Archive for November, 2017

Eataly in Century City is open, worth the wait

Eataly in Century City is open, worth the wait

| November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

There are a lot of lines at Eataly, the newly opened, hotly anticipated Italian food hall and marketplace in the Westfield Century City Mall. Once inside, there are more lines: lines to buy freshly made burrata at the cheesemonger’s; lines for Italian street food at La Piazza, one of three restaurants contained in the two-story, […]

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Let us praise (again) Robert Irwin and his Central Garden at Getty

Let us praise (again) Robert Irwin and his Central Garden at Getty

| November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s not hard to take for granted the half-century labors of artists who have made Los Angeles a star of the international art world. Robert Irwin, foremost among such artists, was asked in the 1990s to design a “sculpture in the form of a garden aspiring to be art,” as he has put it, now […]

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Turning Point robotics team earns top spot

Turning Point robotics team earns top spot

| November 30, 2017 | 1 Comment

Students at Turning Point School took first place in a Nov. 11 citywide robotics competition, called First Lego League. Beating 24 other teams at the qualifying tournament, Turning Point’s first-place team will advance to the league’s regional championship later this month. First Lego League is an international competition that invites students to research a real-world […]

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LVNA neighbors talk crime, community school at annual meeting

LVNA neighbors talk crime, community school at annual meeting

| November 30, 2017 | 1 Comment

More than 50 residents filled the auditorium of Van Ness Elementary Nov. 14 for the semi-annual Larchmont Village Neighborhood Association (LVNA) meeting. New principal of Van Ness Elementary Pauline Hong greeted neighbors and said she is excited to work with the Larchmont community. Hong praised out-going principal Katty Iriarte, noting that Iriarte did “a phenomenal […]

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Book talks of lessons in kinship, compassion

Book talks of lessons in kinship, compassion

| November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Barking to the Choir: The Power of Radical Kinship,” by Rev. Gregory Boyle, who grew up in Windsor Square and attended Loyola High School, was released last month by Simon & Schuster. A collection of stories, ideas and parables based on Boyle’s 30 years of working with gangbangers, or “homies,” and their families, “Barking to […]

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Cathedral Chapel of St. Vibiana is here to stay; 90th gala is Dec. 16

Cathedral Chapel of St. Vibiana is here to stay; 90th gala is Dec. 16

| November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Although it has been here for 90 years, Cathedral Chapel of St. Vibiana, on busy La Brea Ave., is easy to miss. “To those who don’t know we’re here… when they find out, it’s, ‘Wow!,’” beamed Dolly Tidalgo, a member of the pastoral liturgy and environment committees. The small, welcoming church offers a refuge in […]

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