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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According to a press release issued on Business Wire on May 2, 2014 – Midtown Shopping Center Associates (MTSCA) has acquired the land under Midtown Shopping Center plus two adjacent properties totaling 14.56 acres for $42.5 million from Catellus Development Corp. of Denver.
“Big Sunday” is a city-wide event for community service with a simple philosophy: everyone helps, everyone wins. The folks over at St. Brendan School are taking this challenge to heart – organizing multiple projects that allow lots of students and their families to participate.
Both CBS Los Angeles and KTLA are reporting that Saturday’s bank robbery at the US Bank on Larchmont Boulevard was perpetrated by the bank robber known as “Gone Plaid Bandit”. The FBI is looking for the public’s help in helping to apprehending the alleged robber.
Please join Councilman Tom LaBonge, the Department of Recreation and Parks, and the Los Angeles Police Department, for the opening of the new playground at LA High Memorial Park, this Thursday, May 2nd, at 8 a.m. on the grounds of the Memorial Branch Library at 4625 W. Olympic Boulevard.
As part of Big Sunday, the newly formed St. James Girl Scout Troops will host an Alex’s Lemonade Stand to raise funds and awareness for kids’ cancer on Sunday, May 5th from 10am-3pm, in front of Haas Salon on Larchmont Boulevard.
Former State Senator Sheila Kuehl announced her decision to run for Zev Yaroslavsky’s seat on the LA County Board of Supervisors when Yaroslavsky’s seat is termed out in 2014. She is the first candidate to enter the race for the LA County Supervisor, 3rd District.
Late April signals the beginning of the outdoor music season at LACMA…including the series Jazz at LACMA and Latin Sounds. Couple that with the indoor music scene of Art & Music and Sundays Live in the Bing Theater and you have some great ways to experience some great LA sounds.
Trois Mec, the eagerly anticipated restaurant from Vinny Dotolo, Ludo Lefebvre and Jon Shook opened last Thursday in the space that was formerly home to Raffalo’s Pizza in the strip mall just north of Melrose on Highland. While the Raffalo’s sign remains on the outside, it’s anything but Raffalo’s on the inside.
This most recent installment of the LAPD Olympic Division Captain’s Corner features Captain Pete Zarcone, Patrol Captain for Olympic Area. Captain Zarcone takes us through some of the events coming our way (including CicLAvia), the crime issues the Division is facing, and some ways the LAPD Olympic Division officers work to stay fit and trained [...]
Terry Seagraves from SSA Security reached out to make neighbors aware that there were 2 ‘Hot Prowl’ burglaries this past week along South McCadden – and a third incident on the 800 block of North McCadden with similar characteristics. Be alert that there is a ‘Hot Prowl’ burglar working this section of the neighborhood.
The City of LA is eliminating the existing Transportation Element of its General Plan and replacing it with a new Mobility Element. This is a major planning shift and these changes could affect you. [Read more...]