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La Brea’s Nick Metropolis Seeking Support

La Brea’s Nick Metropolis Seeking Support

| May 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Yesterday, news outlets far and wide (including even the New York Times) reported that Nick Metropolis, the ecclectic second-hand store at 100 S. La Brea, filled with old commercial signs, vintage furniture, and a wide variety of other collectables and oddities, is struggling to stay in business.  Apparently, a recent change in property owners has left […]

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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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LAPD Advises Residents to Remove Keys from Tandem-Parked Cars

LAPD Advises Residents to Remove Keys from Tandem-Parked Cars

| May 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

LAPD Senior Lead Officer Hebel Rodriguez told the Buzz earlier this week that there has been a slight increase recently in car thefts from the area…and one reason is that people sometimes leave keys in their cars, making them easy targets for thieves. While most people would never consciously leave their main car key in their […]

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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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LAPD Seeks Suspect in Local Assault

LAPD Seeks Suspect in Local Assault

| May 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Los Angeles Police Department and Wilshire Division Detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing any information that would lead to the arrest of a suspect involved in a recent assault in the Wilshire community. On Monday, May 22, 2017, around 8:30 a.m., an elderly victim was kicked and punched multiple times at La […]

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