Archive for April, 2021

Conversations continue on future of Larchmont Boulevard

Conversations continue on future of Larchmont Boulevard

| April 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

Local stakeholders last month continued their dialogue over the future of Larchmont Boulevard. As reported in April, questions have been raised over recent weeks as to whether parking spaces might be permanently replaced with outdoor restaurant dining now that pandemic-related restrictions are ending. That also propelled discussion about perennial Larchmont topics like the existing limitations […]

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Excitement builds for ‘The Grand’ opening

Excitement builds for ‘The Grand’ opening

| April 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

For those who regularly work downtown and/or visit the Bunker Hill cultural venues on Grand Avenue — but who have not ventured to that part of town for more than a year because of COVID-19 — a big surprise is in store. Just as though magically dropped from the sky — on the site of […]

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Third Street students head back to school: Mascot, testing and on-campus learning greet K-5th graders

Third Street students head back to school: Mascot, testing and on-campus learning greet K-5th graders

| April 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

As with other elementary level Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) locations, Third Street Elementary on June Street opened its doors to students on April 20. For those families who choose to have their children attend school in person, a hybrid model is being offered with both morning and afternoon cohorts. Remote learning will continue […]

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Plan for $1.25 billion expansion of TV City marked by some controversy

Plan for $1.25 billion expansion of TV City marked by some controversy

| April 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

Renderings of the proposed expansion of CBS Television City were recently released by Hackman Capital Partners, which purchased the iconic property for a purported $750 million in 2018. The plans are not without controversy. CBS Television City opened in 1952 as the first studio facility built exclusively for the television industry. The William Pereira-designed structure […]

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LPGA: Brooke Henderson takes top spot at Wilshire

LPGA: Brooke Henderson takes top spot at Wilshire

| April 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Wilshire Country Club opened its gates to 144 of the best players in women’s professional golf at the third annual “Hugel-Air Premia LA Open,” April 19 to 24. But the gates to this year’s event were not open to the general public due to pandemic-related restrictions. Last year’s event was cancelled for the same […]

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Bernstein’s ‘Preserving Los Angeles’ just released

Bernstein’s ‘Preserving Los Angeles’ just released

| April 29, 2021 | 1 Comment

At a wonderful late-April book launch event attended by 497 people via Zoom, author Ken Bernstein and photographer Stephen Shafer discussed their new book, “Preserving Los Angeles,” with award-winning local author and National Trust for Historic Preservation trustee Lisa See. Bernstein is a principal city planner in the City Planning Department, and he directs the […]

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