CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 10, 2002 |
To get right to the point, the Beverly Hills fencers were homeless. So when they were foiled in their attempt to hold sword fights in their hometown, they shopped for a new home in an unlikely place: a retail mall. That's the thrust of how the Beverly Hills Fencers' Club ended up in a storefront in West Los Angeles. The 20-year-old club was squeezed out of its longtime headquarters at a Santa Monica Boulevard recreation center earlier this year when its practice space was cut in half.