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Renzo Piano on his Academy Museum Design

Renzo Piano on his Academy Museum Design

| October 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

If you’ve driven down 6th Street recently you can’t help but marvel at the giant orb rising out of the construction heap as the new Academy Museum takes shape. Italian architect Renzo Piano, who is bringing the futuristic looking addition to Wilshire’s Miracle Mile, spoke to a full house of founding supporters and Academy members […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Recent Crimes…and Neighborhood Responses

Recent Crimes…and Neighborhood Responses

| October 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Continuing with an unsettling trend this year, there have been numerous reports of crime in the neighborhood in the last several weeks. (Private security firm SSA reported nearly 200 calls for service in its monthly report this month.) Last month, on September 14th, there was a particularly disturbing violent home invasion on the 800 block […]

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Ducks in the Neighborhood

Ducks in the Neighborhood

| April 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s spring and there have been several sitings of ducks in the neighborhood checking out local swimmings pools presumably looking for a suitable place to nest. Now, not surprisingly, we are getting reports of baby ducks. Leslie Gordon, of the LA County Natural History Museum said ducks are not the smartest animals and can make poor […]

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Petersen Museum Wins Design Award

Petersen Museum Wins Design Award

| April 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Petersen Museum won an American Architecture Award from the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design for its exterior and interior redesign, completed in 2015.  The result has actually made it one of the more controversial buildings in LA, but also dramatically sets the museum apart from its brethren on Miracle Mile’s Museum Row. According to the […]

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