Monthly Archives: January 2015

Council District 4 Candidate Transparency Pledge

In the January 2015 newsletter MMRA President James O’Sullivan wrote in “Council District 4 Players Guide” of the frustrations residents encounter with the opacity of council offices. The strong response the article generated from community activists and residential and homeowners … Continue reading

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Miracle Mile Spotlight: Candela Taco Bar & Lounge (AKA Leonardo’s Nightclub)

  Thirty-seven years ago two brothers from Northern Mexico, Armando and Leonardo Lopez, opened their first nightclub in a former dance studio at 831 South La Brea Avenue. They named their establishment Leonardo’s and built a large clientele of working-class … Continue reading

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Q & A: Are Burglaries Up or Down in the Miracle Mile?

Interview with L.A.P.D Senior Lead Officer Perry Jones and the Wilshire Division Cyber Support Unit The MMRA annual surveys reveal that burglary tops the list of crime concerns for Miracle Mile residents. Lately, there have been rumblings that burglaries seem … Continue reading

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The Council District 4 Players Guide

The Council District 4 Players Guide A message from James O’Sullivan, MMRA President Abbott: Strange as it may seem, ballplayers nowadays have very peculiar names. Costello: Funny names? Abbott: Nicknames, nicknames. Now, on the St. Louis team we have Who’s on first, What’s on … Continue reading

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Strong Community Support for Miracle Mile HPOZ

Large Turn Out at January 10th Meeting Approximately 100 residents attended the Miracle Mile Historic Protection Overlay Zone [HPOZ] Meeting on January 10th at Candela/Leonardo’s Night Club. Sponsored by the Miracle Mile Residential Association [MMRA] and hosted by Mark Zecca, MMRA … Continue reading

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