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Torch dancing, movie making, flying trapeze and … work?

Torch dancing, movie making, flying trapeze and … work?

| March 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Spring has barely begun, but already local kids and teens are looking forward to their summer plans. A common option for the younger set is to attend nearby day camps. Ezra Shapiro, a rising kindergartner at Wagon Wheel, spent two weeks last summer at the Wild Folk day camp that operates out of the Fairfax […]

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Misconceptions about La Brea Tar Pits, Ice Age animals, climate change

Misconceptions about La Brea Tar Pits, Ice Age animals, climate change

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

This article is adapted from a talk Dr. Lindsey gave prior to last year’s annual TarFest celebration in the Miracle Mile. In 2016, I moved to Los Angeles to take the job of Curator at the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. This site is a U.S. National Natural Landmark, is generally ranked as one […]

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Girl Scout cookies will be sold on Larchmont Blvd.

Girl Scout cookies will be sold on Larchmont Blvd.

| January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Samoas, Thin Mints, Tagalongs — everyone has a favorite Girl Scout cookie. Get your favorite from door-to-door sales beginning on Sun., Jan. 28, with booth storefronts starting on Thurs., Feb. 9, and lasting until Mar. 11. Girl Scout troops, including St. James’-based Troops 1125 and 2115, will begin selling cookies around the neighborhood in front […]

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Ring in 2018 in a classic spot with a classic drink

Ring in 2018 in a classic spot with a classic drink

| December 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

When in doubt, order a martini. This much-mentioned beverage is a classic for many reasons, one of which being the simplicity of the ingredients. Gin or vodka, vermouth, ice. Not much room for error. It is surprising, however, that the quality of martinis varies considerably by bar. And, just as the classic drinks are often […]

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Windsor Square residents make wine in Santa Barbara County

Windsor Square residents make wine in Santa Barbara County

| November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Many Windsor Square friends and neighbors know that my wife, Gill, and I also have another life in the vineyard lands of Santa Barbara County. People often ask how we got in the wine business. After seeing many paper fortunes vanish in the tech crash of 2000, I was talking to a bond broker in […]

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Wine tasting, pies and fire truck were at Windsor Village party

Wine tasting, pies and fire truck were at Windsor Village party

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Windsor Village Association, in partnership with “Title Sponsor” Tim Stivers Heating & Air Conditioning and several other generous sponsors, treated more than 300 residents Sept. 16 on Ninth  St., between Windsor and Victoria, at the annual block party. Residents feasted on favorites such as Gus’s Fried Chicken, Tacos Coco’s and Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams. […]

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