Tag: Windsor Square

Preservation on the move: Windsor Square and Kress Co.

Preservation on the move: Windsor Square and Kress Co.

| April 28, 2022 | 0 Comments

I recently was showing a visitor around my home, which originally had been commissioned by Henry O’Melveny, the founder of the law firm O’Melveny and Myers. One of the facts that always interests visitors is that the house had been moved from its original site, 3250 Wilshire Blvd., at the corner of New Hampshire Avenue, […]

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RYLAN program is set for February pilot in Windsor Square

RYLAN program is set for February pilot in Windsor Square

| January 27, 2022 | 0 Comments

Under the city’s free Ready Your LA Neighborhood (RYLAN) program, 400 homes in Windsor Square this February will be piloting an emergency preparedness plan. RYLAN is an initiative to organize neighborhood resources for the first hour after a disaster and before emergency responders arrive. Why RYLAN? The hope is that disaster preparations under RYLAN will […]

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Commonalities and a devious blind date lead to marriage

Commonalities and a devious blind date lead to marriage

| January 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

Kathi and Mike Genewick grew up two blocks apart in Lockport, New York, a town of 25,000 in the snow belt near Buffalo. There, as Kathi states, “Everybody knows everybody.” They attended the same schools, shared friends, and he, three years her senior, dated one of her older sisters before turning his attention to Kathi. […]

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Warner Henry, remembered: Local luminary, a founder of LA Opera, died Aug. 1

Warner Henry, remembered: Local luminary, a founder of LA Opera, died Aug. 1

| September 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

He was a larger-than-life personality, a man of dramatic contrasts. His favorite artists were Claude Monet and Hieronymus Bosch. He was a connoisseur of the world’s finest wines, but his favorite meal included meat loaf. His always-ready wit and sense of humor covered a very deep seriousness, like his preferred president, Ronald Reagan. In his […]

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‘Slow Streets’ on fast track, primarily for pedestrians: Association supports proposal for Windsor Square

‘Slow Streets’ on fast track, primarily for pedestrians: Association supports proposal for Windsor Square

| June 3, 2020 | 1 Comment

In a move designed to support social distancing while exercising outdoors, the City of Los Angeles has implemented a program that cities such as Oakland, Seattle and Berlin, Germany have already put into place: closing some residential streets to through traffic. These “Slow Streets” allow pedestrians in denser, park-poor neighborhoods to spread out on designated […]

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Sequestered neighbors turn to housework

Sequestered neighbors turn to housework

| April 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

There’s a joke going around the internet attesting that, by the end of COVID-19 isolation, we shall all emerge as either gourmet cooks or have a drinking problem. A third option might be the most relevant: we’ll all become COVID-cleaners. Not just the required sanitizing of every surface, every roll of toilet paper, every can […]

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