Archive for July, 2020

Sacramento … oh what a town!

Sacramento … oh what a town!

| July 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

In the past five decades that I remember well, it never seemed that we Angelenos had to focus so much of our attention on the State Legislature in Sacramento. However, a majority of the current occupants of those offices seem to have decided that their role is to dictate every detail of the lives of […]

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Geraldine Hurley: a fierce advocate for those in need

Geraldine Hurley: a fierce advocate for those in need

| July 29, 2020 | 1 Comment

As former congressman and seminal civil rights leader John Lewis said, “When you see something that is not right, not just, not fair, you have a moral obligation to say something. … To do something.” That is a guiding principle of many Women of Larchmont – none more so than Geraldine Garrett Hurley. Humble beginnings […]

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On Preservation: Assaults from Sacramento, part two: The Assembly now attacks!

On Preservation: Assaults from Sacramento, part two: The Assembly now attacks!

| July 29, 2020 | 1 Comment

When I last reported on the shotgun blast of California State Senate bills aimed at the heart of single-family neighborhoods and the quaint idea of local control, I had been keeping an eye on the second barrel coming out of the Assembly which produced its own buckshot of bills. Like the Senate proposals, these bills […]

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Real Estate Sales for June

Real Estate Sales for June

| July 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

  Single-family homes 232 S. Rimpau Blvd. 538 N. Alta Vista Blvd. 100 S. Beachwood Dr. 300 N. June St. 537 N. Cherokee Ave. 631 N. Lucerne Blvd. 336 N. Orange Dr. (duplex) 301 S. Mansfield Ave. 160 N. Martel Ave. 444 S. Sycamore Ave. 358 S. Citrus Ave. 173 N. Citrus Ave. 546 N. […]

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Nearby Black-owned restaurants worth supporting post-BLM protests

Nearby Black-owned restaurants worth supporting post-BLM protests

| July 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

The recent protests have sparked a nationwide conversation about the meaning of Black Lives Matter and how best to move forward and effect change. One recommended action is to support Black-owned businesses, and an enjoyable way to do that is to eat one’s way through the varied cuisines found in our city’s myriad Black-owned restaurants, […]

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Cerrell leaves Larchmont after 40 years

Cerrell leaves Larchmont after 40 years

| July 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

After 40 years on Larchmont Blvd., Cerrell Associates recently moved its offices to 5900 Wilshire Blvd. across from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. California’s longest operating public relations and public affairs firm is now on the 21st floor of the SBE Building. “We’re over on Wilshire… but our heart remains on Larchmont!” Chief […]

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