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Join LVNA, get perks from area businesses

Join LVNA, get perks from area businesses

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

For the past year, Larchmont Village Neighborhood Association board member Amy Vangsgard has passed out welcome bags to new area residents. “It’s my Midwestern roots,” she said with a laugh. “My parents were meeters and greeters and so am I.” Vangsgard was brainstorming with other LVNA members about ways to increase membership to the 250-person […]

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Larchmont Family Fair brought all ages to the Village

Larchmont Family Fair brought all ages to the Village

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Music and laughter filled the air at the Larchmont Family Fair on Oct. 26. Children rode ponies, camels and giant slides. Others competed in the costume contest and talent show. The closed-to-traffic boulevard was lined with booths offering food, drink and games. Children enjoyed bubble rollers, a photo booth, petting zoo, rock climbing and face […]

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L.A.P.D. Wilshire Division welcomes new commander Capt. Howard Leslie

L.A.P.D. Wilshire Division welcomes new commander Capt. Howard Leslie

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Being assigned to L.A.P.D.’s Wilshire Division is like coming full circle, said new commanding officer Capt. Howard Leslie. “I worked here as a young police officer in the late 80s and early 90s,” said the 27-year L.A. Police Dept. veteran. He returned to the division in September as commanding officer of the patrol unit following […]

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Local launches business to prepare for Big One

Local launches business to prepare for Big One

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Brookside resident Roy Forbes experienced his first earthquake at age six while eating a pancake breakfast at Ky’s Place in Carson City, Nev., and he thought it was fun. But today, Forbes knows that earthquakes are not fun––they are deadly and take serious preparation to survive. Scientists consistently warn us that there is a 99.7 […]

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PETS OF LARCHMONT

PETS OF LARCHMONT

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

An overwhelming number of e-mails poured in of adorable and regal-looking pets with some uplifting stories to match. Several among them are Boulevard regulars. One owner forwarded a pastel painting of Gen. Beauregard, a.k.a. Beau, and there was Sophie, “a Windsor Square socialite” entertaining her dachsund friends. Kobe Astro, a beagle mix, is a true […]

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Taste of Larchmont benefits Hope-Net

Taste of Larchmont benefits Hope-Net

| September 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Residents strolled the Boulevard on a warm August night, sampled cuisine at participating area restaurants and listened to live jazz at the 22nd annual Taste of Larchmont. This year’s theme was “Abbey Road to Larchmont.” The event benefits Hope-Net, an interfaith and community agency celebrating its 26th year. Hope-Net operates 14 area pantries, providing food […]

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