Tag: Women of Larchmont

Larchmont Village and the Chronicle’s Jane Gilman: a love affair

Larchmont Village and the Chronicle’s Jane Gilman: a love affair

| August 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

You might recognize her name as the co-founder and former publisher of the Chronicle, or recognize her face as a volunteer for a number of clubs and organizations. That’s because Jane Gilman has been a fixture on Larchmont for more than five decades. Her love for Larchmont first began in 1963, the year that she […]

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Lynn Russell found new perspective, hope at Downtown Women’s Center

Lynn Russell found new perspective, hope at Downtown Women’s Center

| August 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Lynn Hall Russell’s blue eyes sparkle when she tells of the founding of the Downtown Women’s Center (DWC) 40 years ago. As the story goes, an outreach worker on Skid Row, Jill Halverson, befriended a woman living out of two shopping carts. She found Rose to be a bright, loving and interesting woman. She was […]

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Hilary Crahan puts volunteerism front and center in her life

Hilary Crahan puts volunteerism front and center in her life

| August 2, 2018 | 1 Comment

When it comes to community and charitable involvement, the younger generation seems to be picking up where the older generation left off. At least, that’s the case for Hilary Crahan. Her mother, current Windsor Square resident and previous “Woman of Larchmont” Michele McGarry Crahan, served in the Junior League of Los Angeles, volunteered for Children’s […]

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Diane Dicksteen: Fun and a laugh, helping animals and neighbors

Diane Dicksteen: Fun and a laugh, helping animals and neighbors

| August 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Diane Dicksteen likes to laugh — a lot — which is one of the reasons she ended up in Los Angeles and Windsor Village, albeit in a roundabout way. “Born in Scotland, schooled in England, graduated in Canada, married in Los Angeles,” quipped Diane when asked about her route to Los Angeles. At the end […]

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