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Statue of Jewish-American patriot Haym Salomon to receive new marker

Statue of Jewish-American patriot Haym Salomon to receive new marker

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Hancock Park-based chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is working to further the legacy of Haym Salomon, a Jewish hero of the American Revolution. Stephanie Boyd, a member of the LA-Eschscholtzia Chapter, was a delegate at DAR’s 123rd annual Continental Congress recently in Washington, D.C. While there she submitted a proposal to […]

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Plymouth home wins Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society award

Plymouth home wins Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society award

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

The house at 528 S. Plymouth Blvd. is one of the winners of the 2014 Historic Landmark Awards presented at the Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society annual meeting on July 20 at the Wilshire Country Club. Owners of the land in the early 1920s were Elizabeth Boos, and then A. Hayes Busch, whose father Albert […]

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Real Estate Sales June 2014

Real Estate Sales June 2014

| July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Real Estate Sales* Single family homes 455 Lorraine Blvd. 414 S. Irving Blvd. 444 N. McCadden Pl. 644 S. Orange Dr. 163 S. Larchmont Blvd. 347 S. Arden Blvd. 414 N. Arden Blvd. 146 S. Van Ness Ave. 560 N. Plymouth Blvd. 954 Keniston Ave. 891 S. Bronson Ave. 131 S. Wilton Pl. 357 S. […]

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Alternatives to Gas-Powered Blowers

Alternatives to Gas-Powered Blowers

| July 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

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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