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Candidates in runoff for 34th seat

Candidates in runoff for 34th seat

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Two Democratic Party candidates are competing in a June 6 runoff election for the 34th Congressional District seat. Attorney Robert Lee Ahn will go up against state assemblyman Jimmy Gomez to fill the seat vacated by Xavier Becerra, who was named California’s attorney general by Gov. Jerry Brown in Dec. 2016. The two men were […]

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Scottish Rite building to reopen this month as ‘Marciano Art Foundation’

Scottish Rite building to reopen this month as ‘Marciano Art Foundation’

| April 27, 2017 | 1 Comment

Work is complete on the interiors of the adaptive reuse of the 1962 Scottish Rite Temple building in Windsor Square, and art is beginning to adorn the walls. Soon to reopen as the Marciano Art Foundation, the building will showcase works from the contemporary art collection of brothers Maurice and Paul Marciano. The works to […]

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Windsor Square Association seeks to protect area trees

Windsor Square Association seeks to protect area trees

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

In the first week of March, Councilman David E. Ryu’s office contacted the president of the Windsor Square Association (WSA), Larry Guzin, regarding a request to remove a ficus tree at 639 N. Larchmont Blvd. Guzin and the WSA have been working with local stakeholders and the council office on Larchmont tree issues since January. […]

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Local architect designs a Brookside ‘Bridge House’

Local architect designs a Brookside ‘Bridge House’

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Longwood Ave. resident Dan Brunn has designed, and recently began construction on, a one-of-a-kind “Bridge House” to straddle the much-loved brook in Brookside. The 210-foot-long, 20-foot wide, single-story house, quite literally bridges a running stream and a 20-foot change in property grade. “I am really excited about this house,” Brunn tells the Chronicle. “The idea […]

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Re-elections for mayor, CD5, CD13

Re-elections for mayor, CD5, CD13

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

None of the 10 challengers, including Windsor Square neighbor Mitchell Schwartz, was able to force Mayor Eric Garcetti into a run-off election. Garcetti received 81 percent of the votes cast in the March election. In Council District 5, incumbent Paul Koretz won with 66 percent of the vote. In adjoining Council District 13, Mitch O’Farrell […]

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Amended McMansion law has ‘sound foundation’

Amended McMansion law has ‘sound foundation’

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

A new and improved anti-McMansion ordinance passed last month by the City Council will make major improvements in neighborhoods near and far — throughout Los Angeles, according to advocates for the measure. “Great news!” is how the Los Angeles Conservancy called the “final push to curb mansionization and tear downs.” “It was such a grass […]

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