Monthly Archives: August 2013

NCJW/LA Volunteer Open House next Wednesday, August 25th

The National Council of Jewish Women’s Los Angeles Section (NCJW/LA) has many volunteer opportunities available, and the public is invited to learn more about them at a Volunteer Open House on Wednesday, August 21, 6:00 p.m. The event will be … Continue reading

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House on Martel Sells for $2,575,000

A few months ago we reported that a new-construction house on Martel Avenue was being listed for sale for $2.7 million. It looks like the sellers knew the market. According to the real estate site Zillow, the house sold quickly … Continue reading

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Video: 2013 Poinsettia Park National Night Out

Last Tuesday (August 6th) was the fifth annual National Night Out event at Poinsettia Park Recreation Center.  Here is a video put together by Melrose Action Neighborhood Watch. (The first 24 seconds are silent.) For more about Melrose Action Neighborhood … Continue reading

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“Buffy” Stars Featured in New Play at Greenway

We received this information from representatives of the Greenway Court Theatre on Fairfax Avenue: Juliet Landau and James Marsters, who portrayed the popular undead couple Drusilla and Spike on TV’s Buffy the Vampire Slayer, will star in the world premiere … Continue reading

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Costume and Props Sale at The Groundlings Friday Afternoon, August 9th

The Groundlings Theatre is one of many long-standing key destinations in Melrose Village, with great shows and alumni who move on to television, motion picture and other claims to fame. Once a year, the Groundlings Theatre and School holds a … Continue reading

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Property Owners approve new Melrose Business Improvement District

[Portions of this article are reprinted from today’s “Hi-5 Newsletter,”  from Councilmember Paul Koretz’s office.] On July 30th, ballots cast by commercial property owners along Melrose Ave. (between Highland and Fairfax) were counted by the Los Angeles City Clerk’s Office, … Continue reading

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Rededication Ceremony at Raoul Wallenberg Square Monday, August 5th

On Monday, August 5th, 2013, Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles, L.A. City Councilmember Paul Koretz, and the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust will be hosting a special ceremony honoring and remembering Raoul Wallenberg – who saved more than 100,000 Jews during the … Continue reading

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