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Living 90045 Wants You To Write For Us!

Do you love living in Westchester? So do we!! We created this website specifically for busy Westchester families. We figure if we’re reading and digesting all the news, maybe we can save somebody else some time! Each week, we follow and read over 100 sources of news that you would too, if you had the time. […]

Lots To Do This Weekend In 90045

Events for Friday, August 5, 2016 4:00 PM Westchester First Fridays At The Triangle August 5 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm UTC-7 Westchester Triangle, 6200 W. 87th Street Westchester, CA 90045 United States + Google Map Aug05: Westchester First Fridays at the Triangle “Life’s Beachy” Event/Food Truck Service Hours: 4:00-10:00p Kitten Adoptions/Cat Supplies: 4:00-10:00p […]

Action Packed Events Calendar Tomorrow

Westchester 90045 Events for July 30, 2016 Westchester 90045 events for Saturday, July 30, 2016. Which ones are you hitting up? 7:00 AM Garage Sale – Loyola Village July 30 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm UTC-7 8133 Regis Way Westchester, CA 90045 United States + Google Map (Near the corner of 83rd and Regis […]

Garage Organizational Tips for the Overwhelmed

Do you dream of having a garage that looks like this photo? I know I do! Houzz is out with a new article and it was written for us. In a nutshell, Houzz recommends breaking the mountain of a task into bite-sized pieces. Here’s the condensed version of what Houzz recommends, along with a few “Tracy” […]

Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse

Cinemark is showing $1 movies for kids at both Playa Vista and Howard Hughes. The Howard Hughes movies are at 10 am on Mondays and the Playa Vista movies are at 10 am on Tuesdays. Here are the remaining shows for the Summer: Sandlot (7/19 at Playa Vista) Norm of the North (7/25 at Howard […]

New Sunday Farmers Market In Westchester

It was a beautiful day yesterday to launch the Westchester Farmers Market and by all appearances, the new market is a huge hit. We were there yesterday and caught a few photos to lure you out next week. Westchester Farmers Market – A Tour My happiest surprise was to find J.R. Organics at the market. Hardly a Sunday […]

Sunday Funday – So Much To Do In & Around 90045!

It’s another action packed day in and around Westchester 90045! We’re starting our day bright and early at the new Westchester Sunday Farmers Market to catch Councilman Bonin for a chat about our thoughts on the Kentwood ICO. Join us? Here’s what’s up on the 90045 Calendar for tomorrow! Sunday Westchester Farmers Market July 17 @ […]

Tons Of Fun Stuff To Do Tomorrow!

So, so, so much going on tomorrow! Get out and enjoy yourself!! Starting to think ahead to Sunday? Here’s what’s on deck. 8:00 AM Playa Venice Sunrise Rotary Pancake Breakfast July 16 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am UTC-7 Westchester Fire Station 5, 8900 S. Emerson Ave Westchester, CA 90045 United States + Google Map […]

Anti-Mansionization Proponents Score Big Win But Are We Losing Sight Of The “Bigger” Picture?

Many of the proposed changes were welcomed by local residents worried about mansionization: The new rules would no longer allow a 20% bonus in square footage for using ecologically friendly building methods. They would also reduce the square footage that would generally be allowed for homes in residential areas, changing it from 50% to 45% […]

Westchester On Parade!

If it’s July 4th, it’s Westchester parade day! And a beautiful day it was for a parade. The sun was out and the breeze was just enough to make the flags wave. This year’s theme for the Westchester parade was “Our Little Piece of Paradise – Celebrating 75 Years of Westchester.” This year’s parade was also […]

Westchester 4th of July Parade 2016 Lineup

I’ve created this parade lineup as a handy reference to use on your phone at the parade. The data comes from The Hometown News. LAPD Pacific Division Cadets Sponsor Salute LA 1 HOG Chapter AYSO Region 7 Senator Ben Allen Lynwood High School Royal Knights Regiment The Real Estate Consultants Rainbow Acres Great Pyrenees Alliance […]

Keeping Your Car Safe From Electronic Thieves

Last week, I started keeping my car keys in the freezer, and I may be at the forefront of a new digital safety trend. Source: Keeping Your Car Safe From Electronic Thieves From Osage to Kentwood, our neighbors have been reporting that their cars are being broken into, even though there are no outward signs […]

LMU Outdoor Movie Night Tomorrow Night

LMU’s first outdoor movie night of the Summer featuring the family-friendly version of Ant-Man. From Wikipedia: Ant-Man is a 2015 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics characters of the same name: Scott Lang and Hank Pym. Produced by Marvel Studiosand distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, it is the twelfth film of […]

How to Design an Outdoor Room in your Westchester Backyard

Seven steps for creating the ultimate outdoor retreat in your Westchester backyard It’s suddenly Summer with temperatures hovering near triple digits even here in Westchester near the beach. Mornings and evenings are extremely pleasant still and, if you’re like me, thoughts always turn this time of year to how to turn your Westchester backyard into an oasis […]

Summer Family Concerts in Los Angeles

LA has one of the best music scenes in the country, and some of the best weather in the world. That means that in the summer you can spend warm nights under the stars experiencing an assortment of music from Latin jazz to world beat soul. With concerts that cater to kids or rock the […]

13 Things To Do On Father’s Day In & Around Westchester

If Dad’s favorite gift is family time, here are 13 ideas for spending quality family time together on Sunday: Mad Science Mayhem at the Kidspace Children’s Museum in Pasadena Father’s Day Adventure At Sea at the Ocean Institute in Dana Point Pasadena Chalk Festival Spa Day in Koreatown Camping Pamperi Your Discerning Dad at the Langham Hotel […]

Should We Be Worried About Blackouts During This Weekend’s Heatwave?

  Air quality officials voted this week to allow DWP to skirt pollution regulations and burn diesel fuel at several Southern California power plants. Normally the plants run on natural gas, but because of the disastrous blowout at SoCal Gas’s Aliso Canyon storage facility, supply might fall short during summer, when demand for power is typically […]

Westchester’s 75th Birthday Is Here!

Westchester Celebrates 75 Years of Community! This year marks the 75th anniversary of the first foundations being poured in the little piece of paradise we call Westchester. From bean fields and farmland, Westchester has grown into a thriving neighborhood with a world-class airport, prestigious universities and a sense of community unrivaled by even the smallest […]

Mortgage Rates Move Lower for Second Consecutive Week

Mortgage Rates Plunge to 3-Year Lows For the second consecutive week mortgage rates moved lower, and are currently the lowest since May 2013. Source: Freddie Mac – Mortgage Rates Move Lower for Second Consecutive Week “The 10-year Treasury yield continued its free fall this week as global risks and expectations for the Fed’s June meeting […]

8 Reasons to Eat Local Foods – Holistic Squid

The average produce grown in North America spends anywhere from 5 days to several weeks in transit after harvest. According to Michael Pollan, author of the best selling book, Food Rules: An Eaters Manual, the average food item travels approximately 1500 miles and comes from 5 countries to get to your table. Buying local means […]