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Community Comment

Community Comment

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Yes” for preservation. “No” for a construction moratorium. For more than a year, this newspaper has covered Michael Weinstein’s AIDS Healthcare Foundation proposal to stop construction of the building across from the foundation’s own high-rise offices on Sunset Blvd., and, in so doing, stop construction near subway stations and many other parts of Los Angeles […]

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Urban oasis offers walkability, quality of life in the Mile

Urban oasis offers walkability, quality of life in the Mile

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

People living in and near the Miracle Mile include a large percentage of the readers of the Larchmont Chronicle. Many of the most historic and architecturally interesting residential areas of Los Angeles are near the Miracle Mile. And no residential project better typifies living in the Mile than Park La Brea, which borders the Mile […]

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‘A day which will live in infamy’… ‘Allegiance’ and ‘Infamy’

‘A day which will live in infamy’… ‘Allegiance’ and ‘Infamy’

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Presidents’ Day weekend of 2017, just celebrated, had certain bitter aspects this year. The Sunday of the weekend marked the 75th anniversary of the February 19, 1942, issuance by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt of what now assuredly must be considered the “infamous” Presidential Executive Order 9066. That presidential Executive Order — “Instructions to All Persons […]

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Is Measure ‘S’ all about saving a view?

Is Measure ‘S’ all about saving a view?

| January 26, 2017 | 6 Comments

  Guest writer articles advocating “yes” and “no” on Measure S can be found on the front page at: http://issuu.com/larchmontchronicle/docs/lc_02_2017.   Is the Measure S ballot initiative that would halt much construction for two years citywide, and that is going to the voters in March, really just about a powerful executive trying to protect the […]

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CIM lists Farmers tower and parking lots for sale

CIM lists Farmers tower and parking lots for sale

| January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Hitting the local real estate market for re-sale are two of the four Park Mile blocks that CIM Group bought from original owner-builder, Farmers Insurance, in April of 2014. CIM, a large real estate fund manager with approximately $19.2 billion of assets under management, will continue to house its international headquarters on the property west […]

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Update: Quigg bankruptcies move forward

Update: Quigg bankruptcies move forward

| January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

The nine bankruptcy proceedings initiated by house developer Robert Quigg, including for six houses in Windsor Square and Hancock Park, are moving along. However, hearings and creditors’ meetings were postponed until after the Larchmont Chronicle went to press. Approximately 50 documents already have been filed in the case under which eight of the bankruptcies have […]

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