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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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Metro Representative to Address Neighborhood Concerns  at Wednesday GWNC Meeting

Metro Representative to Address Neighborhood Concerns at Wednesday GWNC Meeting

| July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Michael Cortez, Metro’s Construction Relations Liaison for the section of the Purple Line Subway Extension Project that runs through the Greater Wilshire area – including the neighborhoods of Windsor Square, Windsor Village, Hancock Park, Fremont Place, Brookside, Sycamore Square, and Hancock-La Brea – will attend Wednesday’s GWNC Board meeting. Cortez will address neighborhood concerns regarding […]

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President Obama to Speak at Democratic Fundraiser in Hancock Park

President Obama to Speak at Democratic Fundraiser in Hancock Park

| June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

President Barack Obama is scheduled to arrive in Los Angeles on 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.” This is the fourth time that the […]

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Meet Senior Lead Officer Hebel Rodriguez

Meet Senior Lead Officer Hebel Rodriguez

| June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

For those living in Fremont Place, Brookside, Windsor Village, Sycamore Square and Wilshire Vista – take note. There’s a new Senior Lead Officer (SLO) on your streets fighting crime and building community. Officer Hebel Rodriguez started this week as the SLO for LAPD car 7A47, the area from Wilshire south to Venice, and from  Mansfield/Redondo east […]

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Wilshire Area Residents Bemoan Subway Construction Noise

Wilshire Area Residents Bemoan Subway Construction Noise

| June 19, 2014 | 3 Comments

It’s just the beginning of a ten year long haul for Wilshire area residents as Metro begins construction of the Purple Line Extension, or “Subway to the Sea” down Wilshire Blvd. In the current preliminary, pre-digging phase, utility relocation is underway at Wilshire/Fairfax and Wilshire/La Brea where two new stations will be built underground, and […]

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Potholes? Report by June 16 and They May Be Repaired

Potholes? Report by June 16 and They May Be Repaired

| June 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

For the second time this year, the Bureau of Street Services (BSS) is conducting a “Neighborhood Council Blitz” to identify and perform small repairs on our needy neighborhood streets. On June 24th, 2014, a Small Asphalt Repair truck is scheduled to be in the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council (GWNC)  area to perform repairs to the […]

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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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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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