Monthly Archives: October 2012

Melrose Trading Post is Expanding

We received this information from our friends at the Melrose Trading Post, the famed flea market held every Sunday in the parking lot of Fairfax High School: The global recession has brought floods of people to appreciate the greener side … Continue reading

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Halloween Carnival Wednesday in Poinsettia Park

We received this announcement from Kortley Norris, director of Poinsettia Recreation Center: Our Halloween Carnival will take place at Poinsettia Recreation Center on Wednesday (October 31, 2012) from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The event is free, but we will … Continue reading

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Best of L.A. Right Here

We just got around to looking at L.A. Weekly’s “Best of L.A.” issue, which came out earlier this month.  Needless to say, our neighborhood is well represented in the list. Here are the winners in our neighborhood, and nearby, for … Continue reading

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Melrose Elementary an Apple Distinguished School

This week’s Park La Brea News/Beverly Press has a great article about Melrose Elementary School-Math, Science and Technology Magnet. For the past two years, the school has been designated an Apple Distinguished School by the famed company – one of … Continue reading

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D. Cobain is a Lame Tagger

You may have recently noticed graffiti of a web site address on walls throughout our neighborhood.  The graffiti was spray-painted on multiple walls – including those of the synagogue Young Israel at the corner of Melrose and Spaulding. We checked … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Forum on Wednesday

The National Council of Jewish Women will host a forum on breast cancer tomorrow (Wednesday, October 24, 2012), from 12:00 Noon to 2:00 pm.  The forum is titled “It’s All for the Breast,” and it is being held in recognition … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Watch Meeting Tuesday Evening

From Melrose Action Neighborhood Watch: There will be a Melrose Action Neighborhood Watch meeting this Tuesday (October 23, 2012) at 7:30pm.  It will be held in the new community room at Poinsettia Recreation Center.  The park is located at 7341 … Continue reading

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