Barbara Savage: Hancock Park’s Own Wonder Woman

Los Angeles City Councilmember David Ryu, who represents Council District 4 (CD4), paid tribute last month to local Barbara Savage as part of a Women’s History Month. At a luncheon held in March, Ryu...

[PEOPLE IN MY NEIGHBORHOOD] The Brown-Fager Family

In recent months, the news has been rife with reports about the so-called “Muslim Ban,” an effort to keep immigrants from six predominately Muslim countries out of the United States. However, there’s a house...

[LAYFAYETTE SQUARE] Magnificent Magistrate

One of the many highlights of living in Lafayette Square was our very good fortune to have Justice Vaino Spencer, who passed away on October 25, 2016, as our next-door neighbor. The first time...

[PEOPLE IN MY NEIGHBORHOOD] Tom Kneafsey

In a metropolis notorious for its endless strip malls, Larchmont Boulevard offers a shopping experience that exudes an atmosphere of small town charm. However, those clean sidewalks, trimmed trees and regularly emptied trash cans...

[LAFAYETTE SQUARE] A Legacy in Lafayette Square

One of the great things about Lafayette Square is the sense of continuity in this neighborhood. It was fun to sit down with Traci Bates, who lives on my street, to talk about her...