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‘Taste of Larchmont’ aids Hope-Net mission

‘Taste of Larchmont’ aids Hope-Net mission

| August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Readers of the Larchmont Chronicle were calling in frustration.  “What are we going to do about the homeless? They are panhandling up and down the boulevard.” The newspaper’s publishers were aware of the problem, but not the solution. They urged readers not to give money, but a voucher for a meal at McDonalds instead. It […]

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Don’t forget the pies and turkeys! Make Thanksgiving dinner memorable by planning ahead

Don’t forget the pies and turkeys! Make Thanksgiving dinner memorable by planning ahead

| October 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Plan ahead if you want to have a successful and delicious  Thanksgiving dinner. “We recommend shoppers make their reservations for pies at least two weeks before the holiday,” said Neri Martinez, head baker for Du-Par’s at the Original Farmers Market. The same is true for the main course: turkeys should be ordered three weeks ahead. […]

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Speakers talk on Miracle Mile historic preservation

Speakers talk on Miracle Mile historic preservation

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

The need to prevent McMansionization and to preserve the integrity of residences in the Miracle Mile community was echoed by two-thirds of the speakers at a recent meeting. They favor an Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ). The public hearing and workshop on Aug. 20, sponsored by the city’s Office of Historic Resources, drew more than […]

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Jill Bauman helps families exit homelessness with ‘Imagine’

Jill Bauman helps families exit homelessness with ‘Imagine’

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Jill Bauman is passionate about solving family homelessness. Seated in her art-lined and book-filled living room, Bauman recounts the road to becoming head of Imagine LA, the non-profit agency that is using creative methods to remedy the homeless dilemma. Born in Pasadena and raised in Santa Barbara, she briefly lived on June St. Bauman graduated […]

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‘Taste of Larchmont’ to celebrate Los Angeles Rams return

‘Taste of Larchmont’ to celebrate Los Angeles Rams return

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Can’t decide where to eat on Larchmont? Hope-Net has the answer. Sample food from 13 food establishments on the boulevard at the 24th annual “Taste of Larchmont” on Mon., Aug. 29 from 6 to 9 p.m. The theme, “Kickoff on Larchmont,” salutes the return of the Los Angeles Rams to the city and members of […]

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A magic candy bar saved Holocaust survivor Leon Prochnik

A magic candy bar saved Holocaust survivor Leon Prochnik

| March 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Many six-year-olds have an imaginary playmate, but Leon had an imaginary chocolate bar named Milka, a talisman that he turned to in time of trouble. The Holocaust survivor fled with his family from Poland in 1940 when the Nazis overtook the country and started rounding up and killing Jews. The young boy was convinced that […]

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