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Last call for Rite Aid on Crenshaw? Windsor Village hopes so

Last call for Rite Aid on Crenshaw? Windsor Village hopes so

| June 3, 2021 | 0 Comments

“The Windsor Village Association (WVA) has for some time tried to work with Rite Aid about several issues without success, and we have reached a tipping point…” WVA President Barbara Pflaumer said. “The sale of alcohol is extraordinarily problematic for the neighborhood,” added WVA board member Jeff Estow. Estow is the closest neighbor to the […]

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Hugh Wilton remembers ‘the jungle’

Hugh Wilton remembers ‘the jungle’

| December 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Hugh Wilton was five years old when his family moved across the street from the Wood family compound, the present-day Harold A. Henry Park in Windsor Village. (See Oct. 2020 Larchmont Chronicle story in Section 2, Page 8.) Wilton remembers playing with neighborhood kids in what they called “the jungle,” an overgrown area that was […]

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Whether for comfort or sustenance, ‘victory gardens’ are flourishing

Whether for comfort or sustenance, ‘victory gardens’ are flourishing

| April 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

In both World Wars I and II, Americans were encouraged to plant gardens as an act of patriotism. These “war gardens” or “victory gardens” were meant to supplement the food supply and leave more for the soldiers valiantly fighting abroad. The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture estimates that more than 20 million victory gardens were planted […]

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Archeologist speaks for earth’s oldest oak

Archeologist speaks for earth’s oldest oak

| April 1, 2020 | 2 Comments

13,000 years ago, when the Tar Pit ooze was swallowing Ice Age mammoths, an unassuming little Palmer’s Oak, growing just south of what is now Fontana, cloned itself. Every time a forest fire attacked one of its limbs, the burnt branch would sprout a clone stem, thus insuring it would live forever — unless threatened […]

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New water-wise plants and trees for Harold A. Henry Park

New water-wise plants and trees for Harold A. Henry Park

| January 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Visitors to Harold A. Henry Park may notice some fenced- off areas throughout the park, but the fences should be no cause for concern. Instead, great new beginnings are ahead for our beloved park. The fences are protecting new plantings put in by the City of Los Angeles’ Dept. of Recreation and Parks (RAP). Last […]

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Wine tasting, pies and fire truck were at Windsor Village party

Wine tasting, pies and fire truck were at Windsor Village party

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Windsor Village Association, in partnership with “Title Sponsor” Tim Stivers Heating & Air Conditioning and several other generous sponsors, treated more than 300 residents Sept. 16 on Ninth  St., between Windsor and Victoria, at the annual block party. Residents feasted on favorites such as Gus’s Fried Chicken, Tacos Coco’s and Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams. […]

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