Archive for April, 2021

Community to discuss future of Larchmont

Community to discuss future of Larchmont

| April 1, 2021 | 1 Comment

Although indoor restaurant dining, on a very reduced scale, is currently allowed, local Larchmont restaurateurs and some diners are wondering if outdoor dining-in-the-street should stay a focus on the Boulevard. At press time, there were five reasonably expansive outdoor table installations replacing former metered parking spaces in the block of Larchmont between First Street and […]

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Kudos to candidates … and be wary of the State Senate

Kudos to candidates … and be wary of the State Senate

| April 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

Our community owes thanks to the 44 candidates and the 447 stakeholders who voted (and the approximately 590 who attempted to register for the city-mandated, COVID-19-era, vote-[only]-by-mail election for directors of the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council [GWNC]). Historically, GWNC elections always have been neighborhood gatherings on one weekend day, with registration issues efficiently addressed before […]

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Television City

Television City

| April 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

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Plan a post-COVID escape to Mexico for food and culture

Plan a post-COVID escape to Mexico for food and culture

| April 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

Although the coronavirus is still in our midst, progress of the vaccination campaign inspires thoughts of future travel. In 2019, 32 million Americans visited our southern neighbor; why not look ahead and plan a trip to our sister city in Mexico to explore the cultural riches and pure deliciousness offered by Mexico City? Here are […]

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Digital billboard ordinance on a ‘dangerous’ path back to PLUM

Digital billboard ordinance on a ‘dangerous’ path back to PLUM

| April 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

Revisions to billboard and other signage law in Los Angeles are on a dangerous path if you ask Patrick Frank, president of Scenic Los Angeles. His group recently declared victory after the City Planning Commission approved a citywide sign ordinance, Version B-Plus, which would restrict new digital billboards to Regional Commercial Centers, such as the […]

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Assessors seek clarity of inheritance and other Prop 19 impacts

Assessors seek clarity of inheritance and other Prop 19 impacts

| April 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

California’s 58 county assessors are seeking clarification on the implementation of a new property tax measure with the hope to delay a provision that makes it more costly for children to inherit some homes from their parents. Narrowly approved by voters last November, Proposition 19 partially took effect on Feb. 16, but according to Los […]

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