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Larchmont trees, sidewalks on New Year’s agenda

Larchmont trees, sidewalks on New Year’s agenda

| December 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ring in the New Year by learning about a plan for Larchmont Village’s ficus trees and tree root-challenged sidewalks. The Larchmont Village Business Improvement District has utilized a grant from Council District Four to commission a survey and long-term plan from a specialist in arboriculture and urban forestry. Hear the results and discuss the options […]

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Fresh, sustainable fish market opens on Fairfax

Fresh, sustainable fish market opens on Fairfax

| December 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Two months ago, we examined local Italian provisioner Angelini Alimentari; last month we reviewed The French Butcher on Third Street; and this month we take a look at nearby Cape Seafood and Provisions. There’s nothing fishy about Cape Seafood and Provisions. In fact, upon entering Chef Michael Cimarusti’s fish shop, one is hit full force […]

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Quigg files bankruptcy, leaving nine properties, $80+ million debt

Quigg files bankruptcy, leaving nine properties, $80+ million debt

| December 29, 2016 | 2 Comments

Nine entities associated with Canadian developer and recent Fremont Place and Windsor Square resident, Robert Quigg, have just filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection. That type of bankruptcy calls for the liquidation of all of the assets of the entity involved. Local residents became aware of the Canada native when he first came to town, […]

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City Hall opponents gather at local school

City Hall opponents gather at local school

| December 1, 2016 | 1 Comment

The flyer advertising the Sat., Nov. 18, two-hour meeting to be held at Third St. School asked attendees to “Share Your Experiences Fighting City Hall & Developers,” and that certainly took place. Vociferous complaints were directed at spot-zoning, small-lot subdivisions and political fundraising. (Cited repeatedly was the recent “Los Angeles Times” story concerning Torrance-based real […]

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Temple’s Karsh Center helps neighbors in need

Temple’s Karsh Center helps neighbors in need

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

A new center at Wilshire Boulevard Temple is helping some of its neighbors in a big way. To mark the occasion, Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson were among dignitaries at the dedication last month of the Temple’s Karsh Family Social Service Center, 3750 W. Sixth St. Set to serve […]

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Share joy of the season with others: Hollygrove, Big Sunday, local groups abound

Share joy of the season with others: Hollygrove, Big Sunday, local groups abound

| December 1, 2016 | 2 Comments

As the two gentlemen appealing to Mr. Scrooge in “A Christmas Carol” pointed out, this is the time of year “when want is keenly felt and abundance rejoices.” If you feel the holiday spirit move you to give from your own abundance, here are several volunteer and donation programs. Hollygrove, 815 N. El Centro Ave., […]

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