RSSPeople

Village Cadettes are busy on Silver projects

Village Cadettes are busy on Silver projects

| January 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Lachmont Village Girl Scouts is a Cadette troop of seventh and eighth graders who have been together since the first and second grades. “The 16 girls love to hike, camp, go on adventures and help their community,” said the Troop #495 leader Amy Elvis Kiehl Miller. “The entire troop completed Bronze Awards two years ago, […]

Continue Reading

Couples tell how they met . . .

Couples tell how they met . . .

| January 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Forgotten typewriter unites pair Carl and Betsy Anderson were both students at Stanford University in 1969. Betsy Neville was from Windsor Square, and Carl had grown up in Ohio. Carl remembers the exact time he first met Betsy on campus. “It was late September in 1969 at 2 p.m. I had an interview for the […]

Continue Reading

Junior League fêtes its 90th year, Focus on Youth

Junior League fêtes its 90th year, Focus on Youth

| January 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

The organization is based in a headquarters building on Larchmont Blvd., but it was conceived in 1925 in the living room of one of its 34 founders. That group of founding women, whose first project was a 12-bed children’s convalescent home on Ingraham Street (which became part of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles) quickly evolved into […]

Continue Reading

Community gives Chronicle’s Jane Gilman standing ovation

Community gives Chronicle’s Jane Gilman standing ovation

| January 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Community leaders, business owners, government representatives and neighborhood friends all gathered at The Ebell of Los Angeles to celebrate both the retirement and birthday (on her actual birthday) of one of the community’s most beloved stalwarts, Larchmont Chronicle co-founder Jane Gilman. “Jane credits luck, timing, ambition, diplomacy, gregariousness, more luck, and fearlessness as the attributes […]

Continue Reading

Los Angeles High stakeholders call for community involvement

Los Angeles High stakeholders call for community involvement

| December 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

The following is the first of a two-part series on the state of Los Angeles High School and its relationship with communities that surround it. The oldest public high school in Southern California, Los Angeles High School, has been teaching students since 1873. But according to alumni, parents and staff, the quality of the school’s […]

Continue Reading

Mark Brooks steps down as head of Pilgrim School

Mark Brooks steps down as head of Pilgrim School

| December 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

June will be the final month of Mark Brooks’ leadership at Pilgrim School. The head of school for the past 11 years, he will be taking the same position at the Center for Early Education (CEE). “In the years Brooks has served as Pilgrim’s head of school, our programs and academic offerings have soared to […]

Continue Reading