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Construction: Gramercy, Van Ness, Norton, Irving and Lorraine closed at Wilshire Starting Tomorrow

Construction: Gramercy, Van Ness, Norton, Irving and Lorraine closed at Wilshire Starting Tomorrow

| January 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

The contractor is continuing construction activities along Wilshire Boulevard between St Andrews Place and Lorraine Boulevard, and needs to close access to Wilshire Boulevard at specific side streets. Traffic from the side streets will be detoured.
Side streets (Gramercy, Van Ness, Norton, Bronson, Irving, and Lorraine) will need to use 6th Street to access Wilshire Boulevard.

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Photos: Early Sunday Accident on Rossmore at Beverly

Photos: Early Sunday Accident on Rossmore at Beverly

| January 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

Local security patrol specialist Jose Gomez shared some pictures with LarchmontBuzz of an early Sunday morning crash at the corner of Beverly Boulevard and Rossmore.

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Bus Rapid Transit Along Wilshire starting to Move into Greater Wilshire

Bus Rapid Transit Along Wilshire starting to Move into Greater Wilshire

| January 17, 2014 | 2 Comments

  Groundbreaking with Councilman Tom LaBonge and Department of Public Works for the Wilshire Bus Rapid Transit Project (BRT) Wednesday January 22, 2014 9 am, corner of Wilshire and South Irving The Wilshire BRT is removing and installing concrete curb lanes and asphalt middle lanes on Wilshire from St Andrews Place moving west to Lorraine. […]

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Three Burglaries in Larchmont Village Neighborhood

Three Burglaries in Larchmont Village Neighborhood

| January 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Since the beginning of 2014 there have been three burglaries in Larchmont Village, reports Senior Lead Officer Joe Pelayo of Olympic Division. He reminds residents to lock their doors and windows. January 3rd – 5100 block of La Vista Court - burglary 8:45 am (accessed via rear window) January 6th – 300 block North Ridgewood - burglary […]

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Wilshire Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Construction Notice – Work Starts January 13

Wilshire Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Construction Notice – Work Starts January 13

| January 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Wilshire BRT work is expected to begin as soon as January 13, 2014. This initial section of the project – between St. Andrews and Lorraine – will take approximately 4 weeks.

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Larchmont Village Alley – New Year Starts with Two Stops

Larchmont Village Alley – New Year Starts with Two Stops

| January 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ben Seinfeld, Field Deputy to Councilman Tom LaBonge, called us on this week to welcome in the new year and let us know he’s back in town after a a holiday break. Seinfeld also wanted to let us know that there are two new stop signs the Councilman’s office was able to implement via the City’s […]

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Reconstruction of Wilshire Boulevard Starts Soon:  Roadwork Through Winter 2015

Reconstruction of Wilshire Boulevard Starts Soon: Roadwork Through Winter 2015

| December 31, 2013 | 1 Comment

2014 will be a tough year for travel along Wilshire Blvd in the Miracle Mile with all lanes being reconstructed and improved, and the curb lanes converted into peak-hour bus only lanes. But by winter of 2015 we should have a much improved thoroughfare from Western Ave to San Vicente. The Wilshire Bus Rapid Transit […]

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Wilshire Office Building Ransacked and Burglarized

Wilshire Office Building Ransacked and Burglarized

| December 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

This in from the LAPD: Los Angeles Police Department detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying suspects captured on surveillance video committing a burglary at an office building in the Hancock Park area. On Nov. 27, 2013, at approximately 7:55 a.m., surveillance video showed suspects leaving an office building in the 4700 block of Wilshire […]

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Metro Purple Line Extension: Utility Relocation Work Continues at Night Around Wilshire & La Brea

Metro Purple Line Extension: Utility Relocation Work Continues at Night Around Wilshire & La Brea

| December 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

This week includes specific closures of eastbound lanes on Wilshire between South Detroit and South Orange Drive through Wednesday night/Thursday morning.

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Recent Crimes in Wilshire, Larchmont and Hancock Park areas

Recent Crimes in Wilshire, Larchmont and Hancock Park areas

| December 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

The following crimes from the past few weeks were compiled from LAPD sources. ROBBERIES: On 11/22/13 at 11:45 am on Olympic Blvd at Fremont Place, two male black suspects approached from behind a victim talking on his cell and stole the phone, then fled westbound in a vehicle. On 11/25/ 13 at 9:35 PM on […]

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Street Closures: Hollywood Christmas Parade Tonight

Street Closures: Hollywood Christmas Parade Tonight

| December 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Hollywood Christmas Parade takes place tonight (Sunday). The Los Angeles Department of Transportation has closed Hollywood Boulevard from La Brea to Gower Avenues, as well as many side streets, starting on Saturday, November 30. These closures will continue through the end of the parade on the night of Sunday, December 1.

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LAPD Shares Black Friday Safety Tips for Shoppers and Retailers

LAPD Shares Black Friday Safety Tips for Shoppers and Retailers

| November 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

We need all the advice we can get when it comes to protecting our property from theft. The LAPD shares tips that we all should be aware of. Take a few minutes to read them through…

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Helis Over Hancock Park Tuesday

Helis Over Hancock Park Tuesday

| November 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Anyone driving in Hancock Park Tuesday morning may have encountered heavy traffic on the arterial streets of 3rd, Wilshire and Rossmore as President Obama dropped into Hancock Park for a fundraiser at the home of “Friends” creator Marta Kaufman. Obama left the Hancock Park residence shortly after 10 am and his motorcade drove south on […]

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Traffic Alert: President Obama’s LA Visit Includes Hancock Park Fundraiser Tuesday

Traffic Alert: President Obama’s LA Visit Includes Hancock Park Fundraiser Tuesday

| November 23, 2013 | 1 Comment

Next week, President Obama is travelling west for a slate of political fundraisers in support of Congressional Democrats. The trip includes a 2-day stop in Los Angeles with fundraisers all over town – including a Tuesday morning gathering at the Hancock Park home of “Friends” creator Marta Kauffman and her husband Michael Skloff.

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Armed Robbery on Larchmont Monday Night

Armed Robbery on Larchmont Monday Night

| November 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

LAPD Wilshire Division responded to an armed robbery on Larchmont Blvd at First Street on Monday night at approximately 9:15 pm. Evidently a victim on the sidewalk was approached by a suspect with a handgun while a second accomplice waited in a car on the street. The LAPD is still investigating and would not confirm further […]

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