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Support local  democracy; oppose mobs-Editorial

Support local democracy; oppose mobs-Editorial

| September 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Krekorian, from just over the Cahuenga Pass in the San Fernando Valley, issued a Tweet about the disturbance in City Council chambers on August 9. His challenge to all people running for public office this autumn (such as candidate for City Controller, Kenneth Mejia, who Krekorian cites) is an appropriate […]

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Los Angeles County Museum of Art Architect visits construction site

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Architect visits construction site

| July 28, 2022 | 0 Comments

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Tom LaBonge celebrated again in June (twice!)

Tom LaBonge celebrated again in June (twice!)

| June 30, 2022 | 0 Comments

June of each year, the summer solstice in particular, always was a favorite time for former city councilmember Tom LaBonge. It was a day when “Mr. Los Angeles” loved to show off his city by venturing through Griffith Park to Mt. Hollywood on a hike with all who would join him. Keeping up the Summer […]

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Out and about: Locals gather for good causes and good times

Out and about: Locals gather for good causes and good times

| June 2, 2022 | 0 Comments

Nonprofit and social organizations are feeling the freedom of gathering again in person, and more and more of that has been happening. For example, Larchmont local Katie Buckland was awarded the prestigious designation of Chevalier in L’Ordre National des Arts et des Lettres by French Consul General Julie Duhaut-Bedos on April 28 at the Résidence […]

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Local forums abound as June 7 election deadline looms

Local forums abound as June 7 election deadline looms

| June 2, 2022 | 0 Comments

As the primary campaigns for City of Los Angeles elected offices — Mayor, City Attorney, Controller and local Council Districts 5 and 13 (plus County Supervisorial District 3) — begin to wrap up prior to the June 7 deadline to return ballots, the Larchmont Chronicle readership area has been full of candidate panels and debates. […]

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Design Review Board approves former Farmerstower project, other new Brookside residences

Design Review Board approves former Farmerstower project, other new Brookside residences

| June 2, 2022 | 0 Comments

Once again, the property comprising the former Farmers Insurance headquarters and its parking lots adjoining Brookside across from Hancock Park was on the agenda of the Park Mile Design Review Board (PMDRB). This time, on May 5, the staffs of the City of Los Angeles Planning Department and a multitude of other city departments seemingly […]

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