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Goodall tells of hope, her mum, at Hollywood Schoolhouse

Goodall tells of hope, her mum, at Hollywood Schoolhouse

| November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Tarzan married the wrong Jane, Dr. Jane Goodall smiled as she spoke to a 500+ crowd at Hollywood Schoolhouse last month. The world-renowned primatologist and conservationist read the book, “Tarzan of the Apes” when she was a child in England. While today, she finds the story too violent, back then, besides an apparent crush on […]

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Boulevard welcomes fair-goers to family-fun event on Oct. 29

Boulevard welcomes fair-goers to family-fun event on Oct. 29

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Rides, games and a talent show are set to take place at Larchmont’s biggest annual event, the Family Fair, on Sun., Oct. 29 from noon to 5:30 p.m. Larchmont Blvd., from Beverly Blvd. to First St., will be closed to traffic the day of the fair to make room for rides, contests and more at […]

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‘Under the Stars’ screens at Uplift Hollygrove Sept. 30

‘Under the Stars’ screens at Uplift Hollygrove Sept. 30

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Enjoy a barbecue dinner and a movie “Under the Stars” at the Hollygrove Campus on Sat., Sept. 30. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the movie “Despicable Me 3” starts at dusk at the community fundraiser for Uplift Family Services at Hollygrove, at the corner of Vine St. and Waring Ave. The third annual event […]

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Hans’ flair for design and technique revolutionized eyewear

Hans’ flair for design and technique revolutionized eyewear

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Hans Fiebig once made glasses in a time-old fashion, by hand and working a foot pedal. “Can you imagine using your feet?” the 88-year old optician asked last month at his 30-year old Larchmont institution, Hans Custom Optik. One person who would appreciate Hans’ technical know-how, precision and artistic flair was Elvis Presley. The two […]

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Zombies, rides at Halloween Haunt in Wilshire Park

Zombies, rides at Halloween Haunt in Wilshire Park

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Wilshire Park is preparing a pot of witches’ brew and some real-life (or is it real-dead?) zombies for its eighth annual Halloween Haunt Sat., Oct. 28. The gruesome fun takes place from 4 to 8:30 p.m. on Bronson Ave. between Wilshire and Eighth St. Festivities include old favorites and new ones, said Lorna Hennington, Wilshire […]

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Puppy love can be therapeutic, too

Puppy love can be therapeutic, too

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Betty Nicholaw wasn’t in a very good mood. Turning 91 last month probably has its ups and downs. But the one-time CBS executive administrator’s spirits rose within minutes of meeting with her furry friend Luca, an 11-year-old Pomeranian. “Her personality really shines when Luca’s around,” says Cydney Kaplan, a certified recreation therapist and owner of Independent […]

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