Archive for June, 2016

Tailgate party on Larchmont

Tailgate party on Larchmont

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Hope-Net kicks off a new year of feeding people in need at the 24th Taste of Larchmont Tailgate party, Mon., Aug. 29 from 6 to 9 p.m. This year’s event celebrates football, especially the return of the Rams and the all-American pastime of pre-game partying in a parking lot. Restaurants on the boulevard will serve […]

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Single-family zoning is being drafted

Single-family zoning is being drafted

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Areas opting for inclusion in BMO City planners met with residents from 15 neighborhoods including La Brea-Hancock and Larchmont Heights last month to determine zoning options to protect the areas from teardowns and McMansions. Planning Dept. staff outlined six zoning schemes from the less to the most restrictive at the city’s Neighborhood Conservation meetings. “These […]

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Metro report: weekend traffic challenges

Metro report: weekend traffic challenges

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Prepare for detours, longer trips As part of Metro’s extension of the Purple Line, portions of Wilshire Blvd. are being closed for 22 weekends (not including Fourth of July and Labor Day weekends). The project of installing concrete decking over the subway station excavation site takes place in three phases: phase one with closures between […]

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No need to ‘sit,’ ‘stay’ for these portraits

No need to ‘sit,’ ‘stay’ for these portraits

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Our pets are parts of our families, and sometimes are our favorite members! Artist Martin Bruinsma knows this well and translates that unconditional love and affection of the owner-companion into portraits that reflect the personality of the pet. Bruinsma is an Art Center College of Design graduate. Art Center, before moving to Pasadena, was in […]

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Pets of Larchmont

Pets of Larchmont

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Each year we reach out to readers to send a photo of their favorite pet to grace our special Pets of Larchmont section. We are always impressed with the range of submissions, from the comic to the regal. This month’s entries were no exception.

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Former Gehry architect brings modern design to Officine Brera in DTLA

Former Gehry architect brings modern design to Officine Brera in DTLA

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Los Angeles has always had a remarkable approach toward architecture, with examples of Beaux-Arts, Art Deco, Mid-Century Modern and Modern architecture found within its sprawling neighborhoods. And in recent years, well-known architects like Frank Gehry (Walt Disney Concert Hall) and Renzo Piano (Broad Contemporary Art Museum) have continued this tradition with large-scale projects that have […]

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