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Will sympathy bring success for Giorgio?

Will sympathy bring success for Giorgio?

| September 2, 2021 | 0 Comments

“I need my money,” insists Giorgio, the 56-year-old who visits Larchmont Boulevard daily with a shopping cart filled with his meager possessions. “It’s an obligation! According to the law!” he shouts, referring to some combination of unemployment, Social Security and disability compensation he says he used to get until he received an unsigned letter from […]

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Real Estate Sales for February

Real Estate Sales for February

| April 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Single-family homes 356 S. Hudson Ave. 214 S. Van Ness Ave. 316 N. Edinburgh Ave. 110 S. Martel Ave. 935 S. Burnside Ave. 626 N. Vista St. 128 S. Formosa Ave. 438 N. Crescent Heights Blvd. 326 N. Plymouth Blvd. 151 S. Kilkea Dr. 590 N. Cahuenga Blvd. 439 N. Kilkea Dr. 1155 Alvira St. […]

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Police storm Larchmont area pot shop, close street

Police storm Larchmont area pot shop, close street

| March 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

Guns drawn, police surrounded a local cannabis business Feb. 23 around 4 p.m. demanding that the inhabitants “come out with your hands up” while at least seven parked police cars shut down traffic on Melrose Avenue. When patrons and employees failed to heed police demands, officers stormed “Melrose Place 25 Cap,” located at 5635 Melrose […]

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Real Estate Sales for January

Real Estate Sales for January

| March 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

Single-family homes 120 N. McCadden Pl. 209 S. Lucerne Blvd. 223 N. Lucerne Blvd. 354 N. Ridgewood Pl. 683 S. McCadden Pl. 268 S. Arden Blvd. 447 S. Highland Ave. 364 S. Mansfield Ave. 708 Lorraine Blvd. 585 N. Bronson Ave. 660 N. Gramercy Pl. 5114 Melrose Ave. $6,950,000 2,866,500 2,725,000 2,495,000 2,450,000 1,701,000 1,680,000 […]

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Retail building on Larchmont sold

Retail building on Larchmont sold

| May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

A retail building on the corner of Larchmont Boulevard and Melrose Avenue recently was sold to real estate investment and development company MCAP Partners for $6.3 million. The building was home to several long-time Larchmont businesses, including Ampersand Boutique, Artworks Studios and Floret Floral Design. According to MCAP Partners Executive Vice President Alexander Massachi, the […]

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Local family-owned company celebrates 75 years in business

Local family-owned company celebrates 75 years in business

| March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

In 1944, anticipating a housing boom when World War II would end, Roy Shewfelt opened the doors to the Wilshire Escrow Company. Today, Roy’s descendants preside over the business, which is now the oldest operating independent escrow company in Los Angeles. In an interview last month at the company’s headquarters, located at 4270 Wilshire Blvd., […]

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