Archive for February, 2019

History of Mercury Insurance and its local presence

History of Mercury Insurance and its local presence

| February 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

The three-story, gray office building at 4484 Wilshire Boulevard with the Mercury Insurance sign might look unremarkable from the outside. But, it houses a rich history of Mercury Insurance’s presence in the local community and its founder, George Joseph, who is now the United States’ oldest billionaire. Joseph was born in 1921 to Lebanese immigrants […]

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Cerrell CFO Steve Bullock installed as head at BizFed

Cerrell CFO Steve Bullock installed as head at BizFed

| February 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Steve Bullock, chief financial officer and co-owner of Cerrell, the public relations and government affairs agency at 320 N. Larchmont Blvd., is the incoming chair of BizFed (Los Angeles County Business Federation). Bullock was installed at Biz Fed’s 11th anniversary celebration in January at Nixon Peabody LLP in Downtown Los Angeles. Commerce-based BizFed represents 180 […]

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Petersen Automotive Museum marks 25 years on the Mile

Petersen Automotive Museum marks 25 years on the Mile

| February 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Petersen Automotive Museum, located at 6060 Wilshire Boulevard. To celebrate, the museum is hosting events all year long.  Brief history The Petersen Automotive Museum first opened to the public on June 9, 1994 on the corner of Fairfax and Wilshire in a building that previously housed the […]

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Park La Brea: vibrant dwellings at  heart of Miracle Mile

Park La Brea: vibrant dwellings at heart of Miracle Mile

| February 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

At the heart of the Miracle Mile on 155 acres of land, from Third to Sixth streets and from Fairfax to Cochran avenues, sits Park La Brea, a collection of 4,248 apartment units in buildings that have been part of Los Angeles history for more than 70 years. The complex is at the center of […]

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‘Visionaries’ at Assistance League improving children’s lives for 100 years

‘Visionaries’ at Assistance League improving children’s lives for 100 years

| February 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

“Visionaries“ not only describes the women, past and present, responsible for one of our nation’s important charitable undertakings, it also is the name of the Public Broadcasting System (PBS) program, “Visionaries” that, since 1995, has been highlighting the rarely told stories of nonprofit organizations around the world. Hosted by actor Sam Waterston, each show is […]

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Bergin’s under historic review March 7; what to do for St. Patrick’s Day

Bergin’s under historic review March 7; what to do for St. Patrick’s Day

| February 28, 2019 | 1 Comment

Sadly, celebrating St. Patrick’s Day at Tom Bergin’s House of Irish Coffee, 840 S. Fairfax Ave., is no longer an option. The historic pub was long a Los Angeles landmark for grabbing a Guinness or an Irish coffee until it was shuttered after last year. See below for where you still can celebrate St. Patrick’s […]

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