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Design for Living; new kitchen adds light and space

Design for Living; new kitchen adds light and space

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Luckily, Allison Hawley Simmons’ newborn had perfect timing. Scarlett was born two weeks late, which turned out to be just in time for the finishing touches of the family’s kitchen remodel. Allison and her husband Mike had been living at their N. Irving Blvd. home while the four-months-plus project was underway; the holidays and the […]

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Dozen ‘for lease’ signs on Larchmont Blvd.

Dozen ‘for lease’ signs on Larchmont Blvd.

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

The tenant mix on Larchmont is ever changing. Despite new stores like Perverse Sunglasses moving onto the street, visitors are seeing more vacancies than usual along the blocks of Larchmont north of First St. For ground-floor spaces, nearly 16 percent of the storefronts are now vacant (12 spaces of approximately 75). Lette Macarons recently closed, […]

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Pets of Larchmont

Pets of Larchmont

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Each year we reach out to readers to send a photo of their favorite pet to grace our special Pets of Larchmont section. We are always impressed with the range of submissions, from the comic to the regal. This month’s entries were no exception.  

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Wilshire/La Brea weekend detours to start this month

Wilshire/La Brea weekend detours to start this month

| June 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Mid-June marks the scheduled start for 22 weekends of street closures and detours related to construction of Metro’s Wilshire/La Brea subway station. These closures will allow the installation of concrete decking on Wilshire Blvd. as a temporary (for several years) road surface. Detailed information and maps of the detour routes are included in a pullout […]

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Victorian home of pioneer Van Nuys ‘moved’ to Lorraine Blvd.

Victorian home of pioneer Van Nuys ‘moved’ to Lorraine Blvd.

| June 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

For many years, the son of Isaac Newton Van Nuys called Windsor Square home. J. Benton Van Nuys and his wife, Emily, briefly lived in a Victorian home built in 1890 by his father on the north side of Sixth Street, west of the site of today’s Good Samaritan Hospital. Benton’s widowed mother had concluded […]

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Scientists, executives, actors inspire seniors

Scientists, executives, actors inspire seniors

| June 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

This year is Larchmont Charter’s first graduating class, plus an actor, a Fox executive and scientists are among area commencement speakers for this year’s graduating classes. Rita Tuzon, executive vice president and general counsel at Fox Network Group, addressed 100 Marymount High School seniors May 27 at their on-campus graduation ceremony. Eighty-four Buckley seniors selected […]

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