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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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Silver Jubilee for A Silver Lining: 25 years on Larchmont

Silver Jubilee for A Silver Lining: 25 years on Larchmont

| April 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

A Silver Lining owner Gary Fuss is celebrating his shop’s 25th anniversary, which is often marked, fittingly, as the silver anniversary. When asked about the milestone, Fuss told the Chronicle that he feels “humbled” to still be open and doing business after such a terrible year. When Fuss reopened his Larchmont Boulevard doors last May, […]

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Spring brings hope to the Boulevard

Spring brings hope to the Boulevard

| March 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

With spring’s arrival this month, Larchmont Village is eager to leave the worst of the pandemic behind with new historic photo posters displayed in storefronts, new shops to open, and the return of outdoor dining. Not to mention Village Heights is celebrating its 15th anniversary on Larchmont! Here’s what’s happening on the Boulevard. Sidewalk Sale cancelled For the first time in many years, the Larchmont […]

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Master architect Paul R. Williams left a local legacy

Master architect Paul R. Williams left a local legacy

| January 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

As we celebrate the triumphs and struggles of African American History this month, there is perhaps no local example that highlights such achievements better than the residential designs of architect Paul R. Williams. In his six-decade career, Williams worked on more than 3,000 projects that ranged from modest homes to extravagant mansions commissioned for the […]

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More change to Larchmont in New Year

More change to Larchmont in New Year

| January 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

It’s anything but business as usual on Larchmont Boulevard, where a number of storefronts are struggling with landlord and pandemic related issues. A few of the former tenants from the Lipson Building, which is now under construction — like Chevalier’s Books and Landis Stationery — have found new homes, while other longtime businesses on Larchmont […]

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Raman and Ridley-Thomas sworn in

Raman and Ridley-Thomas sworn in

| December 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

New City Councilmembers Nithya Raman and Mark Ridley-Thomas, elected in November, took office last month. Raman was sworn in to her new job representing Council District Four at a Dec. 15 ceremony where she announced her first two motions before City Council. Both proposals are aimed at addressing homelessness, a key campaign priority for Raman.  […]

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