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Westside pavilion *updated with comment from mall management

I was at Westfield shopping town in century city the other day and was speaking to one of the mall attendants about the renovations. Was told that Westside pavilion is going To be closing and Nordstrom moving to century city. Was wondering if anyone has further info on whether WPavilion is in fact going to close once nordstroms moves in 2017.

Added by Sueska on September 17, 2015 at 9:30pm — 4 Comments

#Cat Chronicles Creamy Cat Available for Adoption


Neighborhood Abandoned Cat Creamy that was rescued off the street is in a foster home with a kind neighbor and her 21 yr old female cat who is not accepting him at all. Creamy is looking for a quiet home and a patient owner who will just let him be himself. He is not a lap cat but…


Added by Jenelle Jones on August 16, 2015 at 2:57pm — No Comments

Cat Available for adoption

Adoreable SHY -11 month young Kitten available for adoption
1st round of shots
Has home now with Older cat who does not like him:(

Added by Jenelle Jones on August 12, 2015 at 4:13pm — No Comments


Not sure but I think it's a Jack/Parsons Russel poodle(?) mix

Added by Marla Magers on July 20, 2015 at 11:54am — No Comments

Westwood Greenway…Open Space next to the Expo Line

If you go by the Expo Line construction in Rancho Park/West LA you’ll see test trains, new crossing gates, and lots of construction vehicles and workers between Overland Ave. and Westwood Blvd.  This wide swath of public land has been a staging area for the Phase 2 construction and is now a dumping ground for extra asphalt, unused catenary poles, and broken-down equipment.

However, a group of dedicated community members has been looking beyond the construction and envisioning the…


Added by Sarah Hays on July 2, 2015 at 4:32pm — No Comments

Another Angle on Our Drought

Californians keep hearing about the drought all over the news and lots of us have taken steps to address this dire situation but as we already know, there's still plenty of room for improvement.  

Wanted to share this fun infographic created by SERVIZ, an on-demand home services booking tool, because it addresses how certain cities in California are handling their water usage at the local level, plus has some home conservation tips that everyone should be implementing if they're not…


Added by Jessica D. Winstead on June 29, 2015 at 10:12am — No Comments

Overland Traffic Safety on NBC News

Last week an accident on the corner of Overland and Esther led to a car landing on its side on the sidewalk. Some residents feel Expo Line construction, specifically the the loss of a curbside parking lane along Overland may be partly responsible for the crash.

NBC 4 spoke to parents…


Added by Orli Belman on May 28, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments


Added by Steve Melendrez on May 27, 2015 at 1:58pm — No Comments

Vote for Rancho Park today!

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If you want your elected representative to care about your concerns and the issues in your community, you need to vote. 

Five percent of eligible voters decide the election and the areas they represent get more attention. Your vote helps those who are working to improve the community because it shows the people…


Added by Eddie North-Hager on March 3, 2015 at 8:23am — No Comments

Proposed Zoning Change Decreasing Property Values in our Neighborhood Could be Effective Mid-March

On February 12, 2015, the City of Los Angeles for the first time publicly issued a proposed interim control ordinance, prohibiting the issuance of building permits for home construction in our area for up to two years if certain restrictions are not followed.  These restrictions include removing the 20% bonus density so that homeowners will only be able to build up to 50% of their lot size, as well as counting mandatory covered parking, detached accessory buildings, porches, patios, and…


Added by Diane Gross on February 25, 2015 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Nordstrom is Leaving the West Side Pavillion for Century City in 2017

The rumors are true.

Nordstrom announced yesterday that after 30 years in the area, they are leaving their anchor location at the West Side Pavillion…


Added by Orli Belman on February 25, 2015 at 7:30am — 7 Comments

Graduate Research: Walkability & Quality of Life Survey

Hello to the Rancho Park Online Community

Per the request of your Facebook and website coordinator, I'm posting this outreach in hopes of gathering feedback from your neighborhood.

My name is Elizabeth Bogumil and I am a Master’s student in Sociology at California State University Northridge.  As part of the requirements for my M.A. program and Thesis I am conducting research examining the relationships between community walkability, attachment to place, sense of community and…


Added by Elizabeth Bogumil on February 24, 2015 at 7:07pm — 1 Comment

Rancho Park's Toddle Tunes New Policy: Only Vaccinated Children Can Attend Classes

In what may be a first for a child-focused business, Rancho Park music school Toddle Tunes announced on Tuesday evening that unvaccinated children will no longer be permitted to attend classes, unless they have a medical reason for not being vaccinated. Calling the health and safety of students, infants and pregnant mothers their number one priority, the company posted the following statement on their Facebook page:…


Added by Orli Belman on February 4, 2015 at 1:13pm — No Comments

2015 West Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce Business Directory & Community Guide Available Online - Features Rancho Park and Rancho Park Online

Celebrating 70 years of service, the West LA Chamber of Commerce has released their 2015 Business Directory and Community Guide.

Thepublication, available in hard copy and …


Added by Orli Belman on February 4, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Living Room Now Open!

We are now open at 2234 S. Sepulveda Blvd. in between Pico & Olympic. We offer an array of original, sexy, finely wrought items, including tables, chairs, couches, beds, table and floor lamps, rugs, accessories and art. Most of our furnishings and decorative items are custom-made locally, though we also carry a number of vintage pieces – as well as some distinctive imports (none of which are assembled in sweatshops).…


Added by Steve Melendrez on December 29, 2014 at 12:42pm — No Comments

Palms Park Parenting Workshop

Palms Park Rec Center is hosting a parent support workshop with child-rearing expert Karen Dudley tomorrow at 6:30 pm. Space is limited. See below for sign up details.…


Added by Orli Belman on December 1, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Holiday Ballet Performance Not to be Missed!

Come get in the holiday spirit and show your support for the arts!

Save the date and spread the word. The Yuri Grigoriev School of Ballet (YGSB) Winter Afternoon of Dance performance will be held Saturday, December 20th at the Smothers Theater at the gorgeous Pepperdine campus in Malibu. Performances will be held at 12:00p.m. and 4:00p.m. Get in the…


Added by Adrienne Luce on November 30, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

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Orli Belman commented on Sueska's blog post Westside pavilion
"Thanks for the quick response, Vito. We do hope that when the Macerich has something to announce regarding the Westside Pavillion, you will let us all know first. As you can see, it is a topic of much interest on this site. (Vito is the marketing…"
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Vito L Bello commented on Sueska's blog post Westside pavilion
"Good Afternoon, while I don't have any specific plans that the shopping center can announce yet, Westside Pavilion will not be closing with Nordstrom's departure.  This one falls in the rumor category. "
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Orli Belman commented on Sueska's blog post Westside pavilion
"I've reached out the Westside Pavillion management and asked them to clarify what will happen after Nordstrom moves. Stay tuned. "
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Westside pavilion *updated with comment from mall management

I was at Westfield shopping town in century city the other day and was speaking to one of the mall attendants about the renovations. Was told that Westside pavilion is going To be closing and Nordstrom moving to century city. Was wondering if anyone…See More
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Jessica D. Winstead commented on Sueska's blog post Westside pavilion
"Yes, I have confirmed this with the staff at Century City Mall and Nordstrom's is definitely headed there - in fact, they have already started construction!  Not 100% sure that the Westside Pavilion will be shutting their doors thought, I…"
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