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Five-term mayor Tom  Bradley’s 100th celebrated

Five-term mayor Tom Bradley’s 100th celebrated

| December 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Board of Trustees of the Los Angeles Community College District honored the life and contributions of the late Mayor Tom Bradley at a 100th birthday celebration at Los Angeles Trade Technical College in December. The Board of Trustees named a facility at the college in honor of Mayor Bradley. The five-term mayor is known […]

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Fitness and Health: Physician’s road to a winning physique

Fitness and Health: Physician’s road to a winning physique

| December 28, 2017 | 2 Comments

A year ago, if anyone had asked Dr. Valerie Ulene (Windsor Square) if she were a fan of weight lifting, she would have answered in the negative. Last month, however, after six months of training, she competed in the open amateur division for the Organization of Competition Bodies (OCB) in Hollywood. How it all began […]

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Couple celebrates memory of daughter, raises funds for charity

Couple celebrates memory of daughter, raises funds for charity

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

A 10-year celebration took place recently at the Hancock Park home of John and Andrea Nelson Meigs. Their backyard was filled with family and friends who joined in recognizing a breakthrough year for Cure SMA (spinal muscular atrophy). SMA is the number one genetic cause of death for infants. It was through the tragic death […]

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Hope-Net head has love for Larchmont, family

Hope-Net head has love for Larchmont, family

| November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Hope-Net’s new executive director Ninette Ayala has a long history with Larchmont and with helping those in need. She began her young working life behind the counter at Landis General Store and scooping frozen yogurt at Penguin’s on Larchmont Blvd. She went on to become a teacher’s assistant at Melrose Avenue and Vine Street elementary […]

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Marlborough science teacher needs your online votes!

Marlborough science teacher needs your online votes!

| November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Nicole Collier wants your help to compete in the Fjällräven Polar, a 300-kilometer amateur dog-sled race across the Arctic North, from Norway into Sweden. The earth science and biology teacher at Marlborough School is competing to win the most online votes by Thurs., Dec. 14, and anyone can vote. Collier also has worked as a […]

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Turning Point robotics team earns top spot

Turning Point robotics team earns top spot

| November 30, 2017 | 2 Comments

Students at Turning Point School took first place in a Nov. 11 citywide robotics competition, called First Lego League. Beating 24 other teams at the qualifying tournament, Turning Point’s first-place team will advance to the league’s regional championship later this month. First Lego League is an international competition that invites students to research a real-world […]

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