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CIM Group presents ‘Wilshire Mullen’ revision to neighbors

CIM Group presents ‘Wilshire Mullen’ revision to neighbors

| August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

As first reported in the Larchmont Chronicle in May this year, the CIM Group development at and around the former Farmers Insurance tower is now proposed to be entirely residential. Drawings showing “before and after” concepts for the project’s site plan were shared with neighbors at the Brookside Homeowners Association summer community meeting at Memorial branch […]

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Turning 100 in style … car-free

Turning 100 in style … car-free

| August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pedal, scoot, walk or hop on the Metro when CicLAvia comes to town, taking over eight miles of city streets in a carnival-style party, car-free, Sun., Sept. 30 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. “Celebrate LA! LA Phil 100 x CicLAvia” will take Angelenos on a lengthy route from Walt Disney Concert Hall to the […]

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AYSO soccer games set to kick off this month

AYSO soccer games set to kick off this month

| August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The fall soccer season for local youngsters is kicking off. Under the auspices of the American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO), teams in Region 78 are beginning their 41st season of youth soccer. Organized and managed entirely by local volunteers, Region 78 serves the Hollywood, Wilshire and surrounding communities. The games are open to players who […]

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Power outages leave locals seeking relief

Power outages leave locals seeking relief

| August 2, 2018 | 1 Comment

Angelenos battled a blistering three-digit heat wave with around-the-clock air conditioning July 6, but beginning around 5 p.m, aging infrastructure gave out, resulting in widespread power outages. Although power was restored for most neighborhoods within hours, Hancock Park, Windsor Square and Larchmont felt the consequences of the blackout for most of the sticky weekend, and […]

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New Ebell president and cookbook plus best barbecue; Zappa and LBA

New Ebell president and cookbook plus best barbecue; Zappa and LBA

| August 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Every summer, the venerable 124-year-old Ebell of Los Angeles welcomes new board members. The installation of these ladies was fêted with a gala luncheon in the Grand Lounge of the Lucerne Boulevard club on June 25. This year they also inducted a new president, long time Ebell member and former Deputy Chief of Protocol for […]

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Village landlord seeks to remove ficus trees

Village landlord seeks to remove ficus trees

| August 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

The city’s Urban Forestry Division recently received a request to remove two mature, side-by-side ficus trees at 226 N. Larchmont Blvd. The request was submitted by Rite Aid landlord, Beverly Hills developer Ronald Simms. “The Windsor Square Association opposes this request because these trees are not dead, diseased or dangerous,” said Larry Guzin, president of […]

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