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Alternatives to Gas-Powered Blowers

Alternatives to Gas-Powered Blowers

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

California Greenin’ by Renee Ridgeley Here are some alternatives to using gas-powered blowers Science quiz: which emits more hydrocarbons into the atmosphere? A half-hour of yard work with a two-stroke leaf blower or driving a Ford F-150 truck from Texas to Alaska?  If you thought this a trick question, you’re right, because it’s the blower. […]

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Signage completes Boulevard Heights quest for historic status

Signage completes Boulevard Heights quest for historic status

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

A two-block stretch on Bronson Ave.—the Boulevard Heights Historic District—was honored with its very own sign. Four signs to be exact.The recent unveiling completes the neighborhood’s journey for historic status. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2012. “It is a great honor. Our own Robby O’Donnell worked for several years […]

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Real Estate Sales for May 2014

Real Estate Sales for May 2014

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Real Estate Sales* Single family homes 108 Fremont Pl. 619 S. June St. 131 S. Rossmore Ave. 440 N. McCadden Pl. 307 N. Orange Dr. 245 S. Lucerne Blvd. 268 S. Van Ness Ave. 532 N. Las Palmas Ave. 101 S. Highland Ave. 517 N. Lucerne Blvd. 935 S. Hudson Ave. 726 S. Highland Ave. […]

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West Adams lavish history, architecture told in iBook

West Adams lavish history, architecture told in iBook

| May 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Before there was Beverly Hills, the wealthy and the elite settled in West Adams, the original wealthy area of the city. In the 1880s bankers, doctors, attorneys and politicians rode the street car downtown from their lavish Craftsman, Tudor and Victorian homes, the best seen this side of the Mississippi, says photographer Jett Loe. He […]

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CIM Group says ‘no plans for hotel’ in Park Mile area; protest letters attached

CIM Group says ‘no plans for hotel’ in Park Mile area; protest letters attached

| May 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Community outrage at plans to ignore the Park Mile zoning and build a hotel on the newly acquired Farmers Insurance property has halted the development. Residents petitioned the Fourth District Council office and the homeowners association to protest the planned project. A group from Brookside Homeowners Association recently met with executives of CIM Group which […]

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Variety of choices to make garden drought-tolerant

Variety of choices to make garden drought-tolerant

| May 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Neighborhood front yards are looking different these days, and it’s not because the David statues on the lawn of a house on Muirfield Road are gone. It’s because homeowners are finding new elements of design in drought-tolerant landscaping. Ornamental grasses, succulents, even dirt and rocks are being used as part of water-saving designs, and it’s […]

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