Tag: Windsor Square Association

Challenges in reducing parkway water use while complying with the law

Challenges in reducing parkway water use while complying with the law

| October 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Last month, the Larchmont Chronicle reported on homeowners replacing front yard lawns with more drought-tolerant landscapes. The following describes some of the challenges homeowners have experienced with respect to landscaping their parkways. Challenges confront property owners wishing to improve their parkways to address Southern California drought conditions. The first challenge is obtaining city permission to […]

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Project provides brighter lights in Windsor Square

Project provides brighter lights in Windsor Square

| June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ninety-nine new or rehabilitated lampposts, all with bright but long-lasting and energy-efficient bulbs, have been installed in much of Windsor Square, thanks to residents who took up the challenge to promote a streetlight assessment project. The lights are being placed in Windsor Square between First and Third streets, from Beachwood Dr., Plymouth to Irving boulevards. […]

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Native plants used in new look for traffic triangle

Native plants used in new look for traffic triangle

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Norton triangle, a traffic island on Sixth St., has undergone a landscaping renovation that features plantings that will be self-sufficient once established. Larry Guzin, president, said the Windsor Square Association board of directors first began planning a renewal of the Norton triangle in 2011. However, the project—which took years to gain the city’s approval—was […]

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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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Windsor Square streetlight project to add 99 new poles

Windsor Square streetlight project to add 99 new poles

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The good news is: work crews will be installing 99 new streetlights in Windsor Square in the beginning of next year. The bad news is, it took almost eight years to accomplish. Paul Newman, the Windsor Square Association board member who has been overseeing the volunteer committees working with the city’s Bureau of Street Lighting, […]

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Dedication marks completion of Larchmont Blvd. median project

Dedication marks completion of Larchmont Blvd. median project

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

North Larchmont Blvd. medians, featuring Jacaranda trees, agapantha and geranium plants and a monument sign, were dedicated on July 17. The project, spearheaded by Carolyn Ramsay, former chief of staff to Councilman Tom LaBonge, cost $763,000 to date. The Bureau of Street Services began construction in 2013 on the three medians: a 270-foot strip in […]

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