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Vote for Carolyn Ramsay

Vote for Carolyn Ramsay

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Our vote to replace termed-out Tom LaBonge for City Councilman goes to Carolyn Ramsay. Her experience as chief deputy for LaBonge as well as her deep commitment to community issues makes her a viable replacement. She has a proven track record in leadership roles, and she knows the Fourth District. She can take office without […]

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Valentines speak of chance encounters, whirlwind romances

Valentines speak of chance encounters, whirlwind romances

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Couple brought together by riots Jack Merrick is fond of saying that Rodney King brought he and his wife Margot—”the love of my life”—together. “It was under the duress of the curfew imposed after the L.A. riots that I had the bright idea to head to Palm Springs with some buddies,” he recalls. “Within three […]

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Boy inspires sporting goods drive for youth center

Boy inspires sporting goods drive for youth center

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Taking note of the obsolete sports equipment that was piling up in the garage of his family’s Windsor Square home, St. Brendan fifth grader Hunter Campen had an idea. “There must be kids somewhere who could take advantage of this stuff we outgrow,” he told his Dad, Chase. “The conversation quickly grew from that to […]

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Harold Henry Park named for former area councilman

Harold Henry Park named for former area councilman

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Harold Henry Park, tucked away in the quiet Windsor Village neighborhood, is being renovated to the applause of a grateful community. But many people are unclear of just who Harold Henry was, and the many things he did for Los Angeles that directly affected its growth, beauty and livability. Henry was born in Virginia City, […]

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‘Larchmont Walking Ladies’ keep in shape while feeding their soul

‘Larchmont Walking Ladies’ keep in shape while feeding their soul

| December 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Every weekday, come drizzle or shine, a group of local women who call themselves the “Larchmont Walking Ladies” gets together to do just that­­­—walk. And walk they do for two-and-a-half miles per day. The tradition started back in 1990 when Marion Plato, Lisa Avazian, Gloria Flores and Inez Aguirre were raising children. They needed an […]

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A Larchmont lawn detective goes searching for the truth

A Larchmont lawn detective goes searching for the truth

| December 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s dead and there are no regrets. It was green. It was alive.  But the grass had to go. This wasn’t the demise of just any old blade of turf, or a fly-by-night patch that tumbled upon some easy soil. No, it was the most coveted, fence-to-fence looker money could buy: Marathon fescue. This was […]

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