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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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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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Obama Motorcade to Travel Rimpau Blvd to Hancock Park

Obama Motorcade to Travel Rimpau Blvd to Hancock Park

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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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

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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Meet Perry Jones, LAPD Lead Officer for Fairfax-Beverly-LaBrea

Meet Perry Jones, LAPD Lead Officer for Fairfax-Beverly-LaBrea

If you live near La Brea, Fairfax, Beverly, or San Vicente, you’ve probably run into Senior Lead Officer Perry Jones. He is a regular fixture in the Mid-City West area, having served for the LAPD for 24 years, and 20 years as a Senior Lead Officer in the Wilshire Division. Jones was raised in the Pico/Fairfax […]

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California Aperitif “Jardesca” Created by Hancock Park Couple

California Aperitif “Jardesca” Created by Hancock Park Couple

Stepping into the sunny mediterranean garden of Roger and Lisa Morrison on Las Palmas Ave, one might think you’re in the south of France or the hills of Sonoma, with the smells of fresh herbs and a bright green bottle of Jardesca beckoning on the table. Jardesca is a new California aperitif the couple has […]

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Larchmont Events - The Swarm

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

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

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

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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Jeff and Beau Bridges at the Bing Theater in August

Jeff and Beau Bridges at the Bing Theater in August

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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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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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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Today: ABC 7 Eyewitness News “Stuff-a-Truck” Event at Vine Street Pavilions

Today: ABC 7 Eyewitness News “Stuff-a-Truck” Event at Vine Street Pavilions

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Alysha del Valle, from ABC 7 Eyewitness News, will host the popular “Stuff-a-Truck” charity event at our local Pavilions Friday. The promotions team from the TV station will be on site at the Pavilions on Vine Street and Melrose Avenue to collect food donations for the 3rd Annual Feed SoCal hunger initiative. Donations from this location […]

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Larchmont Median Dedication Ceremony

Larchmont Median Dedication Ceremony

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Against a backdrop of bright pink banners by design studio Rios Clementi Hale that read “We (heart) Medians, Thank you Tom and Carolyn” Councilman Tom LaBonge ceremoniously cut a red ribbon for the newest Larchmont Boulevard medians Thursday morning. LaBonge invited neighbors, civic leaders and school children from the Page Private school to celebrate the […]

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Not So Fast! Crumbs Bake Shop Saved by ‘The Profit’s’ Marcus Lemonis

Not So Fast! Crumbs Bake Shop Saved by ‘The Profit’s’ Marcus Lemonis

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

CNBC reality TV host Marcus Lemonis, host of the CNBC show ‘The Profit’ has stepped in to save the flat-lining cupcake chain Crumbs Bake Shop. According to the LA Times, the Larchmont Boulevard store will be the only California store to re-open. The group is pushing to be back in business within 90 days. Perhaps […]

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Bike Tour LaBonge Tonight

Bike Tour LaBonge Tonight

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The second installment of Councilman Tom LaBonge’s bike tour happens this Wednesday, July 16, in the Griffith Park area. Meet at 6pm at the Mulholland Fountain, corner of Los Feliz and Riverside Drive. Buzz reader Keith Johnson, who is a model citizen daily bike rider, sent us photos from last week’s LaBonge ride, along with […]

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