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Children’s Chain luncheon helped hospital

Children’s Chain luncheon helped hospital

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

A group of 10 members of the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles support group, Children’s Chain (“a chain is as strong as its weakest link”) organized a luncheon and fashion show to benefit the hospital at the end of May. The 59-year-old group’s event featured a talk by interior (and fashion) designer Mark D. Sikes. A […]

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Brookside neighborhood hosts 38th annual block party

Brookside neighborhood hosts 38th annual block party

| June 29, 2017 | 1 Comment

Brookside residents were set to gather on June 25 on the 800 block of Muirfield Road to enjoy their 38th annual summer block party. The event was to include a barbecue, a bounce house, face painting, pie-eating contests and a live auction featuring items such as passes to the Magic Castle. The party was sponsored […]

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Pets of Larchmont: therapist, friends among group

Pets of Larchmont: therapist, friends among group

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Meet our readers’ furry and feathered friends, from a pair of parakeets who sing in Park La Brea to a number of dogs and cats who seem to enjoy the good life as much as we do. Sparky and her pal, fellow golden doodle Brandy, have been friends since puppyhood, explains Nanci Leonard, Brookside. So […]

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Libraries team up with Dodgers for reading challenge

Libraries team up with Dodgers for reading challenge

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Los Angeles Public Library and the Los Angeles Dodgers want people to read more this summer. The library is launching its summer reading challenge, “Reading by Design,” emphasizing expanding imagination, learning, exploration and creativity through reading. Patrons of all ages can sign up at lapl.org/summer, or by visiting a local branch. Participants are asked to […]

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Lucy Casado influenced musicians, politicians and neighbors

Lucy Casado influenced musicians, politicians and neighbors

| June 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Locals, celebrities, musicians and politicians went for more than the able-bodied Margaritas and homemade Mexican food served at Lucy’s El Adobe Café, whose namesake Lucy Casado died last month at the age of 91. Lucy and her husband Frank opened the restaurant in the early 1960s across from Paramount Studios on Melrose Ave., and it […]

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AIA honored Paul Williams, Frank Clementi: Area homes, Grand Park among their works

AIA honored Paul Williams, Frank Clementi: Area homes, Grand Park among their works

| June 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

The most prestigious individual award of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) is its Gold Medal. Since 1907, the medal has been awarded to individuals whose significant bodies of work have had a lasting influence on the theory and practice of architecture. This year, the Gold Medal was awarded posthumously to Los Angeles architect Paul […]

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