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Having kept his promises, David Ryu seeks reelection

Having kept his promises, David Ryu seeks reelection

| September 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Heralded as the “anti-corruption” candidate when he first won in 2015, David Ryu now is fighting to hold his seat in Council District 4. For most of 2020, Ryu has been leading his constituents through one of the most challenging years in memory all while debating with his opponent, “who, between them, is the bigger […]

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New book tells history of Hancock Park

New book tells history of Hancock Park

| September 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Founding editor and co-publisher of the Larchmont Chronicle Jane Gilman has published a book that lifts the lid on the history of Hancock Park, an area that she describes in the book as “rich in history, classic architecture, and remarkable individuals who have called it home.” Publishing the Chronicle from 1963 to 2015, Gilman had […]

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CD4 candidate Nithya Raman seeks to unseat incumbent

CD4 candidate Nithya Raman seeks to unseat incumbent

| September 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Political newcomer Nithya Raman took some by surprise on March 3 when she won 41 percent of the vote for the 4th Council District seat. Her 31,502 votes were just 2,796 fewer than received by incumbent David Ryu, who she will face in the runoff election on Tues., Nov. 3. “The message at the core […]

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Dining Al Fresco, a life saver with planters and umbrellas

Dining Al Fresco, a life saver with planters and umbrellas

| September 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Local restaurants are facing hardships as a result of the pandemic, in part because indoor dining is currently prohibited locally. To help, the City of Los Angeles launched a program to assist called “L.A. Al Fresco.” For restaurants approved for the program, the City provides barriers, planters and umbrellas to expand outdoor dining areas beyond […]

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New British pub inside The Original Farmers Market

New British pub inside The Original Farmers Market

| September 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

A British pub-style restaurant opened last month at The Original Farmers Market, serving favorites like fish and chips and shepherd’s pie alongside an extensive beer selection. Market Tavern is the brainchild of English musician Gary Twinn, the longtime manager of Bar 326 and E.B.’s Beer & Wine, who partnered with Chef Brendan Collins, executive chef […]

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410 N. Rossmore residents feel pressure of ‘buy-out’

410 N. Rossmore residents feel pressure of ‘buy-out’

| July 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to plague the City of Los Angeles, a group of Hancock Park residents in a rent-controlled apartment building say that they feel pressured from their new landlord to take a buy-out offer, with no other information available to them. To learn more, the Chronicle joined a group of six residents […]

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