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Larchmont music shop enters its eighth decade

Larchmont music shop enters its eighth decade

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

For the last 70 years, anyone coming through our neighborhood has seen the landmark Hans Weisshaar sign at 627 N. Larchmont Blvd. But does anyone really know what goes on in this decades-old violin shop? As a former violinist, it was a satisfying experience walking into the shop. Georg and Ann Eittinger, the proprietors, greeted […]

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Resident takes Young Adult genre by storm in ‘Dangerous Year’

Resident takes Young Adult genre by storm in ‘Dangerous Year’

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

As the October issue of the Larchmont Chronicle goes to press, first-time author and Brookside resident Kes Trester’s soon-to-be-released Young Adult (YA) novel, “A Dangerous Year,” is already racking up positive reviews. “This is our new Gossip Girl, guys. We can feel it,” raves HelloGiggles.com. “You’ll devour this clever and dangerously good plot. We guarantee […]

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Former Chronicle student reporter: then and now

Former Chronicle student reporter: then and now

| August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

These days, Tom Brandlin of Park La Brea serves as a not-for-profit consultant at the Soldiers Project in North Hollywood and other agencies, as well as deacon at St. Basil’s Parish on Wilshire Blvd. Then In 1965, he was a high school sophomore at St. John Vianney High School (in the process of being renamed […]

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Local students report from annual political convention

Local students report from annual political convention

| August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Some of the biggest names in politics descended on the Pasadena Convention Center July 29-30 for the third annual Politicon, a non-partisan event that brings together politicians, pundits and media personalities. Two local students who attended the conference give their perspectives on what it was like to watch people of all political stripes come together […]

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Arts are thriving at schools… with teacher, parent help

Arts are thriving at schools… with teacher, parent help

| August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Whether your child is entering public, private, or parochial school, the arts are in full swing in most of our local schools, or at least are part of the curriculum. A sculpture workshop and violin lessons may not help get them a six-figure job down the road, but the arts can add beauty, meaning, and, […]

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Tour Ebell, sip champagne at open house Sept. 24

Tour Ebell, sip champagne at open house Sept. 24

| August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Ebell of Los Angeles will open its historic doors to the public at a Champagne Open House on Sun., Sept. 24, from 3 to 5 p.m. at 4400 Wilshire Blvd. at Lucerne Blvd. Visitors may tour the Italian Renaissance-style women-owned building, a national, state and city landmark, also designated an Official American Treasure. The […]

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