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Kudos to candidates … and be wary of the State Senate

Kudos to candidates … and be wary of the State Senate

| April 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

Our community owes thanks to the 44 candidates and the 447 stakeholders who voted (and the approximately 590 who attempted to register for the city-mandated, COVID-19-era, vote-[only]-by-mail election for directors of the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council [GWNC]). Historically, GWNC elections always have been neighborhood gatherings on one weekend day, with registration issues efficiently addressed before […]

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Assessors seek clarity of inheritance and other Prop 19 impacts

Assessors seek clarity of inheritance and other Prop 19 impacts

| April 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

California’s 58 county assessors are seeking clarification on the implementation of a new property tax measure with the hope to delay a provision that makes it more costly for children to inherit some homes from their parents. Narrowly approved by voters last November, Proposition 19 partially took effect on Feb. 16, but according to Los […]

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Real Estate Sales

| April 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

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Creative office building planned in Media District, on Melrose

Creative office building planned in Media District, on Melrose

| April 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

A five-story creative office building targeted to media companies and designed with an open space, post-pandemic perspective, is planned at the northwest corner of Melrose Avenue and Seward Street. Floor-to-ceiling windows, an open stairwell and ample outside spaces are among features of the project by developer Bardas Investment Group. Plans include 68,000 square feet of […]

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Raccoon makes a rare aggressive visit near Wilton and Seventh

Raccoon makes a rare aggressive visit near Wilton and Seventh

| March 4, 2021 | 1 Comment

Mary Taylor and her dog were out for a walk on a recent Sunday evening in her neighborhood, at Seventh Street and Wilton Place, when a raccoon came from out of seemingly nowhere and attacked them. Taylor was standing near her neighbors’ succulent garden when she saw her dog’s ears perk up. She heard rustling […]

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Home Ground: Los Angeles County Arboretum: A library of life, needs protection

Home Ground: Los Angeles County Arboretum: A library of life, needs protection

| March 4, 2021 | 1 Comment

Spring begins March 20 and, at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden in Arcadia, all is well, mostly. The South African aloes are flaming orange and yellow, as they do every spring, pandemic or no. And since it is March, the annual male courtship display of the Arboretum’s peacock flock is in full […]

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