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Trees, wreaths add to the spirit of the holiday season

Trees, wreaths add to the spirit of the holiday season

| November 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Fresh-cut evergreens are back and for sale in the neighborhood, thanks to the Wilshire Rotary Club tree lot at 568 N. Larchmont Blvd. Customers will find Noble, Nordmann and Douglas firs, according to tree lot organizer Wendy Clifford, who explained that the supplies are delivered fresh each week from a farm in Oregon. However, Clifford […]

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Prado, after 28 years, closes on Blvd.; Vive Le Parisien!

Prado, after 28 years, closes on Blvd.; Vive Le Parisien!

| November 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Larchmont tenant activity is like the tides — some go out and some come in. Lately there are changes taking place near Beverly Boulevard and First Street. Plus, there was a good holiday party at the southern end last month! See the story about new men’s clothier, Buck Mason, on p. 25. Prado on its […]

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City library near Sunset Blvd. to be ‘bridge’ housing for women

City library near Sunset Blvd. to be ‘bridge’ housing for women

| November 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

One year after a November 2017 announcement by Councilman David Ryu and the City of Los Angeles, ground was broken (more accurately, ankle-deep debris was cleaned off the floors) to remodel a former public library building into a facility that will provide 30 beds and services for women experiencing homelessness. The “bridge housing” project on […]

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Lipson Building sale threatens longterm tenants

Lipson Building sale threatens longterm tenants

| November 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Larchmont Village’s historic Lipson Building was sold on Oct. 10 to a Malibu-based real estate investment company for $23.5 million. At that price, Christina Development paid roughly $1,372 per square foot for the one- and two-story, 17,000-square-foot property located at 124-148 N. Larchmont Blvd. The building houses 14 tenant spaces, including upstairs offices. The sale […]

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Rite Aid trees to come down, WSA has plan

Rite Aid trees to come down, WSA has plan

| November 1, 2018 | 1 Comment

Alas, attempts from residents and community groups to save two side-by-side mature ficus trees on Larchmont Boulevard have failed as city officials confirm the trees’ imminent demise. Councilmember David Ryu’s office announced Oct. 23 that two separate city agencies have assessed the site at 226 N. Larchmont Blvd. and approved the trees for removal. Removal […]

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St. James School celebrates 50 years

St. James School celebrates 50 years

| November 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

A full house, in this case church, gathered to celebrate the 50th anniversary of St. James’ School, long popular with local parents and students. Former St. James’ student, Dr. Neville Anderson, along with St. James’ rector Kate Cress and new head of school Peter Reinke, welcomed all the guests. Deborah David, head of school from […]

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