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Sample cuisine at 25th Taste of Larchmont, Aug. 28

Sample cuisine at 25th Taste of Larchmont, Aug. 28

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Hope-Net’s “Taste of Larchmont” celebrates its 25th anniversary on Mon., Aug. 28 from 6 to 9 p.m. when attendees will sample food from the boulevard’s restaurants. The neighborhood event brings the community together while supporting the Hope-Net food pantry mission. In addition to food from local eateries, a dessert pavilion will offer delicious pastries, cheeses […]

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Faith, family and friends is ‘secret’ to Olsens’ 75th

Faith, family and friends is ‘secret’ to Olsens’ 75th

| August 3, 2017 | 1 Comment

Ken (99) and Dickie (96) Olsen of Muirfield Road will have been married 75 years this November. The couple credit “faith, family and friends” as the secret to their long marriage and to life. The couple raised seven children and volunteered countless hours to St. Anne’s Home, Loyola High Mother’s Club (which Dickie’s mom, Linda […]

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Canopy of trees threatened by sidewalk repair

Canopy of trees threatened by sidewalk repair

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

As the City of Los Angeles continues to roll out a long-range plan to fix the city’s buckling sidewalks, Windsor Village resident Julie Stromberg asks: Who’s looking out for the trees? At the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council’s (GWNC) June 19 Transportation Committee meeting, Stromberg, committee chair, invited Gayle Greenberg, representing the Bureau of Engineering, to […]

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Sister Alice Marie, 82, dies; Twerdahl named director

Sister Alice Marie, 82, dies; Twerdahl named director

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Word of the death of Sister Alice Marie Quinn, founder 40 years ago and executive director until this week of St. Vincent Meals on Wheels, came just as the Chronicle went to press. Her health had been in decline, and she died of natural causes. Mass and burial were on June 28. The day before […]

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SB 1818: How a state law is reshaping Larchmont

SB 1818: How a state law is reshaping Larchmont

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

A group of Larchmont Village residents continues to campaign against a new 52-unit mixed-use development planned for the corner of Beachwood Dr. and Melrose Ave. that is working its way through the planning process. At the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council (GWNC) board meeting last month, Tracey Clarke, organizer of the opposition campaign, asked board members […]

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Will digital billboards be blinking in our future?

Will digital billboards be blinking in our future?

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Elected officials on a city committee have generated controversy by loosening a proposed Citywide Sign Ordinance to permit digital billboards both within sign districts and outside of them. According to the Coalition to Ban Billboard Blight, if the committee members’ proposed changes are approved by the full City Council, billboards would be permitted in “commercial” […]

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