Tag: Wilshire Country Club

Residents seek answers to dry brook

Residents seek answers to dry brook

| December 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Brookside is perhaps best known for its namesake, a natural stream that flows through the neighborhood. But in recent months, local residents have raised an alarm about the brook’s health.     “Something is up,” says local real estate agent Richard Battaglia. “Within the past year the brook has dried up in places. Someone turned […]

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Wilshire Country Club is turning so brown it’s green

Wilshire Country Club is turning so brown it’s green

| April 29, 2015 | 1 Comment

Water-saving efforts are moving the ground from the Wilshire Country Club golf course, some 24 acres of turf to be exact. That’s the amount that has been removed from the course since early January, said Todd Keefer, general manager and chief operating officer. A host of drought-tolerant plants will replace the water-thirsty grass on about […]

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Bud Rice shares his D-Day experiences as C-47 pilot

Bud Rice shares his D-Day experiences as C-47 pilot

| June 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

It was 69 years ago that Julian “Bud” Rice was piloting a plane to drop paratroopers near the French town of St. Mere Eglise as part of the D-Day invasion of France on June 7, 1944. But the Hancock Park resident remembers it as though it were yesterday. He regaled some 250 members and guests […]

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A look back at Hancock Park in the 1960s

A look back at Hancock Park in the 1960s

| January 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

   This is the first in a series of remembrances during the Larchmont Chronicle’s 50-year celebration. When the Larchmont Chronicle began publication in 1963, Hancock Park was an enclave of 1100 homes in, what was termed, “a low-key area of Los Angeles.” Our newspaper’s first headline covered the possibility of a Beverly Hills freeway dissecting […]

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