RSSLarchmont Village News

Metro Work Intensifying Near Wilshire/Western

Metro Work Intensifying Near Wilshire/Western

| October 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

As we reported last month, subway construction activity is starting to intensify near the Wilshire/Western intersection, where new tunnels heading to and from the new stops at La Brea and points west will eventually connect with the existing tunnels heading east from Western Ave.  Metro has recently been relocating utility and sewer lines near Western, […]

Continue Reading

Coyotes are Back!

Coyotes are Back!

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

After most of a year with almost no reports of coyote sightings on our neighborhood streets, we’re starting to hear about the animals again on local social media and in neighborhood association e-mails.  In the last few weeks, coyotes have been spotted at 8th and Rimpau, the Wilshire Country Club golf course, various locations in […]

Continue Reading

Two Local Neighborhoods Mobilize Against Crime

Two Local Neighborhoods Mobilize Against Crime

| October 18, 2017 | 3 Comments

As all of our local LAPD representatives will tell you, crime is up all over the city this year, in every category…and, unfortunately, some of that increase has been felt in our local neighborhoods. (According to Wilshire Division Captain Tony Oddo, there have been five additional robberies this year in the area from Wilshire to […]

Continue Reading

City Tree Trimming in Hancock Park This Week

City Tree Trimming in Hancock Park This Week

| October 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

City Council Member David Ryu has provided the following schedule for annual tree trimming work that will take place between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. in several Hancock Park locations this week.  Residents in each area will be alerted by flyer at least 48 hours in advance.  Here are the locations where work will be […]

Continue Reading

Meetings, Meetings…and More Meetings!

Meetings, Meetings…and More Meetings!

| October 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Autumn seems to be an especially busy time for community meetings in our area.  We’ve been receiving a pretty steady stream of notices in the last few weeks, so thought it might be useful to create a big master list.  Some are meetings on community safety, some are annual meetings and board elections for various […]

Continue Reading

City Council PLUM Committee Approves Linkage Fees for Affordable Housing

City Council PLUM Committee Approves Linkage Fees for Affordable Housing

| October 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

On Tuesday, October 10, the City Council’s Planning and Land Use Management Committee discussed and eventually approved a new ordinance creating a permanent “linkage fee” that would require builders – on many kinds of construction projects – to pay into a fund for affordable housing in the city. During the two-hour discussion, the committee members […]

Continue Reading