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Couple celebrates memory of daughter, raises funds for charity

Couple celebrates memory of daughter, raises funds for charity

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

A 10-year celebration took place recently at the Hancock Park home of John and Andrea Nelson Meigs. Their backyard was filled with family and friends who joined in recognizing a breakthrough year for Cure SMA (spinal muscular atrophy). SMA is the number one genetic cause of death for infants. It was through the tragic death […]

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Front yards the subject of Garden Club’s new study

Front yards the subject of Garden Club’s new study

| November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Front yards are a significant part of the ambiance of the single-family residential neighborhoods in and around Hancock Park. As explained at a mid-November presentation held at The Ebell and led by architect John Kaliski, there is a public realm that exists between the front façades of houses on opposite sides of a street. The […]

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Study results in Boulevard ficus tree recommendations

Study results in Boulevard ficus tree recommendations

| November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Trees, trees, trees. That subject was a big part of this year’s annual “Town Hall” meeting of the Windsor Square Association (WSA). Held at The Ebell on Nov. 16, about 50 residents and others heard an update on the association’s activities during the year. This year’s primary agenda item was the presentation of the WSA’s […]

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Free panel on front yard landscaping Nov. 14

Free panel on front yard landscaping Nov. 14

| November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Local neighborhoods’ once-uniform front yards of open vistas and broad lawns are changing because of drought, changing tastes and other influences. A free panel discussion on the subject, organized by the Hancock Park Garden Club, takes place Tues., Nov. 14 from 7 to 9 p.m. at The Ebell. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend, […]

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St. Andrews Place homes and a block party welcomed WSHPHS tour-goers

St. Andrews Place homes and a block party welcomed WSHPHS tour-goers

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

For the first time in 41 years of doing local home tours, the Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society (WSHPHS) combined tours with a block party. The 200 block of S. St. Andrews Pl. was closed to traffic, with “no parking” along the curbs, except for a few historic vehicles. In the street, children played and […]

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New leaders named for Junior League’s 92nd year

New leaders named for Junior League’s 92nd year

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Katie Young McCullough is the new president of the Junior League of Los Angeles (JLLA). The league, now in its 92nd year, is headquartered on Larchmont Blvd., almost next door to the Larchmont Chronicle. In an interview about her goals for this year, President McCullough first stressed the League’s essential mission of empowering women and […]

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