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Hexit? Herxit? Whatever you call it, Hermon wins vote to break away and form its own neighborhood council

HERMON — The 3,500 residents of this tiny neighborhood will be allowed to exit the Arroyo Seco Neighborhood Council and form their own, according to the unofficial preliminary results of today’s election. The measure to leave and establish a Hermon Neighborhood  Council  garnered 360 votes in favor and 186 against, according to the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment, which oversees the city’s ... Read More »

Will Saturday become Hermon Independence Day?

HERMON —  It’s easy to overlook Hermon. The tiny neighborhood across the Arroyo Seco from Highland Park has only about 3,500 residents.  The neighborhood commercial hub is a small shopping center that partly burned down last year.  The most well known landmarks include the Hermon Dog Park and a historic trailer park.  But what Hermon lacks in size and population ... Read More »

New From Tracy Do: Lots of Space in Happening Hermon

This stately 2-level home sits on a quiet street in Oak Hill Estates, the desirable enclave in fast-rising Hermon. With generous square footage, high ceilings and plenty of natural light, it provides the space you need with the added benefit of 2004 construction. Read More »

New homes in the works for Eagle Rock and Hermon

Developers are wasting no time this year preparing for new projects, with the Planning Department receiving requests to build new homes in Eagle Rock and Hermon. The Eagle Rock project calls for demolishing a one-story commercial building at 4344 Eagle Rock Boulevard south of York Boulevard and building 11 homes as well as two mixed-use units, according to a filing ... Read More »

Preservationists seeking to save “East Asian Eclectic” home from demolition

HERMON  —  Preservationists want a home that is slated to be demolished declared a city historic landmark. That would complicate plans to knock down the home, built in 1938 in the “Far East Asian Eclectic” style, to make way for the construction of eight homes under the city’s under  small-lot development ordinance. The Cultural Heritage Commission is scheduled to decide on Thursday, ... Read More »

Fire hits Hermon shopping center

HERMON — An early morning fire caused heavy damage to a portion of the Monterey Road shopping center that serves as the commercial and retail hub of the neighborhood. Photos posted on social media show that some of the retailers in the L-shaped building at the corner of Monterey Road and Avenue 60 suffered extensive damage. The Fresco Community Market ... Read More »

For Sale: Move in ready 3/2 in Hermon

408 Kendall Ave | $668,000 | Property Website A PERFECT TEN! 10 minutes off the 110, ten minutes from Fig Jam, Second Saturday, a hike in Debs Park and completely amazing Fresco market and a flat-out Ten for fabulous style points, move-in-ready-to-love condition and a low care back yard that beckons you out to fire up the bbq or read ... Read More »

For Sale: Pride of Ownership Hermon Duplex

6101 & 6103 Pine Crest Drive | $1,250,000 | Property Website Pride of ownership duplex in the very desirable residential neighborhood of Hermon, just outside of Highland Park and ten minutes north of Downtown Los Angeles. Built in 1990 and offer 2,070 square foot 4BR/3Baths units. Each unit has a two car garage with individual parcel number so it can ... Read More »

For Sale: Hermon District Duplex For Sale

455 – 457 Wheeling Way | $550,000 | Property Website Introducing this Charming Duplex located in Hermon District/Highland Park Area. Each unit offers, 1bd + 1 bath, separate front yards, covered back decks and attached single garage. Conveniently close to freeways, Dog Park, Community Market, Elementary school, local entertainment and eateries. These 2 units offer great upside potential and are ... Read More »

Small-lot housing development proposed for Hermon

HERMON — One of the first small-lot projects proposed for this small neighborhood is now in the early planning stages for a site on Monterey Road. A filing with the Planning Department reveals a request to begin carving up a large lot between Monterey Road and Toltec Way into eight home sites under a city ordinance that permits the construction ... Read More »

Off-duty officer shoots man in Hermon

HERMON — An officer-involved shooting early this morning in the 500 block of Wheeling Way left one man injured, the LAPD said. The L.A. Times is reporting that the armed man was shot after confronting the off-duty officer as he was locking his vehicle, according to reporter Kate Mather. The man was taken to a hospital with what were described ... Read More »

For Sale: 3/2 Hermon 60’s Rancher

6239 Pine Crest Dr | $649,000 | Property Website Dreaming of an enchanted shaded forest, private & ready for BBQ’s, a bouncy rescue puppy and bed of winter greens? Well, dash past the ample living room graced with tree top views and fireplace and a sunny open kitchen/dining area and 2 bedrooms plus master suite and you are there! Your ... Read More »