Archive for November, 2012

OASIS Christian Church to move to new home

OASIS Christian Church to move to new home

| November 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

The “For Sale” sign at Wilshire Christian Church has been taken down. New owners of the landmark church at Wilshire Blvd. and Normandie Ave. are members of  Oasis Christian Church. Oasis will be moving in the near future from its present headquarters at Wilshire near Highland, a former movie theater. “We at Oasis are grateful […]

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Ballets, puppets, choruses to perform ‘Nutcracker”

Ballets, puppets, choruses to perform ‘Nutcracker”

| November 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Isabella Franco of Park La Brea will reprise the role of Masha, Matisse Love, Hancock Park, will dance the part of the Sugarplum Fairy and Adam Bernstein, Hancock Park will dance the role of the Prince in Marat Daukeyev Ballet’s  “Nutcracker.” It is among a variety of productions of the holiday classic throughout December. Westside […]

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Burn peat for a fire and revel in a bit of Irish magic

Burn peat for a fire and revel in a bit of Irish magic

| November 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Centuries of history, decomposed forests and a dash of magic are in the Irish peat Katie McAllister brings back from the homeland. She ships tons of the dark bricks through her business Killofin Home, which has taken off like a bonfire since she started it three years ago. “It’s very green,” says McAllister. Slow burning, […]

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PONY League sign-ups are through Feb. 1

PONY League sign-ups are through Feb. 1

| November 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Boys and girls can register online at wilshiresports.com through Feb. 1 for the 2013 spring season of the Wilshire-Warriors PONY Baseball League. The recreational youth league was recently formed from the merging of the Wilshire Sports Association and the Wilshire Warriors. The league accommodates players ages five through 12, said commissioner Lisi Delano-Stanley. The Bronco […]

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Gifts, donations, sought for St. Brendan toy drive

Gifts, donations, sought for St. Brendan toy drive

| November 30, 2012 | 2 Comments

Children of families living below the poverty level near Skid Row are among the recipients of this year’s holiday toy drive sponsored by St. Brendan Catholic Church. “We are in need of new, unwrapped toys and $20 Target gift cards,” said Stacy Herman, event co-chair along with Nancy Muller. “Both are greatly appreciated, since in […]

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Karen Gilman honored for giving back to community

Karen Gilman honored for giving back to community

| November 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Larchmont Village resident Karen Gilman was named California’s 2012 Social Worker of the Year at a luncheon in October hosted by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). “A lot of people express sympathy for those in need, but Karen springs into action,” said Jody Porter, who has worked with Gilman for the past 20 […]

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