Archive for September, 2015

Students conduct stem cells research with hands-on lab work

Students conduct stem cells research with hands-on lab work

| September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Twenty-one students were chosen from local high schools to work with stem cells inside a Cedars-Sinai laboratory during a recent weeklong program. The fourth annual Research Week program at the Cedars-Sinai board of governors Regenerative Medicine Institute is a learning opportunity that provides students with a basic understanding of stem cell research. The students spent […]

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Promoting social change important to area youth

Promoting social change important to area youth

| September 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Lily Larsen Student intern My interest in activism started early—I was only five when I attended the “Day Without Immigrants” march in 2006—but I was interested in what it means to other students my age. So I sat down with Heavlynne Richard, 14, and Jordan Cain, 15, to interview them on the topic. I started […]

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Renovation underway to bring new visitors to river

Renovation underway to bring new visitors to river

| September 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Renee Ridgeley, California Greenin’ Before there was gold in them thar hills, there was water in this here desert. The Los Angeles River was once a plentiful source of food, water and recreation with oak trees and trout for all. Today, the concrete conduit protects the city from flooding, but to most LA residents […]

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Larchmont Chronicle moves up the street

Larchmont Chronicle moves up the street

| September 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Larchmont Chronicle is on the move. “We are in our new headquarters on the ground floor of the Leimert building at 606 N. Larchmont Blvd.,” said publisher John H. Welborne. It is the fourth move for the 52-year-old community newspaper that began in the den of Dawne Goodwin’s home on Poinsettia Place. In 1963, […]

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Offbeat and famous return from grave in West Adams

Offbeat and famous return from grave in West Adams

| September 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

The “Offbeat and Audacious” Living History Tour is on Sat., Sept. 26 at Angelus Rosedale Cemetery at 1831 W. Washington Blvd. Among those brought back from the dead in actor re-creations will be Tod Browning, director of Bela Lugosi in “Dracula.” (Browning also directed 1931’s “Dracula” starring Bela Lugosi, and cult favorite “Freaks,” a flop […]

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Music, art at Tarfest 2015

Music, art at Tarfest 2015

| September 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Steven Rosenthal Anything free these days seems to be disappearing like the copper penny. However, even with rising festival fees, James Panozzo is firm in his commitment to keep the annual Tarfest music and art festival free for everyone. “Our vision is to provide emerging creative talent with an opportunity to have their work […]

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