August 20, 2007
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Restaurant Review: Riordan's Tavern

A steak house with portions that for a change are not too big.

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August 17, 2007
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L.A. Stars Are a Hit at Richardson Family Park

Hundreds of volunteers join NBA basketball stars Baron Davis, Paul Pierce, and Gilbert Arenas, with Los Angeles Mayor Antonion Villaraigosa, for Legacy Day of Service at community park.

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June 29, 2007
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Greek Fest September 7-9

The 2007 Greek Fest at St Sophia Cathedral will be held Friday, September 7, 6 pm to 11 pm; Saturday, September 8, 1 pm to 11 pm; and Sunday, 12 noon to 10 pm.

Read more about Greek Fest September 7-9

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June 23, 2007
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L.A. Stars to Host August 4 "Day of Service" at Richardson Family Park

Basketball stars to fund major improvements in community's "backyard for most children in the neighborhood." (Posted June 23, 2007)

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June 14, 2007
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Some Changes in Our Website

We move to a full content management system to improve our community news. (Posted 6/14/2007)

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June 13, 2007
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Mills Act Historical Property Contract Program

If your home is a contributing structure of one of the city's Historic Preservation Overlay Zones (or is a Historic Cultural Monument) you are eligible for a 10-year renewable historic house contract with the city that can cut your property taxes by 50%.

HERE IS A LINK to the City website explaining the program.

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June 13, 2007
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The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation of Historic Properties

The Standards that follow were originally published in 1977 and revised in 1990 as part of Department of the Interior regulations (36 CFR Part 67, Historic Preservation Certifications). They pertain to historic buildings of all materials, construction types, sizes, and occupancy, and encompass the exterior and the interior of historic buildings. The Standards also encompass related landscape features and the building’s site and environment as well as attached, adjacent, or related new construction.

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June 13, 2007
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The Community Standards Pamphlet

In the spirit of opening a discussion with a broad group of neighbors on the kind of community we all want to live in, in 1998 the Van Buren Place Community Restoration Association wrote and published a pamphlet in English and Spanish entitled Community Standards/Las Normas Comunitarias. The pamphlet provides information on city regulations on maintaining residential property, stray animals, disposal of large trash items, illegal home business, statutes on excessive noise, and other issues of concern to many residents.

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June 12, 2007
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Live Theatres, Movies

We have our own local live theatre in the 24th Street Theatre, are close to the many Downtown theaters and a few neighborhood ones, some movie theaters reasonably close by.

Read more about Live Theatres, Movies

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June 11, 2007
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West Adams Heritage Association






The West Adams Heritage Association has been an important force for neighborhood revitalization since its founding in 1983. They work with the city to preserve historic buildings in West Adams, publish a monthly paper newsletter, maintain a large website, host old house tours and an annual Living History tour in the historic Angelus Rosedale Cemetery, and have regular membership events and potlucks.

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