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Wilshire Country Club, Hancock Park fixture, celebrates 100

Wilshire Country Club, Hancock Park fixture, celebrates 100

| October 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

In our August issue, in the first installment of our three-part series on the history of the Wilshire Country Club, we noted the prominent role played by women in the history of the club. In September, in our second chapter, we described the founding years and early growth of the club. This concluding installment reports […]

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‘Ankle’ mosquito is pesky, but not fatal

‘Ankle’ mosquito is pesky, but not fatal

| October 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

There’s a new kid in town, and while not seriously dangerous, this mosquito is a pest. Called the aedes mosquito, it is small with black-and-white stripes and comes out in daytime as well as at night, and is said to fly and bite low. “We call him the ankle mosquito,” said Bob Saviskas, executive director […]

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Three teams compete to redesign  La Brea Tar Pits, Hancock Park

Three teams compete to redesign La Brea Tar Pits, Hancock Park

| October 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Officials at the Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County (NHM) are evaluating three design teams — one from Denmark and two from New York City — to advise NHM in coming years on creating and implementing a master plan to update the La Brea Tar Pits & Museum and the surrounding Hancock Park. As […]

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Family Fair is coming to the Boulevard!

Family Fair is coming to the Boulevard!

| October 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

A pie-baking contest, children’s costume parade and contest, all-ages talent show and rides are just some of the activities featured at the 53rd annual Larchmont Family Fair. The event is on Larchmont Boulevard between Beverly Boulevard and First Street, Sun., Oct. 27 from noon to 5:30 p.m. Second annual pie-baking contest A pie-baking contest organized […]

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Get ready for the 53rd annual Larchmont Family Fair!

Get ready for the 53rd annual Larchmont Family Fair!

| August 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Sample pies, taste tamales, enjoy rides and watch talented contestants at the 53rd annual Larchmont Family Fair on Larchmont Boulevard between Beverly Boulevard and First Street, Sun., Oct. 27 from noon to 5:30 p.m. New this year will be a performance by the Bob Baker Marionettes held between the children’s costume contest and the talent […]

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Beverly Fairfax, Wilshire Vista and Sacramento

Beverly Fairfax, Wilshire Vista and Sacramento

| August 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

A festive gathering of local residents took place Aug. 11 to watch Fifth District City Councilman Paul Koretz ceremoniously unveil one of the new street signs marking the inclusion — on the U.S. Department of the Interior’s National Register of Historic Places — of the “Beverly Fairfax Historic District.” The designation last year marked the […]

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