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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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No need to ‘sit,’ ‘stay’ for these portraits

No need to ‘sit,’ ‘stay’ for these portraits

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Our pets are parts of our families, and sometimes are our favorite members! Artist Martin Bruinsma knows this well and translates that unconditional love and affection of the owner-companion into portraits that reflect the personality of the pet. Bruinsma is an Art Center College of Design graduate. Art Center, before moving to Pasadena, was in […]

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Anthony, 90, retires (sort of) after decades

Anthony, 90, retires (sort of) after decades

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Back in 1956, on a recommendation, Orvis Anthony got a job working for a doctor in Hancock Park. Pretty soon, the spritely young gardener got another job, and then another. Before long, he mowed half the lawns in the neighborhood, at least that’s how the legend goes. “Everybody knows Orvis around the neighborhood,” said one […]

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Eli Broad talks about new exhibit

Eli Broad talks about new exhibit

| June 30, 2016 | 1 Comment

Photographer Cindy Sherman’s first exhibition of work in Los Angeles in nearly 20 years opened at The Broad museum in June. In an interview with the Larchmont Chronicle, Eli Broad said the new exhibit, “Cindy Sherman: Imitation of Life,” is tailored to a Los Angeles audience. He said Sherman’s work played a huge role in […]

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Principal Dr. Suzie Oh retires after 23 years at Third St. School

Principal Dr. Suzie Oh retires after 23 years at Third St. School

| June 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

After 41 years in the Los Angeles Unified School District — the last 23 as principal of Third Street Elementary — Dr. Suzie Oh is retiring at the end of the month. “I am ready to move on to the next chapter of my life,” she says with some apprehension. “I like this school. I […]

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Larchmont Charter students launch ‘LCS Roots’ newspaper

Larchmont Charter students launch ‘LCS Roots’ newspaper

| June 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

A group of students at Larchmont Charter School’s Hollygrove campus — 815 N. El Centro Ave. — is learning at an early age the benefits and responsibilities of a free press, with the launch of a new school newspaper, LCS Roots. “We published our first edition in March with seven students. But since then, we […]

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