Tag: Eric Garcetti

Tom LaBonge honored with a native plant forest

Tom LaBonge honored with a native plant forest

| January 26, 2023 | 0 Comments

Atop Mt. Hollywood in Griffith Park   Four score, or more, hikers headed from Griffith Observatory up to the top of Mt. Hollywood on Jan. 7 to dedicate the Tom LaBonge Memorial Forest. Family and friends including former Mayor Eric Garcetti saluted the late, revered councilman of the former Fourth District. It was the second […]

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Election 2022: New mayor in the neighborhood

Election 2022: New mayor in the neighborhood

| December 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

Mayor-elect Karen Bass, in response to a question at her November 17 press conference held at the historic Ebell of Los Angeles, said she still was overwhelmed by her recent victory in the contest to become the new Mayor of Los Angeles. She said she had not even contemplated the details of moving into Getty […]

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Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

| July 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

This special section has been added this month to provide a forum for sharing ideas and opinions on the important issues raised by Black Lives Matter discussions and demonstrations. That was not possible last month; the paper already was at the printer as events transpired. This month, we can include stories about immediate neighborhood reactions, […]

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Eataly in Century City is open, worth the wait

Eataly in Century City is open, worth the wait

| November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

There are a lot of lines at Eataly, the newly opened, hotly anticipated Italian food hall and marketplace in the Westfield Century City Mall. Once inside, there are more lines: lines to buy freshly made burrata at the cheesemonger’s; lines for Italian street food at La Piazza, one of three restaurants contained in the two-story, […]

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Mayor Garcetti congratulates community members on water bill

Mayor Garcetti congratulates community members on water bill

| March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

Mayor Garcetti joined the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) Thurs., March 31 in congratulating Patty Lombard and Bill Simon of Fremont Pl. on significantly reducing their water bill using LADWP resources. Members of the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council (GWNC) and The Drop were also there.  The GWNC Sustainability Committee partnered with the […]

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Santa at The Grove through the holidays, snowfall nightly

Santa at The Grove through the holidays, snowfall nightly

| December 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

It was a winter whirlwind extravaganza when Santa Claus arrived at The Grove’s All-New Christmas Show last month. The season’s first snowfall, lighting of the Christmas tree, and a fireworks finale were included in the show Nov. 14. Seth MacFarlane entertained the crowd, backed by a 55-piece orchestra and the Top Hat Dancers. Grammy-nominated artist […]

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