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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Early Registration for AYSO Region 78 Through June 30

Early Registration for AYSO Region 78 Through June 30

| June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

The AYSO season starts September 6 and if you haven’t registered your soccer player(s), now is the time! Early registration for local AYSO Region 78 ends June 30. After July 1, fees will go from $175 to $250. Fees include insurance, uniform, pictures, and more. AYSO Region 78 fields teams for boys and girls ages […]

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KW Larchmont Summer Art Show Saturday

KW Larchmont Summer Art Show Saturday

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Join KW Larchmont for their annual Summer Art Show. It’s always a nice event where you can count on seeing familiar faces while taking in some up and coming artists. The event takes place on Saturday from 6p-9p at Keller William’s Larchmont offices – 118 North Larchmont Boulevard. Get their early and enjoy the music, […]

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Metro Customer Center to Close, Make Way for Purple Line Staging

Metro Customer Center to Close, Make Way for Purple Line Staging

| June 20, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Wilshire/LaBrea Metro Customer Center will permanently close on Friday, June 20, and will reopen in a new location at the Red/Purple Line’s Wilshire/Vermont station on Tuesday, July 1. The Metro Lost and Found will also relocate and be near the Gold Line’s Heritage Square Station. The new addresses are as follows: Wilshire/Vermont Customer Center: […]

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Councilmember LaBonge’s Annual Summer Solstice Hike to Top of Mt. Hollywood Today

Councilmember LaBonge’s Annual Summer Solstice Hike to Top of Mt. Hollywood Today

| June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Councilmember Tom LaBonge will mark the summer solstice this Wednesday evening with a sunset hike to the top of Mount Hollywood in Griffith Park, together with the consular corps and sister cities of the City of Los Angeles. This international affair, now in its 17th year, combines enjoyment of the longest day of the year […]

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Hillary Clinton Signing ‘Hard Choices’ at The Grove

Hillary Clinton Signing ‘Hard Choices’ at The Grove

| June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Meet Hillary Rodham Clinton, America’s 67th Secretary of State and former Presidential candidate, at Barnes & Noble at The Grove on Thursday, June 19 at 11:30am. She will be signing her book Hard Choices. A limited amount of wristbands will be distributed on a first come, first served basis beginning at 8am on June 19, […]

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Classic Hollywood Art Deco Razed at La Brea/Willoughby

Classic Hollywood Art Deco Razed at La Brea/Willoughby

| June 16, 2014 | 8 Comments

The once beautiful art deco building on the corner of La Brea and Willoughby – most recently known as the Mole-Richardson Building – was unexpectedly demolished on Tuesday, June 10. Built in 1930 and designed by architects Morgan, Walls and Clements (El Capitan Theater, Belasco Theater, Mayan Theater, etc.), the building was originally home to […]

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Photos: North Larchmont Boulevard Median Planting Begins

Photos: North Larchmont Boulevard Median Planting Begins

| June 13, 2014 | 1 Comment

The medians on North Larchmont Boulevard are starting to look good! Trees were planted a few weeks ago and plants are being put in this week – adding color, depth and texture to this section of the Boulevard. This North Larchmont Median Project (known as Phase II – the medians along the southern end of […]

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Stop Sign at 1st Street and Irving Boulevard Completes the Set

Stop Sign at 1st Street and Irving Boulevard Completes the Set

| June 11, 2014 | 1 Comment

Workers from the Los Angeles Department of Transportation installed stop signs heading east-west on 1st Street at Irving Boulevard in Windsor Square – making this intersection a 4-way stop and helping to contribute to a slower, presumably safer trip between Larchmont Boulevard and Wilton Place. The signs were installed thanks to the concerted efforts from […]

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LA Film Fest Celebrates 20 Years | June 11-19, 2014

LA Film Fest Celebrates 20 Years | June 11-19, 2014

| June 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Los Angeles Film Fest is produced by Film Independent, a non-profit arts organization dedicated to promoting and supporting independent films and filmmakers that embody diversity, innovation and uniqueness of vision. The festival, in its 20th year, features close to 200 features, shorts and music videos from over 40 countries. It runs from June 11 […]

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Local World Cup Viewing Spots

Local World Cup Viewing Spots

| June 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

In our humble opinion, the World Cup is meant to be watched with a crowd. As a worldwide viewing event that only happens once every four years, it is meant to be shared with others who share the same love of sport. Early Group Rounds start Thursday – with games airing at 9am, 12p, 3p […]

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Gilmore Heritage Auto Show at Farmers Market

Gilmore Heritage Auto Show at Farmers Market

| June 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 20th Gilmore Heritage Auto Show features over 100 American classic cars throughout the Market – everything from antiques, customs, hot rods, trucks and more. This year’s show, ‘Mustangs at the Market – 50 Bucking Years’ pays tribute to the 50th Anniversary of the Ford Mustang. The show is free to the public. Gilmore Heritage Auto […]

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Great Streets: Mayor Garcetti Names Western Avenue in CD4

Great Streets: Mayor Garcetti Names Western Avenue in CD4

| June 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Western Avenue between Melrose Avenue and 3rd Street will be targeted as one of fifteen areas to receive special focus in Mayor Garcetti’s “Great Streets” initiative. The Mayor’s Great Streets is a program to improve neighborhood gathering places and generate economic activity by revitalizing key community corridors throughout Los Angeles. “The Great Streets Initiative is […]

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Pot Shop Robbery in Koreatown Leaves One Man Dead

Pot Shop Robbery in Koreatown Leaves One Man Dead

| June 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

The following is a June 2, 2014 LAPD account of an incident that occurred on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 around 9:25pm in the vicinity of 8th Street and Vermont: The Los Angeles Police Department West Bureau Homicide Detectives are investigating a shooting incident that left a 28-year-old man dead inside of a marijuana clinic in […]

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Robert Burns Park Closed for Final Renovation Work

Robert Burns Park Closed for Final Renovation Work

| June 3, 2014 | 1 Comment

Robert Burns Park, at the corner of Van Ness Avenue and Beverly Boulevard, will be closed for the next week while workers from the Bureau of Engineering of the City of Los Angeles complete the final phase of an overall project to renovate the park facilities. Bulldozers rolled in early Monday morning to begin demolition […]

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June 3rd Primary Election – Tuesday’s Ballot for Greater Wilshire

June 3rd Primary Election – Tuesday’s Ballot for Greater Wilshire

| June 2, 2014 | 3 Comments

With Tuesday quickly approaching, we have to ask – are your prepared for the Primary Election? Polling Places can be different from what you might consider to be your “regular” polling place. And ballots vary depending upon where you live in the neighborhood. You can find both your polling place and your sample ballot at […]

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