Tag: Councilman David Ryu

Merchants and neighbors generate support for small playground in Village

Merchants and neighbors generate support for small playground in Village

| April 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Larchmont Village merchants and shoppers always welcome more parking for the street. It has been this way since the Los Angeles Railway Company’s Yellow Car trolley “3 Line” stopped running up the Boulevard from Third Street to Melrose Avenue in the late 1940s or early 1950s. The contemporary desire for additional parking notwithstanding, there usually […]

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Merchants and neighbors generate support for small playground in Village

Merchants and neighbors generate support for small playground in Village

| April 18, 2018 | 1 Comment

Larchmont Village merchants and shoppers always welcome more parking for the street. It has been this way since the Los Angeles Railway Company’s Yellow Car trolley “3 Line” stopped running up the Boulevard from Third Street to Melrose Avenue in the late 1940s or early 1950s. The contemporary desire for additional parking notwithstanding, there usually […]

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Traffic the topic for eastern Windsor Square; bike lanes to come

Traffic the topic for eastern Windsor Square; bike lanes to come

| March 29, 2018 | 1 Comment

Bike lanes are going to be added to several blocks of Van Ness Avenue to help reduce speeding. The move comes as a result of a joint meeting held in March among residents of Windsor Square’s Van Ness and Norton avenues, their Ridgewood-Wilton neighbors and city officials. Convened by City Councilman David Ryu’s staff, the […]

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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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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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The historic bridges of Brookside

The historic bridges of Brookside

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

A natural feature of the Mid-Wilshire neighborhood is hidden from view and known to many, but not all. As Brookside neighbor and designer of the “Bridge House” Dan Brunn (see story on Page 15) says, he had bought his first house on Longwood and had been living there for some time before he realized that […]

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