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Ed Edelman: Los Angeles has lost a giant of a man

Ed Edelman: Los Angeles has lost a giant of a man

| September 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ed Edelman died in September at age 85. The Larchmont Chronicle asked local resident Zev Yaroslavsky to share the eulogy he gave at the funeral. In this era, when political vulgarity is de rigueur, it is hard to imagine there was a time when political discourse could be intelligent and civil. Well, there was such […]

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Brooks puts a Californian twist on a British brew

Brooks puts a Californian twist on a British brew

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Brooks Dry Cider is the creation of Brooks Bennett, who grew up in Hancock Park, Windsor Square, and for six years, London. In London, living with his sisters and parents, Carolyn and Jamie Bennett, now of Hancock Park and Ojai, Bennett became aware of drinking cider, available in pubs (where the drinking age for cider […]

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Quiet crisis: Saving trees in Los Angeles, and city’s livability

Quiet crisis: Saving trees in Los Angeles, and city’s livability

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Throughout Los Angeles, trees are in decline. It is a quiet crisis, and it’s accelerating. Losing trees begins a vicious cycle of creating an ever-hotter and drier urban climate that threatens public health and the very livability of our city. Last year, I attended a presentation by the Urban Forester of Santa Monica, who said […]

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Bridging the political divide for teenagers around the world

Bridging the political divide for teenagers around the world

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

In a time of political divisiveness, Windsor Square resident and Marlborough student Clara Nevins has created a platform to openly discuss politics and opposing points of view. Together, she and her friend Joseph Tourna launched the website, Bridge the Divide, in the beginning of August, and  hundreds of people have participated so far. After completing […]

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‘Remarkable Women’ talk at Chevalier’s Books Aug. 24

‘Remarkable Women’ talk at Chevalier’s Books Aug. 24

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Marilyn Brant Chandler DeYoung will present a short illustrated talk about her book, “Remarkable Women of California,” at 6:30 p.m. on Wed., Aug. 24 at Chevalier’s Books at 126 N. Larchmont Blvd. Mrs. DeYoung will stay to sign books. For further information, call Chevalier’s at 323-465-1334. Several prominent local women grace the pages of new […]

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Metro is decking as Purple Line extends on Wilshire

Metro is decking as Purple Line extends on Wilshire

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Decking for the Wilshire / La Brea Purple Line station has been underway since June. Of the scheduled 22 weekends of street closures, 16 weekends remain. There will be no work over Labor Day weekend. At a project update meeting held on July 21 at the Petersen Automotive Museum, Metro officials and contractor representatives described […]

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