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Sister Alice Marie, 82, dies; Twerdahl named director

Sister Alice Marie, 82, dies; Twerdahl named director

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Word of the death of Sister Alice Marie Quinn, founder 40 years ago and executive director until this week of St. Vincent Meals on Wheels, came just as the Chronicle went to press. Her health had been in decline, and she died of natural causes. Mass and burial were on June 28. The day before […]

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SB 1818: How a state law is reshaping Larchmont

SB 1818: How a state law is reshaping Larchmont

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

A group of Larchmont Village residents continues to campaign against a new 52-unit mixed-use development planned for the corner of Beachwood Dr. and Melrose Ave. that is working its way through the planning process. At the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council (GWNC) board meeting last month, Tracey Clarke, organizer of the opposition campaign, asked board members […]

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Will digital billboards be blinking in our future?

Will digital billboards be blinking in our future?

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Elected officials on a city committee have generated controversy by loosening a proposed Citywide Sign Ordinance to permit digital billboards both within sign districts and outside of them. According to the Coalition to Ban Billboard Blight, if the committee members’ proposed changes are approved by the full City Council, billboards would be permitted in “commercial” […]

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Mixed-use project divides Larchmont Village neighbors

Mixed-use project divides Larchmont Village neighbors

| June 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Several neighbors expressed dissatisfaction during a May 9 Larchmont Village Neighborhood Association (LVNA) semi-annual meeting in regards to both a new mixed-use development working its way through the planning process, and the support the neighborhood association gave to the project. The frustrated residents allege the development was “rubber-stamped” by the LVNA board without the neighborhood […]

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Class of 2017 graduations, key speakers

Class of 2017 graduations, key speakers

| June 1, 2017 | 1 Comment

This year’s commencement speakers, poised to address and inspire the next generation, include an assistant chief of police, an executive vice president, a social justice advocate and an LAUSD board member. Asst. Chief of Police Beatrice Girmala, 1981 alumna, will address Immaculate Heart’s 107 graduates Tues., June 6. She heads the Los Angeles Police Department’s (LAPD) […]

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Friday Night baseball at Park

Friday Night baseball at Park

| June 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Wilshire Warriors, open to boys and girls ages 4-14, has ramped up the baseball season with its new program, “Friday Night Lights.” “The teams have created a fun atmosphere by offering hot dogs  (Warrior Dogs) and other refreshments during the games.  It’s been a great way to bring our baseball community together on Friday […]

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