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Neighborhood Watch to the rescue in Miracle Mile!

Neighborhood Watch to the rescue in Miracle Mile!

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

No, it’s not your imagination. Crime really is going up in Los Angeles.  Burglaries in the Wilshire area rose 17.3 percent between 2016 and 2017. Overall property crime is up 11 percent. The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is short-staffed, underfunded and stretched thin. There are many possible reasons for the uptick in crime. In […]

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History will be made in Miracle Mile, probably

History will be made in Miracle Mile, probably

| December 1, 2016 | 1 Comment

Miracle Mile has hit a bump on its road to historic preservation. Many residents carried red “No HPOZ” (Historic Protection Overlay Zone) signs to the Miracle Mile Residential Association (MMRA) annual meeting last month, protesting the effort underway to protect the area from mansionization and tear downs of early 20th-century Period Revival-style homes. “It was […]

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Speakers talk on Miracle Mile historic preservation

Speakers talk on Miracle Mile historic preservation

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

The need to prevent McMansionization and to preserve the integrity of residences in the Miracle Mile community was echoed by two-thirds of the speakers at a recent meeting. They favor an Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ). The public hearing and workshop on Aug. 20, sponsored by the city’s Office of Historic Resources, drew more than […]

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Work to start Sunday on Metro Purple Line

Work to start Sunday on Metro Purple Line

| March 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

A night shift is set to start Sun., March 16 to continue ongoing utility relocation in preparation for the Metro Purple Line subway under Wilshire Blvd. “The night time work for fiber relocation is anticipated to last six months,” said Kasey Shuda, construction relations manager of the Purple Line Extension. “Once fiber relocation (internet, phone […]

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