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Mentors can break cycle of homelessness

Mentors can break cycle of homelessness

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

You can make a difference. Really. Jill Bauman, CEO of Imagine LA, is sure of it, which is why she works to bring mentors together with young families to help break the cycle of poverty and homelessness. About 150 new mentors are sought for St. Anne’s new, state-of-the-art transitional housing, Beverly Terrace. It is four blocks […]

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Board election, committee reports at HPHOA annual meeting, Oct. 24

Board election, committee reports at HPHOA annual meeting, Oct. 24

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Mark your calendar and plan to attend the annual meeting of the Hancock Park Home Owners Association (HPHOA). Residents will hear from David Ryu’s office, the Los Angeles Police Department and from HPHOA committee chairs about what’s going on in Hancock Park, from concrete streets to tree trimming. The meeting will be Tues., Oct. 24, […]

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‘Taste of Larchmont’ aids Hope-Net mission

‘Taste of Larchmont’ aids Hope-Net mission

| August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Readers of the Larchmont Chronicle were calling in frustration.  “What are we going to do about the homeless? They are panhandling up and down the boulevard.” The newspaper’s publishers were aware of the problem, but not the solution. They urged readers not to give money, but a voucher for a meal at McDonalds instead. It […]

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Bungalow closes after eight years; city enforcement action commenced in 2009

Bungalow closes after eight years; city enforcement action commenced in 2009

| August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

In 2009, the City of Los Angeles had expected the then-new Larchmont Bungalow to open and operate as an establishment that primarily sells “food to be consumed off-premises” in accordance with its permit. It did not. Now, after years of legal battles, during which the owners sought a liquor license and a delivery service and […]

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Los Angeles High centennial gala planned

Los Angeles High centennial gala planned

| August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

This October, Los Angeles High School will celebrate 100 years at its location at Olympic and Rimpau with “A Roman Renaissance.” The school, originally founded downtown in 1873, moved to its current, and third, location — 4650 W. Olympic Blvd. — in 1917. The weekend of events, planned for Oct. 20-21, includes a Homecoming football […]

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Vacant homes on Wilton Pl. plague neighborhood

Vacant homes on Wilton Pl. plague neighborhood

| August 31, 2017 | 4 Comments

With 11 properties now sitting vacant on Wilton Pl., stretching two blocks from Melrose to Rosewood, local residents and business owners alike are complaining that the neighborhood is quickly deteriorating. “We have been battling the situation for months now,” says Mercedes Simonian, co-owner of the Hollywood Historic Hotel, located on the corner of Melrose and […]

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