May 24, 2008
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June 7: Landmarks of West Adams: Historic Homes & Architecture Tour

West Adams Heritage Association is launching its 25th Anniversary Year with a tour of seven historic homes and buildings, all of which are designated landmarks. Saturday, June 7, 2008. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Last ticket sold at 2 p.m.) www.westadamsheritage.org or email tours@westadamsheritage.org; (323) 732-4223

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March 08, 2008
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Introduction to Native Landscaping and Craftsman House Tour

On Saturday, April 26, the Los Angeles/Santa Monica Mountains chapter of the California Native Plant Society is sponsoring a public talk on the use of native plants by the well-known garden expert Lili Singer along with a house and garden tour of the meeting house on Van Buren Place. The talk and tour are free. West Adams residents are invited to learn about the use of low-water and ecologically friendly native plants for their gardens.

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February 15, 2008
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We Install Historic Signs

On February 10, 2008, the Van Buren Block Club installed 11 street signs documenting the history and architecture of our neighborhood.

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January 28, 2008
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Neighbors are invited to attend meetings of the Van Buren Place Community Restoration Association. We meet on the second Monday of most months at 7:00 pm. The association represents members in our Los Angeles neighborhood just south of the 10 Freeway. Our boundaries are Adams Blvd. on the north, 30th Street on the south, Catalina on the east and Normandie Avenue on the west. At our meetings we discuss neighborhood problems, crime and public safety, city services, and neighborhood beautification projects. If you live in our neighborhood and would like to attend a meeting or to join the Association drop us an email at:


The next meeting will be Monday, September 14, 2009, at 7:00 pm.
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December 15, 2007
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Bar Review: Seven Grand

A bar with a capital "B"

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November 27, 2007
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Restaurant Review: Trifecta Ultra Lounge and Sports Bar

This is a Sports Bar with about 50 Televisions and one of the largest big screen televisions I've ever seen, about 20 feet across.

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November 27, 2007
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Restaurant Review: The Blue Velvet

Take a dilapidated Holiday Inn next door to urban blight and make a five star trendy and edgy restuarant out of it?

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August 28, 2007
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Robyn Valentine Exhibits in "Artists of Tomorrow"

Don O'Melveny Gallery hosts work by child artists.

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August 22, 2007
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Photos of Richardson Park Legacy Day

Two websites post large numbers of photos of L.A. Stars August 4 Legacy Day of Service at our local Richardson Family Park.

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August 20, 2007
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The Greeks Are Coming, September 7-9

Our annual Greek Fest will be here again at St. Sophia's Cathedral. Don't miss the dancing!

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