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Power outages leave locals seeking relief

Power outages leave locals seeking relief

| August 2, 2018 | 1 Comment

Angelenos battled a blistering three-digit heat wave with around-the-clock air conditioning July 6, but beginning around 5 p.m, aging infrastructure gave out, resulting in widespread power outages. Although power was restored for most neighborhoods within hours, Hancock Park, Windsor Square and Larchmont felt the consequences of the blackout for most of the sticky weekend, and […]

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New Ebell president and cookbook plus best barbecue; Zappa and LBA

New Ebell president and cookbook plus best barbecue; Zappa and LBA

| August 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Every summer, the venerable 124-year-old Ebell of Los Angeles welcomes new board members. The installation of these ladies was fêted with a gala luncheon in the Grand Lounge of the Lucerne Boulevard club on June 25. This year they also inducted a new president, long time Ebell member and former Deputy Chief of Protocol for […]

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Village landlord seeks to remove ficus trees

Village landlord seeks to remove ficus trees

| August 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

The city’s Urban Forestry Division recently received a request to remove two mature, side-by-side ficus trees at 226 N. Larchmont Blvd. The request was submitted by Rite Aid landlord, Beverly Hills developer Ronald Simms. “The Windsor Square Association opposes this request because these trees are not dead, diseased or dangerous,” said Larry Guzin, president of […]

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Communities debate limits on billboards

Communities debate limits on billboards

| June 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

The debate on billboards in Los Angeles has not been resolved since the Chronicle last reported on it in July 2017. However, 20 neighborhood councils recently have weighed in by submitting Community Impact Statements advocating limits on digital signage as per the “Version B+” draft billboard ordinance advanced by the City Planning Commission. This version […]

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Meet some of our very best neighborhood furry friends

Meet some of our very best neighborhood furry friends

| June 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Charming to sublime describes the four-legged entries in our annual Pets of Larchmont section. Snaggle-toothed rescue Leedo was adopted eight years ago on Larchmont Boulevard when he was just a wee 12-week-old puppy, Beth Correll told us. Shoe-sized Bruno is just beginning his dog years, and Kramer, a Pomeranian, might look delicate, but he is […]

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Notable sales on Boulevard; violin shop closes doors

Notable sales on Boulevard; violin shop closes doors

| June 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

In recent weeks, there were  two notable sales transactions either underway or completed on Larchmont Boulevard, as well as leasing activity that continues apace. Perhaps most important, as reported in the June Larchmont Chronicle, was the prospective sale of the historic Lipson Building to the A.F. Gil- more Co., owner of the Original Farmers Market […]

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