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Imagine LA mentoring program turns 10

Imagine LA mentoring program turns 10

| January 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Imagine LA turned its offices into a winter wonderland for families and their mentors Dec. 8. Kids decorated stockings, cut dapper snowflakes and made candy treat bags. Parents collected wish list items and shopped in “boutiques.” Santa visited and carolers were also at the event of about 100 partygoers. Partners in the program included NGA […]

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St. Vincent Meals on Wheels wraps up year

St. Vincent Meals on Wheels wraps up year

| January 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

St. Vincent Meals on Wheels (MOW) has served homebound seniors in Los Angeles since 1977, when a registered dietician and Daughter of Charity, Sister Alice Marie Quinn, founded the organization by serving a single pot of stew to 83 seniors in a church basement. Quinn, affectionately known as Sister SAM, or just SAM, was the […]

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Kick start the New Year with a boot camp workout

Kick start the New Year with a boot camp workout

| January 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Boot camp-style fitness classes are an increasingly popular way to stay in shape for many Angelenos. Although the approach is not new — boot camp workouts have been around for decades — there are now more variations than ever to the popular exercise form. The following are three local options for you to consider for a […]

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Barbara  Yaroslavsky mourned

Barbara Yaroslavsky mourned

| January 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Family, friends and community leaders throughout the Southland were shocked and saddened upon hearing of the death of Mid City West neighbor Barbara Yaroslavsky, 71, who unexpectedly died Dec. 26 during her sixth week recuperating from West Nile virus diagnosed in November. The unhappy news was learned just as this January issue of the paper […]

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Brightly colored bows and good cheer on boulevard a Larchmont tradition

Brightly colored bows and good cheer on boulevard a Larchmont tradition

| November 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Every year around Thanksgiving, cheerful red bows magically appear on the trees lining Larchmont Boulevard. They dress up the street for the holidays, making it ready for the Larchmont Boulevard Association’s annual Holiday Open House on “Small Business Saturday,” which was Nov. 24 this year. The open house featured Santa Claus arriving on a fire […]

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Expert organizing behind Larchmont Fair

Expert organizing behind Larchmont Fair

| November 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Children running down Larchmont Boulevard, lathered in bubbles from a nearby foam pit, could only mean the Larchmont Family Fair. On Oct. 28 from noon to 5:30 p.m., the Boulevard hosted its 52nd annual celebration. The fair has become increasingly elaborate since its founding. This year, a pie-baking contest was added to an already impressive […]

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