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Tom Bergin’s landmark status: Will it  matter?

Tom Bergin’s landmark status: Will it matter?

| June 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Tom Bergin’s restaurant and tavern property at 840 S. Fairfax Ave. was declared a City of Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument (HCM) by the Los Angeles City Council on June 18.  The designation excludes the two-thirds of the property used for the restaurant’s parking lot “because it is not a significant character defining feature of […]

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Marat Daukayev Ballet bids adieu to La Brea dance studio

Marat Daukayev Ballet bids adieu to La Brea dance studio

| June 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

It must have been 102 degrees in the dance hall June 16, as throngs of dancers, parents, friends, teachers and politicians packed the vaulted, honeycomb ceilinged room for the final performance of the Marat Daukayev School of Ballet at its La Brea Avenue dance studio. But no one seemed to notice. All eyes, moist with […]

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Celebration for Purple Line Subway: it’s halfway there

Celebration for Purple Line Subway: it’s halfway there

| May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Enjoy live entertainment, games, raffles, food trucks and a family fun zone at the free Metro Purple Line Extension “Halfway There” event at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, 5801 Wilshire Blvd., Sun., June 2 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The party celebrates 50 percent completion of the Purple Line Extensions to Wilshire and […]

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Tom Bergin’s historic status up in the air — stay tuned

Tom Bergin’s historic status up in the air — stay tuned

| May 30, 2019 | 2 Comments

In a clever parliamentary maneuver, the land-use lawyer for the current owners of Tom Bergin’s, the restaurant and tavern located at 840 S. Fairfax Ave. since 1949, threw a monkey wrench into the process to declare the property a city Historic-Cultural Monument. Following a unanimous recommendation made in March by the Cultural Heritage Commission (CHC), […]

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SB 50 delayed, not deceased

SB 50 delayed, not deceased

| May 30, 2019 | 2 Comments

Through the leadership of state Sen. Anthony Portantino, resident and former mayor of La Cañada Flintridge, and who represents a broad swath of Los Angeles County, consideration of SB 50, proposed by state Sen. Scott Wiener of San Francisco, has been delayed temporarily. As chair of the state Senate’s Appropriations Committee, Sen. Portantino announced May […]

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American muscle cars at 25th Gilmore Auto Show

American muscle cars at 25th Gilmore Auto Show

| May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

See more than 100 classic cars on display at the 25th annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show at the Original Farmers Market Sat., June 1 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.  This year’s theme, “American Muscle Cars,” will feature lowriders, hotrods, trucks and other classic cars from private collectors, including the 1957 Lincoln originally owned by Jayne […]

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