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Communities debate limits on billboards

Communities debate limits on billboards

| June 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

The debate on billboards in Los Angeles has not been resolved since the Chronicle last reported on it in July 2017. However, 20 neighborhood councils recently have weighed in by submitting Community Impact Statements advocating limits on digital signage as per the “Version B+” draft billboard ordinance advanced by the City Planning Commission. This version […]

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Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society at Gilmore Adobe

Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society at Gilmore Adobe

| June 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Historic Gilmore Adobe was the star of the annual Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society (WSHPHS) annual meeting last month.  The gathering marked the local society’s 41st year. A rare guided tour of the historic Farmers Market-adjacent site included the house, grounds, orchard and even chickens. Adrian Scott Fine, director of advocacy for the Los […]

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Notable sales on Boulevard; violin shop closes doors

Notable sales on Boulevard; violin shop closes doors

| June 28, 2018 | 2 Comments

In recent weeks, there were  two notable sales transactions either underway or completed on Larchmont Boulevard, as well as leasing activity that continues apace. Perhaps most important, as reported in the June Larchmont Chronicle, was the prospective sale of the historic Lipson Building to the A.F. Gil- more Co., owner of the Original Farmers Market […]

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Houses allowed more square footage, front garages under Koretz

Houses allowed more square footage, front garages under Koretz

| June 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Two houses under construction at 300 and 339 S. Citrus Ave. are not what La Brea Hancock residents had in mind when envisioning the outcome of a new anti-McMansion law passed in March 2017. One house whose construction got underway last month, at 300 S. Citrus, is really big — between 3,000 and 4,000 square […]

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Ebell Rest Cottage fêtes its 100th year of service

Ebell Rest Cottage fêtes its 100th year of service

| May 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Ebell of Los Angeles has a chorale, a costume department and a bridge club. “What most people don’t know is that we’re also really very heavily involved in social services,” said Randi Jones, director of The Rest Cottage Association (RCA), a nonprofit  arm of The Ebell. “This is one of the oldest philanthropies in […]

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New asphalt: part of Larchmont Village news

New asphalt: part of Larchmont Village news

| May 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

The City of Los Angeles two-day project to repave Larchmont Boulevard, between First Street and Beverly Boulevard, should be finished late in the afternoon of Thursday, May 31, the day the June issue of the Larchmont Chronicle is published. According to the Bureau of Street Services’ notice sent two weeks prior to commencement of the […]

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