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Mark Brooks steps down as head of Pilgrim School

Mark Brooks steps down as head of Pilgrim School

| December 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

June will be the final month of Mark Brooks’ leadership at Pilgrim School. The head of school for the past 11 years, he will be taking the same position at the Center for Early Education (CEE). “In the years Brooks has served as Pilgrim’s head of school, our programs and academic offerings have soared to […]

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Pilgrim grateful for Larry Brown’s contributions

Pilgrim grateful for Larry Brown’s contributions

| December 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Stepping down is not something Laurence “Larry” Brown does. But, after 40 years of commitment to Pilgrim School, he is retiring from the Governing Board. School officials will testify that the Windsor Square resident is known for stepping up as a philanthropist and leader. He helped raise $12 million for Phase 1 of the Field […]

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Coffee Bean, others to close, Hawaiian sushi to open

Coffee Bean, others to close, Hawaiian sushi to open

| December 3, 2015 | 2 Comments

A new food establishment is coming to Larchmont, and a coffee shop and two clothing stores are leaving. Albert Mizrahi is opening Poke (pronounced Pokay) Dock at 150 N. Larchmont Blvd. in the near future. A new form of sushi, the Hawaiian specialty has been served on tables throughout Los Angeles within the last year. […]

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Lombard’s new book grew from her love of Larchmont

Lombard’s new book grew from her love of Larchmont

| December 3, 2015 | 1 Comment

Patty Lombard first fell in love with Larchmont Village in 1988 when the family lived on Wilton Drive and she could walk her baby daughter in a stroller to the boulevard. She has compiled a history of her favorite village in a book titled “Larchmont,” a 128-page photographic history of the shopping area. Lombard will […]

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Jan Kesner leads campaign for historic preservation status

Jan Kesner leads campaign for historic preservation status

| December 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Jan Kesner wants to see her neighborhood protected from  encroachment by McMansions and rezoning. A 27-year resident, she is president of the Ridgewood-Wilton Neighborhood Association (RWNA). “We are working on obtaining an Historic Preservation Overlay Zone,” said Kesner. “Robbie O’Donnell, who was instrumental in getting the zoning for her Wilshire Park neighborhood, is helping us.” […]

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Holiday kickoff, business salute on Larchmont

Holiday kickoff, business salute on Larchmont

| November 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Carolers, a trolley and visits with Santa were part of the celebration to mark the holiday shopping kickoff and Small Business Saturday on Larchmont Blvd. on Nov. 28. The Christmas Matters caroling group and students from Larchmont Charter School strolled the boulevard crooning holiday songs. A Starline Trolley provided rides along the boulevard to see […]

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