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Downtown Women’s Center celebrates its 40th; Russell marks 15th year at the site

Downtown Women’s Center celebrates its 40th; Russell marks 15th year at the site

| April 26, 2018 | 1 Comment

Celebrating its 40th year, the Downtown Women’s Center (DWC), at 442 S. San Pedro St., is poised to move beyond Skid Row to greater Los Angeles County to meet the growing need for its services and woman-centered approach to ending homelessness. “Women’s homelessness has steadily increased in Los Angeles, particularly outside of the traditional downtown […]

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Meet two LPGA players with local connections

Meet two LPGA players with local connections

| April 26, 2018 | 1 Comment

During the HUGEL-JTBC LA Open, which brought some of the world’s best players in women’s golf to the Wilshire Country Club, several players had connections to the local community. Between rounds, the Chronicle talked to two of those players about what it means to compete at a historic course in their own backyard. Emily Tubert […]

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Dog’s life saved, thanks to savvy neighbors and prosecutor

Dog’s life saved, thanks to savvy neighbors and prosecutor

| April 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

A pit bull mix survived being thrown down a ravine twice. Thanks to a neighbor’s video footage and a homegrown city prosecutor, the defendant is in jail. Deputy District Attorney Alexandra Campbell, who grew up in Hancock Park along with most of her family, received an incriminating video as evidence of the 21-year-old defendant’s deed. […]

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Third Street second grader wins national art award

Third Street second grader wins national art award

| April 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Second grader Pierra Rozen-Nowac, daughter of Zissy Rozen and James Nowac of Miracle Mile, has been awarded the California 2018 Reflections Art Program Award of Excellence. Pierra’s entry in the primary division (pre-K to second grade), a picture of children in silhouette, was reviewed at local, regional, state and national levels. The artwork won at […]

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Sign ups for Month of Big Sundays to begin April 1

Sign ups for Month of Big Sundays to begin April 1

| March 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Once again, as part of MOBS (a Month of Big Sundays), volunteer opportunities will abound every day in May. Volunteer project sign-ups will be posted at bigsunday.org beginning Mon., April 2. There will be over 100 volunteer opportunities that will impact tens of thousands of people across Los Angeles, said an organization spokesman. To volunteer, […]

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Summer memories are made at Fitness by the Sea kids’ beach camp

Summer memories are made at Fitness by the Sea kids’ beach camp

| March 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Fitness by the Sea Beach Camp, for children ages four to 14, is where friendships and experiences are made that last a lifetime, says founder Eric Colton. “Who wouldn’t want to play soccer, swim with dolphins, learn magic, or just have a carefree and silly day on the beach? “Kids spend so much time in […]

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