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Community to discuss future of Larchmont

Community to discuss future of Larchmont

| April 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

Although indoor restaurant dining, on a very reduced scale, is currently allowed, local Larchmont restaurateurs and some diners are wondering if outdoor dining-in-the-street should stay a focus on the Boulevard. At press time, there were five reasonably expansive outdoor table installations replacing former metered parking spaces in the block of Larchmont between First Street and […]

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Digital billboard ordinance on a ‘dangerous’ path back to PLUM

Digital billboard ordinance on a ‘dangerous’ path back to PLUM

| April 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

Revisions to billboard and other signage law in Los Angeles are on a dangerous path if you ask Patrick Frank, president of Scenic Los Angeles. His group recently declared victory after the City Planning Commission approved a citywide sign ordinance, Version B-Plus, which would restrict new digital billboards to Regional Commercial Centers, such as the […]

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From the Central Library fire 35 years ago, a story just now being told

From the Central Library fire 35 years ago, a story just now being told

| April 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

The shocking April 29, 1986 news broadcasts of the senseless fire ravaging a Downtown building so loved — and then burned and waterlogged — led to a cry for volunteer help from every news source region-wide. I was one of many who heard that cry, and I knew instinctively that, early the next morning, the […]

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Spring brings hope to the Boulevard

Spring brings hope to the Boulevard

| March 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

With spring’s arrival this month, Larchmont Village is eager to leave the worst of the pandemic behind with new historic photo posters displayed in storefronts, new shops to open, and the return of outdoor dining. Not to mention Village Heights is celebrating its 15th anniversary on Larchmont! Here’s what’s happening on the Boulevard. Sidewalk Sale cancelled For the first time in many years, the Larchmont […]

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Register by March 9 to vote by mail for GWNC directors

Register by March 9 to vote by mail for GWNC directors

| March 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

Registration for the March 2021 Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council (GWNC) election has begun. Apply online at: tinyurl.com/y6tmcgzt You must set up an account to sign in and then complete your application to have your ballot mailed to you. “By mail” is the only way to vote (although you may drop your completed ballot in the ballot drop box in front of the John C. Fremont […]

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LACMA exhibits are ready to open pending government okays

LACMA exhibits are ready to open pending government okays

| March 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

Several new exhibits at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art have not yet been seen by the public, even though the exhibits were installed early last year. They had the misfortune to be readied just before the pandemic shuttered the museum’s doors last spring. LACMA officials are eagerly waiting for the governmental go-aheads to open. (Outdoor exhibits and grounds have been allowed to be open to […]

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