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New urban forest officer named to manage canopy: ‘City is home to the nation’s largest urban forest’

New urban forest officer named to manage canopy: ‘City is home to the nation’s largest urban forest’

| August 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s official, Los Angeles has a City Forest Officer. Rachel Malarich was appointed last month by Mayor Eric Garcetti to the new post, which was created to oversee the growth of Los Angeles’ urban forest and help the city reach its goal to plant 90,000 trees by 2021. “Rachel has the vision, experience and expertise […]

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Tammy Rosato is passionate about her mission: end homelessness

Tammy Rosato is passionate about her mission: end homelessness

| August 1, 2019 | 3 Comments

If you are involved in our local community at all, then there’s a very good chance you already know Tammy Rosato. She’s the La Brea Hancock Homeowner’s Association president and neighborhood watch co-chair, a board member for the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council (GWNC) and homelessness liaison for La Brea Hancock. She also is a member […]

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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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Couple cruises to visit far-flung destinations

Couple cruises to visit far-flung destinations

| January 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council (GWNC) President and Brookside resident Owen Smith and his wife, Reatha, have seen the world. Over the past decades, they visited Russia, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Thailand, Hong Kong, China, Japan, South America, Hungary, France, Canada, Egypt, Kenya, South Africa, Greece, the Falkland Islands, Germany, Austria, Italy… I could go on, but […]

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Diane Dicksteen: Fun and a laugh, helping animals and neighbors

Diane Dicksteen: Fun and a laugh, helping animals and neighbors

| August 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Diane Dicksteen likes to laugh — a lot — which is one of the reasons she ended up in Los Angeles and Windsor Village, albeit in a roundabout way. “Born in Scotland, schooled in England, graduated in Canada, married in Los Angeles,” quipped Diane when asked about her route to Los Angeles. At the end […]

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Brookside, Sycamore Square and Wilshire Park gardens in full view

Brookside, Sycamore Square and Wilshire Park gardens in full view

| June 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council (GWNC) held its second Drought-Tolerant Garden Tour June 2, and after the success of the first tour, committee co-chairs Cathy Roberts and Julie Stromberg turned their sights to neighborhoods not featured in the 2016 tour: Brookside, Sycamore Square and Wilshire Park. “It was truly a lovely way to spend half […]

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