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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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Academy diversifies under Cheryl Boone Isaacs’ watch

Academy diversifies under Cheryl Boone Isaacs’ watch

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Cheryl Boone Isaacs lives in exciting times, perhaps among the most exciting in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ nearly 90-year history. As president, the Windsor Square resident heads the organization which recently changed up its membership and governing board. Nearly half of the latest class of new members is now women and […]

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Mother relocates office, home after discovering Larchmont

Mother relocates office, home after discovering Larchmont

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

When Vivian Gueler signed a lease for office space on Larchmont Blvd. in 2011, she knew she had stumbled onto something special. Five years later, she is a local resident, has a child enrolled in a nearby preschool, and is volunteering to help organize the Larchmont Family Fair. “The neighborhood is really unique,” says Gueler, […]

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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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