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Brooks puts a Californian twist on a British brew

Brooks puts a Californian twist on a British brew

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Brooks Dry Cider is the creation of Brooks Bennett, who grew up in Hancock Park, Windsor Square, and for six years, London. In London, living with his sisters and parents, Carolyn and Jamie Bennett, now of Hancock Park and Ojai, Bennett became aware of drinking cider, available in pubs (where the drinking age for cider […]

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Bridging the political divide for teenagers around the world

Bridging the political divide for teenagers around the world

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

In a time of political divisiveness, Windsor Square resident and Marlborough student Clara Nevins has created a platform to openly discuss politics and opposing points of view. Together, she and her friend Joseph Tourna launched the website, Bridge the Divide, in the beginning of August, and  hundreds of people have participated so far. After completing […]

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Dodger great, Don Newcombe, marks 90th

Dodger great, Don Newcombe, marks 90th

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Hancock Park’s Beatriz and Alex Calfo and their family celebrated the birthday of their friend, former Dodger Don Newcombe, last month. “Newk,” a sprightly (and 6’4” tall) 90-year-old, is baseball’s first player to win the Rookie of the Year, Cy Young and Most Valuable Player awards, a feat not equaled by another ballplayer until Detroit […]

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Literary talks continue at Chevalier’s Books

Literary talks continue at Chevalier’s Books

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Chevalier’s Books, 76 years strong on Larchmont, had more than a dozen book signings and similar events during the month of August. More events are scheduled this and every month. For the schedule, visit chevaliersbooks.com. Two of the August events had ties to the local community. Stephen Gee, writer of “Los Angeles Central Library, A […]

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Jill Bauman helps families exit homelessness with ‘Imagine’

Jill Bauman helps families exit homelessness with ‘Imagine’

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Jill Bauman is passionate about solving family homelessness. Seated in her art-lined and book-filled living room, Bauman recounts the road to becoming head of Imagine LA, the non-profit agency that is using creative methods to remedy the homeless dilemma. Born in Pasadena and raised in Santa Barbara, she briefly lived on June St. Bauman graduated […]

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Regina Chung found a house and true love in Windsor Square

Regina Chung found a house and true love in Windsor Square

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

When Regina Chung saw a home for sale in Windsor Square in 1984, she had barely ventured into the neighborhood, mostly admiring its tree canopy-lined streets from afar. Interest rates were a whopping 18 percent, but Regina and her husband Jim were undeterred, and with help from relatives, they were able to raise enough money […]

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