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Houses razed on Arden for Marlborough pool and field

Houses razed on Arden for Marlborough pool and field

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Demolition of five houses on Arden Blvd. north of Third St. was completed last month as Marlborough School begins the final phase of its growth and development project. Razing of the houses was part of the $24 million Arden Project to improve the private, all-girls school in Hancock Park. The expansion will add a new […]

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Update on Farmers project at Ebell

Update on Farmers project at Ebell

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

The public is invited to see revised plans for the new residential development proposed for the former Farmers Insurance property along Wilshire Blvd. between Rimpau and Muirfield. The site includes the existing seven-story tower and two large parking lots. The meeting is at The Ebell, 743 S. Lucerne, on Wed., July 8, at 8 p.m. Density […]

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Bungalow civil case dismissed; five-year limit had passed

Bungalow civil case dismissed; five-year limit had passed

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

The city won a civil lawsuit brought on by the Larchmont Bungalow when L.A. Superior Court Judge Stephanie Bowick dismissed the case on June 1. It was dismissed “with prejudice,” meaning the case cannot be refiled. The Bungalow failed to bring the matter to trial within five years as required by city code, said Rob […]

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History of Griffith-Banderas estate

History of Griffith-Banderas estate

| June 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Updated June 18 at 12:30 p.m. The Larchmont Chronicle searched its archives for a history of the just-sold home of Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith on Muirfield Road. The recent sale for $15.9 million is a record-breaker for the Hancock Park area. The 15,000 square foot residence commissioned in 1925 by Isidor Eisner sits on […]

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One resident’s solution to texting drivers

One resident’s solution to texting drivers

| June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

  Driving down any thoroughfare in Los Angeles, you may notice the person driving 40 miles per hour next to you is texting on a cell phone. Concerned parent Margot Grabie, Citrus Ave., finally had enough and decided to do something about it. “After seeing near crashes by drivers who were texting and driving, I’ve […]

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Ryu takes office July 1 following runoff victory

Ryu takes office July 1 following runoff victory

| June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

On July 1, David Ryu will take the oath of office to become City Councilman for the fourth district following his victory in the May 19 election. Ryu, who defeated Carolyn Ramsay by 1,600 votes in the race to replace Tom LaBonge as councilman, will govern an area from Sherman Oaks to Miracle Mile. His […]

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