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Merchants and neighbors generate support for small playground in Village

Merchants and neighbors generate support for small playground in Village

| April 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Larchmont Village merchants and shoppers always welcome more parking for the street. It has been this way since the Los Angeles Railway Company’s Yellow Car trolley “3 Line” stopped running up the Boulevard from Third Street to Melrose Avenue in the late 1940s or early 1950s. The contemporary desire for additional parking notwithstanding, there usually […]

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Homelessness and supportive housing

Homelessness and supportive housing

| March 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

A sold-out crowd gathered at The Ebell of Los Angeles to hear knowledgeable neighbors talk about solutions to a very visible problem, the vagrant and homeless people on the streets in all neighborhoods of Los Angeles, including those of our Mid-Wilshire communities. The Ebell gathering was the first in a series of outreach events being […]

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Third real estate office to open on Larchmont: Location to be above former hardware store

Third real estate office to open on Larchmont: Location to be above former hardware store

| March 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pacific Union International is set to locate an office this summer on the second floor of the former Larchmont Hardware building at 156 N. Larchmont Blvd. Bret Parsons, a Windsor Village resident who previously was a sales associate at Coldwell Banker, has been named associate manager of the new Pacific Union office — the company’s […]

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Women’s Golf returns to Wilshire after years away

Women’s Golf returns to Wilshire after years away

| March 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) returns to Los Angeles this month for the first time in more than a decade when the best players in women’s golf descend on the Wilshire Country Club. The inaugural “HUGEL-JTBC LA Open” takes place April 16 to 22, featuring 144 women golfers competing over 72 holes for a […]

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Museums: Urban Light, continuing construction on the Row

Museums: Urban Light, continuing construction on the Row

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., commemorated the 10th anniversary of Chris Burden’s “Urban Light” last month. Its 202 vintage street lamps pay homage to the city, and they now are environmentally friendlier, thanks to a recent donation of 309 LED bulbs from the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation. (Some of the lamps have […]

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Resident association meetings discuss crime increase

Resident association meetings discuss crime increase

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Recent increases in criminal activity have alarmed residents, especially in single-family neighborhoods, where reports show an uptick in crime. As noted in this newspaper last month, the increases, primarily in property crimes and robberies, also have led the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) to reallocate about 300 officers, beginning in January, to patrol duty across […]

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