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Brooksiders gathered for food, fun

Brooksiders gathered for food, fun

| August 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Muirfield Road, closed for one block on June 23, was the setting for this year’s Brookside Block Party — the 40th annual edition of the fun-filled event for families. Councilman David Ryu stopped by, as did Hubertus Cox and his wife Jeanette. Cox is a senior environmental engineer with the city’s Watershed Protection Division. He […]

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After the rain, will the brook return to Brookside?

After the rain, will the brook return to Brookside?

| February 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

The precipitation in February in Los Angeles was 18 trillion gallons, or enough to fill 27 million Olympic-sized pools, according to “The Los Angeles Times.” But is it enough to help increase the water levels in the brook in Brookside? A drop in water levels is being studied, according to Rob Fisher, field deputy at […]

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Residents seek answers to dry brook

Residents seek answers to dry brook

| December 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Brookside is perhaps best known for its namesake, a natural stream that flows through the neighborhood. But in recent months, local residents have raised an alarm about the brook’s health.     “Something is up,” says local real estate agent Richard Battaglia. “Within the past year the brook has dried up in places. Someone turned […]

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New subzone is designed to curb mansionization

New subzone is designed to curb mansionization

| November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Temporary zoning measures designed to protect neighborhood character and prevent building of homes too large for their lots are set to expire this summer for both Brookside and Sycamore Square. Council District Four and the City Planning Dept. are holding a public meeting to discuss proposed new R-1 subzones to replace the Interim Control Ordinances […]

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Brookside neighborhood hosts 38th annual block party

Brookside neighborhood hosts 38th annual block party

| June 29, 2017 | 1 Comment

Brookside residents were set to gather on June 25 on the 800 block of Muirfield Road to enjoy their 38th annual summer block party. The event was to include a barbecue, a bounce house, face painting, pie-eating contests and a live auction featuring items such as passes to the Magic Castle. The party was sponsored […]

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Brookside considers its preservation options

Brookside considers its preservation options

| June 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Before further pursuing an Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ), residents attending the May 18 Brookside Homeowners Association community meeting were asked to consider seeking adoption of one of the city’s new single-family (R1) variation zones. An example cited by city staff was the new R1 Rear-Mass Variation Zone (R1R), at the lowest lot coverage (R1R3), […]

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