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‘Taste of Larchmont’ aids Hope-Net mission

‘Taste of Larchmont’ aids Hope-Net mission

| August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Readers of the Larchmont Chronicle were calling in frustration.  “What are we going to do about the homeless? They are panhandling up and down the boulevard.” The newspaper’s publishers were aware of the problem, but not the solution. They urged readers not to give money, but a voucher for a meal at McDonalds instead. It […]

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Los Angeles High centennial gala planned

Los Angeles High centennial gala planned

| August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

This October, Los Angeles High School will celebrate 100 years at its location at Olympic and Rimpau with “A Roman Renaissance.” The school, originally founded downtown in 1873, moved to its current, and third, location — 4650 W. Olympic Blvd. — in 1917. The weekend of events, planned for Oct. 20-21, includes a Homecoming football […]

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Vacant homes on Wilton Pl. plague neighborhood

Vacant homes on Wilton Pl. plague neighborhood

| August 31, 2017 | 3 Comments

With 11 properties now sitting vacant on Wilton Pl., stretching two blocks from Melrose to Rosewood, local residents and business owners alike are complaining that the neighborhood is quickly deteriorating. “We have been battling the situation for months now,” says Mercedes Simonian, co-owner of the Hollywood Historic Hotel, located on the corner of Melrose and […]

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Showdown set for Bungalow in criminal court

Showdown set for Bungalow in criminal court

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Larchmont Bungalow is scheduled to be back in criminal court Mon., Aug. 7 with a new defendant — Renee Mizrahi, wife of the deceased owner. “That’s the drop-dead date when they’re supposed to be either in compliance by that date or close the restaurant. This has gone on long enough,” said Todd Maland, investigator […]

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Sample cuisine at 25th Taste of Larchmont, Aug. 28

Sample cuisine at 25th Taste of Larchmont, Aug. 28

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Hope-Net’s “Taste of Larchmont” celebrates its 25th anniversary on Mon., Aug. 28 from 6 to 9 p.m. when attendees will sample food from the boulevard’s restaurants. The neighborhood event brings the community together while supporting the Hope-Net food pantry mission. In addition to food from local eateries, a dessert pavilion will offer delicious pastries, cheeses […]

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Faith, family and friends is ‘secret’ to Olsens’ 75th

Faith, family and friends is ‘secret’ to Olsens’ 75th

| August 3, 2017 | 1 Comment

Ken (99) and Dickie (96) Olsen of Muirfield Road will have been married 75 years this November. The couple credit “faith, family and friends” as the secret to their long marriage and to life. The couple raised seven children and volunteered countless hours to St. Anne’s Home, Loyola High Mother’s Club (which Dickie’s mom, Linda […]

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