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Neighborhood council reaffirms position on Fourth Street lights

Neighborhood council reaffirms position on Fourth Street lights

| September 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council (GWNC) once again rejected adding bicycle-friendly (and automobile-unfriendly) traffic controls at two intersections on Fourth St. After a long GWNC board of directors discussion on Aug. 12, the directors spurned their transportation committee’s recommendation to un-do a motion previously adopted by the GWNC in 2011, when the board then concluded […]

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When counting the numbers, numbers don’t always count

When counting the numbers, numbers don’t always count

| September 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Homelessness is on the rise. People are living on the streets, in tents and in their cars more than ever before. We don’t need data and statistics to know the sad truth of what we see every day driving and walking the streets of Los Angeles. Yet, a complex, data-based numbers game takes place every […]

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Sacramento … oh what a town!

Sacramento … oh what a town!

| July 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

In the past five decades that I remember well, it never seemed that we Angelenos had to focus so much of our attention on the State Legislature in Sacramento. However, a majority of the current occupants of those offices seem to have decided that their role is to dictate every detail of the lives of […]

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Economic crisis requires more federal assistance

Economic crisis requires more federal assistance

| July 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

It is now August, and the first wave of the Coronavirus pandemic — rather than tapering down to a manageable level — has exploded in Los Angeles and communities across the United States. Along with a public health crisis that has taken the lives of tens of thousands of Americans, we are experiencing an economic […]

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410 N. Rossmore residents feel pressure of ‘buy-out’

410 N. Rossmore residents feel pressure of ‘buy-out’

| July 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to plague the City of Los Angeles, a group of Hancock Park residents in a rent-controlled apartment building say that they feel pressured from their new landlord to take a buy-out offer, with no other information available to them. To learn more, the Chronicle joined a group of six residents […]

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55 years of Women of Larchmont

55 years of Women of Larchmont

| July 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

55 years ago, my brilliant editorial predecessor, Jane Gilman, and her advertising genius colleague, Dawne Goodwin, decided to create a special section each year featuring the “Women of Larchmont.” This was just the third year of their Larchmont Chronicle enterprise, which they founded in 1963. As the paper stated on the cover of its first […]

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