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Stopgap on tear downs to go back to PLUM

Stopgap on tear downs to go back to PLUM

| March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

An interim control ordinance aimed to halt teardowns in Miracle Mile, Larchmont Heights and the La Brea Hancock Neighborhood was put on hold Feb. 24 by the city Planning and Land Use Management Committee. The committee heard public comments from council members, residents and other representatives of the 14 areas that would be protected under […]

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Backyard chicken raising has come home to roost

Backyard chicken raising has come home to roost

| March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Backyard Chickens aren’t just for farms anymore. A recent email chain sent out to Hancock Park block captains had this subject line: “Chicken Wandering on 4th & Rimpau.” That was followed a couple weeks later with another neighborhood email: “Chicken hens on Hudson and 2nd. Pets?” No longer limited to farms and factories, backyard chickens […]

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Ramsay, Ryu in May runoff city council election

Ramsay, Ryu in May runoff city council election

| March 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Carolyn Ramsay is heading for a runoff election on Tues., May 19 following her first place finish for the Fourth District City Council seat in the March 3 election. Based on unofficial results from the City Clerk, the runoff will be between Carolyn Ramsay (2,911 votes) and David Ryu (2,776 votes). However, there only are […]

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Bungalow appeal denied; heading to City Council

Bungalow appeal denied; heading to City Council

| January 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

The owner of the Larchmont Bungalow was denied an appeal for a zone change Jan. 27 by the Planning and Land Use Management Committee. Committee members Jose Huizar and Mitchell Englander upheld an earlier decision by the Central Area Planning Commission who denied the request for a zone change in October. The matter is expected […]

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Meet new neighborhood prosecutor at Town Hall meeting Jan. 21

Meet new neighborhood prosecutor at Town Hall meeting Jan. 21

| January 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Larchmont’s new neighborhood prosecutor Steve Houchin was at a town hall meeting Wed., Jan. 21 at 6:30 p.m. at Huffington Center, St. Sophia Cathedral, 1324 S. Normandie Ave. Based out of the L.A.P.D. Olympic Division, Houchin oversees some 13 areas including local neighborhoods. “The great thing about this position is it depends on the relationship […]

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Relax at new community spa, the Larchmont Sanctuary

Relax at new community spa, the Larchmont Sanctuary

| December 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

When Tina Figueroa worked 90-hour weeks and traveled the globe as a tech executive she frequented world-class spas every chance she could. “I got a lot of facials to detox from my job,” says the new owner of Larchmont Sanctuary Spa, 331 N. Larchmont Blvd. The best of the products and treatments she found in […]

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