RSSNews

Class of 2017 graduations, key speakers

Class of 2017 graduations, key speakers

| June 1, 2017 | 1 Comment

This year’s commencement speakers, poised to address and inspire the next generation, include an assistant chief of police, an executive vice president, a social justice advocate and an LAUSD board member. Asst. Chief of Police Beatrice Girmala, 1981 alumna, will address Immaculate Heart’s 107 graduates Tues., June 6. She heads the Los Angeles Police Department’s (LAPD) […]

Continue Reading

Notre Dame honors two locals: Rev. Gregory Boyle, architect Martha Welborne

Notre Dame honors two locals: Rev. Gregory Boyle, architect Martha Welborne

| June 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Angelenos Rev. Gregory J. Boyle, S.J. and architect Martha L. Welborne, FAIA were on the platform alongside United States Vice President Mike Pence at the University of Notre Dame’s graduation ceremonies last month. Pence received an honorary doctor of laws degree. Although many U. S. presidents have spoken at Notre Dame commencements, Pence is the […]

Continue Reading

Candidates in runoff for 34th seat

Candidates in runoff for 34th seat

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Two Democratic Party candidates are competing in a June 6 runoff election for the 34th Congressional District seat. Attorney Robert Lee Ahn will go up against state assemblyman Jimmy Gomez to fill the seat vacated by Xavier Becerra, who was named California’s attorney general by Gov. Jerry Brown in Dec. 2016. The two men were […]

Continue Reading

Scottish Rite building to reopen this month as ‘Marciano Art Foundation’

Scottish Rite building to reopen this month as ‘Marciano Art Foundation’

| April 27, 2017 | 1 Comment

Work is complete on the interiors of the adaptive reuse of the 1962 Scottish Rite Temple building in Windsor Square, and art is beginning to adorn the walls. Soon to reopen as the Marciano Art Foundation, the building will showcase works from the contemporary art collection of brothers Maurice and Paul Marciano. The works to […]

Continue Reading

Windsor Square Association seeks to protect area trees

Windsor Square Association seeks to protect area trees

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

In the first week of March, Councilman David E. Ryu’s office contacted the president of the Windsor Square Association (WSA), Larry Guzin, regarding a request to remove a ficus tree at 639 N. Larchmont Blvd. Guzin and the WSA have been working with local stakeholders and the council office on Larchmont tree issues since January. […]

Continue Reading

Local architect designs a Brookside ‘Bridge House’

Local architect designs a Brookside ‘Bridge House’

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Longwood Ave. resident Dan Brunn has designed, and recently began construction on, a one-of-a-kind “Bridge House” to straddle the much-loved brook in Brookside. The 210-foot-long, 20-foot wide, single-story house, quite literally bridges a running stream and a 20-foot change in property grade. “I am really excited about this house,” Brunn tells the Chronicle. “The idea […]

Continue Reading