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Los Angeles: growing up with character, density?

Los Angeles: growing up with character, density?

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

As part of the Larchmont Chronicle’s continuing coverage of a proposed anti-growth ballot initiative that seeks to ban much construction in the City of Los Angeles for two years, the Chronicle is reprinting a thoughtful and relevant article on how the Los Angeles Conservancy is addressing this matter. The article, now edited slightly, first appeared […]

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Metro to start jet grouting on Wilshire Blvd.

Metro to start jet grouting on Wilshire Blvd.

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

We neighbors east of the under-construction Metro Purple Line subway station at Wilshire and La Brea may have thought we would not be seeing disruption on our parts of Wilshire Blvd. If we did think that, we were wrong! We’ll soon see “jet grouting” in the middle of Wilshire Blvd. in many blocks between La […]

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Paramount final EIR completed; May 16 public hearing

Paramount final EIR completed; May 16 public hearing

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

The final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for Paramount Picture’s master plan to redevelop portions of its 56 contiguous acres and approximately six acres of surrounding parcels will be reviewed a city hearing officer this month. The public is invited to the lengthy hearing scheduled for Mon., May 16 at 9:30 a.m. at the First Presbyterian […]

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Choose GWNC directors, alternates for next two years

Choose GWNC directors, alternates for next two years

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

People over 18 years old who live, work or own property in the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council (GWNC) area may vote for TWO candidates in the Sun., May 1 election. Voting hours are from noon to 4 p.m., and all voting will take place on Larchmont Blvd. at the “Barking Lot” pet store at 366 […]

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Mayor Garcetti congratulates community members on water bill

Mayor Garcetti congratulates community members on water bill

| March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

Mayor Garcetti joined the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) Thurs., March 31 in congratulating Patty Lombard and Bill Simon of Fremont Pl. on significantly reducing their water bill using LADWP resources. Members of the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council (GWNC) and The Drop were also there.  The GWNC Sustainability Committee partnered with the […]

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Letter to the editor: Trash land?

Letter to the editor: Trash land?

| March 31, 2016 | 1 Comment

Life on upper Larchmont Blvd has been full of challenges the last two months. It feels like those of us who live and work north of Beverly inhabit the Forgotten Land, disenfranchised from the “Village.” I reference the trash can on the east side of Larchmont across from Page School, the ONLY trash can on […]

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