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Cohen’s 2,000+ pound charge runs free at Elephant Nature Park

Cohen’s 2,000+ pound charge runs free at Elephant Nature Park

| June 28, 2018 | 1 Comment

After years of serving the local community, Village Pizzeria owner Steve Cohen reached further across the globe, much further, in his latest philanthropic endeavor. He adopted an elephant. Cohen hopes to travel to Thailand to visit his charge in time for the pair’s birthday — Steve’s is July 13; the elephant Chang Yim’s is July […]

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Local chef is motivated by his search for best possible produce

Local chef is motivated by his search for best possible produce

| June 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s summer in Los Angeles, which means that gardens, grocers and farmers’ markets are teeming with juicy, plump produce. And at least one local chef credits his restaurant’s success, in part, on his ability to bring that California farm-fresh produce to your plate. Chef Kevin Meehan, who opened Kali restaurant on Melrose Avenue in 2016, […]

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Metro tunnel boring machines unveiled

Metro tunnel boring machines unveiled

| May 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Youth was well represented at Metro’s unveiling of artwork that disclosed the winning names for the two tunnel boring machines (TBMs) that will drill the Purple Line Extension through Greater Wilshire and Miracle Mile. Third grader Lauren Park, from La Cañada, designed winning poster art that will be placed on the twin TBMs that will […]

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Brookside block party set for June 10

Brookside block party set for June 10

| May 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Brookside will hold its 39th annual neighborhood block party on Sun., June 10. “Our neighborhood has the distinction of holding the longest running neighborhood Block Party in the City of Los Angeles,” according to Brookside Homeowners Association co-presidents Danny Gibson and Emily Levin. This year’s block party will be held on the 800 block of […]

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Wilshire Library plants garden, with help from friends and graduate

Wilshire Library plants garden, with help from friends and graduate

| May 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Wilshire Branch library got a great start on its spring gardening last month, thanks to a $1,000 donation from the Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society and the pitching in of several members of Friends of the Wilshire Library (FOWL), as well as many others. Potted plants and outdoor furniture were added to the patio, […]

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Local high school graduates reveal their choices for college

Local high school graduates reveal their choices for college

| May 31, 2018 | 1 Comment

Community college offers local opportunities Fairfax High School senior Lily Larsen is a fifth-generation Angeleno with deep roots in the neighborhood. So when it came time to consider colleges, she decided to stay close to home. “Larchmont has been a part of my family for decades,” Larsen proudly explains. Since the 1940s, Lily’s family, the […]

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