Archive for June, 2019

La Brea Tar Pits reimagined for the next 50 years

La Brea Tar Pits reimagined for the next 50 years

| June 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

La Brea Tar Pits & Museum is a treasure trove of Ice Age fossils. It’s also feeling its age — 40 — which is not much in geological years but is a lifetime for world-class institutions along Museum Row. In late August, three architect-led teams will unveil preliminary conceptual approaches to La Brea Tar Pits master […]

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Sample food, wines at Taste of Farmers Market July 23

Sample food, wines at Taste of Farmers Market July 23

| June 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Sample food from more than 50 eateries, restaurants and grocers, including vegetarian options, at the 11th annual Taste of Farmers Market, 6333 W. Third St., Tues., July 23 from 5 to 9 p.m. There will be live entertainment, “Firehouse Chili” made by local fire stations 61 and 58, and a community craft table.  Beer and […]

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Cathedral, Fairfax District and library among winners

Cathedral, Fairfax District and library among winners

| June 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to this year’s recipients of the Los Angeles Conservancy’s 38th annual Preservation Awards. They include a Jewish American historic district, a late 19th-century cathedral and a World War II airplane hangar that has found new life in the 21st century. Vibiana and its former rectory-turned-restaurant, Redbird, won the Conservancy’s highest recognition, the Chair’s Award. […]

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New Xavier Center to open in 2020 at Loyola High School

New Xavier Center to open in 2020 at Loyola High School

| June 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Loyola High School, the oldest high school in Southern California, broke ground on a new building this month. Through their construction initiative, “The Campaign for 1901 Venice Boulevard,” Loyola is reimagining Xavier Center as a 26,000-square-foot contemporary special events space, expected to open in late 2020. Loyola Board Chairman Rick Caruso led the groundbreaking celebration […]

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Larchmont Animal Clinic still purring after 42 years on Boulevard

Larchmont Animal Clinic still purring after 42 years on Boulevard

| June 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s all dogs and cats and high-tech equipment at Larchmont Animal Clinic. Since Dr. Jan Ciganek opened his clinic in 1973, his services have grown to include X-ray and blood chemistry machines alongside a dedicated surgery suite. “Everything’s changed. It’s more sophisticated. The quality of care has gone way up,” he said last month at […]

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Beloved mail carrier retires, celebrated with proclamation

Beloved mail carrier retires, celebrated with proclamation

| June 27, 2019 | 1 Comment

July 3, 2019, the day neighborhood mail carrier Carl Mitchell goes on retirement, will be the end of an era in the neighborhoods immediately surrounding the Larchmont Chronicle. The mail carrier has been delivering cheer and goodwill along with the mail to residents and businesses around Larchmont since 1980. 1975: Year of distinction It all […]

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