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Scottish Rite leader visits Marciano Art Foundation

Scottish Rite leader visits Marciano Art Foundation

| January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

R. Stephen Doan remains one of the most active Masons in California, if not the nation. A Southern California lawyer, Doan has been active in the movement since he was 14. A holder of the 33rd degree in the Scottish Rite, one of Doan’s many past leadership roles included overseeing the Scottish Rite Cathedral on […]

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Whirlwind 40th year for St. Vincent Meals on Wheels

Whirlwind 40th year for St. Vincent Meals on Wheels

| December 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Since 1977, St. Vincent Meals on Wheels (MOW) has served homebound seniors in Los Angeles. The organization spent much of 2017 celebrating its 40th anniversary. Celebratory (and financially supportive) events were presented all last year. Spearheaded by MOW’s locally based support group, Cuisine à Roulettes, which was founded by Nelly Llanos Kilroy and other area […]

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Brookside neighbors focus on where to add mass to houses

Brookside neighbors focus on where to add mass to houses

| December 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Nearly 50 Sycamore Square and Brookside property owners attended a December 19 public hearing about rezoning single-family parts of their neighborhoods to curb what many describe as “McMansionization.” The term refers to the construction of large modern houses on small lots in traditional single-family neighborhoods. Examples of such structures are obvious to drivers or walkers […]

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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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