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Burglary During Home Fumigation

Burglary During Home Fumigation

| June 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

For several years, we’ve been hearing warnings about the possibility of burglaries during whole-house tentings for termite fumigation.  While many people might not think it’s too likely that a burglar would enter a home filled with poison gas, it does happen…as one Miracle Mile family discovered last week. Kari Garcia, who lives in the 1000 […]

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Hancock Park Garden Makeover Featured in LA Times

Hancock Park Garden Makeover Featured in LA Times

| June 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Hancock Park residents Linda and Gerry Sanoff’s garden was recently featured in the Los Angeles Times’ series on  garden makeovers. Like many neighbors, the Sanoff’s transformed their June street garden two years ago because they wanted a more sustainable, earth-friendly and less expensive to maintain garden. “The transformation was all about water,” Linda Sanoff told […]

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Landis’ Labyrinth Explorers Opens (re-opens) on Larchmont

Landis’ Labyrinth Explorers Opens (re-opens) on Larchmont

| June 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Landis’ Labyrinth Explorers, the newest toy store in the Landis Labyrinth toy store empire owned by Devoney Wolfus, has opened at 142 N. Larchmont Blvd. after the space was shuttered for months to make repairs to the store floor caused by plumbing damage. “Good news for kids, families and actually for everyone who loves fun […]

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Ace Museum Update:  Iconic Statue Seeks New Home (or…Who Wants a Giant Lenin Head?)

Ace Museum Update: Iconic Statue Seeks New Home (or…Who Wants a Giant Lenin Head?)

| June 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

A few days ago, a post in the LAist blog caught our eye, giving people a heads-up that the love-it-or-hate-it-but-certainly-iconic Lenin-head sculpture at the Ace Museum, 400 S. La Brea, may be leaving soon. According to the post, the owner of the currently shuttered space, where the financially troubled museum had been located, has notified […]

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Wilshire/Fairfax Subway Decking Work Completed Five Weeks Early

Wilshire/Fairfax Subway Decking Work Completed Five Weeks Early

| June 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Metro reported yesterday that the installation of surface-level concrete concrete decking along Wilshire Blvd. near Fairfax Ave. has been completed five weeks ahead of schedule…which means no more weekend street closures and traffic detours in the area. The new deck panels act as a temporary street surface that allows Purple Line subway excavation and construction […]

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City Council Member David Ryu Weighs in on Short-Term Rentals Issue

City Council Member David Ryu Weighs in on Short-Term Rentals Issue

| June 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Last week, we reported on the first lengthy discussion by the Los Angeles City Council PLUM Committee on a set of proposed new rules to govern short-term, AirBnB-style rentals in the city.  The Committee held a public hearing last Tuesday, at which more than 100 stakeholders testified both for and against the currently-proposed regulations. […]

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