Tag: Billy Taylor

Meet two LPGA players with local connections

Meet two LPGA players with local connections

| April 26, 2018 | 1 Comment

During the HUGEL-JTBC LA Open, which brought some of the world’s best players in women’s golf to the Wilshire Country Club, several players had connections to the local community. Between rounds, the Chronicle talked to two of those players about what it means to compete at a historic course in their own backyard. Emily Tubert […]

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Worried about crime? Consider private patrol

Worried about crime? Consider private patrol

| March 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Property crime is on the rise, and homeowners are understandably alarmed. Reports of burglaries in otherwise quiet communities seem to come out on a daily basis. Figures indicate that, in the past two years, burglaries are up between six and 12 percent in the Chronicle’s distribution area alone. (Read more about criminal activity in Greater […]

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Residents seek answers to dry brook

Residents seek answers to dry brook

| December 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Brookside is perhaps best known for its namesake, a natural stream that flows through the neighborhood. But in recent months, local residents have raised an alarm about the brook’s health.     “Something is up,” says local real estate agent Richard Battaglia. “Within the past year the brook has dried up in places. Someone turned […]

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Making it in Hollywood, with a little help from Larchmont

Making it in Hollywood, with a little help from Larchmont

| December 28, 2017 | 1 Comment

Scott Sedita and his eponymously named acting school this month celebrate two decades on Larchmont Blvd. You know the spot. On any given night, you can find a group of young, eager acting students standing outside the nondescript white office building — located at 526 N. Larchmont Blvd. — learning lines and rehearsing scenes. “I opened […]

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Academy Museum reveals architectural, cultural vision

Academy Museum reveals architectural, cultural vision

| November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ new museum on Wilshire Blvd. is still under construction, but the Larchmont Chronicle and other members of the press were recently invited to take a glimpse at what is to come. “People from across the globe come to Los Angeles to be inspired and to see things […]

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Vacant homes on Wilton Pl. plague neighborhood

Vacant homes on Wilton Pl. plague neighborhood

| August 31, 2017 | 4 Comments

With 11 properties now sitting vacant on Wilton Pl., stretching two blocks from Melrose to Rosewood, local residents and business owners alike are complaining that the neighborhood is quickly deteriorating. “We have been battling the situation for months now,” says Mercedes Simonian, co-owner of the Hollywood Historic Hotel, located on the corner of Melrose and […]

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