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Hope-Net head has love for Larchmont, family

Hope-Net head has love for Larchmont, family

| November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Hope-Net’s new executive director Ninette Ayala has a long history with Larchmont and with helping those in need. She began her young working life behind the counter at Landis General Store and scooping frozen yogurt at Penguin’s on Larchmont Blvd. She went on to become a teacher’s assistant at Melrose Avenue and Vine Street elementary […]

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Cathedral Chapel of St. Vibiana is here to stay; 90th gala is Dec. 16

Cathedral Chapel of St. Vibiana is here to stay; 90th gala is Dec. 16

| November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Although it has been here for 90 years, Cathedral Chapel of St. Vibiana, on busy La Brea Ave., is easy to miss. “To those who don’t know we’re here… when they find out, it’s, ‘Wow!,’” beamed Dolly Tidalgo, a member of the pastoral liturgy and environment committees. The small, welcoming church offers a refuge in […]

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‘Nutcracker’ is local, bittersweet this holiday

‘Nutcracker’ is local, bittersweet this holiday

| November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

This holiday season, Marat Daukayev’s “Nutcracker” features several dancers who will be performing their final roles, including leading Sugar Plum Fairies Uliana Mikhed, Isabella Seo, Isabella Franco and Alexandra Shlosman. “All girls have been with the school over 12 years and all are graduating this year,” Pamela Daukayev told us.   Isabella Franco goes to Marlborough […]

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DEIR released for LACMA over-Wilshire gallery design: Deadline to comment is Dec. 15

DEIR released for LACMA over-Wilshire gallery design: Deadline to comment is Dec. 15

| November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Comments on traffic, parking and other issues stemming from a proposed new museum building at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) will be accepted through Fri., Dec. 15. The public review process is for a recently released Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR). Neighbors heard an overview last month of the $650-million project designed […]

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Reindeer stops, Santa and good cheer on Blvd. Nov. 25

Reindeer stops, Santa and good cheer on Blvd. Nov. 25

| November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Santa, carolers and a trolley return to Larchmont Village for the Holiday Open House and Small Business Saturday on Nov. 25. The trolley will make eight “reindeer stops” between Melrose Ave. and First St. on Larchmont Blvd. between 11:30 and 3:30 p.m. Seasonal refreshments will be served at stores near the stops, said Dr. Tim […]

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New subzone is designed to curb mansionization

New subzone is designed to curb mansionization

| November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Temporary zoning measures designed to protect neighborhood character and prevent building of homes too large for their lots are set to expire this summer for both Brookside and Sycamore Square. Council District Four and the City Planning Dept. are holding a public meeting to discuss proposed new R-1 subzones to replace the Interim Control Ordinances […]

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