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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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Hancock Park Traffic Alert: First Lady Obama in Fremont Place

Hancock Park Traffic Alert: First Lady Obama in Fremont Place

| January 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

First Lady Michelle Obama will be visiting Fremont Place this afternoon for a Democratic Fundraiser hosted by Phil Rosenthal and Monica Horan. Traffic may be backed up along Wilshire Blvd and Rossmore at the entrance of gated Fremont Place due to patrons attending the event, as well as a protest by citizens who oppose the […]

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Accident on Beverly Boulevard Backs up Saturday Traffic

Accident on Beverly Boulevard Backs up Saturday Traffic

| January 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Traffic along Beverly Boulevard came to crawl after a Toyota SUV was T-boned by an older model Honda sedan around 1:30pm Saturday.

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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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