Monthly Archives: November 2013

After Black Friday, Small Business Saturday

We hear a lot about Black Friday — all the deals, the crowds, the starting on Thursday (or not). And, more important in our local communities, is Small Business Saturday. The idea is to support small, locally-owned businesses. Here in Melrose … Continue reading

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AIDSWatch – December 1st

December 1st is World AIDS Day. For 24 hours — from midnight to midnight, wherever you are in the world — AIDSWatch will present an electronic memorial, presenting one name, one memory, one life at a time. It is a subtle, yet powerful … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Day WITH a Bag 2013 – Monday 11/18

Starting Wednesday, January 1st, the ban on single-use shopping bags goes into effect in Los Angeles. This will start with larger grocery stores on the 1st and then smaller stores six months later. This sort of ordinance is already in … Continue reading

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Romaine St. (finally) paved behind Poinsettia Park

BREAKING NEWS:  While this is not the biggest news to hit Melrose Village, we are happy to be able to report that progress does happen.For a long time, Romaine St. between Poinsettia Place and Martel Ave. — most of which runs … Continue reading

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Volunteers Needed for NCJW/LA’s Annual Clothing Giveaway

The National Council of Jewish Women/Los Angeles (NCJW/LA) annual Clothing Giveaway will take place on Sunday, December 8th — rain or shine — from 8 a.m. until 12 noon.  Members of the community who are in need or at risk will be invited to select from thousands … Continue reading

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New Urbanism Film Festival — November 7 – 10

We have a film festival coming up this week right nearby Melrose Village. It’s the New Urbanism Film Festival at the ACME Theater, on La Brea Ave., just south of Beverly Blvd. The New Urbanism Film Festival will look at urban … Continue reading

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