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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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Legislators should  focus on SCA 2, not  on SB 9, SB 10 and their like

Legislators should focus on SCA 2, not on SB 9, SB 10 and their like

| July 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

I agree with our columnist Marilyn Wells (The NIMBY Diaries, Page 10 of Section 2) that affordable housing needs to be built. However, the many current, developer-backed bills in Sacramento (such as SB 9 and SB 10) absolutely do not achieve that. Those and most other “housing” bills in the legislature are written by, and […]

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Push to make informal dog park in Robert L. Burns Park official

Push to make informal dog park in Robert L. Burns Park official

| July 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

Several months ago, Larchmont Village resident Michael Knowles and his family adopted a rescue puppy named Tuesday. And like most good dog owners, Knowles wanted to locate a local dog park for Tuesday to enjoy. He didn’t find much.  The Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks lists 12 dog parks spread across the city, […]

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