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Homicides and Assaults on Rise: Report from Captain Nieto

Homicides and Assaults on Rise: Report from Captain Nieto

| October 17, 2014 | 2 Comments

Captain Nieto of the LAPD’s Olympic Division is contributing a regular column on crime trends and  prevention strategies for our neighborhoods.  October is upon us and we all know that this time of year of course means football, Halloween and a return to Standard Time and shorter days.  October also happens to be Crime Prevention […]

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La Brea Hancock Neighborhood Fed Up with Avalon Wilshire

La Brea Hancock Neighborhood Fed Up with Avalon Wilshire

| October 6, 2014 | 8 Comments

The park behind the Avalon Wilshire is an ongoing headache for residents of the adjacent La Brea Hancock area who are fed up with the drug dealing occurring in the park, and the Avalon’s lack of response to fixing the problem. According to residents of the adjacent  La Brea Hancock Homeowners Association (LBHHA), the Avalon […]

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Rossmore at Clinton Accidents: Join the Conversation Tonight

Rossmore at Clinton Accidents: Join the Conversation Tonight

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Councilmember Tom LaBonge and representatives of the LADOT will gather to discuss two proposed engineering changes designed to address the rash of accidents at Rossmore and Clinton. The meeting takes place tonight at Christ the King School, 617 North Arden Boulevard at 7pm. The Council Office and LADOT have investigated the causes of accidents along […]

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LAPD Looking for Larchmont Area Burglary Suspect

LAPD Looking for Larchmont Area Burglary Suspect

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

LAPD’s Olympic Division is looking for a residential burglary subject that entered two homes on the 500 blocks of North Windsor and North Plymouth last week and may still be operating in the area. See the photographs below. Call the Olympic Burglary Detectives at 213-382-9460 or report anonymously at the numbers below.

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Road Work on Wilshire Blvd at Crenshaw and Fairfax

Road Work on Wilshire Blvd at Crenshaw and Fairfax

| September 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Curb and bus lane work on the eastbound lane of Wilshire Boulevard near Crenshaw will begin today, Saturday September 13, and continue for a week. Traffic will be reduced to one lane for the Metro contractor to remove and replace the concrete bus lane and curb. Bus stops will be relocated and traffic on Crenshaw […]

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Recent Crimes: Wilshire and Olympic Divisions

Recent Crimes: Wilshire and Olympic Divisions

| September 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

The following crimes occurred recently in the greater Hancock Park and Wilshire areas, including both the Wilshire and Olympic Divisions. The list of burglaries from motor vehicles is long and not included here, but Senior Lead Officer Joe Pelayo from the Olympic Division told us,  ”…the common trend is unlocked doors. We can not emphasize […]

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Traffic Alert: First Amendment Protest Planned for Hollywood Saturday

Traffic Alert: First Amendment Protest Planned for Hollywood Saturday

| August 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

According to CD13 Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell, there will be a permitted 1st Amendment protest taking place in Hollywood on Saturday, August 16th from approximately 12:30-5:00 p.m.  The event – Stop the Massacre in Gaza March – will force street closures in Hollywood as early as 11am Saturday. The group intends to march on the CNN […]

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Wilshire – La Brea Intersection Closed Every Night this Week

Wilshire – La Brea Intersection Closed Every Night this Week

| August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Wilshire – La Brea intersection will be closed starting tonight, August 11th, at 8pm and will be closed nightly from 8pm to 6am until 8am Saturday, August 16th.  Metro contractors will be performing utility relocation work at the intersection of Wilshire and La Brea beginning 8pm Monday, August 11 and continuing nightly from 8pm […]

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Wilshire La Brea Intersection to be Closed Over Weekend

Wilshire La Brea Intersection to be Closed Over Weekend

| August 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

You may have noticed, we’ve been taking a bit of a break here at the Larchmont Buzz to enjoy the summer. We would be remiss, however,  if we didn’t inform the community that the intersection of Wilshire Blvd and La Brea Ave will be closed for much of the coming weekend due to Metro work […]

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North Larchmont Boulevard Resurfacing Saturday-Sunday

North Larchmont Boulevard Resurfacing Saturday-Sunday

| August 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

Larchmont Blvd from Beverly Blvd north to Melrose will be repaved this weekend, August 9-10, from 6am to 3 pm closing the street on both Saturday and Sunday. Temporary “No Parking” signs will begin appearing on Friday, and any cars left on the streets during the resurfacing hours will be towed.  The north stretch of Larchmont […]

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Obama Motorcade to Travel Rimpau Blvd to Hancock Park

Obama Motorcade to Travel Rimpau Blvd to Hancock Park

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Larchmont Buzz has learned that President Obama is expected to land by helicopter on the Los Angeles High School football field at approximately 4:30 pm on Wednesday, then travel north on Rimpau via motorcade. LA High is located at 4650 W. Olympic Blvd, on the corner of S. Rimpau Blvd. The President took a similar […]

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Traffic Alert: President Obama to Attend Hancock Park Fundraiser Wednesday

Traffic Alert: President Obama to Attend Hancock Park Fundraiser Wednesday

| July 22, 2014 | 2 Comments

President Barack Obama is scheduled to arrive in Los Angeles this Wednesday, July 23, to speak at a Democratic National Committee fundraising reception and dinner at the Hancock Park home of television producer Shonda Rhimes. The event’s co-chairs include Kerry Washington, the star of the Rhimes- produced ABC drama “Scandal.” The Los Angeles visit is […]

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Meet Perry Jones, LAPD Lead Officer for Fairfax-Beverly-LaBrea

Meet Perry Jones, LAPD Lead Officer for Fairfax-Beverly-LaBrea

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you live near La Brea, Fairfax, Beverly, or San Vicente, you’ve probably run into Senior Lead Officer Perry Jones. He is a regular fixture in the Mid-City West area, having served for the LAPD for 24 years, and 20 years as a Senior Lead Officer in the Wilshire Division. Jones was raised in the Pico/Fairfax […]

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Recent Crimes: LAPD Olympic Division

Recent Crimes: LAPD Olympic Division

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Burglaries continue to occur in Windsor Square and Larchmont Village, part of LAPD’s Olympic Division.  In many cases suspects gained entry to the residence or vehicle by an unlocked door or window. Senior Lead Officer Joe Pelayo reminds residents to “lock it, hide it , keep it.” Suspects are also still posing as DWP and other […]

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Recent Crimes: LAPD Wilshire Division Report

Recent Crimes: LAPD Wilshire Division Report

| July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

LAPD’s Wilshire Division has a new weebly website and it’s pretty hip looking – besides providing a good amount of valuable information. Bookmark it to visit online. You can find details of crimes in your neighborhood by knowing your Basic Patrol number – click on that and it will call up a map showing location […]

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