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Heads Up! New Stop Signs at Windsor and First

Heads Up! New Stop Signs at Windsor and First

| May 21, 2014 | 3 Comments

The City installed two additional stop signs at the intersection of First and Windsor this morning just east of the Larchmont Village shopping district in Windsor Square. The stop signs have been installed on First Street, slowing traffic on the east-west First St. axial, making the intersection a four-way stop now. The signs were installed […]

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Burglary Suspect Arrested Friday Morning near Larchmont Village

Burglary Suspect Arrested Friday Morning near Larchmont Village

| May 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Friday May 9th at approximately 8 am  LAPD Olympic officers responded to a radio call and arrested a burglary  suspect on the 300 block of North Plymouth in Windsor Square. Senior Lead Officer Joe Pelayo reports that officers arrested a male for breaking into four vehicles just east of the Larchmont Village shopping district. Of the […]

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Avoid Third Street: Resurfacing Rossmore East to Irving

Avoid Third Street: Resurfacing Rossmore East to Irving

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Third Street  between Rossmore and Irving is scheduled for resurfacing in April, and the Bureau of Street Services began scraping the southernmost lane on Thursday, creating a slowing of traffic and clouds of dust in the air as autos bumped along the rugged surface. According to the Bureau of Street Services (BSS), the City began […]

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LAPD Crack Down on Distracted Driving

LAPD Crack Down on Distracted Driving

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is joining over 200 other local law enforcement agencies and the California Highway Patrol in a month long “zero tolerance” enforcement and education campaign designed to curb those texting or operating hand-held cell phones while driving. Officers will be on alert throughout the […]

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Hollywood Half Marathon on Saturday

Hollywood Half Marathon on Saturday

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Hollywood Half Marathon, 5K and 10K starts up at 6am on Saturday, April 5 – giving runners a chance to take on a course that includes some familiar sites. This year the 13.1 mile course is all Hollywood – both Echo Park and Silverlake have been removed from the course. Race organizers bill the […]

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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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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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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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Recent Crimes in Wilshire and Olympic Divisions

Recent Crimes in Wilshire and Olympic Divisions

| March 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

A summary of recent crimes in the area, including the Wilshire and Olympic Divisions of the LAPD. Olympic Division Senior Lead Officer Joseph Pelayo reports that there continue to be “clusters” of burglaries in the Larchmont Village area with six burglaries in the past eight weeks, many on Gower St and Vista Court. “Over half […]

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LA Marathon Street Closures for Sunday, March 9

LA Marathon Street Closures for Sunday, March 9

| March 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 29th annual LA Marathon takes off this Sunday just after 7am, with a starting line in Elysian Park at Dodger Stadium. Runners head south into downtown and then back north through Echo Park, Silverlake and then through Hollywood along Hollywood Boulevard. The runners will continue from the 12 mile marker at Sunset and La […]

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Evening Traffic Alert: Melrose to be Impacted by Today’s Netanyahu Visit

Evening Traffic Alert: Melrose to be Impacted by Today’s Netanyahu Visit

| March 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will visit Los Angeles Tuesday to meet with business leaders and attend the premiere of an Israel tourism film – ‘The Royal Tour: Israel’. On Wednesday, he’ll travel north to San Francisco for some tech meetings. Then back to LA Wednesday evening for a reception on the Westside. NBCLosAngeles.com reports […]

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Upcoming Local Street Closures

Upcoming Local Street Closures

| February 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Beyond the work that’s being done on Wilshire Boulevard, there are a multitude of street closures that will affect traffic in and around our area. Here is a list of important activity that you should be aware of: Academy Awards Closures | February 23 – March 3 In preparation for the annual Academy Awards ceremonies […]

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Bike Safety on Hancock Park & Hollywood Streets

Bike Safety on Hancock Park & Hollywood Streets

| February 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

We Buzzers are big fans of the bicycle and always delight in reporting on the next CicLAvia, or the painting of “sharrows” in the neighborhood bike routes. But we’re also well aware that most of us make our way around LA via automobile, and sharing the road between bikes and cars is dependent on both […]

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Wilshire BRT Work Continues

Wilshire BRT Work Continues

| February 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

According to the Wilshire BRT, work continues on the west bound lanes of Wilshire Boulevard. Crews are ripping out the old asphalt, concrete, and potholes as the project continues to move west, making way for Wilshire Bus Rapid Transit lanes. Upcoming work: North side of Wilshire Boulevard – Lorraine through Rossmore Avenue 2/24 to 3/3 […]

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