Monthly Archives: August 2011

Property crime alert in Melrose Village

The Los Angeles Times reported today that that have been a noticeable number of property crimes lately in what they call the “Fairfax” area.  While the L.A. Times “Fairfax” area is not the same as Melrose Village, we do see … Continue reading

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LADWP Solar Incentive Program returns next week

Even as the days are getting shorter, it looks like summer weather may finally be here.  At least there is more full sunlight each day than we’ve had the last few weeks. The timing may be good, then, for the … Continue reading

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Help your neighbors in the event of an emergency

Back in March we talked here about the CERT Neighborhood Team Program (NTP), and how you can help your neighbors (and your neighbors help you) if you become part of a Neighborhood Emergency Team (NET).  (Don’t you just love all … Continue reading

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8oz. Burger Bar Closed for Good, but Sandwiches Arrive

We noticed a few months ago that 8oz. Burger Bar was shuttered.  We heard rumors that it was being renovated, but also noticed a “For Lease” sign out front. The current issue of LA Weekly has the skinny in an … Continue reading

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Residents Concerned about Zoning Variance for Proposed Nursing Home

The Melrose Village Blog has been contacted by neighborhood residents who are very concerned about a new proposal for a nursing home at 846 N. Sierra Bonita Ave. (between Waring and Willoughby).  The owner of a for-profit company is requesting … Continue reading

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We See Dirt. Good News.

Sighted today by one of our roving correspondents:  Work has begun on the baseball fields at Poinsettia Recreation Center, part of the complete overhaul of the park. These baseball fields are very well used and have needed an upgrade for … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting Sunday Afternoon

Looking for something to do this weekend?  How about tasting Spanish wines while eating Mexican seafood? It’s happening at Domaine LA, our friendly neighborhood wine store.  This Sunday, August 21, from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm, you can taste three … Continue reading

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