May 2011 Blog Posts (8)

Westside Pavilion Starts "Controlled" Parking June 1st.

For those of you Rancho Park residents who actually drive to the Westside Pavilion, the parking garage will commence issuing parking tickets allowing free parking for three hours only, followed by different pay scales for different activities, with some of the parking costs going up quickly.  Also commencing will be the new parking guidance system, similar to what was installed recently at Santa Monica Place (or the older version at the Century City Mall).  More information can be found at…


Added by Overland Avenue on May 31, 2011 at 7:55am — 4 Comments

Westside Mobility Plan Update - June Community Meetings Scheduled

In the midst of planning train lines, widening the 405 and other ongoing  transit projects in and around Rancho Park and West LA, the city is also undertaking a comprehensive study of transportation issues on the Westside to form the basis of  what they are calliing the Westside Mobility Plan, a forward-looking blueprint that will offer strategies addressing issues like how to get across town and where to park over the next…


Added by Orli Belman on May 26, 2011 at 1:30am — No Comments

Man Stabbed in Front of the Apple Pan on Pico Blvd in Rancho Park Today

A man was stabbed just before 3 p.m. today outside the Apple Pan restaurant on Pico Blvd, according to a police officer on the scene. 


The officer reported that two men, who began arguing on a bus, continued fighting on Pico Blvd., just east of Westwood Blvd.


"One man injured the other with a knife and then fled," confirmed LAPD Officer Gregory Baek of the media relations office.


Police are still looking for the…


Added by Orli Belman on May 21, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Is Rancho Park's Expo Greenway Project Moving from Concept to Reality for Right of Way?

Even before the current route for Phase Two of the Expo Line had been selected, Rancho Park area resident Johnathan Weiss proposed turning the existing right of way between Overland Ave. and Westwood Blvd. into a greenway. His plan includes details about how to filter runoff and provide a parklike setting for recreation and education, including bike and pedestrian pathways. 


Now all it needs is…


Added by Orli Belman on May 18, 2011 at 11:30pm — 2 Comments

Expo Line Phase Two Community Planning Meeting Wednesday, May 11 in Cheviot Hills

If you missed yesterday's Expo Construction Authority's community planning meeting in Santa Monica, fear not. There is another meeting for folks at our end of the line tomorrow evening in the Vista del Mar gymnasium. The formal presentation begins at 6:30 pm , followed by breakout sessions from 7:00 - 8:00.


The community meetings are billed as a time to learn about the project design and…


Added by Orli Belman on May 10, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

Twelve Angry Men at the Pico Playhouse Through May 15

The Pico Playhouse, Rancho Park's 99-seat theater is currently staging the classic courtroom drama Twelve Angry Men. The LA Theater Review gave the Mechanicals Theater Group production a largely positive review. If you are looking for…


Added by Orli Belman on May 9, 2011 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Turn in your gas mower for cordless electric; Save money and the planet

The Electric Lawn Mower Exchange Program allows residents to turn in their working gas-powered lawn mower and purchase a new cordless rechargeable electric mower at a discounted price. Using a typical gas mower for one year…


Added by Rancho Park Online on May 3, 2011 at 9:29pm — No Comments

SteingartenLA in Rancho Park presents Ladies' Beer Tasting Night

Ladies will get a beer tasting (provided by our sponsor) at SteingartenLA of Rancho Park of four different kinds of beer, while enjoying a selection of savory foods, drinks and great music! Men are welcome too!

Wednesday, May 18 at 9 pm


Added by Rancho Park Online on May 2, 2011 at 5:43pm — No Comments

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