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Spread joy with St. Vincent Meals on Wheels

Spread joy with St. Vincent Meals on Wheels

| December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

When Gina Riberi left her practice as a commercial litigation attorney, she agreed to help out at her husband’s new technology business for a short time. Another decade would fly by before she would follow her calling and passion to help others. The task ahead was not an easy one. There are 25,000 non-profits in […]

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St. James’ School teacher lauded for her 35 years of service

St. James’ School teacher lauded for her 35 years of service

| December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Paru Kammula was the star of the show at a recent reunion luncheon at St. James’ School. The event brought together alumni students and their families past and present to honor Kammula for her more than 35 years of service to the school. Also in attendance were former heads of school Fr. Chuck Rowins and […]

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Common goals are foundation of long marriage

Common goals are foundation of long marriage

| December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Eric Avazian was playing basketball and his future wife, Linda, was rooting against him when they met 52 years ago at a competition between their church youth groups at Hollywood High. But the couple, who recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends at the Wilshire Country Club, have been on the same […]

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Join LVNA, get perks from area businesses

Join LVNA, get perks from area businesses

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

For the past year, Larchmont Village Neighborhood Association board member Amy Vangsgard has passed out welcome bags to new area residents. “It’s my Midwestern roots,” she said with a laugh. “My parents were meeters and greeters and so am I.” Vangsgard was brainstorming with other LVNA members about ways to increase membership to the 250-person […]

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Pair brave weather on climb of Ecuadorian glacier Cotopaxi

Pair brave weather on climb of Ecuadorian glacier Cotopaxi

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Former NBC Today health expert Dr. Art Ulene and his 13-year-old grandson Clay Skaggs, Plymouth Blvd., recently climbed the Ecuadorian glacier Cotopaxi. It was not the 78-year old Ulene’s first high-altitude climb. Everest was so much easier than he expected, a year later he celebrated his 75th birthday at the 19,341-foot summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro. […]

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Trio of historic figures inspired Carter’s ‘Gospel’

Trio of historic figures inspired Carter’s ‘Gospel’

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

What do a founding father, a Victorian novelist and a Russian revolutionary have in common? They all wrote or re-wrote their own versions of the Bible. And they meet in the brilliant new philosophical comedy by Scott Carter, “The Gospel According to Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord.” “I found out about the […]

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