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Metro to deck Wilshire at La Brea for 22 weekends

Metro to deck Wilshire at La Brea for 22 weekends

| January 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

At a meeting jointly sponsored by Councilman David E. Ryu and Metro, held at Los Angeles High School on Jan. 21, no final decision was announced to resolve the La Brea “decking” controversy. However, indications pointed to a 22-weekend approach. Before an audience of approximately 80 neighborhood stakeholders, Metro’s construction relations manager, Kasey Shuda, oversaw […]

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Several shops set to close, relocate, according to LBA

Several shops set to close, relocate, according to LBA

| January 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Update: Pickett Fences announced that the store, being pushed out of the Larchmont Village Plaza, will move across the street to the former Alternative Apparel space at 219 N. Larchmont Blvd. See more information on the Pickett Fences Facebook page here. Several stores on Larchmont are closing or relocating, according to reports from a board […]

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Community gives Chronicle’s Jane Gilman standing ovation

Community gives Chronicle’s Jane Gilman standing ovation

| January 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Community leaders, business owners, government representatives and neighborhood friends all gathered at The Ebell of Los Angeles to celebrate both the retirement and birthday (on her actual birthday) of one of the community’s most beloved stalwarts, Larchmont Chronicle co-founder Jane Gilman. “Jane credits luck, timing, ambition, diplomacy, gregariousness, more luck, and fearlessness as the attributes […]

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Los Angeles High stakeholders call for community involvement

Los Angeles High stakeholders call for community involvement

| December 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

The following is the first of a two-part series on the state of Los Angeles High School and its relationship with communities that surround it. The oldest public high school in Southern California, Los Angeles High School, has been teaching students since 1873. But according to alumni, parents and staff, the quality of the school’s […]

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Traffic data to be told at January 21 subway meeting

Traffic data to be told at January 21 subway meeting

| December 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Traffic data for a proposed 22-weekend work schedule and a seven-week alternative for installing the La Brea station decking for Metro’s Purple Line will be discussed at a community meeting Thurs., Jan. 21. The meeting is at Los Angeles High School, 4650 W. Olympic Blvd., in the Corwin Theatre, from 6 to 8 p.m. The […]

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Petition for ballot initiative pits two visions of future Los Angeles skyline

Petition for ballot initiative pits two visions of future Los Angeles skyline

| December 31, 2015 | 1 Comment

Activists seek a ballot measure to block ‘mega’-development citywide. The complete 23-page petition and proposed initiative can be found here.  Disputes between property developers and community groups are a familiar headline in Los Angeles, but activists based in Hollywood seek to put the brakes on all building projects that require changes to city planning rules. […]

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