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Local volunteers joined in ‘Point-in-Time’ homeless count

Local volunteers joined in ‘Point-in-Time’ homeless count

| January 29, 2020 | 1 Comment

From 9 p.m. to midnight on Jan. 23, volunteers spread out throughout the parts of Los Angeles on this side of the Hollywood Hills — counting the number of individuals, families and encampments they saw on the streets. Residents of Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council (GWNC) communities undertook this work in the 22 census tracts within […]

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Re-Elect Councilman Ryu

Re-Elect Councilman Ryu

| January 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

There are many reasons why the Larchmont Chronicle recommends the re-election of David Ryu. His record is one of careful attention to the Fourth Council District, and that bodes well for him — and for us — in a second term in office. Our recommendation to vote for Ryu notwithstanding, we commend the three other […]

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New playground being installed on Larchmont

New playground being installed on Larchmont

| January 1, 2020 | 2 Comments

Work is expected to be underway this month for the long-anticipated playground pilot project being installed on a small portion of the surface parking lot on Larchmont Boulevard. Initially conceived by neighborhood associations and supported by Councilmember David Ryu and the staff and board of the city’s Dept. of Recreation and Parks (RAP), the 1,200-square-foot […]

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La Brea Tar Pits to join neighbors in new look, renovations

La Brea Tar Pits to join neighbors in new look, renovations

| January 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Last month, completing a one-year international search process, the Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County (NHM) announced the selection of architecture firm Weiss / Manfredi to lead a master planning team to re-imagine the Miracle Mile’s La Brea Tar Pits. The firm was selected from among three finalists, all of whom had presented initial […]

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Reaction to demolition is vitriolic

Reaction to demolition is vitriolic

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

The reaction throughout Los Angeles to the sudden Oct. 23 demolition of the historic Tudor home located since 1927 at 361 N. Citrus Ave., at Oakwood Ave. just west of Hancock Park, has been tremendous — and often vitriolic. The Larchmont Chronicle has received letters and online comments, some of which are in this issue, […]

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Historic Citrus Ave. house quickly demolished

Historic Citrus Ave. house quickly demolished

| October 31, 2019 | 11 Comments

Neighbors on Citrus Avenue, just west of Hancock Park, were shocked on Oct. 23 when the historic 1927 home at 361 N. Citrus Ave., at the southwest corner of Oakwood Ave., was summarily demolished in one day, after no effective advance notice. Especially shocked was the couple that sold the house on September 18. As […]

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