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New GWNC directors elect new slate of officers

New GWNC directors elect new slate of officers

| April 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

The new Board of Directors of the local Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council (GWNC) elected new officers on April 14. President is Conrad Starr, Sycamore Square. Vice president is Charles D’Atri, Larchmont Village Neighborhood. Jennifer DeVore, Hancock Park, is secretary, and Patti Carroll, Ridgewood – Wilton – St. Andrews Square, was re-elected as treasurer. The Los […]

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Conversations continue on future of Larchmont Boulevard

Conversations continue on future of Larchmont Boulevard

| April 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

Local stakeholders last month continued their dialogue over the future of Larchmont Boulevard. As reported in April, questions have been raised over recent weeks as to whether parking spaces might be permanently replaced with outdoor restaurant dining now that pandemic-related restrictions are ending. That also propelled discussion about perennial Larchmont topics like the existing limitations […]

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LPGA: Brooke Henderson takes top spot at Wilshire

LPGA: Brooke Henderson takes top spot at Wilshire

| April 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Wilshire Country Club opened its gates to 144 of the best players in women’s professional golf at the third annual “Hugel-Air Premia LA Open,” April 19 to 24. But the gates to this year’s event were not open to the general public due to pandemic-related restrictions. Last year’s event was cancelled for the same […]

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Nightmare on Wilton Place: Another historic home lost

Nightmare on Wilton Place: Another historic home lost

| April 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

There is a disturbance in the atmosphere of the leafy community of Wilton Place. A house has been brutally vandalized. Tragically, it is a familiar story: 215 S. Wilton Pl., a treasured historic home, built in 1907 and designated a Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument in 1992, and also within the Wilton Place National Historic District, […]

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Community to discuss future of Larchmont

Community to discuss future of Larchmont

| April 1, 2021 | 1 Comment

Although indoor restaurant dining, on a very reduced scale, is currently allowed, local Larchmont restaurateurs and some diners are wondering if outdoor dining-in-the-street should stay a focus on the Boulevard. At press time, there were five reasonably expansive outdoor table installations replacing former metered parking spaces in the block of Larchmont between First Street and […]

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Digital billboard ordinance on a ‘dangerous’ path back to PLUM

Digital billboard ordinance on a ‘dangerous’ path back to PLUM

| April 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

Revisions to billboard and other signage law in Los Angeles are on a dangerous path if you ask Patrick Frank, president of Scenic Los Angeles. His group recently declared victory after the City Planning Commission approved a citywide sign ordinance, Version B-Plus, which would restrict new digital billboards to Regional Commercial Centers, such as the […]

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