Tag: Brookside

Larchmont Powerless in Friday Storm

Larchmont Powerless in Friday Storm

| February 18, 2017 | 1 Comment

A major rainstorm yesterday left many parts of our neighborhood – including the portion of the Larchmont Village business district south of Beverly Blvd. – without power for as long as 12 hours on Friday afternoon and evening.  Most (if not all) businesses on Larchmont lost power around noon, and while some closed fairly soon after […]

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Brookside Schedules HPOZ Meeting February 23

Brookside Schedules HPOZ Meeting February 23

| January 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Brookside Homeowners Association has announced a meeting on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 6:30-8pm at the Memorial Branch Library to discuss the pursuit of the neighborhood’s Historic Preservation Overlay Zone. In the notice, the Board says it is committed to a full discussion of the HPOZ, an apparent recognition of the concerns some residents have regarding implementing an […]

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GWNC Land Use Committee Supports Brookside HPOZ; CIM Selling Farmers Insurance Bldg.

GWNC Land Use Committee Supports Brookside HPOZ; CIM Selling Farmers Insurance Bldg.

| January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council’s Land Use Committee (LUC) voted at its meeting Tuesday evening to recommend the GWNC board write a letter supporting the Brookside neighborhood’s effort to secure an Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ). In reporting the news to neighbors, Jan Wieringa, Chairperson Brookside’s HPOZ committee, explained that Councilman David Ryu and his head of Planning, Julia Duncan, […]

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Wet Weather Roughs Up Neighborhood

Wet Weather Roughs Up Neighborhood

| January 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Although the skies parted and the sun shone for the weekend’s biggest event, California, Los Angeles, and our small part of the city have been battered by rain and wind for most of the last three days…with at least a few unpleasant consequences. On Friday afternoon, a palm tree in the parkway cracked off and […]

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Murder in Memorial Park

Murder in Memorial Park

| December 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Early Wednesday morning a fatal shooting occurred at Los Angeles High Memorial Park. According to news reports, LAPD officers from the Wilshire Division responded to reports of gunshots and found a man in the park who later died at the hospital.  When these rare violent crimes have occurred in the neighborhood in the past, it turns […]

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Brookside Annual Caroling and Wagon Ride Postponed

Brookside Annual Caroling and Wagon Ride Postponed

| December 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Every year, the Brookside neighborhood hosts a pre-Christmas holiday caroling and wagon ride event through the local streets.  This year’s event was originally scheduled for this Thursday, December 15, but Brookside Homeowners’ Association President Susan Watanabe announced today that – due to rain in Thursday’s forecast – the event has now been re-scheduled for Friday, December […]

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