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Daily Archives: September 12, 2013

El Sereno to make room for Rose Hills


The City Council on Wednesday weighed in on a long-running battle to officially name a section of  El Sereno as “Rose Hills.”  In a defeat for the El Sereno Historical Society, the council approved a motion by Councilman Jose Huizar to install several “Rose Hills” neighborhood signs. ... Read More »

A reflection of the past to return to Highland Park landmark

Judson Studio visit to see Masonic lodge glass 9-11-2013 11-30-38 PM

After getting in trouble over violating historic preservation laws, the owner  the landmark Highland Park Masonic Temple has turned to a  nearby glass studio to recreate the historic windows that he removed from the building earlier this summer. Hundreds of four-inch squares of prismatic glass, which ... Read More »

Small-lot developments popping up all over Silver Lake


Small-lot developments, which allow multiple, single family homes to be packed into the same lot, are the big thing right now all over Silver Lake. In fact,  three separate projects – on Glendale Boulevard, Lucile Avenue and Waverly Drive – proposed under the city’s small-lot ordinance ... Read More »

News & Notes From Hermon and Highland Park

Franklin High yearbook photos chronicle decades of change in Highland Park. New councilman Mitch O’Farrell talks about his vision for the L.A. River. Former Boyle Heights resident Gilbert Saenz Cedillo, the father of First District Councilman Gil Cedillo, has died at age 84. On the Agenda ... Read More »