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Take outs cited for tables, chairs on Larchmont Blvd.

Take outs cited for tables, chairs on Larchmont Blvd.

| March 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

Several takeouts on Larchmont Blvd. were recently cited for having tables and chairs, a fall-out from the city’s legal dealings with the Larchmont Bungalow, said Tom Kneafsey, owner of the building that is home to Jamba Juice, one of the businesses fined. While coffee shops and other licensed take-outs have had seating for years, their […]

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Bungalow appeal denied; heading to City Council

Bungalow appeal denied; heading to City Council

| January 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

The owner of the Larchmont Bungalow was denied an appeal for a zone change Jan. 27 by the Planning and Land Use Management Committee. Committee members Jose Huizar and Mitchell Englander upheld an earlier decision by the Central Area Planning Commission who denied the request for a zone change in October. The matter is expected […]

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Write Brain Books encourage whole mind thinking

Write Brain Books encourage whole mind thinking

| September 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Meredith Scott Lynn remembers the exact “aha” moment that inspired her to create Write Brain Books—illustrated, textless books with lines on the pages that are ready for writers to fill in. “I grabbed a book to read to my niece, Lila,” said the vivacious redhead, who has a long career as an actor and currently […]

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Vernetti dream comes true on Larchmont

Vernetti dream comes true on Larchmont

| December 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Steve and Joanna Vernetti had been eating at Girasole since they moved to the neighborhood 10 years ago. Steve, who has a background in the food industry, dreamed that one day he might own the restaurant. The opportunity came true recently when Sonia Tolot decided to step down. Sonia, widow of the restaurant founder/owner Ermanno […]

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Variety of services, only one coffee shop on Larchmont 50 years ago

Variety of services, only one coffee shop on Larchmont 50 years ago

| October 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

TIME Magazine referred to Hancock Park as “a rundown section of Los Angeles” in an article about Muirfield Road resident Dan Blocker. The article appeared just a few years after we started the Chronicle. It was hardly a rundown neighborhood, but it certainly was unassuming. The social gathering place was either Safeway or Jurgensen’s. Perino’s […]

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Larchmont Chronicle’s 50th Anniversary: We reveal how to start a community newspaper

Larchmont Chronicle’s 50th Anniversary: We reveal how to start a community newspaper

| October 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Fifty years ago, newspapers in Los Angeles were flourishing. Readers had their choice of the “Los Angeles Times,” “Daily News,” “Herald-Examiner,” “Hollywood Citizen News” and the “Wilshire Press.” But Larchmont and the surrounding neighborhoods didn’t have a journal to call its own. So, equipped with optimism and enthusiasm, I will reveal how we began publishing the […]

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