentennial celebration began on Nov. 16 with an inaugural 150th anniversary mass at Loyola High School. During the mass, which was celebrated by President Fr. Gregory Goethals and three former Loyola presidents and other clergy, a special apostolic blessing from Pope Francis was shared with the congregation. A celebration […]

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Miracle Mile Run down Wilshire Blvd. on Dec. 6

Miracle Mile Run down Wilshire Blvd. on Dec. 6

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Miracle Mile Run—a one-mile race on Wilshire Blvd. sponsored by city councilman Tom LaBonge—is free and open to all ages. Registration and check-in for the event, which begins at the intersection of Wilshire Blvd. and Orange Dr., begins at 6:30 a.m. It runs down the middle of Wilshire Blvd. starting at 7 a.m. Billed […]

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Highland Avenue to close for resurfacing

Highland Avenue to close for resurfacing

| November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Highland Ave. from Melrose Ave. to Wilshire Blvd. will be closed for repaving on two consecutive weekends. Southbound lanes will be closed  on Sat., Nov. 8 and Sun., Nov. 9,  beginning at 7 a.m. The following weekend, Sat., Nov. 15 and Sun., Nov. 16, work will be performed on the northbound lanes. According to the […]

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Renovations on estate not adhering to landmark status

Renovations on estate not adhering to landmark status

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The new owners of the home at 455 S. Lorraine Blvd. have been urged by the city, neighbors and preservationists to follow the guidelines required for an Historic-Cultural Landmark. But the change from natural stone to painted beige and white, the white iron fence around the perimeter and the statuary are not in keeping with […]

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