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Editorial

Editorial

| January 27, 2022 | 0 Comments

Local, local, local! A theme for us, as we start this New Year, is “local.” We shall focus on: maintaining your local newspaper (with your continued support); addressing the local issue of crime, which relates to local elections; and discussing local control of real estate and land use. Local newspaper This community newspaper remains very […]

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Alarmed by crime spike, local residents take action

Alarmed by crime spike, local residents take action

| December 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

A number of recent high-profile crimes in Greater Wilshire have left local residents feeling alarmed. The Hancock Park Homeowners Association (HPHA) hosted a virtual “Security Town Hall” Dec. 6 to discuss the recent crime and security issues. In November, the Los Angeles Police Department’s Wilshire Division responded to three street robberies and one attempted car-jacking […]

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Area residents say crime is getting worse

Area residents say crime is getting worse

| December 28, 2017 | 3 Comments

Last month the Chronicle received an email from a Larchmont resident who was alarmed to hear that three homes on his street, Lucerne Blvd., had been burglarized in the preceding 45 days. The resident, who asked to remain anonymous, hoped some media attention would “spur the police to patrol” the neighborhood. In an effort to measure […]

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PHOTO: Burglary suspects at large

PHOTO: Burglary suspects at large

| March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Two suspects broke into a residence in the 600 block of Mansfield Ave. on Sun., March 1, around 10 a.m. The victim reports the two suspects parked in front of the home and knocked on the door. When the homeowner did not answer, the suspects went into the backyard. As the victim watched on security […]

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Burns Park command post

Burns Park command post

| June 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

L.A.P.D. Wilshire Division officers plan to continue to bring their mobile command post vehicle to areas throughout the community following the success of a recent visit to Robert Burns Park at the corner of Van Ness Ave. and Beverly Blvd. Residents who stopped by the community substation discussed issues including crime and neighborhood watch programs […]

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