Julie Grist

Raised climbing apple trees in Appleton Wisconsin, Julie Grist has lived in many parts of the world but finds the Larchmont area of Los Angeles to be well worth calling home – for its wonderful people, great architecture, sense of community, and endless sunshine. Julie wakes up happy almost every day.

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Murder Wilshire and Norton: LAPD Seeks Information

Murder Wilshire and Norton: LAPD Seeks Information

| March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, February 28th, Olympic area officers responded to a death investigation on the corner of Norton and Wilshire where a woman was found dead on the bus bench. The victim was transported by the coroners office for further examination. The coroner ruled yesterday the deceased woman was in fact stabbed, and now they are investigating […]

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Malkovich Exhibit at Fahey/Klein Gallery on La Brea

Malkovich Exhibit at Fahey/Klein Gallery on La Brea

| March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Fahey/Klein Gallery on North La Brea has a fascinating exhibit through March 21st  that combines the talents of photographer Sandro Miller and actor John Malkovich to recreate some of the world’s most iconic photographs: Malkovich, Malkovich, Malkovich: Homage to Photographic Masters. The exhibit  ”pays homage to photographic history through the genius of a photographer and […]

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Senior Lead Officer Harry Cho Assigned Wilshire Area

Senior Lead Officer Harry Cho Assigned Wilshire Area

| March 3, 2015 | 1 Comment

LAPD Officer Harris (Harry) Cho was recently assigned the post of Senior Lead Officer (SLO) for Basic Car A53 in the Olympic Division serving the Wilshire Park, Country Club Park, Country Club Heights and parts of Koreatown. Residents of the area, primarily east of Crenshaw and south of Wilshire Blvd, were pleased to learn that […]

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VOTE: Council District 4 Election Tomorrow March 3rd

VOTE: Council District 4 Election Tomorrow March 3rd

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

The primary election to elect a new Council Member to represent Council District 4 is tomorrow, Tuesday March 3rd, and we encourage all residents to get out and vote. The ballot of 14 qualified candidates vying in the race will be narrowed down to just two contenders for the May 2015 election. Given the expected […]

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The Hatchery: A Collaborative Writers Room in North Larchmont

The Hatchery: A Collaborative Writers Room in North Larchmont

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

A new nest is opening in the community sure to hatch a few fine birds:  the Hatchery Press,  a member-based collaborative writing space located on Clinton St. just off the boulevard in North Larchmont. Billed as a quiet, supportive, distraction-free place for writers and creators to work, the Hatchery invites community members to its “soft opening” […]

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Hollywood Walk of Art on Highland this Saturday

Hollywood Walk of Art on Highland this Saturday

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Highland Avenue, between Melrose and Santa Monica Bl, is becoming a thriving arts community and this Saturday Feb 28th ForYourArt is hosting a free, self-guided, walkable tour of the area’s galleries and gathering spots, complete with exhibitions, performances and workshops. It should be a great opportunity to nose around this developing neighborhood, only a mile […]

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Nick Fagnano Family Honored at Notre Dame High School

Nick Fagnano Family Honored at Notre Dame High School

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

When Nick Fagnano lost his life in a freak lightning strike on Venice Beach last summer, many people in the Greater Wilshire community grieved along with his parents Jay and Mary Fagnano, who were active members in church, sports and community building in the neighborhood. Since then, Jay and Mary have turned their grief into […]

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Norman Lear at Chevalier’s Books Thursday

Norman Lear at Chevalier’s Books Thursday

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Legendary producer, writer  and director Norman Lear will be signing books at Chevalier’s Books this Thursday, Feb 26th, at 3 pm. Norman Lear’s memoir “Even This I Get to Experience” was released in October 2014 and explores his time as a Depression-era kid, his bomber experience in World War II, writing sketches for the likes […]

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Tuesdays at Monk Space Features Eclipse Quartet

Tuesdays at Monk Space Features Eclipse Quartet

| February 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Eclipse Quartet will be performing “Dreams and Prayers” at Monk Space in St Andrews Square this Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015.  Joined by clarinetist James Sullivan, the Eclipse Quartet presents an evening of intimate and adventurous music by Golijov, Revuletas, and Schulhoff. Dedicated to the music of twentieth century and present day composers, the quartet’s […]

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Area News Reporter Stan Chambers Remembered

Area News Reporter Stan Chambers Remembered

| February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Area newsman and long-time Windsor Square resident Stan Chambers is being remembered fondly by friends from across our neighborhood. Chambers was a familiar face to millions of Angelenos who watched him on KTLA-TV Channel 5 for more than 60 years, and to residents of the Windsor Square and Larchmont Village areas where he and his […]

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Animal Control Officer Looks for Coyote Clues in Windsor Village

Animal Control Officer Looks for Coyote Clues in Windsor Village

| February 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

Officer Hoang Dinh made an early morning visit to Windsor Village on Wednesday, Feb 18, in response to residents’ concerns about a coyote that has been seen in the neighborhood and killed a small dog and mauled another dog last week. Arriving before 7 am when a light haze still hung over the streets, Dinh […]

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36 Hours in Koreatown Featured on NY Times

36 Hours in Koreatown Featured on NY Times

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The New York Times had a six minute film featured on the front page of their digital paper recently titled “36 Hours in Koreatown, Los Angeles.” The video pitches how the area has long had large Korean and Latino populations, but now has drawn the young professional crowd due to its central location, exceptional dining […]

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Attempted Robbery Van Ness and 1st Wednesday Evening

Attempted Robbery Van Ness and 1st Wednesday Evening

| February 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

There was an attempted robbery on 1st street and Van Ness in Windsor Square on Wednesday February 11th, at approximately 7:30pm. A male resident was walking alone and was approached by two suspects, male blacks in their 20′s, dressed in dark clothing. One suspect pointed a handgun at the victim and demanded his money.  The […]

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Hit-and-Run Traffic Accident on Larchmont Blvd.

Hit-and-Run Traffic Accident on Larchmont Blvd.

| February 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Residents and businesses emptied on North Larchmont Boulevard this morning at approximately 11 am as two vehicles collided in the intersection at Rosewood, resulting in a loud crash and the flipping of a red pickup truck whose driver fled the scene. No one was seriously injured in the hit-and-run accident. The LA Fire Department Station […]

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Coyote Attacks Two Dogs Windsor Village, Kills One

Coyote Attacks Two Dogs Windsor Village, Kills One

| February 11, 2015 | 4 Comments

A  roaming coyote attacked two dogs that a Windsor Village family had been fostering early Saturday morning, killing one and seriously mauling the other. The attack occurred on Saturday Feb 7th just before 7 a.m. on the 900 block of S. Lucerne Blvd., just south of Harold Henry Park. The two dogs were outside for […]

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