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Ghouls, ghosts, zombies to haunt Bronson

Ghouls, ghosts, zombies to haunt Bronson

| October 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Wander among big bad wolves, zombies and ghosts, and frolic with headless brides at the 10th annual Wilshire Park Halloween Haunt on Bronson Avenue between 8th Street and Wilshire Boulevard, Sat., Oct. 26 from 4 to 8:30 p.m. Featured at the haunt will be a ghost train, fortune teller, face painting and bounce houses. There […]

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Real Estate Sales for August

Real Estate Sales for August

| October 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Single-family homes 424 S. Windsor Blvd. 684 S. June St. 413 N. McCadden Pl. 230 S. Lucerne Blvd. 222 S. McCadden Pl. 730 S. Longwood Ave. 327 N. Plymouth Blvd. 607 Lillian Way580 N. Lucerne Blvd.529 N. Highland Ave. 458 N. Fuller Ave. 341 S. Van Ness Ave. 681 S. Bronson Ave. 334 S. Sycamore […]

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Home linked to ‘Jazz Singer’ on WS-HPHS home tour

Home linked to ‘Jazz Singer’ on WS-HPHS home tour

| October 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society will hold its annual home tour this year on Rossmore Avenue Sun., Oct. 6, from 1 to 5 p.m. Five stately homes between Third and Sixth streets will be featured, including one once owned by Harry Warner, who mortgaged it to pay for the financing of the first talking […]

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First of its kind in Los Angeles, HAWK to dramatically cut accidents

First of its kind in Los Angeles, HAWK to dramatically cut accidents

| October 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s called HAWK, short for High-Intensity Activated Crosswalk, and it’s been proven to dramatically reduce the rate of accidents. The new pedestrian crossing and signal was unveiled last month on Sixth Street between Fairfax and Curson avenues. Also called a HAWK beacon and a pedestrian hybrid beacon, the device is the first of its kind […]

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On Books and Places: Permanence and renewal expressed in Marciano Art Foundation

On Books and Places: Permanence and renewal expressed in Marciano Art Foundation

| August 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

No building in the Greater Wilshire area so self-consciously expresses permanence and solidity as what is now the Marciano Art Foundation. The former Scottish Rite Cathedral was completed in 1961 — a near past relative to the construction dates of churches, libraries, theaters, and schools from surrounding neighborhoods. But while most of those older structures […]

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2019 Chronicle sealed for posterity, or 99 years on

2019 Chronicle sealed for posterity, or 99 years on

| August 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

The April 2019 issue of the Larchmont Chronicle has been sealed for posterity or at least another 99 years, give or take. Alysoun Higgins hid the copy inside the walls of her 1911 Craftsman home in the Wilton Historic District. She was inspired by two nearly-100-year-old newspapers she discovered when remodeling her master bathroom — […]

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