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Meet Capt. Palazzolo, new commanding officer for Olympic

Meet Capt. Palazzolo, new commanding officer for Olympic

| July 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

A community rich in diversity and an outstanding workforce are two reasons why the newest commanding officer of the Olympic Division is excited to be assigned to the neighborhood. “Olympic is a great place,” proclaims Capt. Vito Palazzolo—a 25-year L.A. Police Dept. veteran—as he sits down for an interview. “The best part about it is […]

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Staffing, street safety, repair, traffic on Ryu’s to-do list

Staffing, street safety, repair, traffic on Ryu’s to-do list

| July 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nikki Ezhari’s appointment as senior deputy for Fourth District City Councilman David Ryu last month marks the appointment of more than half of his initial 15-member team, said chief of staff Sarah Dusseault. A key focus of the new team is fulfilling the councilman’s campaign promise. “We’ve been pretty clear our agenda is to bring […]

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Brookside residents updated on crime, Park Mile zoning

Brookside residents updated on crime, Park Mile zoning

| July 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Fourth District Councilman David Ryu complimented the 30 residents who turned out for the summer meeting for their citizen involvement. Ryu and his chief of staff Sarah Dusseault attended the July 16 evening meeting of Brookside Homeowners Association at the Lebanese-American Foundation center. Owen Smith, Association president, introduced the guest speakers including Wilshire LAPD senior […]

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‘It was cool,’ says student who interviewed Joe Biden

‘It was cool,’ says student who interviewed Joe Biden

| July 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Although they don’t agree on which baseball team should be in the World Series, they both like dogs. Lucas Fuhrer discovered this while interviewing Vice President Joe Biden who was in Los Angeles speaking about raising the minimum wage. Lucas, son of Christian and Christy Fuhrer of Ridgewood Place, will be a seventh grader next […]

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Lower floors add theaters, wine cellars to area homes

Lower floors add theaters, wine cellars to area homes

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

When Robert Quigg had a chance luncheon in Larchmont Village a few years back, he was smitten by the street’s charms. He brought his wife to the area to take a look, and the couple soon bid Beverly Hills goodbye and bought an Italian Renaissance-style home at 434 S. Windsor Blvd. “It’s a fantastic neighborhood,” […]

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Couple share opera, music, laughs some 50-plus years

Couple share opera, music, laughs some 50-plus years

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Irina was a young pianist when she fell in love with opera and a dashing fellow USC student, who, as it so happened, also fell in love with her. It was the Puccini opera ‘Manon Lescaut’ where I fell hopelessly in love with the soprano lead…” said Jim Gibbons. The baritone and his future wife […]

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