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Girl Scouts gear up to sell their famous cookies

Girl Scouts gear up to sell their famous cookies

| January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

If you just polished off that last box of your favorite Girl Scout cookie, have no fear, the cookies will go on sale again starting Sun., Jan. 29, selling until March 12. Several area troops, including St. James-based Troop 16065, Larchmont Village Girls Scouts (Senior Troop 495) and their younger troop counterpart, the New Larchmont […]

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Eye care is within sight in Larchmont Village

Eye care is within sight in Larchmont Village

| December 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” “I’ve got my eye on you.” “The eyes are the windows to the soul.” Yep, that’s how important your eyes are. And taking care of those eyes is a life-long journey, because they continue to change and age, just as we do. Thank goodness there are dozens […]

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New roof and a new life for residents at Alexandria House

New roof and a new life for residents at Alexandria House

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

When a roofing job was needed at Alexandria House, a transitional residence for single women and their children, the men and women of Supreme Roofing, L.A. Roofing Materials, and the National Women in Roofing (NWiR) organization stepped in to do the job. “Nobody thinks about a roof, so that’s where we come in!” says Careylyn […]

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Local architect on front lines of VA land planning in Westwood

Local architect on front lines of VA land planning in Westwood

| June 30, 2016 | 1 Comment

The long-neglected United States Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA) campus in Westwood is finally getting a makeover, and Windsor Square resident and architect William Fain, FAIA, of Johnson Fain is helping to lead the charge. Fain, his wife, Jennifer, and their two grown daughters — Elizabeth Fain LaBombard and Margaret Fain Jenkins — have lived […]

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70-, 80-, 90-plus years…  Restaurants

70-, 80-, 90-plus years… Restaurants

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Los Angeles is not known for preserving its history. The restaurant scene isn’t much different. If you own an eating establishment that lasts more than five years, you’re considered a smashing success. Sadly, the demise of many of Los Angeles’ most treasured restaurants, such as Chasen’s, Perino’s, and the Hollywood Brown Derby, have left holes […]

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Several trees downed by weather, age

Several trees downed by weather, age

| March 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Three mature trees fall unexpectedly The Hancock Park area is a lovely place to live: homes built in the 1920s, ornamental streetlights in the parkways, and mature trees that have grown and flourished for over 80 years. Unfortunately, for many of those trees, their days may be coming to an end. The combination of disease, […]

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