Summer Reading Bargains at Fremont Library

The Friends’ of John C. Fremont will hold their monthly book sale Friday, July 7th from 12 noon to 4 p.m. and on Saturday, July 8th from 12 noon to 5 p.m. Most books...

July 2017 Community Meetings

Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council Governing Board July 12th at 7 p.m. Ebell of Los Angeles, Dining Room 743 S Lucerne Blvd. Land Use Committee July 25th at 6:30 p.m. Wilshire Methodist Church, Assembly Room...

Warriors Headed to National Tournament

Two Wilshire Warriors PONY League baseball teams are headed to New York this summer, one at the end of July and one in mid-August, where they will compete in the annual Tournament of Champions...

Gate Closure Remains Conundrum

BEACHWOOD CANYON—A Los Angeles Superior Court Judge ruled June 13th against reopening a popular gate at the end of Beachwood Canyon Drive, prompting possible litigation by a local non-profit and the promise by two...

La Brea Project OK’d, Despite Opposition

The Los Angeles City Planning Commission approved in May a new development at 850 S. La Brea Avenue, despite an appeal by residents of Sycamore Square, which had the unequivocal support of both the Greater...

Big Sunday Now All Month Long

Remember Big Sunday? Created by Hancock Park resident David Levinson, what started out simply as Mitzvah Day—the Jewish concept of tikkun olam (repairing the world) by volunteer acts—has swelled in size and gone through...

May Community Meetings

Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council Governing Board May 10th at 7 p.m. 743 S Lucerne Blvd.   Land Use Committee May 23rd at 6:30 p.m. 4350 Wilshire Blvd.   Mid City West Community Council Board...

Observatory Visits Now Easier than Ever

The city has begun weekday DASH bus service to the Griffith Observatory and the Greek Theatre, to help improve access and reduce traffic, according to the Los Angeles Dept. of Recreation and Parks. Now,...

Bungalow Case Delayed Again

LOS ANGELES—Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Elizabeth Harris delayed to April 27th, a hearing in the ongoing criminal case against the owners of the Larchmont Bungalow café. On March 23rd, defense attorney Richard Hirsch...

Neighborhood Council Accepting Grant Applications

The time is now for community non-profit organizations to apply for a grant from the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council (GWNC). According to GWNC board member Julie Stromberg, the council will award two grants in...