Tag: Pan Pacific Park

Plans are underway to expand campus at Holocaust Museum

Plans are underway to expand campus at Holocaust Museum

| October 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

Little did a small group of Holocaust survivors who met in the 1960s at an English-as-a-second-language class know that their efforts would lead to a major museum in the heart of the city. The group, who met at Hollywood High, each had an item from the war — a Star of David on a shirt, a […]

Continue Reading

On Books and Places: Some statues are worth saving; some people worth remembering

On Books and Places: Some statues are worth saving; some people worth remembering

| July 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

A statue of Haym Salomon resides on the southeast corner of Pan Pacific Park. As I write this column, the bronze figure sits barricaded by a chain link fence and construction activity on Third Street. It’s visible as one drives west towards Farmers Market, but few will now walk near the statue through the surrounding […]

Continue Reading

Summer Camps during COVID-19

Summer Camps during COVID-19

| July 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

This summer, “camp” is not about the campsite. Traditions, like camp songs, arts and crafts, dress-up days or bonding with counselors, help to bring campers closer together, and it is activities like those that camps this summer are holding onto during this time of COVID-19 social-distancing regulations. Los Angeles County announced that, effective June 12, […]

Continue Reading

Larchmont Charter football has bounce-back season, fundraising

Larchmont Charter football has bounce-back season, fundraising

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Larchmont Charter School (LCS) middle school football program finished its Foundation for Interscholastic Youth Athletics (FIYA) League schedule 3-4, narrowly missing out on the playoffs. However, under the direction of second-year coach Avery Watts, the team of LCS eighth graders showed marked improvement, competing in the seven-on-seven middle-school league. That improvement starts with actual […]

Continue Reading

New Pavilion in park planned to help tell Holocaust story

New Pavilion in park planned to help tell Holocaust story

| January 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Plans are underway to build a pavilion at the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust on Grove Drive, south of the existing museum in Pan Pacific Park. The pavilion will expand the footprint of the existing museum. Together they “will help shape the future of not only this institution but of our greater community as […]

Continue Reading

City programs for transients in public park stir debate

City programs for transients in public park stir debate

| August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The connection between sidewalk encampments and criminal activity is increasingly a point of contention between policy makers and residents. Even the most sympathetic neighbors are struggling with the sense of danger that often accompanies groups of transients on residential streets. For one Mid City West resident, the suggestion of adding support programs for vagrants squatting […]

Continue Reading