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Bridge housing beginning to abound in CD4, CD10

Bridge housing beginning to abound in CD4, CD10

| March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Aviva Family and Children’s Services, along with Councilman David Ryu, broke ground last month on construction of an innovative bridge housing residential program for young women. Also last month, progress was made in bringing a bridge housing project to Councilman Herb Wesson’s adjacent council district. CD4 Construction of the 42-room residential structure on the corner of […]

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GWNC election is March 31 at the Barking Lot

GWNC election is March 31 at the Barking Lot

| March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

The election for the board of directors of the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council (GWNC) is Sun., March 31 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Barking Lot, 336 N. Larchmont Blvd. Stakeholders will select 21 board members and alternates to serve two-year terms. Anyone who lives, works, owns property or is a participant in […]

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Women’s golf back for another round

Women’s golf back for another round

| March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) returns to Los Angeles this month when some of the best players in women’s golf descend on the Wilshire Country Club (WCC).  The second annual “Hugel-Air Premia LA Open” will be held April 24 to 28, and it will feature 144 players competing over 72 holes for a share […]

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Farmers Market — the original — is thriving

Farmers Market — the original — is thriving

| February 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

When Earl Bell (E.B.) Gilmore agreed to open a Farmers Market on his Third Street and Fairfax Avenue dirt parking lot back in 1934, he probably never imagined its enduring legacy and the world-famous crown it would wear to this day. It was the height of the Great Depression when E.B. was approached by two […]

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Register, vote; GWNC election at Barking Lot

Register, vote; GWNC election at Barking Lot

| February 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Come to the Barking Lot, 336 N. Larchmont Blvd., just north of Beverly Blvd., to register and vote in the 2019 election of Directors for the Greater Wilshire neighborhood Council. Just as it was for the last election in 2016, voter registration tables and polling stations will be in the parking lot of the Barking […]

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Eighteen years in the making, centerpiece of Grand Avenue Project — ‘The Grand’ — finally breaks ground

Eighteen years in the making, centerpiece of Grand Avenue Project — ‘The Grand’ — finally breaks ground

| February 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Finally under construction across from the Walt Disney Concert Hall is a new retail, dining and entertainment destination, to be accompanied by attractive and usable open space, a 309-room hotel and 400 luxury apartments, 20 percent of which will be rented at affordable rates. Dignitaries and just plain “Downtowners” celebrated the milestone groundbreaking under a […]

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