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Celebration for Purple Line Subway: it’s halfway there

Celebration for Purple Line Subway: it’s halfway there

| May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Enjoy live entertainment, games, raffles, food trucks and a family fun zone at the free Metro Purple Line Extension “Halfway There” event at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, 5801 Wilshire Blvd., Sun., June 2 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The party celebrates 50 percent completion of the Purple Line Extensions to Wilshire and […]

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Tom Bergin’s historic status up in the air — stay tuned

Tom Bergin’s historic status up in the air — stay tuned

| May 30, 2019 | 2 Comments

In a clever parliamentary maneuver, the land-use lawyer for the current owners of Tom Bergin’s, the restaurant and tavern located at 840 S. Fairfax Ave. since 1949, threw a monkey wrench into the process to declare the property a city Historic-Cultural Monument. Following a unanimous recommendation made in March by the Cultural Heritage Commission (CHC), […]

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SB 50 delayed, not deceased

SB 50 delayed, not deceased

| May 30, 2019 | 2 Comments

Through the leadership of state Sen. Anthony Portantino, resident and former mayor of La Cañada Flintridge, and who represents a broad swath of Los Angeles County, consideration of SB 50, proposed by state Sen. Scott Wiener of San Francisco, has been delayed temporarily. As chair of the state Senate’s Appropriations Committee, Sen. Portantino announced May […]

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American muscle cars at 25th Gilmore Auto Show

American muscle cars at 25th Gilmore Auto Show

| May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

See more than 100 classic cars on display at the 25th annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show at the Original Farmers Market Sat., June 1 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.  This year’s theme, “American Muscle Cars,” will feature lowriders, hotrods, trucks and other classic cars from private collectors, including the 1957 Lincoln originally owned by Jayne […]

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Senate Bill 50 is bad for homeowners

Senate Bill 50 is bad for homeowners

| May 2, 2019 | 1 Comment

In late 2017, the ladies of the Hancock Park Garden Club (founded 57 years ago) published a booklet, “Your Next Front Yard.” The focus of the pamphlet is front yards — the single-family landscape that both separates homes and unifies neighborhoods. (See: hancockparkgardenclub.com/your-next-front-yard.) A month or so later, on Jan. 16, 2018, San Francisco lawyer […]

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Study Senate Bill 50

Study Senate Bill 50

| May 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

TO OUR READERS: By John H. Welborne Publisher and Editor As a public service to our readers in the Greater Wilshire, Mid-City and other neighborhoods we serve, the Larchmont Chronicle is publishing this Special Supplement. The timing relates to the May 2019 consideration — by the California State Senate — of wide-reaching legislation proposed by […]

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