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Small business supporter lives in the best part of LA

Small business supporter lives in the best part of LA

| March 5, 2015 | 1 Comment

When Los Angeles native Montrese Chandler returned from college in New York, she had a clear plan. “After graduating from Howard University in Washington D.C., I went to Parsons School for Design with the intention of pursuing jewelry-making and clothing design full-time. But when I returned to Los Angeles and settled in Marina Del Rey, […]

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Ramsay, Ryu in May runoff city council election

Ramsay, Ryu in May runoff city council election

| March 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Carolyn Ramsay is heading for a runoff election on Tues., May 19 following her first place finish for the Fourth District City Council seat in the March 3 election. Based on unofficial results from the City Clerk, the runoff will be between Carolyn Ramsay (2,911 votes) and David Ryu (2,776 votes). However, there only are […]

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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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