Patricia Lombard

Patricia Lombard is the co-editor and publisher of the Larchmont Buzz. Patty lives with her family in Fremont Place. She has been active in neighborhood issues since moving here in 1989. Her pictorial history, "Larchmont" for Arcadia Press is available at Chevalier's Books.

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Village Pizzeria Celebrates 20 Years on Larchmont

Village Pizzeria Celebrates 20 Years on Larchmont

| May 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Last month, Steve Cohen’s Village Pizzeria celebrated 20 years on Larchmont, serving the neighborhood lunch and dinner seven days a week at 131 N. Larchmont Blvd. Cohen, who grew up in Brooklyn, tells the story of how he started the restaurant, saying, “When I moved to San Francisco in 1979, the only thing I really missed was my […]

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Marciano Art Foundation Widely Reported

Marciano Art Foundation Widely Reported

| May 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

The opening of the Marciano Art Foundation in the former Scottish Rite Temple on Wilshire Blvd. has been widely covered in the news media. The re-purposing of the Scottish Rite into a private museum that is open to the public on a limited basis is also a significant development in our local history. Below are links to […]

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Trust for Public Land Ranks LA 74th in Parks Among Top 100 US Cities

Trust for Public Land Ranks LA 74th in Parks Among Top 100 US Cities

| May 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Los Angeles may have better weather, but San Francisco has a much better park system.  In fact, according to the annual ParkScore ratings for 2017, compiled by the Trust for Public Land to measure how well the 100 most populous U.S. cities are meeting their residents’ needs for parks, Los Angeles ranks 74th in the […]

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Brookside Residents Debate Future Zoning

Brookside Residents Debate Future Zoning

| May 24, 2017 | 1 Comment

Last week, residents of Brookside were asked at a meeting of the Brookside Homeowners Association to consider adopting one of the new R-1 residential zoning plans, most likely the R1-R3-RG Zone, for their neighborhood when an Interim Control Ordinance expires next July. “Based on our experience with Larchmont Heights, South Hollywood and La Brea Hancock, we think […]

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Marciano Art Foundation Opens Thursday

Marciano Art Foundation Opens Thursday

| May 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Marciano Art Foundation formally opens on a limited basis (three days a week) to the public this Thursday, May 25. “This is a dream come true and a long time coming,” said Maurice Marciano in his welcoming remarks to the media at a press preview last week. “We love this city and we are inspired […]

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Attempted Burglary on June Street Thwarted

Attempted Burglary on June Street Thwarted

| May 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Friday evening a resident on the west side of the 600 block of S. June Street came home to find a man standing in her back yard. The intruder had apparently opened the back door of the house at the same time the resident entered through the front door and was deactivating the alarm. Once Dr. Susie […]

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