April 2011 Blog Posts (12)

LA Times Festival of Books at USC This Weekend

The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is coming to our neighborhood and we're all invited.

 

One of Southern California’s most cherished and engaging weekend celebrations kicks off its 16th storied year in a new home on USC’s University…

Continue

Added by Rancho Park Online on April 28, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Children's Book World - Read All About this Local Resource Serving Infants to Young Adults

Children's Book World on Pico Blvd. has been a Rancho Park fixture for almost a quarter century. From its beginings when owner Sharon Hearn sold books out of a garage, the store has grown in size several times over the years, making it possibly the largest children's book store on the West Coast. Yet is has never strayed from its core audience, newborns to eighteen-year-olds.

 

 

Visit  on…

Continue

Added by Orli Belman on April 26, 2011 at 11:30pm — 1 Comment

Fire Station 92 Company (Fire Truck) Slated for Permanent Removal -- Call to Action!

Reported by Kerry Cavanaugh of the Los Angeles Daily News on April 22, 2011, changes in Los Angeles Fire Department deployment were to be announced yesterday, including the CLOSURE OF ONE OF THE COMPANY FIRE TRUCKS AT FIRE STATION 92 that serves Rancho Park, Cheviot Hills and Century City.

 

As reported by Cavanaugh, Fire Chief Millage Peaks' redeployment plan will permanently and selectively close fire companies based on…

Continue

Added by Overland Avenue on April 23, 2011 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Uncovering and recovering the Rancho Park Arcade

 

 

When I stopped by the new Blossom Floral, not only was I impressed with the selection but also what they did with the pedestrian alley between them and…

Continue

Added by Rancho Park Online on April 20, 2011 at 10:09pm — 1 Comment

My Hyperlocal Year: Dinner at The Six Restaurant on Pico Blvd - I Give it a Ten

My husband and I finally had dinner at The Six, on Pico Blvd, just east of Overland. I had a hard time getting my spouse to try the place because seeing the air fries on their menu convinced him that it was actually still Jack Sprats,…

Continue

Added by Orli Belman on April 17, 2011 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

Brewery Artwalk this weekend April 16-17

Don't let the name fool you - the Brewery Artwalk is focused on showcasing the art in one of the largest art colonies in the world. The cool thing is that it's in the old Pabst Brewery just northeast of downtown Los AngelesOne of the best events of the year in Los Angeles happens this weekend.

This unguided tour is a maze of artists' lofts like you've never see. There's a restaurant on the sprawling campus that serves beer and wine. There's a library and a…

Continue

Added by Rancho Park Online on April 14, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments

Rancho Park Residents & Firefighters Featured in Steve Lopez LA Times Article 4/13/11

Thanks to Steve Lopez for highlighting the bureaucracy entailed in local citizens and the Westside Neighborhood Council simply trying to help our firefighters at Station 92 that will ultimately benefit all of us.

 

Special thanks to Rancho Park residents -- Lisa Morocco of the Overland Avenue Community, and Terri Tippit of the West of Westwood HOA & Chair of the WNC; as well as Tract 7260's Mike Eveloff,…

Continue

Added by Overland Avenue on April 13, 2011 at 10:12am — 1 Comment

May Expo Light Rail Phase 2 Design Kick-Off Meetings Scheduled for West LA to Santa Monica Segment

The Expo Construction Authority has scheduled two upcoming meetings for Phase 2 of the Expo Light Rail. The meetings will be an opportunity for community members to meet the construction team and learn about the design process and timeline.

 

The first meeting will be held May 9 at the Santa Moncia and the second here in our Rancho Park/Cheviot Hills neighborhood on May 11.

 

According to the…

Continue

Added by Orli Belman on April 10, 2011 at 11:30pm — No Comments

History and Arnold Palmer makes Rancho Park Golf Course the place to play golf in Los Angeles

Ian Cruickshank, a travel reporter for the Toronto Star, gives top billing to the Rancho Park Golf Course on his short list of where to play golf in Los Angeles.

 

Cruickshank said he was already a fan of Arnold Palmer when he came upon the 18th tee at Rancho Park Golf…

Continue

Added by Rancho Park Online on April 8, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments

WESTSIDE SUMMER WRITER'S WORKSHOPS For 2nd-7th Graders

Dear Friends and Neighbors:

 

I am a longtime Calfornia-credentialed teacher who offers writing workshops for elementary and middle school-aged students in my Rancho Park Home.

Please find my attached summer flier and feel free to e-mail with any questions you may…

Continue

Added by Risa Okin on April 7, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

April is Earthquake Preparedness Month - Resources and Tips for West LA

April is National Earthquake Preparedness Month (just in case March didn't scare you into action) and so I am going to do my best to list some local and city resources to help get you and your family as ready as you can be. And hopefully after writing this, I will finish working on our family's disaster plan as well.

 …

Continue

Added by Orli Belman on April 7, 2011 at 12:12am — No Comments

Quidditch in Rancho Park - April 2 - 3, 2011

After reading an article in Friday's the L.A. Times, I took my son and his friend, both devoted Harry Potter fans, over to the field behind the Rec Center on Saturday to see the Western Cup, a real life Quidditch tournament.  11 college teams from up and down the West Coast competed in a tournament where they played the game created by J.K. Rowling and described…

Continue

Added by Cynthia Burstein Waldman on April 4, 2011 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Blog Topics by Tags

Monthly Archives

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

Got membership?

Rancho Park Online serves the neighborhood of Rancho Park, nestled between Cheviot Hills and Sawtelle, Palms and Westwood.

Want the latest news about Rancho Park, join now!


––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––

Membership has its privileges!

• Got news you think everyone should know? Blog it.
• Have a show or attending a benefit? Put it on the calendar.
• Got video of the big game? Embed it.
• Photos of the new storefront or the school play? Upload them.

Latest Activity

Jessica D. Winstead shared their blog post on Facebook
Monday
Jessica D. Winstead shared their blog post on Google +1
Monday
Jessica D. Winstead posted a blog post

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…See More
Monday
Jessica D. Winstead posted a photo

Jessica Winstead

Marketing and SEO Consultant in the Greater Los Angeles area. Passions include social media, local business development and writing. Currently live in LA and love any excuse to travel, near or far, since I'm always searching for my next adventure!
Monday
Jessica D. Winstead is now a member of Rancho Park Online
Friday
Tamar Chafets is now a member of Rancho Park Online
Jun 19
Orli Belman left a comment for Julie Marcantonio
"Julie, Welcome. I am so glad you found us! I hope all is well. Cari and I dropped Mollie and Leah off at camp on Tuesday and the girls seem to be having fun. Maybe we can all get together for bbq this summer. We go to Rancho Park every Fourth of…"
Jun 18
Julie Marcantonio is now a member of Rancho Park Online
Jun 18
Claudia Rojas is now a member of Rancho Park Online
Jun 9
Eddie North-Hager posted a video
May 29
Orli Belman's blog post was featured

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…See More
May 28
Orli Belman posted a blog post

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…See More
May 28

© 2015   Created by Rancho Park Online.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service