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Christ the King School debuts transitional kindergarten

Christ the King School debuts transitional kindergarten

| August 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Christ the King Catholic School is inaugurating the first transitional kindergarten in the Los Angeles Diocese.  “We are adopting the Montessori method,” said Ruth Anderson, principal of the elementary school at 617 N. Arden Blvd. Anderson, a native of Ireland, said her first teaching experience in her home country was as a Montessori teacher. The […]

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Gus Deppe remembered for being a friend to everyone

Gus Deppe remembered for being a friend to everyone

| August 3, 2012 | 1 Comment

Gus Deppe packed a full life into 10 years, said his parents, Cecelia Uribe and Paul Deppe. The youngster passed away on June 23 after the cancer that had been in remission for eight years returned. Gus was born on Aug. 10, 2001 and named after his paternal great-grandfather August Deppe who came to the […]

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Homeowners’ group spruces up Third Street School gardens

Homeowners’ group spruces up Third Street School gardens

| August 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Laura Eversz Members of booster group Friends of Third gathering for a recent Monday morning meeting about school clean-up were pleasantly surprised to see that the corner beds of the campus at June and Third streets had been tidied up. A quick investigation revealed that the Hancock Park Homeowners Assoc. was responsible, said Friends’ […]

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Register now for Wilshire Softball’s girls’ fall League

Register now for Wilshire Softball’s girls’ fall League

| August 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Wilshire Softball League recently wrapped up its All-Star season in which teams played in tournaments around Southern California. “We did pretty well overall,” said league president Rachel Capata. Girls wishing to play in the Fall league, which runs from September through November, can sign up now, added Capata. Established in 2002, Wilshire Softball has […]

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Piano donation at Blend is rewarding, inspiring for local retiree

Piano donation at Blend is rewarding, inspiring for local retiree

| June 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

  Susan Levin’s late mother, Dolly Schussman, was a phenomenal piano player. “She was also kind of an eccentric person who painted a lot of things gold,” said Susan. “She even painted her beautiful Wurlitzer piano. My father used to say that if he didn’t keep moving, she’d paint him gold, too.” When no one […]

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