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Neighbors enjoy food, meet police officers at National Night Out

Neighbors enjoy food, meet police officers at National Night Out

| August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Refreshments, games, safety exhibits and neighborhood walks were among activities at the L.A.P.D. Wilshire and Olympic Division’s National Night Out Against Crime on Tues., Aug. 5. Three locations for the annual event included Larchmont Village, Poinsettia Recreation Park and the Olympic Division station. A large number of residents attended the Larchmont Village event. Food was […]

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Local nurse marks 20 years with mobile care unit

Local nurse marks 20 years with mobile care unit

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

During her first trip to a public housing development, Michele Rigsby Pauley discovered five-year-old children there had never been immunized because the clinic down the road sat in rival gang territory. Suddenly, the need for a mobile health unit became crystal clear. “I am very proud that I can be a part of something that’s […]

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Turn nature’s leftovers in your yard into a party or ‘fruitanthropy’

Turn nature’s leftovers in your yard into a party or ‘fruitanthropy’

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tired of watching overripe bits drop to the ground in a gloppy mess? Here are some ideas on making the most of your bountiful backyard fruit trees. For the family Donick Cary and Kim Huffman of Rossmore Ave. enjoy a mulberry tree that the previous homeowner planted to the summertime delight of silkworms and local […]

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Wilshire Park School principal retires after 33 years of service

Wilshire Park School principal retires after 33 years of service

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Enrique Franco has gained loads of admirers in his 33- year career with the L.A. Unified School District. So it was no surprise that they came out in droves, along with family and friends—and even the family dog, Dino—to bid him farewell at a recent ceremony at Wilshire Park Elementary School marking his retirement. Franco […]

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New friendships are bonus of ‘Over the Hill’ activities

New friendships are bonus of ‘Over the Hill’ activities

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the 1985 sci-fi classic film “Cocoon,” a group of senior citizens take a dip in an alien pool and emerge feeling young and frisky again. One rejuvenated couple, played by Wilfred Brimley and Maureen Stapleton, discuss the miraculous results: “So you think we’re cheating nature?” “Yes.” “Well, I’ll tell ya, with the way nature’s […]

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Art museum is second home to tour guide Patsy Palmer

Art museum is second home to tour guide Patsy Palmer

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

If your child was one of the 25,000 students who visits the Los Angeles County Museum of Art each year, he or she was treated to a docent tour. One of those docents is Patsy Palmer, who gives a tour to a group of students 14 times during the school year. The Windsor Square resident […]

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