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Surprise donation at Wilshire Park Elementary

Surprise donation at Wilshire Park Elementary

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

There is nothing in the world like the sight, smell and feel of a brand new book. Now the children and educators at Wilshire Park Elementary, 4063 Ingraham St., can have the pleasure of enjoying 4,000 new books donated by City National Bank’s “Reading is the Way Up” program, plus $10,000 for additional books from […]

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Takei recalls his imprisonment in WWII

Takei recalls his imprisonment in WWII

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Recently, I had the pleasure of sitting down with George Takei at a press event for the show “Allegiance: A New Musical Inspired by a True Story” playing (through April 1) at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center’s Aratani Theatre. Although the musical centers on a fictional family, the story contains many of Mr. […]

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Girl Scout cookies will be sold on Larchmont Blvd.

Girl Scout cookies will be sold on Larchmont Blvd.

| January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Samoas, Thin Mints, Tagalongs — everyone has a favorite Girl Scout cookie. Get your favorite from door-to-door sales beginning on Sun., Jan. 28, with booth storefronts starting on Thurs., Feb. 9, and lasting until Mar. 11. Girl Scout troops, including St. James’-based Troops 1125 and 2115, will begin selling cookies around the neighborhood in front […]

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Troop 10 celebrates its 103rd year, and its Eagle Scouts

Troop 10 celebrates its 103rd year, and its Eagle Scouts

| January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Boy Scouts Troop 10 is the oldest continuously sponsored troop in the nation. Founded in 1914, the St. James’ Episcopal Church chartered organization is celebrating its 103rd year, said scoutmaster Matt Rauchberg. Its 50 members come from a variety of schools and neighborhoods including Hancock Park, Larchmont Village, Windsor Square, Fremont Place and Koreatown. Schools include […]

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Mile Chamber honors former publisher

Mile Chamber honors former publisher

| January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Larchmont Chronicle co-founder and former publisher Jane Gilman was honored Jan. 11 at the Greater Miracle Mile Chamber of Commerce board meeting. Recognized as a “trail blazer,” Gilman donned a Davy Crockett-style coonskin cap as she accepted the chamber’s first annual honoree award. “As Mae West said, ‘I climbed the ladder of success wrong by […]

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Signups underway for Wilshire Warriors — it’s more than baseball

Signups underway for Wilshire Warriors — it’s more than baseball

| January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Batter up! Wilshire Warriors’ new season is on the horizon. Opening weekend begins Fri., March 16 at Pan Pacific Park field. The 10-week season ends June 10. The 500-person league of boys and girls is broken down into age groups, four through 14 years old. That’s right, four-year-olds are up to bat, says League president […]

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