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New districts, new city council representatives

New districts, new city council representatives

| December 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

Political redistricting has brought significant change to the Mid-Wilshire areas covered by the Larchmont Chronicle. For more than 80 years, most of the City of Los Angeles’s geographic area east of Fairfax Avenue and north of Olympic Boulevard has been a part of the Fourth Council District, represented successively by Robert L. Burns, Harold A. […]

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Alarmed by crime spike, local residents take action

Alarmed by crime spike, local residents take action

| December 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

A number of recent high-profile crimes in Greater Wilshire have left local residents feeling alarmed. The Hancock Park Homeowners Association (HPHA) hosted a virtual “Security Town Hall” Dec. 6 to discuss the recent crime and security issues. In November, the Los Angeles Police Department’s Wilshire Division responded to three street robberies and one attempted car-jacking […]

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Larchmont Village resident named a Mitchell Scholar

Larchmont Village resident named a Mitchell Scholar

| December 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

Local resident Rhiannon McGavin has been selected as one of 12 members of the George J. Mitchell Scholar Class of 2023. Considered one of Ireland’s most prestigious scholarship programs, it sends future American leaders to the island of Ireland for a year of graduate study. This year, 351 individuals applied for the 12 scholarships that […]

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‘Larchmont Survey’ stirs controversy

‘Larchmont Survey’ stirs controversy

| December 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Larchmont 2021 Survey [was to have been] now closed and the results being tallied (to be released later this month) but community leaders in Larchmont are warning constituents to disregard the survey and ignore its findings, due to a flawed process and misleading survey questions that ultimately have the potential to do more harm […]

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Pilgrim School leader tapped for Columbia fellowship

Pilgrim School leader tapped for Columbia fellowship

| December 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

Pilgrim School’s newly appointed Head of School Patricia Kong has been selected to join a small cohort of experienced national and international school leaders for the 2022 Klingenstein Head of School Fellowship in late January. The highly selective program admits 20 heads of school annually and offers a two-week, fully-funded fellowship at Columbia University’s Teachers College in […]

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Author Connelly releases new novel depicting area

Author Connelly releases new novel depicting area

| December 2, 2021 | 0 Comments

Mystery writer Michael Connelly is at it again, this time penning a new thriller that includes depictions of our Greater Wilshire neighborhoods impacted by the pandemic and recent social unrest. Many of our Larchmont Chronicle readers are fans of the just-concluded “Bosch” Amazon TV series. Based upon the novels starring Detective Harry Bosch written by […]

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