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Imagine LA seeks new CEO

Imagine LA seeks new CEO

After 15 years at the helm of Imagine LA, where she grew the nonprofit from serving three families in need to nearly 300 this year, Jill Bauman is looking to change things up at the organization she founded. “Imagine LA’s impact has grown beyond my wildest dreams,” the Windsor Village resident wrote in an announcement […]

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Refresh and raise money

Refresh and raise money

It wouldn’t be summer without lemonade, and Larchmont area kids are setting up stands around town. But this year’s crop of curbside kid businesses is raising money for more than pocket cash. On Bronson Avenue, Micah Epstein, 9, and Jack Barringer, 7, set up shop to raise money for Moms Demand Action and gun violence […]

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‘Taste of Larchmont’ to return; HopeNet event is Sept. 19

‘Taste of Larchmont’ to return; HopeNet event is Sept. 19

After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the Taste of Larchmont is planning to return to the Boulevard Mon., Sept. 19, from 6 to 9 p.m. The delicious community event — with 15 participating eateries — benefits HopeNet, a locally started nonprofit organization that benefits people in our community facing food insecurity Steve Tator, an […]

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Pio trades his shopping cart for a walker as he moves indoors

Pio trades his shopping cart for a walker as he moves indoors

“It’s paradise here,” states Pio Franco Iervolino, formerly known by his street name, Giorgio, to describe his new home in a senior care facility. Having visited him there several times, I wouldn’t describe it as such, but after 11 weeks elsewhere, including five days in a mental health hospital, the senior facility is an improvement. […]

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SVMOW hosted inaugural ‘Hollywood Under the Stars’ gala

SVMOW hosted inaugural ‘Hollywood Under the Stars’ gala

After being unable to hold its traditional “An Evening on the Beach” event for the past two years due to COVID-19, St. Vincent Meals on Wheels (SVMOW), the largest privately funded senior nutrition program in the nation, held its inaugural “Hollywood Under the Stars” fundraiser on June 25. The event was held at Paramount Studios, right across the […]

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Archives from Assistance League inspire exhibit at Autry

Archives from Assistance League inspire exhibit at Autry

An online exhibit that honors the 100th anniversary of women winning the right to vote also tells the origin of modern-day thrift shops with the help of the extensive library of historic documents compiled by the Assistance League of Los Angeles (ALLA). Visit “What’s Her Story: Women in the Archives” online at the Autry Museum of […]

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Surviving Dog Days requires recreational water activities

Surviving Dog Days requires recreational water activities

One of my favorite movies, “Sahara,” stars Humphrey Bogart and is about a ragtag tank battalion astray in the vast Libyan Desert during World War II. Bogie plays Sgt. Joe Gunn, whose crew makes a last stand defending a ruined fortress that contains the only well for a hundred miles. Like a Los Angeles summer, […]

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Meeting diplomats, foreign dignitaries as a D.C. intern

Meeting diplomats, foreign dignitaries as a D.C. intern

My commitment to public service brought me this summer to Washington, D.C., for a student internship preceding my junior year at college. With little advance knowledge of what to expect in the Nation’s Capital, I was already excited at the prospect of making a contribution, albeit intern-sized, to the public good. Now, after having lived […]

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Music supporter, neighborhood champion Toby Horn

Music supporter, neighborhood champion Toby Horn

Toby Horn is touched and amazed that she was selected to be a “Woman of Larchmont,” because she doesn’t think she’s especially remarkable. “My life is just my life,” she explains. Of course, that’s only partially true; Horn gives more than she admits. From her involvement in the Los Angeles Conservancy to bringing music to […]

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She recruited women firefighters, fought gun violence

She recruited women firefighters, fought gun violence

Back in the 1950s and ’60s, Ann Reiss Lane was a homemaker like most women of that era. But unlike most of her contemporaries, Lane was also an activist. Her list of accomplishments would grow over the years and has included co-founding the group Women Against Gun Violence (WAGV) with feminist Betty Friedan. The two […]

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Bowers fosters connection with her community

Bowers fosters connection with her community

A Chicago native, Stacey V. Bowers met her husband at the University of Chicago Law School, and they originally settled on her turf in the Windy City. One December, 26 years ago, they returned to the frigid midwestern weather from a visit to her husband’s family in Hancock Park, and it occurred to her that […]

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Diana Buckhantz is working for a better world

Diana Buckhantz is working for a better world

With yoga-strong arms and a ready smile, Diana Buckhantz is a Larchmont woman who has been working for decades to make a difference in the world. Growing up in New York as a shy but smart self-described goody-goody, she probably couldn’t have foreseen the many paths her life would take. Young Diana dreamed of being […]

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As The Ebell approaches 100, a master plan gives guidance

As The Ebell approaches 100, a master plan gives guidance

In Hancock Park and Windsor Square and the neighboring communities, few secular institutions can rival The Ebell of Los Angeles in its longevity, community presence and commitment to its original mission. Founded in 1894, the Ebell moved into its current Sumner Hunt-designed Italianate clubhouse on Wilshire and Lucerne boulevards in 1927. For nearly a century, […]

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Treat your lawn to ‘lasagna’ … and save water as you do 

Treat your lawn to ‘lasagna’ … and save water as you do 

The bittersweet signs of change in water usage are here. Since water restrictions were implemented on June 1 across Southern California, dying lawns are screaming for a city-wide change in mindset and landscaping. Look around; the dead grass is proof that lawns are not a sustainable reality for our climate. According to the California Dept. of […]

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Los Angeles County Museum of Art Architect visits construction site

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Architect visits construction site

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Imagine LA seeks new CEO

Imagine LA seeks new CEO

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After 15 years at the helm of Imagine LA, where she grew the nonprofit from serving three families in need to nearly 300 this year, Jill Bauman is looking to change things up at the organization she founded. “Imagine LA’s impact has grown beyond my wildest dreams,” the Windsor Village resident wrote in an announcement […]

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Music supporter, neighborhood champion Toby Horn

Music supporter, neighborhood champion Toby Horn

| July 28, 2022 | 0 Comments

Toby Horn is touched and amazed that she was selected to be a “Woman of Larchmont,” because she doesn’t think she’s especially remarkable. “My life is just my life,” she explains. Of course, that’s only partially true; Horn gives more than she admits. From her involvement in the Los Angeles Conservancy to bringing music to […]

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She recruited women firefighters, fought gun violence

She recruited women firefighters, fought gun violence

| July 28, 2022 | 0 Comments

Back in the 1950s and ’60s, Ann Reiss Lane was a homemaker like most women of that era. But unlike most of her contemporaries, Lane was also an activist. Her list of accomplishments would grow over the years and has included co-founding the group Women Against Gun Violence (WAGV) with feminist Betty Friedan. The two […]

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