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SWAT swarms abandoned house on Plymouth twice

SWAT swarms abandoned house on Plymouth twice

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

The LAPD Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT) was deployed to an abandoned property on the 300 block of N. Plymouth Blvd. Nov. 15 for a six-hour standoff between police and a squatter. A week later, Nov. 23, the team was deployed again to the same address. In the first incident, officers were called to […]

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City Hall opponents gather at local school

City Hall opponents gather at local school

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

The flyer advertising the Sat., Nov. 18, two-hour meeting to be held at Third St. School asked attendees to “Share Your Experiences Fighting City Hall & Developers,” and that certainly took place. Vociferous complaints were directed at spot-zoning, small-lot subdivisions and political fundraising. (Cited repeatedly was the recent “Los Angeles Times” story concerning Torrance-based real […]

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History will be made in Miracle Mile, probably

History will be made in Miracle Mile, probably

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Miracle Mile has hit a bump on its road to historic preservation. Many residents carried red “No HPOZ” (Historic Protection Overlay Zone) signs to the Miracle Mile Residential Association (MMRA) annual meeting last month, protesting the effort underway to protect the area from mansionization and tear downs of early 20th-century Period Revival-style homes. “It was […]

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Temple’s Karsh Center helps neighbors in need

Temple’s Karsh Center helps neighbors in need

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

A new center at Wilshire Boulevard Temple is helping some of its neighbors in a big way. To mark the occasion, Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson were among dignitaries at the dedication last month of the Temple’s Karsh Family Social Service Center, 3750 W. Sixth St. Set to serve […]

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Garcetti visits Larchmont Village to promote ‘M’

Garcetti visits Larchmont Village to promote ‘M’

| November 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

As voters take to the polls on Election Day, Mayor Eric Garcetti made a visit to Larchmont Blvd. to encourage residents to vote yes on Measure M. The Measure, if passed, will increase sales tax in Los Angeles County to fund traffic and transit improvements. “We’re handing out M&Ms to remind people to vote yes […]

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Good cheer, trolley stops on Small Business Saturday

Good cheer, trolley stops on Small Business Saturday

| October 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

A small-town style Holiday Open House and Small Business Saturday shopping spree will welcome the season as only Larchmont Village can on Nov. 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The second annual combined event is on Larchmont Blvd., between First St. and Melrose Ave. Costumed carolers will entertain passengers on a hop-on, hop-off trolley […]

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