Monthly Archives: March 2015

City Council Passes ICO to Limit Mansionization

On Wednesday, March 25th, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously passed an Interim Control Ordinance (ICO) to limit the construction of “over-sized” homes in single-family neighborhoods. This was passed as an urgency item, so as soon as the Mayor signs … Continue reading

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Streets Closed Sunday, March 15th for L.A. Marathon (and President Obama coming to Hollywood tomorrow)

This coming Sunday, March 15th, the LA Marathon will take place, starting at Dodger Stadium and ending in Santa Monica.  Although not going through Melrose Village, it will go very near to our north. Portions of Hollywood Blvd. and Sunset … Continue reading

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LAPD Officer Art Gallegos Promoted to Sergeant

Art Gallegos has been the LAPD Senior Lead Officer (SLO) in our area — including all of Melrose Village west of La Brea Ave. (see the map below) — for many years. Art is being promoted to Sergeant, and we congratulate him … Continue reading

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Tuesday is Election Day – Be sure to Vote!

Election Day is this Tuesday, March 3rd. Polls are open from 7 a.m to 8 p.m. Although most of Melrose Village is in Los Angeles City Council District 5, and that Council position is not up for a vote this year, there … Continue reading

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