Archive for June, 2020

Home life, homeschool: the series, Part III: Older students, friends at home too

Home life, homeschool: the series, Part III: Older students, friends at home too

| June 3, 2020 | 2 Comments

At this point, every student (and family) has come to terms with the fact that schools in Los Angeles County will not reopen their doors this school calendar year. As of our April 2020 edition, some private schools were still on the fence. Not anymore; with stay-at-home orders still in place, homeschool has become the […]

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Real Estate Sales for April

Real Estate Sales for April

| June 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Single-family homes 111 S. Hudson Ave. 542 Lorraine Blvd. 635 Seward St. 446 N. Citrus Ave. 147 N. Windsor Blvd. 800 S. Windsor Blvd. 446 S. Highland Ave. 202 N. Gower St. 825 S. Muirfield Rd. 552 N. Bronson Ave. 608 Lillian Way 636 N. Gramercy Pl. 509 N. St. Andrews Pl. $5,600,000 5,510,000 2,720,000 […]

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Taste of Larchmont officially cancelled this year

Taste of Larchmont officially cancelled this year

| June 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Taste of Larchmont (TOL) was canceled officially last month after a meeting of the HopeNet board of trustees, announced Levi Webb, executive director of HopeNet. The vote was unanimous, continued Webb, who said that, while not a surprise, the vote was a difficult decision. “The board and I labored over this decision. We wanted to […]

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Local lawmaker pushes for denser housing: Assemblyman Bloom has two bills

Local lawmaker pushes for denser housing: Assemblyman Bloom has two bills

| June 3, 2020 | 1 Comment

Following the defeat of SB 50, and its predecessor SB 827 — controversial bills that would have preempted local control of zoning — California politicians have returned to the drawing board. Among them, local Assemblyman Richard Bloom, who has a constituency that stretches from Santa Monica to Larchmont Village, has sponsored two housing-related bills that […]

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Lots of activity at The Grove during COVID-19 shutdown

Lots of activity at The Grove during COVID-19 shutdown

| June 3, 2020 | 1 Comment

Like everywhere in Los Angeles, things were very quiet at The Grove in April and almost all of May.* Impresario developer Rick Caruso kept all of his real estate projects open for walking (with the fountains flowing and music playing), even though the retail shops were not open. Later during this early phase of the […]

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Book talks at Chevalier’s continue – but online

Book talks at Chevalier’s continue – but online

| June 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

It seemed like it was an even larger-than-normal crowd of lovers of intellectual stimulus who attended a recent book talk at our favorite independent bookseller in late May. Counting all the faces on multiple Zoom screens calculated an audience of approximately 75 people enjoying the conversation among author Jim Newton and Windsor Square local attorneys, […]

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