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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“Hot Prowl Burglaries” on the Rise

“Hot Prowl Burglaries” on the Rise

| September 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

A recent series of “hot prowl burglaries” promoted local security firm SSA to send out a crime alert to clients that SSA shared with the Buzz. A “hot prowl burglary” is a law enforcement term used to describe when a burglar enters a dwelling when the residents are home. The recent hot prowl burglaries have […]

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LADBS Reports Housing Permits Up 19% Over Last Year

LADBS Reports Housing Permits Up 19% Over Last Year

| September 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

New construction of apartments and condos is going on all around us, spurred by the City’s efforts to green light housing projects to address the much discussed lack of housing, so it’s no surprise the City’s Department of Building and Safety reported housing unit permits increased by 19% this FY 2016-17 over last year. In […]

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City of LA Expands Recycling to Business and Multifamily Residents

City of LA Expands Recycling to Business and Multifamily Residents

| September 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Think of us as your environmental agency,” said Enrique Zaldivar, P.E., General Manager and Executive Director of LA Sanitation, explaining the City’s new effort, known as “RecycLA,” to provide recycling and waste collection services to 80,000 commercial and multifamily accounts in Los Angeles…many of which Zaldivar said have never before had the chance to recycle. “There are […]

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3.6 Earthquake Shakes Neighborhood

3.6 Earthquake Shakes Neighborhood

| September 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Did you feel it? Last night at 11:20 p.m., a 3.6 earthquake rattled residents in the neighborhood. The epicenter of the small quake was located 5.4 kilometers northwest of Westwood and 10.5 km deep, according to the US Geological Services (a great link to bookmark, by the way, if you like to find out earthquake […]

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Carthay Circle Neighbors Mulch Parkway and Median Trees

Carthay Circle Neighbors Mulch Parkway and Median Trees

| September 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

A group of Carthay Circle neighbors spent Labor Day laboring on their beloved street trees. Carthay Circle is home to one of the City’s oldest tree-lined medians on San Vicente Blvd., but the condition of the trees following years of drought motivated concerned residents to take actions to try to preserve them. “Tons of traffic […]

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Property Brother Drew Scott Renovating Home in Hancock Park

Property Brother Drew Scott Renovating Home in Hancock Park

| September 16, 2017 | 3 Comments

Last week, the LA Times reported that HGTV home makeover twins Drew and Jonathan Scott are renovating a 1921 Hancock Park home, reportedly never been touched, that will become Drew and fiancée Linda Phan’s first home together. After some sleuthing around, we weren’t able to determine which home it is (or even confirm the house […]

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