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New playground being installed on Larchmont

New playground being installed on Larchmont

| January 1, 2020 | 0 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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Bergin’s is back, taps are open

Bergin’s is back, taps are open

| January 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Bottoms up! Guinness, craft cocktails, dinner and brunch fare and good cheer are on tap once again at Tom Bergin’s Bar & Restaurant, 840 S. Fairfax Ave. This, its 84th year, sees the neighborhood pub back in business after a rocky few years and eventual shutting of its doors in 2018. It reopened on Dec. […]

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Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

| January 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

‘Historic Citrus Ave. home quickly demolished’ Considering the blatantly illegal steps that were taken to demolish 361 N. Citrus — actions that were specifically designed to cover up and deceive — I challenge even the most hardened “property libertarian” to find any justification whatsoever in the owners’ actions. While they certainly had the “right” to […]

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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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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR, House Demolished

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR, House Demolished

| December 4, 2019 | 1 Comment

‘Historic Citrus Ave. house quickly demolished’ This is so sad and infuriating! Having been in the home many times, I can attest that it had been lovingly and professionally maintained and was NOT a teardown. In fact, there had been recent upgrades to the plumbing, etc. The deceptive way [the buyers] went about it is […]

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City clarifies reasons for relocation of tree wells

City clarifies reasons for relocation of tree wells

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

In the November 2019 issue, the Larchmont Chronicle reported on the loss of two healthy and mature ficus trees, as well as the relocation of their tree wells, once located in front of the Rite Aid store’s sign on Larchmont Boulevard. The story resonated with residents and policymakers alike. “Your article about the placement of […]

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