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Lawmakers push housing legislation as session ends

Lawmakers push housing legislation as session ends

| July 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

As Angelenos simultaneously deal with the coronavirus pandemic and nationwide protests, California lawmakers are busy in Sacramento pushing forward housing legislation that has the potential to forever change our historic neighborhoods. With Aug. 31 the last day for each chamber to pass bills, state lawmakers are working fast, perhaps even hastily, to wrap up the […]

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Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

| July 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

This special section has been added this month to provide a forum for sharing ideas and opinions on the important issues raised by Black Lives Matter discussions and demonstrations. That was not possible last month; the paper already was at the printer as events transpired. This month, we can include stories about immediate neighborhood reactions, […]

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31 vacancies on the boulevard and nearby?

31 vacancies on the boulevard and nearby?

| June 3, 2020 | 1 Comment

There are a number of retail and other commercial spaces that appear vacant or “For Lease” along Larchmont Boulevard and in the immediate neighborhood. And this situation predates any COVID-19 closures. In the Village between First and Beverly, along the west side of the street, there are five empty spaces: next to Village Pizzeria, the […]

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Stores open on Boulevard after mayor lifts ban on retail

Stores open on Boulevard after mayor lifts ban on retail

| June 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Fast-changing state, county, and city rules have been keeping retail merchants on their toes. At the end of last month, retail stores finally were allowed to reopen, so long as social distancing and similar hygiene measures are followed. In the interim period preceding the governments’ latest loosening of controls, some of those same stores had […]

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Commencement looks different this year; first graduating class for GALA

Commencement looks different this year; first graduating class for GALA

| June 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Graduation is looking a little different for high school seniors this year. Many schools are hosting online events with an eye to having in-person celebrations or commencement ceremonies later on in the year. Some schools are trying different ways to make it special, such as yard signs announcing graduates, keepsake boxes, films celebrating the graduates […]

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Nearby riots in Fairfax / Beverly Grove / Beverly Hills / Santa Monica; Larchmont looted too

Nearby riots in Fairfax / Beverly Grove / Beverly Hills / Santa Monica; Larchmont looted too

| June 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

FOR THE RECORD, the above took place on Sat. and Sun., May 30 and 31, 2020. Our readers probably got more than enough of the disturbing news live on TV. We hope none of you was injured, and we send our condolences to all who had their businesses vandalized, looted, and ruined by the mobs. […]

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