Monthly Archives: February 2013

Vote Tuesday – Ron Galperin for City Controller

In Tuesday’s election, one of the most important positions up for vote is that of City Controller. It is the Controller who acts as the eyes and ears of taxpayers inside Los Angeles City Hall. And it is the Controller … Continue reading

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Vote Tuesday – Jan Perry for Mayor

Los Angeles city elections will be held next Tuesday, March 5.  We strongly encourage you to vote. The location of your polling place is listed on the back of the Official Sample Ballot you should have received in the mail. … Continue reading

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West Hollywood Plastic Bag Ban Now in Effect

You may have noticed by now that the new ordinance banning single-use plastic bags at checkout is already in effect in West Hollywood.  At the larger stores near Melrose Village in the City of West Hollywood – Best Buy, Trader … Continue reading

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Malibu Fish Grill Coming to Melrose

Neighborhood resident Debra Mooradian dropped us a note to let us know that a Malibu Fish Grill will soon be opening at Melrose Avenue and Mansfield, two blocks west of Highland. The restaurant will be in the mini-mall there, in … Continue reading

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Is This Your Puppy?

Melrose Village resident Mark Edwards sent us this photo of a puppy he found wandering near the corner of Waring and Ogden. The puppy does not have any ID on his collar, and has not been microchipped. If this is … Continue reading

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La Brea is Booming

As we have reported previously, new mixed-use developments are set to turn La Brea Avenue into a bustling, pedestrian-friendly urban environment. Several buildings are under construction right now, in both Los Angeles and West Hollywood. One of our correspondents took … Continue reading

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New Play “Complete” Opens at Matrix

A comic play about an est-like group has its West Coast premiere next week at the Matrix Theatre on Melrose Avenue. The play, by Andrea Kuchlewska, opens Saturday, February 23. According to the production: Two obsessive linguists and a nine-year-old zealot … Continue reading

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