Tag: Los Angeles History

The Behymer Family in Hancock Park, Brookside and Windsor Square

The Behymer Family in Hancock Park, Brookside and Windsor Square

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

In last month’s Larchmont Chronicle, Larchmont Blvd. resident John Donley suggested that Chronicle readers might enjoy seeing periodic profiles of “someone in the neighborhood in which we’d get to know that person….” In this issue, because 1919 is the centennial of the founding of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, we are profiling a local family […]

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At long last, Griffith Park gets its own exhibition

At long last, Griffith Park gets its own exhibition

| January 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

How well do you think you know Griffith Park? Well, did you know that there was once an airfield inside the park? Or how about a speakeasy for golfers during the Great Depression? You probably knew about the ostrich farm, right? And the prison farm? Or what about that small town, called Rodger Young Village, […]

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Walking tours for health, interest

Walking tours for health, interest

| January 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

If one of your New Year’s resolutions this year was to amp up the number of steps you tread each day, try checking out the collection of guided and self-guided walking tours put together by the Los Angeles Conservancy. A Conservancy-guided walk can add about 3,000 steps, or about one and a half miles, to […]

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