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Rezoning not required to produce needed “affordable” housing

Rezoning not required to produce needed “affordable” housing

| July 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Larchmont Chronicle and our readers, I hope, are grateful to Hancock Park neighbor Marilyn Wells for contributing six informative columns, over the past six months, dealing with the omnipresent and critical issue of unfortunate people living on the streets and sidewalks. Her final column appears on Page ­­­­­­ 2 of Section 2, and I […]

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Center for Yoga to open, thanks to a team of locals

Center for Yoga to open, thanks to a team of locals

| July 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Center for Yoga may be housed in a creaky old building, circa 1925, but to the yoga community it is sacred, holy ground. And to the Larchmont business community — with its hundreds of yogis stopping at shops and restaurants — the Center had been a lifeline. “This studio has been an iconic studio […]

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Community was left out  of Raman’s housing plan

Community was left out of Raman’s housing plan

| July 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

A narrow Miracle Mile parking lot has been suggested as a possible location for some form of affordable housing by Councilmember Nithya Raman. The proposal has drawn concern from a nearby school, residents and the business community. Raman filed a motion last month to redevelop the 41-car city parking lot at 728 Cochran Avenue for […]

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Clubs celebrate with fireworks, barbecue

Clubs celebrate with fireworks, barbecue

| July 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

Dazzling bursts of color will once again light the sky above the Wilshire Country Club on July 4th. After skipping the Independence Day tradition in 2020 because of COVID-19 restrictions, members will be able to celebrate the holiday at the club, and the rest of the community will no doubt gather in backyards and on […]

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Mark Peel, 66, put California cuisine on map

Mark Peel, 66, put California cuisine on map

| July 1, 2021 | 1 Comment

During his illustrious career, Chef Mark Peel would nourish diners and impress palates around the globe. But he also made time to judge the Larchmont Family Fair pie contest, raise funds for Larchmont Charter School and St. Vincent Meals on Wheels and man the grill at his Longwood neighborhood block parties. “Acts of service was […]

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Summer, warm days lift spirits  on Larchmont

Summer, warm days lift spirits on Larchmont

| June 3, 2021 | 0 Comments

Sunny skies and a warm breeze mean summer is on its way. The city, county and state rules allowing all of us to function more fully, starting June 15, have also lifted spirits of shoppers and diners on Larchmont Boulevard. Larchmont 100 Looking ahead to the fall, talks continue among Larchmont Boulevard Association (LBA) members […]

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