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Zombies, rides at Halloween Haunt in Wilshire Park

Zombies, rides at Halloween Haunt in Wilshire Park

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Wilshire Park is preparing a pot of witches’ brew and some real-life (or is it real-dead?) zombies for its eighth annual Halloween Haunt Sat., Oct. 28. The gruesome fun takes place from 4 to 8:30 p.m. on Bronson Ave. between Wilshire and Eighth St. Festivities include old favorites and new ones, said Lorna Hennington, Wilshire […]

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Pilot program in Wilshire Park to thwart burglars

Pilot program in Wilshire Park to thwart burglars

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Would-be burglars will have to look elsewhere if they are thinking of breaking into a home in Wilshire Park. That’s because Ring Industries, in cooperation with LAPD Olympic Division, is providing residents with a device to thwart burglaries at no cost, said Peter White, new president of the Wilshire Park Association. The device, demonstrated at […]

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Wilshire Park School principal retires after 33 years of service

Wilshire Park School principal retires after 33 years of service

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Enrique Franco has gained loads of admirers in his 33- year career with the L.A. Unified School District. So it was no surprise that they came out in droves, along with family and friends—and even the family dog, Dino—to bid him farewell at a recent ceremony at Wilshire Park Elementary School marking his retirement. Franco […]

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Boulevard Heights named a National Historic Place

Boulevard Heights named a National Historic Place

| November 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

The neighborhood just got another feather in its cap. The Boulevard Heights Historic District was approved by the State Historical Resources Commission, and went up on the National Register of Historic Places website in October. “We’re starting to work on getting signs so people know we actually made it,” said area resident Robby O’Donnell. The […]

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