Larchmont News - The Buzz

Clebrating the Life of Nicholas “Nick” Fagnano

Clebrating the Life of Nicholas “Nick” Fagnano

Our hearts are heavy with the news of the passing of Nick Fagnano. Nick grew up on Van Ness Avenue, attended St. Brendan School, played local sports including AYSO Soccer, Hollywood Y Basketball and Wilshire Baseball, and was a regular parishioner at St. Brendan Church with his parents, Mary and Jay. Nick was a ray […]

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Windsor Square Celebrates Re-Opening of Robert L Burns Park

Windsor Square Celebrates Re-Opening of Robert L Burns Park

Representatives from the Department of Recreation and Parks joined Councilman Tom LaBonge, LA’s Department of Engineering and community members on Friday morning to officially reopen Robert Burns Park on the corner of Van Ness Ave and Beverly Dr after a major refurbishment financed by Prop K funds. A deteriorated pergola-­like structure was replaced with a […]

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Larchmont Bungalow Owner Asks to Make Amends, Wants Zone Change and Alcohol License

Larchmont Bungalow Owner Asks to Make Amends, Wants Zone Change and Alcohol License

Albert Mizrahi, owner of the popular Larchmont Bungalow at 107 N. Larchmont Blvd, personally appeared with his wife before the GWNC Land Use Committee on Tuesday this week, to give an apology and ask the committee to support the Bungalow’s application before the City Planning Commission to try bring the restaurant into legal compliance with […]

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Larchmont Life - The Honey

Water Geyser in Windsor Square Tuesday Morning

Water Geyser in Windsor Square Tuesday Morning

Residents at Irving and 6th Street, including LA’s own Mayor Garcetti, awoke this morning to a geyser of water as a fire hydrant was knocked over in a two-car accident around 7:30 am. According to LAFD Captain Gatica from Fire Station #29 that responded to the call, a woman driving east on 6th lost control […]

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California Approves Fines up to $500 for Water Waste

California Approves Fines up to $500 for Water Waste

On Tuesday July 15, the California Water Resources Control Board approved fines up to $500 for washing cars, watering lawns or hosing down sidewalks. According to ABC News: The fines will apply only to wasteful outdoor watering, including watering landscaping to the point that runoff flows onto sidewalks, washing a vehicle without a nozzle on […]

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Hancock Park Real Estate: Classic Spanish at 673 S Bronson

Hancock Park Real Estate: Classic Spanish at 673 S Bronson

673 S. Bronson Ave A beautiful, gated and completely restored classic Spanish home, redone with all of the modern conveniences of today while maintaining a connection to a timeless historic home in Wilshire Park. Original but refurbished doors, windows and crown molding throughout the home. Entry leads to an elegant, light-filled formal living room with […]

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Larchmont People - The Hive

Plymouth School Bids a Fond Farewell to Founder Penny Cox

Plymouth School Bids a Fond Farewell to Founder Penny Cox

The Plymouth School community gathered Friday July 25th in Harold Henry Park for their annual end-of-the-year celebration and to say farewell to Penny Cox, who after 42 years helping raise the neighborhood’s toddlers, is retiring. “I like what some of the parents wrote me in a farewell card,” she told the Larchmont Buzz. “You come […]

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Shebooks Signs Local Author Elizabeth Aquino

Shebooks Signs Local Author Elizabeth Aquino

Elizabeth Aquino writes. Then she writes some more. She writes daily for her blog a moon, worn as if it had been a shell, with some 4,000 posts online, sometimes  generating two in one day. She has published stories and poems, has written for the LA Times and magazines. She writes her heart out, and […]

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Kerry Brougher at Helm of Academy Museum

Kerry Brougher at Helm of Academy Museum

Kerry Brougher landed the job as Director for the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures earlier this year, and began his role as director July 1st. In a way, it’s a return to the neighborhood for the 61 year old Brougher, who lived in the Mid-Wilshire area on Detroit Street and at Park La Brea in the […]

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Larchmont Events - The Swarm

Memorial Service for Nick Fagnano

Memorial Service for Nick Fagnano

The neighborhood will be celebrating the life of Nick on Thursday, July 31st at St Brendan Church.   Read more Larchmont Buzz: Celebrating the Life of Nicholas “Nick” Fagnano

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Imagine Ball at House of Blues to Benefit Homeless Families

