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It’s beginning to look a lot like the holidays on Blvd.

It’s beginning to look a lot like the holidays on Blvd.

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas along Larchmont Boulevard. From the red bows that have popped up along the north end of Larchmont to the trees at the Wilshire Rotary tree lot, to the Holiday Open House last week, it’s clear that the holidays have arrived in full force. Wilshire Rotary tree lot […]

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St. James’ Church shines light on Stories from the Frontline

St. James’ Church shines light on Stories from the Frontline

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Angela Sanchez was 16, a junior in high school, when she and her father experienced homelessness. The memories are sharp: it was the beginning of the 2008 recession, one week shy of Thanksgiving. The Sheriff’s officers stood in the doorway of her family’s home, red eviction notice in hand, asking, “What are you still doing […]

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Historic Citrus Ave. house quickly demolished

Historic Citrus Ave. house quickly demolished

| October 31, 2019 | 11 Comments

Neighbors on Citrus Avenue, just west of Hancock Park, were shocked on Oct. 23 when the historic 1927 home at 361 N. Citrus Ave., at the southwest corner of Oakwood Ave., was summarily demolished in one day, after no effective advance notice. Especially shocked was the couple that sold the house on September 18. As […]

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Larchmont loses two large ficus trees

Larchmont loses two large ficus trees

| October 31, 2019 | 1 Comment

Two healthy and mature ficus trees on Larchmont Boulevard, located in front of the Rite Aid store, got the axe last month despite efforts by the local neighborhood association to save the side-by-side trees. Work to remove the two trees began Oct. 7 followed by removal and replacement of 90 linear feet of sidewalk. African […]

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Marat Ballet leaps to its next stage in life

Marat Ballet leaps to its next stage in life

| October 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Marat Daukayev School of Ballet has found a new home, after a full-out search that included parents and students and was supported partly by a gofundme.com campaign. Scheduled to open as we went to press, the much-beloved area school signed a five-year lease for a 10,000-square foot space on the second floor of the Equitable […]

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‘Bollywood’ theme will bring the bling to Lucerne Blvd. block party

‘Bollywood’ theme will bring the bling to Lucerne Blvd. block party

| October 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Dancers, a movie on a jumbo screen, a henna art contest and lots of bling are on the agenda at the Bollywood-themed Lucerne Block Party on the 500 block of S. Lucerne Blvd., Sun., Oct. 20 from 3 to 6 p.m. A bouncy house and climber castle will be available for children. Also featured will […]

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