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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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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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Charter school founders look to first graduation

Charter school founders look to first graduation

| December 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Eleven years after it opened its doors, Larchmont Charter School is preparing its first senior class for graduation this June. Two of the four co-founders, Heather Boylston and Rebecca Hutchinson, say the milestone gives them a strong sense of accomplishment and pride. “It’s amazing how the school has affected the entire community,” says Hutchinson. “Our […]

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Bang band members get a whole lotta love from peers

Bang band members get a whole lotta love from peers

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Deciding to form a band was easy; finding a drummer was not. “Moms are not as likely to allow drummers to practice in their houses,” noted a member of “Bang.” Inspiration began at Larchmont Charter school three years ago when students Vinnie Wade and Seb Juul enrolled in teacher George Foster’s afterschool performance workshop, Roxskool. […]

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Janneke Straub heads Ojai Music Festival’s 68th year

Janneke Straub heads Ojai Music Festival’s 68th year

| May 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

The natural beauty of the Ojai valley is worthy of the new music and traditional performances scheduled at the Ojai Music Festival. Just ask Janneke Straub, who has been commuting from her home in Larchmont Village since she took the reins of the 68th festival earlier this year. She is executive director of the four-day […]

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Around the Town with Patty Hill

Around the Town with Patty Hill

| June 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Virginia Robinson Gardens estate was the setting for the 14th annual Rose Variety Arts Show in May. Carmelita Pittman, founder and executive director of the Rose Breast Cancer Society, introduced the 3rd Wave Band Trio and honoree Raul Rodriguez who received the Society’s Achievement Award for his support of preventative care for women in […]

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