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Council okays historic zone for Miracle Mile

Council okays historic zone for Miracle Mile

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Los Angeles City Council considered its 35th Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ) for the Miracle Mile area south of Wilshire Boulevard after the Chronicle went to press. Council consideration followed three years of money spent, city hearings, and community outreach — from neighbor to neighbor and also from Councilmembers Tom LaBonge and David Ryu. […]

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Parents protest possible charter at Third Street

Parents protest possible charter at Third Street

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Hollywood chapter of a national network of charter schools is considering an offer from the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) to relocate some of its programming to Third Street Elementary School.  Under Proposition 39, approved by California voters in 2000, school districts are required by state law to share public school facilities “fairly” […]

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Community Comment

Community Comment

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Yes” for preservation. “No” for a construction moratorium. For more than a year, this newspaper has covered Michael Weinstein’s AIDS Healthcare Foundation proposal to stop construction of the building across from the foundation’s own high-rise offices on Sunset Blvd., and, in so doing, stop construction near subway stations and many other parts of Los Angeles […]

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Sneak peek at Marciano museum

Sneak peek at Marciano museum

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

The new owner continues its work on the adaptive reuse of the 1962 Scottish Rite Cathedral building in Windsor Square. The building’s future will be as the Marciano Art Foundation, a private art museum of brothers Maurice and Paul Marciano. Three years of construction are reaching the final phase, and the Foundation has just announced […]

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Groups seek consensus on city trees

Groups seek consensus on city trees

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Larchmont Village Business Improvement District (BID) is reaching out to neighborhood groups to seek consensus on a plan to remove and replace the 38 ficus trees lining Larchmont Blvd. The Larchmont Village BID, a group consisting of property owners on the Boulevard, want to address the issue of damaged plumbing and busted sidewalks caused […]

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Town Hall on Miracle Mile preservation

Town Hall on Miracle Mile preservation

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Announcing that he was glad to be back where he attended junior high school (and noting that everything in the auditorium seems smaller than he remembers), Councilman David E. Ryu opened a special town hall meeting attended by approximately 175 people in the John Burroughs Middle School auditorium on Feb. 22. Because the meeting’s topic was […]

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