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Ridley-Thomas, Raman reflect on their first six months

Ridley-Thomas, Raman reflect on their first six months

| July 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

Councilmembers Nithya Raman (CD4) and Mark Ridley-Thomas (CD10) were part of a slate of new City Council members to be sworn in for a fresh term at the end of last year. The Chronicle asked both of our new representatives about their first six months on the job. Nithya Raman Q: What was your biggest […]

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Larchmont ’21 conversations continue

Larchmont ’21 conversations continue

| July 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

Last month, the Larchmont 2021 group hosted its second of three planned “community conversations” about the future of Larchmont Boulevard. The first event, hosted June 28, was focused on retail trends, while the July 12 meeting topic was “Main Street Placemaking,” or how to enhance a street to meet the needs of its neighboring community. […]

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Rezoning not required to produce needed “affordable” housing

Rezoning not required to produce needed “affordable” housing

| July 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Larchmont Chronicle and our readers, I hope, are grateful to Hancock Park neighbor Marilyn Wells for contributing six informative columns, over the past six months, dealing with the omnipresent and critical issue of unfortunate people living on the streets and sidewalks. Her final column appears on Page ­­­­­­ 2 of Section 2, and I […]

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Center for Yoga to open, thanks to a team of locals

Center for Yoga to open, thanks to a team of locals

| July 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Center for Yoga may be housed in a creaky old building, circa 1925, but to the yoga community it is sacred, holy ground. And to the Larchmont business community — with its hundreds of yogis stopping at shops and restaurants — the Center had been a lifeline. “This studio has been an iconic studio […]

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Community was left out  of Raman’s housing plan

Community was left out of Raman’s housing plan

| July 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

A narrow Miracle Mile parking lot has been suggested as a possible location for some form of affordable housing by Councilmember Nithya Raman. The proposal has drawn concern from a nearby school, residents and the business community. Raman filed a motion last month to redevelop the 41-car city parking lot at 728 Cochran Avenue for […]

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Clubs celebrate with fireworks, barbecue

Clubs celebrate with fireworks, barbecue

| July 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

Dazzling bursts of color will once again light the sky above the Wilshire Country Club on July 4th. After skipping the Independence Day tradition in 2020 because of COVID-19 restrictions, members will be able to celebrate the holiday at the club, and the rest of the community will no doubt gather in backyards and on […]

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