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September 24, 2008 | 11:12 pmRabbi Boruch Shlomo Cunin, head of Chabad of California, has a dream -- a block-long, five-story "village" on Pico Boulevard that would provide a girls day school and boarding school along with affordable, safe housing for Holocaust survivors and other elderly people and for teachers...
Mayor: Building inspectors need better training, increased sensitivity -- and no more Yom Kippur showdowns
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Public testimony was presented last night's emergency meeting convened by the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy to consider Chabad of Pacific Palisades' appeal to temporarily extend its preschool lease at Temescal Gateway Park. Credit: Robert Garcia/The City Project
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April 24, 2008 | 6:00 pmIn defending middle-class neighborhoods, Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky is taking on an issue that reaches to the heart of Los Angeles' ethnic, political and class divide.
All those matters are involved in a dispute over a new city development ordinance that eases...
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April 13, 2006 | 8:00 pmUpdate September 25, 2007: City Building & Safety inspectors briefly interrupt Kol Nidrei services at Hancock Park shul.
Smoldering tensions between the Orthodox community and other Hancock Park residents, many of them also Jewish, are heating up anew, as a battle over...
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Despite continuing legal challenges, members of Etz Chaim this month prayed for the first few Shabbats in their new home, a house converted for use as a shul on the corner of Highland Avenue and Third Street in Hancock Park.
For the last eight years the house has been at the center...
September 6, 2001 | 7:59 pm
Three little words.
That's what makes the difference between a religious school and a synagogue, as recently defined by the Los Angeles Central Area Planning Commission.
The five-member Planning Commission, responsible for zoning decisions in Hollywood, Hancock Park and other...