January 2013 Blog Posts (10)

KPCC asks: What are the sounds unique to Rancho Park?

Every neighborhood has a soundscape, a mélange of musical and sometimes nonmusical noises all its own. Whether it's music, birds, car horns or ice cream trucks, KPCC's Take Two morning show wants to feature those sounds (good and bad) that provide a soundtrack to your every day. 

We have created a short set of questions and a way to record and upload audio. 

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Added by Ashley Alvarado on January 30, 2013 at 9:06am — No Comments

Unfortunately, I went online and read about Lenny's Deli (which used to be in Pacific Palisades, but is now closed)...

and it did not sound too swell.  I am not much of a deli person but as a longtime Rancho Park resident I will always miss Junior's.  It doesn't sound like Lenny's is going to be a worthy replacement.  If Junior's had to go, how I wish Porto's had taken its place.

Google it and see what you think.

And I am really unhappy about the new Century City parking fees.  Grrrr!

Added by Jane Richardone on January 28, 2013 at 8:45pm — No Comments

Street Lights

Michael, I have all the information from the city about petitioning for street lights. Give me a call and we can discuss. You can reach me at 323-903-7429.

Added by Terry Pullan on January 26, 2013 at 11:23am — 2 Comments

Juniors

According to a banner on the building Lenny's Deli is moving into the Juniors spot.Lenny's was in Palisades before shutting down in 2012 and seems to get less than glowing reviews on food blogs.

Added by John A. Abel on January 25, 2013 at 7:52pm — No Comments

Clover Avenue Elementary School Teacher Honored with A National Teaching Award

Congratulations to Clover Avenue School second grade teacher Jackie Bonilla, who won a Milken Educator Award. Bonilla was one of 40 teachers given this honor nationwide and the only one from California. Here's a great video of the awards ceremony.…

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Added by Orli Belman on January 19, 2013 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

99 cent store to replace Ken Crane and La-Z-Boy

According to Mark Pollock at Westside Retail, the Ken Crane/La-Z-Boy stores on Pico between Military and Sepulveda were sold to the 99 cent store for $14 million.

I bought the recliner chair in my den from La-Z-Boy and my television from Ken Crane. Another change for Rancho Park.

Photo from Google…

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Added by Terry Pullan on January 17, 2013 at 10:00am — 6 Comments

An Invitation from Paul Koretz to Help Keep the Westside Clean

Councilmember Paul Koretz would like to invite you to his first Westside Community Leaders Educating and Assisting Neighborhoods (C.L.E.A.N.) Training. The C.L.E.A.N. Team is designed to help stakeholders and residents with the identification and documentation of common quality of life problems in their communities such as, illegal signs, illegal dumping, trash can…

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Added by Orli Belman on January 14, 2013 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Tell KPCC: Do you work in the grocery industry?

Southern California is home to hundreds of grocery stores, and KPCC journalists are always looking to connect with employees at grocery chains and local food emporiums.  Do you work at a major chain like Vons, Albertsons or Ralphs? What about Fresh and Easy or 99 Ranch Market or an independent store? 

KPCC journalists want to hear from you.

We read every response, and…

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Added by Ashley Alvarado on January 9, 2013 at 9:43am — No Comments

I hear Pico Blvd is getting a new look?

There is talk about putting in median at overland and pico. Anyone else hear of this? Pico blvd does need to be beautified. Side walks are in need of replacement,etc. It is time the area looked more presentable. Your thoughts?  I wish the blvd looked more like Montana ave in Santa Monica. Just my opinion.

Added by michael derek mccoy on January 6, 2013 at 11:05pm — 5 Comments

Palms Farmers Market UPDATED

A peek at one of the highlights of 2012, courtesy of our neighbor Minne Hong Ho. The Palms Farmers Market at Motor and National was welcomed with open arms from Culver City to Rancho Park when it opened in September. The farmers market is every Sunday from 9 am to 1 pm. The hours have been extended until…

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Added by Rancho Park Online on January 3, 2013 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

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