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Spring is here, and it’s time for Dodgers baseball!

Spring is here, and it’s time for Dodgers baseball!

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Dodgers home opener was April 3, and the excited fans have returned to Chavez Ravine for another season. Recently, I got to spend the day at Dodger Stadium learning about the exciting new changes for the season, like lots of new foods, fun promo items, and a Jackie Robinson statue! Executive head chef, Ryan […]

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Happy campers to even happier camp counselors

Happy campers to even happier camp counselors

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

I remember when I was a camper at Camp TIOH (Temple Israel of Hollywood). It was called Camp Simcha [“joy”] back then, which is exactly how camp made me feel. At 10 years old, there was nothing I enjoyed more than spending time with all my friends, playing games all day and hanging out with […]

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Cheerful toy shop is a popular destination with loyal following

Cheerful toy shop is a popular destination with loyal following

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

To meet Christine Johnson of Miracle Mile Toys is to sense the kind of warm enthusiasm and commitment to community that is enriching the burgeoning neighborhood. Her cheerful Wilshire Boulevard shop has become a popular destination for families, walkers and cyclists. Originally from the East Coast, Johnson grew up in Maryland and Massachusetts before moving […]

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Fresh, sustainable fish market opens on Fairfax

Fresh, sustainable fish market opens on Fairfax

| December 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Two months ago, we examined local Italian provisioner Angelini Alimentari; last month we reviewed The French Butcher on Third Street; and this month we take a look at nearby Cape Seafood and Provisions. There’s nothing fishy about Cape Seafood and Provisions. In fact, upon entering Chef Michael Cimarusti’s fish shop, one is hit full force […]

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Measure ‘S’ lacks vision; city needs to grow humanely

Measure ‘S’ lacks vision; city needs to grow humanely

| December 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last month, the Larchmont Chronicle covered the meeting organized by construction moratorium proponents at Third St. School in Hancock Park. Responding to that article is the following guest column by Fred Mariscal, local resident and former member of the board of directors of the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council. I was originally interested to learn about […]

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Fuel cells, plug-ins and print-‘ems at Auto Show

Fuel cells, plug-ins and print-‘ems at Auto Show

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

There was a time when the Los Angeles Auto Show showcased the U.S. land yachts that cruised along the highway lapping up 10-15 mpg with a V8 or 6. “Foreign cars” saw an opportunity and slowly infiltrated the U.S. car market with small car technology squeezing out 20 to 30 mpg from their efficient four […]

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