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Waiting for Help, While Demolition Draws Nearer

Six months ago I’d never heard of The Hermitage. Because I follow development issues, I’d been copied on a few e-mails that described an urban farm in Valley Village that was threatened by a proposed residential project. 2,078 more words


'Rock Fairy' Spreads Joy In San Fernando Valley

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — In Valley Village, Valley Glen, Sherman Oaks and Studio City, neighbor after neighbor told similar stories about beautifully decorated rocks left on their doorsteps. 437 more words


Irvine Surprise Birthday Party

Saturday I drove to Irvine to providing bartending service for a surprise birthday party. It was raining pretty hard that morning and was one of the biggest rains of the season yet, so I left plenty early. 380 more words


Flashback to the 60's at Steampunk Coffee Bar

Recommended by Yelp reviewers, Steampunk Coffee Bar and Kitchen appeared to be my next special find in The Valley.

By the name alone, I had a perception of what I was about to approach. 302 more words

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Raffi "The Worm" Shirinian and Urban Blox

by Scott Zwartz

November 3, 2016


     Raffi Shirinian is a Los Angeles developer. He has various companies.  Perhaps his most noted one is Urban Blox or as some people call it Urban Pox as his projects are akin to a community getting smallpox.   769 more words

Too Much of a Good Thing

Increased TV and film location shooting in Los Angeles is a good thing, but can it cross a line?

Some residents in a very quiet neighborhood Valley Village think so….and they have good reason. 375 more words

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Art and More at Joe Coffee

In North Hollywood’s Art District, Joe Coffee is a small, artistic space where anyone can hang out and relax.

Joe Coffee sits in a trendy area making this an easy visit.  218 more words

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