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Summer book salute, party

Summer book salute, party

| July 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

It clearly was a “locals” party, with the featured guests all being authors from nearby and about 200 total viewers gathered around Zoom screens to learn about suggested summer reading, for kids, teens and adults. Billed as a salute to our local bookstore, Chevalier’s Books, as it slowly reopens, the host and moderator was John […]

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Boulevard stores gingerly step into reopening

Boulevard stores gingerly step into reopening

| July 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

In late June, as I spoke with storeowner after storeowner on Larchmont between Beverly Blvd. and First St. about their plans for operation throughout this COVID-19 summer, one theme seemed to dominate: “We’ll play it by ear.” Many businesses have reopened with shortened hours, while some doors have remained closed. Back in late May, businesses […]

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Residents come together to save ducks: ‘It was instantly clear the mom was in distress’

Residents come together to save ducks: ‘It was instantly clear the mom was in distress’

| July 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

In the lonely days of the pandemic quarantine, June Street resident Ed Redlich last month discovered some surprising new company in the neighborhood. A mother duck and four of her ducklings had become hopelessly lost, wandering north on the west side of June Street between Rosewood and Clinton. “It was instantly clear that the mom […]

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Summer Camps during COVID-19

Summer Camps during COVID-19

| July 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

This summer, “camp” is not about the campsite. Traditions, like camp songs, arts and crafts, dress-up days or bonding with counselors, help to bring campers closer together, and it is activities like those that camps this summer are holding onto during this time of COVID-19 social-distancing regulations. Los Angeles County announced that, effective June 12, […]

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Real Estate Sales for May

Real Estate Sales for May

| July 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

  Single-family homes 555 Rimpau Blvd. 525 N. Citrus Ave. 842 Muirfield Rd. 902 S. Highland Ave.623 N. Fuller Ave. 7315 Oakwood Ave. 4056 W. 7th St. 532 N. Irving Blvd. 633 N. Cahuenga Blvd. 7257 Oakwood Ave. 358 N. Bronson Ave. $4,900,0002,300,0002,235,0001,770,0001,700,0001,439,0001,350,0001,340,8881,250,0001,126,000975,000   Condominiums 5123 Clinton St.5125 Clinton St. 4925 Wilshire Blvd., #2035019 Maplewood […]

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Minneapolis killing sparks nationwide protests

Minneapolis killing sparks nationwide protests

| July 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

A video of the brutal killing of a 46-year-old Black man by a white Minneapolis police officer on May 25 sparked nationwide peaceful protest that was accompanied in some places by violent crime from riotous mobs vandalizing and looting, especially on the weekend of May 30 and 31. In the subsequent days of June, hundreds […]

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