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Holiday kickoff, business salute on Larchmont

Holiday kickoff, business salute on Larchmont

| November 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Carolers, a trolley and visits with Santa were part of the celebration to mark the holiday shopping kickoff and Small Business Saturday on Larchmont Blvd. on Nov. 28. The Christmas Matters caroling group and students from Larchmont Charter School strolled the boulevard crooning holiday songs. A Starline Trolley provided rides along the boulevard to see […]

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Civic leaders give median trees formal send-off

Civic leaders give median trees formal send-off

| October 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

An official farewell to the 82 trees to be removed from Wilshire Blvd. medians during Metro’s Purple Line Extension subway construction drew civic leaders to a ceremony at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art plaza in October. The historical landscape of Miracle Mile is undergoing a major transformation, said Lyn MacEwen Cohen, founder of […]

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Dusseault is guest speaker at block captain salute

Dusseault is guest speaker at block captain salute

| October 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Transparency and accountability are the bywords of Fourth District City Councilman David Ryu. Sarah Dusseault, Ryu’s chief of staff, outlined the councilman’s goals as he nears his first 100 days in office. Dusseault was guest speaker at the annual Windsor Square Association block captains appreciation dinner at Wilshire Country Club in late September. Close to […]

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Residents weigh choices on closing five blocks of Wilshire

Residents weigh choices on closing five blocks of Wilshire

| October 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Residents are being polled on whether to close five blocks of Wilshire Blvd. for seven weeks or for 22 weekends while Metro’s contractor places decking on the boulevard for subway construction to begin in March 2016. Following the Purple Line Extension community meeting to be held on Thurs., Nov. 12 at 5:30 p.m. at John […]

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Menus detail history of eating habits

Menus detail history of eating habits

| October 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Two hundred menus from Los Angeles restaurants, some dating back to the 19th century, are in “To Live and Dine in L.A.: Menus and the Making of a Modern City.” The 222-page book by Josh Kun features menus from the extensive collection of the Los Angeles Public Library. As Kun writes, “Menus help us understand […]

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Larchmont Family Fair draws thousands to Boulevard

Larchmont Family Fair draws thousands to Boulevard

| October 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Climbing walls, pony rides and water rollers were among the activities that drew kids and their families to the annual Larchmont Boulevard Association Family Fair on October 25. Fairgoers also visited the many booths along the boulevard, which was closed from Beverly Blvd. to First St. for the fair. Korean barbecue and homemade desserts were […]

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