Imagine Ball at House of Blues to Benefit Homeless Families

Imagine LA, the non-profit that helps get homeless families back on their feet into homes and jobs again,  is holding their first ever “Imagine Ball” on Wednesday August 6, 2014 at the House of Blues. This isn’t your run-of-the-mill dressy and stuffy ball either, it’s more of a big musical dance party featuring the bands […]

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McConnell’s Ice Cream Visits Larchmont Boulevard Saturday

McConnell’s Ice Cream Visits Larchmont Boulevard Saturday

Santa Barbara’s McConnell’s Fine Ice Cream will be visiting various sites in Los Angeles today in advance of their opening on Monday at downtown’s Grand Central Market. According to their Instagram feed, they will be on Larchmont later today with their McC’s Truck Tour pop-up…from 4:30p-5:15p in front of Go Get ‘em Tiger. McConnell’s is […]

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Robert L. Burns Park Area Re-Opens with Renovations For Picnic-Goers

Robert L. Burns Park Area Re-Opens with Renovations For Picnic-Goers

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Councilmember Tom LaBonge together with the Department of Recreation and Parks, the Department of Public Works, and the Bureau of Engineering will re-open the Robert L. Burns Picnic Area on Friday morning. All members of the public and media are invited for the ceremony. The renovation of Robert L. Burns Park is complete. A deteriorated […]

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Grilled Cheese in Support of LAUSD Candidate George McKenna

Grilled Cheese in Support of LAUSD Candidate George McKenna

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Wondering about the  upcoming election on August 12th? Yes, there is a Special Runoff Election for a single seat on the Los Angeles Unified School District Board, District 1 and there are two candidates: George McKenna and Alex Johnson. The politically dynamic duo from the Longwood neighborhood, Daphne Brogdon and Mark Peel, are hosting an […]

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Obama Motorcade to Travel Rimpau Blvd to Hancock Park

Obama Motorcade to Travel Rimpau Blvd to Hancock Park

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Larchmont Buzz has learned that President Obama is expected to land by helicopter on the Los Angeles High School football field at approximately 4:30 pm on Wednesday, then travel north on Rimpau via motorcade. LA High is located at 4650 W. Olympic Blvd, on the corner of S. Rimpau Blvd. The President took a similar […]

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Traffic Alert: President Obama to Attend Hancock Park Fundraiser Wednesday

Traffic Alert: President Obama to Attend Hancock Park Fundraiser Wednesday

| July 22, 2014 | 2 Comments

President Barack Obama is scheduled to arrive in Los Angeles this Wednesday, July 23, to speak at a Democratic National Committee fundraising reception and dinner at the Hancock Park home of television producer Shonda Rhimes. The event’s co-chairs include Kerry Washington, the star of the Rhimes- produced ABC drama “Scandal.” The Los Angeles visit is […]

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Jeff and Beau Bridges at the Bing Theater in August

Jeff and Beau Bridges at the Bing Theater in August

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Actors Beau Bridges and Jeff Bridges will share the Bing Theater stage on Monday August 4th as the two brothers converse about their long and versatile careers as well as that of their father, Lloyd Bridges. The Bridges brothers will select clips from each other’s work and discuss the “legacy of a legendary Hollywood dynasty”, […]

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Larchmont Bungalow to Appear at GWNC Land Use Committee Tuesday

Larchmont Bungalow to Appear at GWNC Land Use Committee Tuesday

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Representatives of the Larchmont Bungalow restaurant are on the agenda at the next Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council (GWNC)  Land Use Committee this Tuesday evening, July 22nd.  The Bungalow is asking for a zone change from the “Q” Condition ordinance on Larchmont that restricts the number of restaurants, according to the application they filed with the […]

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Multi-Transformer Outage Fills Late Night Sky with Bright Flashes of Light

Multi-Transformer Outage Fills Late Night Sky with Bright Flashes of Light

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The skies over the Beverly Grove area were filled with multiple, long flashes of light Sunday evening just before 11:30p. Reports of sightings of the bright lights filled Twitter within minutes of their initial occurrence…from the beach, to the valley, to Silver Lake, Hollywood and the Beverly Grove area. According to LAFD spokesperson Brian Humphries, […]

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Developer Plans Small Lot Subdivision for 421 N Van Ness Ave

Developer Plans Small Lot Subdivision for 421 N Van Ness Ave

| July 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

When a 1920′s craftsman was demolished over Memorial Day weekend at 421 N. Van Ness Ave, residents in the Larchmont Village area were not pleased. The house was in disrepair  and flanked by two-story apartment buildings, but the neighbors hated to see it go, worried that a monstrosity might be built on the R3-1 zoned […]

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