September 2011 Blog Posts (5)

Picture Day Comes to Rancho Park Online - Post a Photo for a Chance to Win Landmark Movie Tix

As kids all over Rancho Park are posing for school and soccer photos, I thought it would be a nice time to host our own Picture Day here at Rancho Park Online.


Actually it is more like Picture Week. Upload your photo - either a shot of yourself for your profile, an image in a post, or a picture for the main page gallery - and you just might win a pair…


Added by Orli Belman on September 27, 2011 at 9:30pm — 4 Comments

Rancho Park, Los Angeles - A Location Scout's Anywhere USA

Homes in Rancho Park don't just have curb appeal, they have star power. That is the word from Stevie Nelson, a location scout for the show House, who showed up on my doorstep recently looking for an "East Coast" style home in the area to use for a scene for the hit Fox show. Talk about opportunity knocking! Alas, the show's producers eventually decided to use a soundstage instead. But as Nelson clicked photos of my home to show to the prodcution team she explained that Rancho Park and…


Added by Orli Belman on September 21, 2011 at 9:49pm — 7 Comments

Expo Line Phase Two Groundbreaking Ceremony To Take Place Today in Santa Monica

The end of the line will mark a symbolic new beginning for the Expo Line project when the official groundbreaking ceremony for Phase 2 takes place this morning at 9:30 a.m. in Santa Monica, at Colorado Blvd. and 4th Street.


Recent stories in the Los Angeles Times and on CurbedLA indicate that leaders,…


Added by Orli Belman on September 12, 2011 at 1:00am — No Comments

The New York Times Features The Bigg Chill, the Rancho Park-Area Frozen Yogurt Shop on Westwood Blvd

Anyone in Rancho Park, Westwood or even greater Los Angeles has always known that the Bigg Chill frozen yogurt shop is a special treat. But now it is national news.


This weekend the New York Times ran a story on the enduring and endearing corner store that always seems to have lines of…


Added by Orli Belman on September 6, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

Hey Rancho Park Residents: The City of Los Angeles Wants to Plant You a Tree for Free

If you've been thinking about planting a tree in front of your house, now is the time. Rancho Park area streets have been identified as potential sites for planting free street trees under a new grant-funded program to mitigate the impacts of pollution from cars.


The trees will be supplied and planted by the city of Los Angeles. Residents  provide the water and care needed for the tree to become established, which the city estimates is five years.




Added by Orli Belman on September 5, 2011 at 10:09pm — 2 Comments

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