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Development in the Mile continues with mostly luxury high rises

Development in the Mile continues with mostly luxury high rises

| March 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

After years of construction, the Miracle Mile is breathing a collective sigh of relief. But not for long. While much has been built in recent years, there’s much more development coming down the pike. “This planning stuff has consumed us for five, 10 years,” said Miracle Mile Residential Association (MMRA) President Jim O’Sullivan. “These big […]

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LACMA on track to build Geffen Galleries up and across Wilshire

LACMA on track to build Geffen Galleries up and across Wilshire

| March 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

A world-class art gallery that will stretch across Wilshire Blvd. over traffic below seems so quintessentially car-centric Los Angeles, it’s almost surprising it wasn’t thought of before. But the design for the David Geffen Galleries was more a process of happenstance than a clear strategy. “It was a big idea. It was a simple idea,” […]

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In search of the wild Bengal tiger, safaris, and more in India

In search of the wild Bengal tiger, safaris, and more in India

| January 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

I went to India in search of the Bengal tiger. So, after my first day on safari at Kanha National Park I was disappointed to be heading back near sunset with not a tiger in sight. My disappointment quickly vanished when a male tiger lumbered out from the bush and onto the dirt road ahead […]

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Crossed wires spell love for couple celebrating 47 years together

Crossed wires spell love for couple celebrating 47 years together

| January 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

Mike and Anne Fraser met by chance 47 years ago. “I met my husband at my mom’s house,” Anne tells us. She was at her mom’s S. Orange Grove Ave. home, as she was every Friday after work for dinner, when at about 7 p.m. the doorbell rang. “I went to answer the bell, and […]

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City Council candidates talk on issues of our time

City Council candidates talk on issues of our time

| January 29, 2020 | 2 Comments

Incumbent Councilman David Ryu is joined by three  other contenders in the race for the District Four seat on the City Council. The election is part of the Super Tuesday March 3 Presidential election. Last month, Chronicle staff sat down separately with Ryu, Sarah Kate Levy, Nithya Raman and write-in candidate Susan Collins. Homelessness and […]

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Author has a high vantage point on health and aging well

Author has a high vantage point on health and aging well

| January 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Patricia Greenberg believes in living life to the fullest, including from the heights of the world’s’ tallest skyscrapers. The nutritionist and author has run 20 marathons and countless half marathons, and in her 50s she took up the sport of tower climbing. Yes, tower climbing, which, unlike rock climbing, is done from the safety of […]

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