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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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St. James’ Church shines light on Stories from the Frontline

St. James’ Church shines light on Stories from the Frontline

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Angela Sanchez was 16, a junior in high school, when she and her father experienced homelessness. The memories are sharp: it was the beginning of the 2008 recession, one week shy of Thanksgiving. The Sheriff’s officers stood in the doorway of her family’s home, red eviction notice in hand, asking, “What are you still doing […]

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Reaction to demolition is vitriolic

Reaction to demolition is vitriolic

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

The reaction throughout Los Angeles to the sudden Oct. 23 demolition of the historic Tudor home located since 1927 at 361 N. Citrus Ave., at Oakwood Ave. just west of Hancock Park, has been tremendous — and often vitriolic. The Larchmont Chronicle has received letters and online comments, some of which are in this issue, […]

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