Mary

Mary has lived in the Hancock Park area for over 20 years - including homes in Larchmont Village and Windsor Square. Mary has lived in some great places in her life - but none compare to the convenience and majesty of our neighborhood. For Mary, the neighborhood has been a wonderful home to her large, extended family...at one time she had family members living on seven different Hancock Park area blocks! Larchmont Buzz is a labor of love - built to celebrate the neighborhood and to elevate the conversation in the area.

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Koreatown Shooting: Man Killed at Wilshire and Western Bus Stop

Koreatown Shooting: Man Killed at Wilshire and Western Bus Stop

| September 22, 2014 | 2 Comments

A man was shot and killed early Sunday morning at a bus stop on the northwest corner of Wilshire Boulevard and Western Avenue. According to reports, the incident occurred just after 1:00am Sunday when two suspects ran toward the victim and shot him. Eyewitnesses shared with LAPD that the pair then ran to a black […]

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Rossmore Avenue Traffic Meeting Rescheduled

Rossmore Avenue Traffic Meeting Rescheduled

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The community meeting that is being organized by Councilmember LaBonge’s office to discuss traffic along the section of Rossmore between Melrose and Rosewood has been moved to Tuesday, September 30 due to scheduling conflicts. Read original story with date updates: LaBonge Schedules Meeting to Discuss Dangerous Rossmore Intersection Community Meeting on Traffic Safety at Clinton and […]

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New Date: LaBonge Schedules Meeting to Discuss Dangerous Rossmore Intersection

New Date: LaBonge Schedules Meeting to Discuss Dangerous Rossmore Intersection

| September 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

If there’s one dangerous place that we hear about from our readers, it’s the section of Rossmore Avenue between Melrose Avenue and Rosewood Avenue. In particular, the intersection of Rossmore and Clinton is too often the scene of accidents and near misses for motorists and pedestrians alike. Councilmember Tom LaBonge is addressing the challenge to […]

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Canopy Near Completion on the Wilshire/Western Metro Station

Canopy Near Completion on the Wilshire/Western Metro Station

| September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

A new canopy that has been under construction at the Wilshire/Western Metro station for some five years now, looks like it’s almost completed, with most of the temporary fencing removed and the corner looking better than ever. The primary purpose of the steel and glass canopy is to protect both Metro riders and the escalators […]

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Actor David Arquette Buys Historic Windsor Square Home

Actor David Arquette Buys Historic Windsor Square Home

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The David Arquette Family have purchased a historic home in Windsor Square according to Variety. Listed as #756 on the list of Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments, the home was built for Henry W. O’Melveny on Wilshire Boulevard in 1908. It was moved to Windsor Square in 1930. According to Variety: Designed by renown architects at […]

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Reception for New GWNC Area Neighborhood Prosecutor

Reception for New GWNC Area Neighborhood Prosecutor

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Los Angeles City Attorney’s Neighborhood Prosecutor Program focuses on fighting the most corrosive crimes for communities: drug sales, prostitution, illegal dumping, graffiti, and street racing. Operating under the “broken windows” theory, Neighborhood Prosecutors aim to identify, prioritize, and address these criminal problems before they grow into more serious offenses that can lead to urban decay […]

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Homeboy Industries Rolls Out Food Trucks

Homeboy Industries Rolls Out Food Trucks

| September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Homeboy Industries has launched a Homeboy Industries Food Truck as the tenth social enterprise business since the organization was founded by Father Greg Boyle in 1988. The truck will feature a variety of Homeboy’s food products including seven types of chilaquiles, five kinds of tacos, a variety of sandwiches, and pastry selections from Homeboy’s bakery […]

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Quentin Tarantino Taking More Active Role at New Beverly Cinemas

Quentin Tarantino Taking More Active Role at New Beverly Cinemas

| September 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino will be changing things up at his New Beverly Cinema. Tarantino has owned the theater for the past 7 years, but been a fan/patron of the place for a lot longer. And when the theater re-opens in October after a period of renovations, the New Beverly Cinema will make a statement in […]

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CD4 Race Gains One More: Jay Beeber, Parking Activist Joins the Group

CD4 Race Gains One More: Jay Beeber, Parking Activist Joins the Group

| September 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

The LA Times reports that Jay Beeber, the force behind parking reform in Los Angeles, has entered the race to replace termed out CD4 Councilmember Tom LaBonge in 2015.  He is candidate #15. Beeber lives in Sherman Oaks and according to the Times key differentiations includes: A self-described independent who is not registered with a […]

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Video: Skateboarding Symphony

Video: Skateboarding Symphony

| September 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

This skateboarder makes it look so easy.  The slow-mo kick-flips confirm that there’s more going on with the feet than most of us ever imagined.  Shot at a skate park in West LA…but could have easily been on a street near you. And special request: most schools are back in session, so it’s a great […]

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City Begins EIR for Hollywood Central Park Project

City Begins EIR for Hollywood Central Park Project

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Hollywood Central Park project is taking an important step forward this week. The City will begin the environmental review process with a scoping meeting for the proposed 38 acre Hollywood Central Park on Saturday, September 6 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks, the lead agency on […]

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Old Photos Posted by Los Angeles Historical Society

Old Photos Posted by Los Angeles Historical Society

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s almost the weekend…a long weekend at that. And we at the Buzz want to be sure you don’t miss the fact that LA Observed ran a story that could be your Labor Day rabbit hole. Kevin Roderick – founder, editor and publisher of LA Observed – shared a link to the Los Angeles Historical […]

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Dave & Buster’s Opening at Hollywood & Highland

Dave & Buster’s Opening at Hollywood & Highland

| August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

One thing about living in the City – we generally miss out on some of the establishments better known for being located in the suburbs. This can be both good and bad. Good, because we have an eclectic mix of some of the best places to eat within a 5 mile radius of our neighborhood. […]

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Judge Orders Construction to Stop on East Hollywood Target Project

Judge Orders Construction to Stop on East Hollywood Target Project

| August 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

In an unexpected turn of events, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Richard Fruin, Jr. has ordered retailer Target Corp. to stop construction on the almost 200,000 square foot retail project on the corner of Western Avenue and Sunset Boulevard. The project has been under challenge by a group called Citizens Coalition Los Angeles. CCLA contends […]

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Hope-Net ‘Taste of Larchmont’ Celebrates Summer on The Boulevard

Hope-Net ‘Taste of Larchmont’ Celebrates Summer on The Boulevard

| August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

A hands-down favorite summer night on Larchmont has to be the annual Hope-Net ‘Taste of Larchmont’ which this year takes place on Monday, August 25. The event is a chance for friends and neighbors to come together and catch up over food and treats from 20 great Larchmont eateries. Restaurant participants include: Burger Lounge California […]

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