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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Many residents in the Wilshire and Larchmont areas are reporting seeing coyotes in full daylight on city streets and in residential yards. Sightings appear to be on the uptick currently, with the animal(s) described as very healthy and not emmaciated, large, and bold. There have been reports of a coyote attacking a small dog in […]
Beverly Boulevard from La Brea west to Fairfax will be closed to traffic this weekend for resurfacing. The Los Angeles Bureau of Street Services (BSS) announced that traffic will be limited both on the boulevard and crossing the boulevard on Saturday, July 18 and Sunday, July 19, 2015. The first phase will require the preparation […]
By now most of us have caught a glimpse of the new facade of the Petersen Museum on Wilshire at Fairfax. It’s hard to miss the stunning red box being wrapped with ribbons of stainless steel evoking the aerodynamics of wind rushing around a speeding car. It makes a statement, it begs attention, it is […]
Meghan Daum, opinion columnist for the LA Times, will read and sign her newest book The Unspeakable, at Chevalier’s Books this Thursday, July 16 at 7 pm. Known for her piercing insight into today’s world and a humor that is reminiscent of Nora Ephron, The Unspeakable “dissects our culture’s most dangerous illusions, blind spots, and sentimentalities while retaining Meghan’s […]
The place to be on four Friday nights this summer just may be the Natural History Museum for their Summer Nights in the Garden program. Featuring garden-inspired cocktails, music spun by KCRW, hands-on garden and science projects, botanical tours, perfromances, and food trucks, the evening events introduce city dwellers to the glories of being outdoors in […]
Two local HPOZ (Historic Preservation Overaly Zone) Boards are welcoming new members and thanking former members for their work in helping preserve the historic nature of our neighborhoods. Two architects, Caroline Labiner Moser and John Kaliski, were recently appointed by the Cultural Heritage Commission (CHC) to fulfill the ‘architect’ positions on two separate HPOZ Boards. […]