Archive for January, 2016

Park La Brea residents elect new board at annual meeting

Park La Brea residents elect new board at annual meeting

| January 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

A board of directors election and a visit from state Assemblyman Richard Bloom brought nearly 80 members of the Park LaBrea Residents Association to its annual meeting on Jan. 10. Col. Donald Harris, the group’s secretary-treasurer, explained the board of directors election process and distributed ballots to those in attendance. Harris asked candidates to consider […]

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Couples tell how they met . . .

Couples tell how they met . . .

| January 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Forgotten typewriter unites pair Carl and Betsy Anderson were both students at Stanford University in 1969. Betsy Neville was from Windsor Square, and Carl had grown up in Ohio. Carl remembers the exact time he first met Betsy on campus. “It was late September in 1969 at 2 p.m. I had an interview for the […]

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Petition for construction moratorium moves forward

Petition for construction moratorium moves forward

| January 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Los Angeles City Clerk’s office announced last month that it had approved for circulation the anti-development initiative sponsored by the California nonprofit 501(c)3 charitable organization, AIDS Healthcare Foundation. Jill Stewart, campaign director for the Coalition to Preserve L.A. (CPLA)—the political campaign in support of the “Neighborhood Integrity Initiative”—says her group has already begun gathering […]

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Junior League fêtes its 90th year, Focus on Youth

Junior League fêtes its 90th year, Focus on Youth

| January 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

The organization is based in a headquarters building on Larchmont Blvd., but it was conceived in 1925 in the living room of one of its 34 founders. That group of founding women, whose first project was a 12-bed children’s convalescent home on Ingraham Street (which became part of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles) quickly evolved into […]

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Several shops set to close, relocate, according to LBA

Several shops set to close, relocate, according to LBA

| January 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Update: Pickett Fences announced that the store, being pushed out of the Larchmont Village Plaza, will move across the street to the former Alternative Apparel space at 219 N. Larchmont Blvd. See more information on the Pickett Fences Facebook page here. Several stores on Larchmont are closing or relocating, according to reports from a board […]

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Community gives Chronicle’s Jane Gilman standing ovation

Community gives Chronicle’s Jane Gilman standing ovation

| January 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Community leaders, business owners, government representatives and neighborhood friends all gathered at The Ebell of Los Angeles to celebrate both the retirement and birthday (on her actual birthday) of one of the community’s most beloved stalwarts, Larchmont Chronicle co-founder Jane Gilman. “Jane credits luck, timing, ambition, diplomacy, gregariousness, more luck, and fearlessness as the attributes […]

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