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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Pediatrician Neville Anderson Moves Back Home to Larchmont

Pediatrician Neville Anderson Moves Back Home to Larchmont

| April 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

If it takes a village to raise a child, then Larchmont Village just got even better for families. Windsor Square native and pediatrician Neville Anderson has moved into the Larchmont Medical Building to work with children from birth to 21 years old. “I have quite a few teenage patients who plan to move with me […]

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Oprah Winfrey Network Moving out of Miracle Mile

Oprah Winfrey Network Moving out of Miracle Mile

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) will be packing up its 200 employees now working out of the Wilshire Courtyard in the Miracle Mile and moving them a couple of miles north to The Lot at Santa Monica and Formosa Ave. The Hollywood Reporter broke the story noting that OWN is moving out of their current […]

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New Anderson-Munger YMCA to Serve Hancock Park and Koreatown

New Anderson-Munger YMCA to Serve Hancock Park and Koreatown

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nearly 200 people gathered at the sparkling new Anderson-Munger YMCA for a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday March 27th and to get an early peek at the gymnasiums, meeting rooms, pools, and rooftop deck that will serve as a community meeting and workout option for members in the greater Hancock Park and Koreatown areas. The new facility […]

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John C Fremont Library April Children’s Events

John C Fremont Library April Children’s Events

| March 31, 2014 | 2 Comments

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Hollyridge Trail to Hollywood Sign Closed for Now

Hollyridge Trail to Hollywood Sign Closed for Now

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you’re thinking of hiking the Hollywood Hills this weekend forgo starting at the Hollyridge Trail at the top of Beachwood Canyon. It’ll be closed for installation of a heavy duty wrought iron gate for the next six weeks to deter tourists and hikers from hiking to the Hollywood sign after hours. The popularity of […]

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Larchmont Coyote Sightings on the Uptick Again

Larchmont Coyote Sightings on the Uptick Again

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Just as we were all beginning to feel comforted that the coyotes who roamed the greater Hancock Park area had slunk back to the hills, several residents reported sightings and some aggressive confrontations last week in the Larchmont area.  The recent incidents, located in the vicinity of Irving, Windsor and Clinton, remind us that wildlife […]

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Traffic Fatality on Western at 7th Early Sunday

Traffic Fatality on Western at 7th Early Sunday

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

An unidentified woman was killed early Sunday morning, March 23rd while driving south on Western Blvd at high speed when her automobile struck a parked vehicle. The  traffic fatality on Western was reported by KABC: Police say the woman was speeding southbound on Western Avenue when she lost control of her Mercedes-Benz SUV and hit […]

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Koreatown Walking Tour

Koreatown Walking Tour

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Koreatown, just east of the greater Hancock Park area, straddles Wilshire Boulevard and is known for some of the best architectural gems of Los Angeles – as well as for having the highest concentration of restaurants and bars in our city. LA Walks, de LaB, CicLAvia and the Open Streets Summit are offering an evening walking […]

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Miracle Mile Residents Worried about 24 Hour Metro Construction

Miracle Mile Residents Worried about 24 Hour Metro Construction

| March 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Residents in the Miracle Mile, along the stretch of Wilshire between La Brea and Fairfax, have started a petition campaign to limit Metro’s construction of the Purple Line Extension during night and holiday hours as Metro gears up for nine years of construction in the area. Los Angeles Municipal Code prohibits construction activities between the […]

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Melrose between Cahuenga and Las Palmas Closed Saturday & Sunday

Melrose between Cahuenga and Las Palmas Closed Saturday & Sunday

| March 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Avoid Melrose Ave. between Cahuenga and Las Palmas on Saturday and Sunday, March 22-23, as the street will be closed for resurfacing between 6 am – 6 pm. According to the Bureau of Street Services, they will be ‘profiling’ the street on Saturday – taking off the top 2 inches of surface, beginning at 6 […]

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Wilshire Boulevard Temple Tour and Organ Recital

Wilshire Boulevard Temple Tour and Organ Recital

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The magnificent Byzantine revival dome aloft the  Wilshire Boulevard Temple has been a striking landmark on Wilshire Blvd since 1929. With a recent $47.5 million renovation, the Temple has never looked better. The LA Conservancy is offering the general public an opportunity to tour the Temple’s Erika J. Glazer Family Campus on Sunday, April 27, 2014. Sign […]

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Hike to Mount Hollywood This Evening for the Vernal Equinox

Hike to Mount Hollywood This Evening for the Vernal Equinox

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Today is the Vernal Equinox –  the official beginning of spring – when the axis of the earth is angled just right to create an equal amount of daytime and nighttime, with the promise of days growing longer (and warmer) from here on in. A perfect time to hike Mount Hollywood in Griffith Park. Join […]

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Candidate Forum Tonight for Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council Election

Candidate Forum Tonight for Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council Election

| March 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council will be holding a Candidate Forum tonight, Tuesday March 18th, to introduce the candidates for the 21 board seats to the public. These candidates either live, work or own property in each of the 15 districts within GWNC, and those elected will represent each of our local communities on the […]

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Car Plows into Sidewalk on Larchmont Boulevard

Car Plows into Sidewalk on Larchmont Boulevard

| March 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

An automobile ran up on the sidewalk on Larchmont Blvd on Sunday morning putting the nose of the four door late-model white sedan on the doorstep of Louise’s Trattoria. LAPD West Traffic Division told the Buzz that there were no injuries and the only damage was to the car and a DOT parking meter that […]

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Robin Ellis Signing Books at Chevalier’s This Saturday

Robin Ellis Signing Books at Chevalier’s This Saturday

| March 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Robin Ellis, the English-born actor, cook and author is back on Larchmont Blvd this weekend to sign his new cookbook at Chevalier’s Books at 126 N. Larchmont Blvd. Described as a collection of simple but tasty recipes based on the Mediterranean way of cooking. Healthy Eating for Life: 100 Simple and Tasty Recipes is a follow-up […]

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