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Cerrell CFO Steve Bullock installed as head at BizFed

Cerrell CFO Steve Bullock installed as head at BizFed

| February 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Steve Bullock, chief financial officer and co-owner of Cerrell, the public relations and government affairs agency at 320 N. Larchmont Blvd., is the incoming chair of BizFed (Los Angeles County Business Federation). Bullock was installed at Biz Fed’s 11th anniversary celebration in January at Nixon Peabody LLP in Downtown Los Angeles. Commerce-based BizFed represents 180 […]

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‘Visionaries’ at Assistance League improving children’s lives for 100 years

‘Visionaries’ at Assistance League improving children’s lives for 100 years

| February 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

“Visionaries“ not only describes the women, past and present, responsible for one of our nation’s important charitable undertakings, it also is the name of the Public Broadcasting System (PBS) program, “Visionaries” that, since 1995, has been highlighting the rarely told stories of nonprofit organizations around the world. Hosted by actor Sam Waterston, each show is […]

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A fateful trip to the airport and ‘goodbye’ waves resulted in 66 (and counting) years of marriage

A fateful trip to the airport and ‘goodbye’ waves resulted in 66 (and counting) years of marriage

| January 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

It was post-World War II Los Angeles. Two recent college graduates, one returned from war service in the Navy, had known each other slightly growing up. One had grown up in Windsor Square, the other in Hancock Park. But they had been three years apart in age, and they really didn’t socialize. Both families — […]

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Romance and flowers win the day in Washington, D.C.

Romance and flowers win the day in Washington, D.C.

| January 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Kathleen and Robert Barnes met on a rainy winter evening in Washington, D.C., where Kathleen was attending the University of Maryland and Robert was working on Capitol Hill as a press secretary. At the time, Kathleen was going out with Robert’s best friend from grade school, but when Robert met her that evening he knew […]

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Love on Larchmont: Local couple tell us how they met

Love on Larchmont: Local couple tell us how they met

| January 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Leah met Matt Purse in 2011 while working as a barista at Peet’s Coffee in Larchmont Village. “He was a regular at the coffee shop and lived in the neighborhood, and I fell in love with him at first sight,” she tells us. Initial conversations over Matt’s “wonderful little English bulldog, Dougal,” (who has been […]

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Couple cruises to visit far-flung destinations

Couple cruises to visit far-flung destinations

| January 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council (GWNC) President and Brookside resident Owen Smith and his wife, Reatha, have seen the world. Over the past decades, they visited Russia, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Thailand, Hong Kong, China, Japan, South America, Hungary, France, Canada, Egypt, Kenya, South Africa, Greece, the Falkland Islands, Germany, Austria, Italy… I could go on, but […]

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