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El Cholo turned 95 with original recipes still on the menu

El Cholo turned 95 with original recipes still on the menu

| November 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

El Cholo celebrated its 95th birthday Oct. 23, serving its all-time bestseller, the No. 1 combinacione — cheese enchilada and rolled beef taco with refried beans and Spanish beans — for its 1938 price, 95 cents. The restaurants’ (there now are six) legendary green corn tamales, made with corn off the cob, cheddar cheese and […]

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Tweens’ vintage pop-up raises funds for Children’s Hospital

Tweens’ vintage pop-up raises funds for Children’s Hospital

| November 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Junior Ambassadors Evvie Juda, 11, and Pippa Tarses, 9, held a vintage pop-up benefiting Children’s Hospital Los Angeles last month at WO•LA studio, 7944 W. Third St. The pair collected stacks of clothes from friends and parents as part of Junior Ambassador Action Day at their school, Center for Early Education. Each item of clothing […]

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Book chronicles Philharmonic leaders

Book chronicles Philharmonic leaders

| November 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Long before the humble star power of Gustavo Dudamel. Before the flamboyant and youthful Zubin Mehta. Before them both was the early orchestra’s eccentric founder William Andrews Clark, Jr. The philanthropist was often not accepted by high society (showing up at breakfast naked raised some eyebrows, for instance). Clark loved music, though, and he would […]

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Howard Hughes lived in a Coates-designed local home

Howard Hughes lived in a Coates-designed local home

| November 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Roland E. Coate was among the architects hired to build dream homes for oil titans, bankers and film moguls in the robust real estate expansion of the first half of the 20th century. Coate was — in what is considered a golden age for home design — a stand-out. Many of his homes are in […]

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Tom Bergin’s heads to Cultural Heritage Nov. 1

Tom Bergin’s heads to Cultural Heritage Nov. 1

| November 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

The city Cultural Heritage Commission will consider historic preservation status for iconic neighborhood tavern, Tom Bergin’s, at a hearing on Nov. 1 at City Hall. The hearing will precede a vote to determine whether to consider making the tavern a city of Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument (HCM), according to Ken Hixon, vice president of the […]

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New director reaching out to HopeNet food pantries

New director reaching out to HopeNet food pantries

| September 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Levi Webb has taken over the reins at HopeNet, which supports food pantries, hot meals and more at 12 area congregations. The Salt Lake City, Utah native started in his new post as executive director Aug. 20. His first order of business is reinvigorating the program and reaching out to the faith- based food pantry […]

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