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Larchmont: a village with the state’s first gourmet market

Larchmont: a village with the state’s first gourmet market

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

A pleasure of the last few months has been looking through Patricia Lombard’s “Images of America: Larchmont,” which was published last year. It reminds me that those of us privileged to live in this neighborhood are just the latest of the generations who have been grateful to have a village nearby. Our Sunday farmers market […]

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A change at El Cholo Café? It’s a ‘girth’ thing

A change at El Cholo Café? It’s a ‘girth’ thing

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

I recently had the chance to visit with former Windsor Square neighbor, Ron Salisbury. Once denizens on Lucerne Blvd. and participants in Wilshire Baseball, he, Darlene and their young son moved down to Newport Beach a number of years ago. Nevertheless, a longtime business relationship has Ron (and son Brendon, now 28) coming back to […]

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Bennett set to begin his first season at Ojai Music Festival

Bennett set to begin his first season at Ojai Music Festival

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Hancock Park and Ojai resident Jamie Bennett raves about his new job as president of the Ojai Music Festival, which celebrates its 70th year June 9 to 12. Set in an outdoor park in Ojai’s Libbey Bowl, the summertime, alfresco music series promises a broad range of music at accessible prices, says Bennett. The 1,500-seat […]

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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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Jazz at LACMA series is a magical celebration of Los Angeles

Jazz at LACMA series is a magical celebration of Los Angeles

| March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

People come from all over to hear jazz at LACMA on Friday nights. And not just any jazz, says Mitch Glickman, director of the series, celebrating its 25th year this month. When Glickman took the helm 11 years ago, he made a covenant that only Los Angeles-based musicians would take the stage. “I will vehemently […]

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Local ties for 105th annual art exhibition at the Autry

Local ties for 105th annual art exhibition at the Autry

| March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

From April 3—24, the California Art Club will present its Annual Gold Medal Exhibition at the Autry Museum of the American West. Included among the more than 200 fine art paintings and sculptures—by contemporary artists who work in traditional style—are works by artists who either trained or lived in the Greater Wilshire area. The exhibition […]

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