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Children’s fashion show benefits Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Children’s fashion show benefits Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

| June 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sporting outfits generously provided by British fashion powerhouse Boden, 48 Los Angeles children recently walked the runway at The Beach Club to help their parents and friends support Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA). For the 55th year, members of the 58-year-old hospital support group, Children’s Chain (“a chain is as strong as its weakest link”) […]

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Donors move LACMA’S plans forward

Donors move LACMA’S plans forward

| June 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Two donors made recent pledges totaling $75 million, adding to the coffers of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and moving its ambitious plans forward. Elaine Wynn, co-chair of the board and co-founder of Wynn Resorts, pledged $50 million to kick off the next phase for the Peter Zumthor-designed permanent collection building. A. […]

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Scientists, executives, actors inspire seniors

Scientists, executives, actors inspire seniors

| June 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

This year is Larchmont Charter’s first graduating class, plus an actor, a Fox executive and scientists are among area commencement speakers for this year’s graduating classes. Rita Tuzon, executive vice president and general counsel at Fox Network Group, addressed 100 Marymount High School seniors May 27 at their on-campus graduation ceremony. Eighty-four Buckley seniors selected […]

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Betting on charity at Junior League’s Casino Angeleno

Betting on charity at Junior League’s Casino Angeleno

| June 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Members of the Junior League of Los Angeles and friends enjoyed a glittering night of cocktails, dancing, and casino-themed games at the organization’s annual Casino Angeleno fundraiser at the Alexandria Ballrooms in Downtown Los Angeles. Guests came dressed to kill at the James Bond 007-themed fete. The night was made extra special by the fact […]

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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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