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Harvard-Westlake River Park was officially approved by the Los Angeles (LA) City Council Nov. 14. The schools conditional use plan, site plans and environmental impact report were all reviewed in the process by LA City Hall committees and officials.

LA City Council officially approves River Park for construction

Connor Tang, Assistant News Editor November 14, 2023

The Los Angeles (LA) City Council unanimously voted to approve the school’s conditional use permit and site plan for River Park at a meeting Nov. 14. The final hearing for the project followed the approval...

Ian Mitchell King (center, partially obscured), registered sex offender, joined the Studio City Neighborhood Council on Aug. 16.

Studio City Neighborhood Council members resign

Max Turetzky, Assistant Opinion Editor September 22, 2023

11 members of the Studio City Neighborhood Council (SCNC) resigned Aug. 21 after Ian Mitchell King, a newly seated councilmember, was revealed to be a registered violent sex offender. The SCNC Board...

Van Nuys residents express concern over potential Van Nuys Airport expansion

Nathan Wang May 25, 2023

Communities in the San Fernando Valley have expressed their concern over the possibility of a Van Nuys Airport expansion, according to the Los Angeles Daily News. The Van Nuys Airport, which dedicates...

Studio City Ice Cream Shops

  McConnell's Fine Ice Cream By Sabrina Hamideh McConnell’s is the best ice cream parlor in all of Studio City. From the variety of tasty flavors to the ambiance of the shop and even...

RECOGNIZING RIVER PARK’S PARTNERS: The school’s administration hosted an event for River Park’s partners to thank them for their support on Jan. 25. Attendees included the Tatviam Band of Mission Indians, Special Olympics, Angel City Sports and Friends of the LA River.

School holds event to thank community

Alexander Dinh and Olivia So February 8, 2023

The school hosted an event to thank community members  for supporting the River Park project  Jan. 25. Participants spoke with the school’s faculty, administration and prefects about River Park, and...

LAs heavy rain creates mudslides

LA’s heavy rain creates mudslides

Alden Detmer February 8, 2023

Over 20 inches and eight atmospheric rivers of heavy rain across California caused mudslides throughout January, leaving Mulholland Drive between Laurel Canyon Boulevard and Coldwater Canyon Drive closed...

Road work begins on Coldwater

William Liu February 8, 2023

Williams Pipeline Contractors will begin a year of construction to replace an aging pipeline on Coldwater Canyon Drive on Feb. 13. The street will only have one lane open in each direction from Rexford...

Many members of the Studio City community choose to decorate the fronts of their homes with bright and colorful lights throughout the holiday season.

‘Tis the season: The Chronicle’s holiday activity favorites

Eden Conner December 15, 2022

It is the most wonderful time of the year, Wolverines, so if your eyes are currently staring at a textbook instead of the giant blow-up snowman in your neighbor’s front yard, here is a list of fun holiday...

New store Van Leeuwen Ice Cream offers vegan desserts. It is one of six new stores opening at The Shops at The Sportsmens Lodge.

Stores open at Sportsmen’s Lodge

Hannah Shahidi December 14, 2022

Reformation, Roberta's Pizza, Civil Coffee, Kismet Rotisserie, Fred Segal and Van Leeuwen Ice Cream opened new locations at The Shops at Sportsmen’s Lodge, a shopping and dining complex near the upper...

Congresswoman Karen Bass and businessman Rick Caruso 76 campaign to be elected as mayor of Los Angeles.

Mayoral Election: Down to the Wire

Davis Marks November 16, 2022

The 2022 LA mayoral election between Congresswoman Karen Bass and businessman Rick Caruso ’76 is too close to call at the time of writing. As of Nov. 11, Bass leads Caruso by 4,484 votes with 62% of...

Franklin Wimbish ’25 looks across Ted Slavin Field, sipping water from his bottle as he endures the afternoon heat. Wimbish is a member of the school’s cross country team, which postponed its after-school practice to 6 p.m. on Sept. 16 in order to escape the heat. In addition to cross country, field hockey and girls tennis postponed their field practices.

Southern California confronted by global warming induced heat wave

Hannah Shahidi September 28, 2022

Studio City residents experienced continuous high temperatures up to 110 degrees from Sept. 3 to Sept. 16. The recent heatwave was caused by global warming which is the cause of average temperatures...

LAUSD experiences enrollment decline

LAUSD experiences enrollment decline

Saisha Kumar and Tate Sheehy August 29, 2022

Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) schools face low enrollment numbers as students transition to private schools, families move to less expensive areas and students move into full-time employment,...

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