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Celebration for Purple Line Subway: it’s halfway there

Celebration for Purple Line Subway: it’s halfway there

| May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Enjoy live entertainment, games, raffles, food trucks and a family fun zone at the free Metro Purple Line Extension “Halfway There” event at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, 5801 Wilshire Blvd., Sun., June 2 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The party celebrates 50 percent completion of the Purple Line Extensions to Wilshire and […]

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Landscape designers weave  together a variety of elements

Landscape designers weave together a variety of elements

| May 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Clear sunny skies and balmy breezes have returned, bringing burgeoning gardens and the move to outdoor living that is quintessentially Los Angeles. Read on to learn about local landscape designers who know the neighborhood and the ins and outs of Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ) guidelines … and who can help you whip your outdoor […]

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Senate Bill 50 is bad for homeowners

Senate Bill 50 is bad for homeowners

| May 2, 2019 | 1 Comment

In late 2017, the ladies of the Hancock Park Garden Club (founded 57 years ago) published a booklet, “Your Next Front Yard.” The focus of the pamphlet is front yards — the single-family landscape that both separates homes and unifies neighborhoods. (See: hancockparkgardenclub.com/your-next-front-yard.) A month or so later, on Jan. 16, 2018, San Francisco lawyer […]

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Study Senate Bill 50

Study Senate Bill 50

| May 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

TO OUR READERS: By John H. Welborne Publisher and Editor As a public service to our readers in the Greater Wilshire, Mid-City and other neighborhoods we serve, the Larchmont Chronicle is publishing this Special Supplement. The timing relates to the May 2019 consideration — by the California State Senate — of wide-reaching legislation proposed by […]

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Bridge housing beginning to abound in CD4, CD10

Bridge housing beginning to abound in CD4, CD10

| March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Aviva Family and Children’s Services, along with Councilman David Ryu, broke ground last month on construction of an innovative bridge housing residential program for young women. Also last month, progress was made in bringing a bridge housing project to Councilman Herb Wesson’s adjacent council district. CD4 Construction of the 42-room residential structure on the corner of […]

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GWNC election is March 31 at the Barking Lot

GWNC election is March 31 at the Barking Lot

| March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

The election for the board of directors of the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council (GWNC) is Sun., March 31 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Barking Lot, 336 N. Larchmont Blvd. Stakeholders will select 21 board members and alternates to serve two-year terms. Anyone who lives, works, owns property or is a participant in […]

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