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Who is State Senator Scott Wiener of San Francisco?

Who is State Senator Scott Wiener of San Francisco?

| January 25, 2018 | 3 Comments

Why does he know so much more than anybody else about zoning and land use in historic Mid-Wilshire Los Angeles? Sen. Wiener, 47, is a lawyer and former member of the Board of Supervisors for the City and County of San Francisco. He was elected to the State Senate to represent San Francisco, Daly City, […]

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Girl Scout cookies will be sold on Larchmont Blvd.

Girl Scout cookies will be sold on Larchmont Blvd.

| January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Samoas, Thin Mints, Tagalongs — everyone has a favorite Girl Scout cookie. Get your favorite from door-to-door sales beginning on Sun., Jan. 28, with booth storefronts starting on Thurs., Feb. 9, and lasting until Mar. 11. Girl Scout troops, including St. James’-based Troops 1125 and 2115, will begin selling cookies around the neighborhood in front […]

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Walk for your U.S. Mail?

Walk for your U.S. Mail?

| January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

What’s next for residents in single-family homes, duplexes, triplexes and townhouses in our local communities? Walk two blocks to a “cluster mailbox” on a street corner…instead of having your mail put in your mail slot or your mail box at your residence with its individual street address? Problems for Park La Brea What the U.S. […]

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Christmas tree sales, prices ­up from years past

Christmas tree sales, prices ­up from years past

| December 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

By now the family Christmas tree may be on its way to being recycled or packed away until next year — and, like the end of the Hans Christian Andersen story — we all get a bit teary when saying goodbye to the cheerful holiday tradition until next year. The vacant lot at 568 N. […]

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Brookside neighbors focus on where to add mass to houses

Brookside neighbors focus on where to add mass to houses

| December 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Nearly 50 Sycamore Square and Brookside property owners attended a December 19 public hearing about rezoning single-family parts of their neighborhoods to curb what many describe as “McMansionization.” The term refers to the construction of large modern houses on small lots in traditional single-family neighborhoods. Examples of such structures are obvious to drivers or walkers […]

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New year, new you. Get gorgeous locks on Larchmont

New year, new you. Get gorgeous locks on Larchmont

| December 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Romi Cortier mixes fine art with style at his salon Romi Cortier Design, 425 N. Larchmont Blvd., where his original paintings adorn the walls and clients are treated to private rooms and a top-notch team. “The most important thing to consider, regardless of trend, is does it look good on you, working with your skin […]

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