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Wilshire Softball ties to UCLA are an inspiration

Wilshire Softball ties to UCLA are an inspiration

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Established in 2002, Wilshire Girls Softball has become the premier girls fast-pitch league in the Hollywood-Mid City area of Los Angeles, said league president Adam Glickman. Despite its success over the last decade, including winning the 10U Burbank City title this fall, there was a sentiment within the league that mommy and daddy coaches can […]

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Residents urged to start preservation process

Residents urged to start preservation process

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Miracle Mile will be requesting the city for an Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ) to protect their 80 and 90-year-old properties from McMansionization. Nearly 65 residents learned the steps necessary to create an HPOZ at a morning meeting sponsored by the Miracle Mile Residential Association on Jan. 10 at Leonardo’s nightclub. Board member Mark Zecca […]

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Bungalow appeal denied; heading to City Council

Bungalow appeal denied; heading to City Council

| January 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

The owner of the Larchmont Bungalow was denied an appeal for a zone change Jan. 27 by the Planning and Land Use Management Committee. Committee members Jose Huizar and Mitchell Englander upheld an earlier decision by the Central Area Planning Commission who denied the request for a zone change in October. The matter is expected […]

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Meet new neighborhood prosecutor at Town Hall meeting Jan. 21

Meet new neighborhood prosecutor at Town Hall meeting Jan. 21

| January 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Larchmont’s new neighborhood prosecutor Steve Houchin was at a town hall meeting Wed., Jan. 21 at 6:30 p.m. at Huffington Center, St. Sophia Cathedral, 1324 S. Normandie Ave. Based out of the L.A.P.D. Olympic Division, Houchin oversees some 13 areas including local neighborhoods. “The great thing about this position is it depends on the relationship […]

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Woman stabbed to death in Windsor Square home

Woman stabbed to death in Windsor Square home

| December 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

A homicide investigation is underway into the stabbing death of Antonia Maria Yager. A caretaker found the 86-year-old widow dead in her bed in her Windsor Square home on Dec. 22 at about 7:25 p.m. According to LAPD detective Lt. John Radtke, Yager, who lived alone in the 100 block of N. Beachwood Drive, died […]

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Miracle Mile meeting set to weigh creating historic zone

Miracle Mile meeting set to weigh creating historic zone

| December 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Miracle Mile boasts many historic landmarks: Art Deco buildings, fossils from the Ice Age, and, more recently residents are gaining a new appreciation of the area’s homes. A meeting to discuss the pros and cons of a Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ) will be on Sat., Jan. 10, from 10 a.m. to noon, at […]

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