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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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Measure ‘S’ lacks vision; city needs to grow humanely

Measure ‘S’ lacks vision; city needs to grow humanely

| December 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last month, the Larchmont Chronicle covered the meeting organized by construction moratorium proponents at Third St. School in Hancock Park. Responding to that article is the following guest column by Fred Mariscal, local resident and former member of the board of directors of the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council. I was originally interested to learn about […]

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Premiere tour showed off natives, drip systems, birds and bees

Premiere tour showed off natives, drip systems, birds and bees

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Some 20 neighborhood gardens showed off their native plants and colorful butterflies at the premiere Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council Sustainable Garden Tour on June 26. While some of the landscapes were professionally designed, many of the residents put on their own gloves, sought help from their gardeners and spent funds from the city’s rebate program. […]

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Choose GWNC directors, alternates for next two years

Choose GWNC directors, alternates for next two years

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

People over 18 years old who live, work or own property in the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council (GWNC) area may vote for TWO candidates in the Sun., May 1 election. Voting hours are from noon to 4 p.m., and all voting will take place on Larchmont Blvd. at the “Barking Lot” pet store at 366 […]

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Airbnb ‘bunk houses’ cited for violations

Airbnb ‘bunk houses’ cited for violations

| March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

Jason Peers first noticed a problem when a row of single-family residences on the east side of Gramercy Place was tagged for tear down. “We were aware that a developer had essentially been going door-to-door offering large sums of money for properties in the neighborhood, particularly down Wilton, so we assumed this was the same situation […]

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Concrete street repair work, survey set in Hancock Park

Concrete street repair work, survey set in Hancock Park

| October 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Plans are underway to repair Hancock Park streets with concrete. “We are delighted to be working with our new Councilman David Ryu to develop a plan to repair our streets and intersections with concrete,” said Cindy Chvatal, president of the Hancock Park Homeowners Association. The group’s Streets Committee met with Councilman Ryu and members of […]

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