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Drought tolerant landscaping installed at 5900 Wilshire building

Drought tolerant landscaping installed at 5900 Wilshire building

| December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Ratkovich Company, which recently announced a 90 percent leased rate at its building at 5900 Wilshire Blvd., has completed installation of drought resistant landscaping in front of the property. Formerly known as the Variety Building, hospitality, lifestyle and real estate development company SBE assumed naming rights to the property after relocating its corporate headquarters […]

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Original owner of Chevalier’s Books interviewed 30 years ago

Original owner of Chevalier’s Books interviewed 30 years ago

| December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

  After 75 years of business, people in the Larchmont area know and love their neighborhood bookstore, Chevalier’s Books.  In 1984, the Larchmont Chronicle carried an article about the store’s founder, Joe Chevalier, as the store celebrated its 45th anniversary. As the store now celebrates 75 years, here’s a look back at that article, written […]

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Water-saving innovation ideas are coming out-of-the-box

Water-saving innovation ideas are coming out-of-the-box

| December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Mayor’s office recently took to social media, inviting Angelenos to share water-saving innovations by posting to Twitter with the hashtag #DroughtHack.  It received responses from the de rigueur to the dare we try.   Only wash full loads of laundry. Turn off water while brushing teeth. Install a rain barrel. Take a shower with someone. […]

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Real Estate Sales for October 2014

Real Estate Sales for October 2014

| November 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Real Estate Sales* Single family homes 424 S. Rimpau Blvd. 226 S. Rimpau Blvd. 129 N. Van Ness Ave. 269 S. Irving Blvd. 613 S. Mansfield Ave. 129 N. Norton Ave. 543 N. June St. 525 N. Citrus Ave. 500 N. Gower St. 915 S. Victoria Ave. 906 S. Victoria Ave. 907 Westchester Pl. 330 […]

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Real Estate Sales for September 2014

Real Estate Sales for September 2014

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Real Estate Sales* Single family homes 501 S. Plymouth Blvd. 117 S. Las Palmas Ave. 519 S. Arden Blvd. 232 S. Van Ness Ave. 464 S. Highland Ave. 126 N. Norton Ave. 221 S. St. Andrews Pl. 911 S. Victoria Ave. 215 N. Gower St. 621 N. McCadden Pl. 301 N. Highland Ave. 845 S. […]

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Drought tolerant idea: waterless dry stream bed

Drought tolerant idea: waterless dry stream bed

| October 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

It appears, the heavens closed up the watering hole without announcing “last call” to all the thirsty California patrons. Angelenos have been asked to cut back another 20 percent on water usage…take that roses, hydrangeas and grass. We’re cutting you off! Xeriscaping (as close to zero watering as you can get) is the new native […]

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