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Monday, May 29, 2017

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Five questions for the new Executive Director of Heritage Square

MONTECITO HEIGHTS -- The painted ladies of Heritage Square welcomed Kori Capaldi as new Executive Director last month. Born and raised in Hollywood and the San Fernando Valley, Capaldi attended USC and worked for the USC School of Architecture at the Gamble House for 17 years. She ran public programs and organized events as well as oversaw fundraising aspects including the ancillary group, the Friends of the Gamble House Read More »

For Rent: Montecito Heights Modern – For Lease!

3805 Monterey Rd | $2,800 / Month | Property Website 3 Br + 1 Ba | 1,044 SF | $2,800/month Welcome to a peaceful retreat surrounded by the buzz of urban living! Montecito Heights Modern, a completely renovated home that provides the peace of living near ... Read More »

City moves forward to take over Flat Top hill

City officials have approved taking ownership of more than 36 acres of undeveloped land on the border of Lincoln Heights and Montecito Heights and spending $225,000 to maintain the property as open space. City ownership of the property known as Flat Top will help resolve many of ... Read More »

The Victorian era meets modern art at Heritage Square

MONTECITO HEIGHTS —  An exhibit that opens this week at the Heritage Square Museum seeks to build a bridge between old Los Angeles and modern art. Crickets, a solo-show featuring the work of Aitor Lajarin, is the first exhibit of Inhabit Heritage Square, a program intended to use ... Read More »

Montecito Heights celebrates chili and choppers

MONTECITO HEIGHTS — This year’s Montecito Heights’ annual Chili Cook-Off & Firefighter Appreciation Day coincided with a dedication celebration for an upgraded helispot for L.A. Fire Department helicopters. As residents sampled more than a dozen chili variations during the Saturday afternoon event, two helicopters from LAFD’s ... Read More »

The colors of Sunset

MONTECITO HEIGHTS –– A warm and humid day ended with a colorful sunset. Martha Benedict captured an image of the setting sun from Montecito Heights with the hills of Elysian Park in the distance. Got a story, tip, question or photo to share? Submit it here Read More »