Martha Groves


Martha Groves, who covered the Westside for the Los Angeles Times, left the newsroom in 2015. A native Hoosier, she became a Metro reporter after many years as a Business writer and editor. She previously worked for the Philadelphia Inquirer and the late, lamented Chicago Daily News. Special interests: planning and development, transit/traffic, coastal issues, preservation architecture, fascinating characters, mountain lions. She wonders: Will she ever get to ride the Westside subway?

Recent Articles

  • Weddings head out of the banquet hall

    Weddings head out of the banquet hall

    A cookie-cutter wedding just would not cut it for urbane lovebirds Brittany Mrsnik and Jason Barnes of West Hollywood. When their wedding planner recommended Millwick, a hip new venue in the downtown Los Angeles Arts District, they were immediately smitten by the industrial chic of the 80-year-old...

  • The screens of these blogs glow with wedding ideas

    The screens of these blogs glow with wedding ideas

    Time was that eager brides-to-be hovered near newsstands to pick up hot-off-the-presses magazines to help steer their nuptial planning. Periodicals such as Martha Stewart Weddings, Bridal Guide and Brides are still popular. But online wedding blogs — devoted to weddings large and small, dear and...

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