Archive for August, 2019

Rev. Gwynne Guibord, 75, founded interfaith center at St. John’s

Rev. Gwynne Guibord, 75, founded interfaith center at St. John’s

| August 29, 2019 | 1 Comment

Interfaith leader and founder of The Guibord Center, Rev. Dr. Gwynne Guibord, lost a 10-year battle with cancer Aug. 15. She was 75. A Requiem Eucharist was held Aug. 24 at St. John’s Cathedral, home of the Guibord Center. Episcopal Diocesan Bishop John Harvey Taylor officiated. Born in Flint, Mich., Guibord earned her Ph.D. in […]

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Journalist, activist, society editor from the past: Lucy Toberman

Journalist, activist, society editor from the past: Lucy Toberman

| August 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Lucy Toberman was a dedicated journalist and activist who made herself a fixture of both the Larchmont Chronicle and the larger community for decades. Her writing as the Chronicle’s society editor began in Oct. 1965 and continued until the day she died, just before her 85th birthday, a 29-year career with the paper. Besides her […]

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War, chase films, Ronstadt’s voice endures, another dog flick

War, chase films, Ronstadt’s voice endures, another dog flick

| August 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Official Secrets (9/10): Runtime 112 minutes. R. It’s chancy to believe history as told by motion pictures, but this film seems right on, in capturing the deceitfulness of the Bush Administration and Colin Powell in starting the second Iraq war (evocative of Lyndon Johnson’s fraudulent Tonkin Gulf Resolution that callously misled the American populace into […]

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New urban forest officer named to manage canopy: ‘City is home to the nation’s largest urban forest’

New urban forest officer named to manage canopy: ‘City is home to the nation’s largest urban forest’

| August 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s official, Los Angeles has a City Forest Officer. Rachel Malarich was appointed last month by Mayor Eric Garcetti to the new post, which was created to oversee the growth of Los Angeles’ urban forest and help the city reach its goal to plant 90,000 trees by 2021. “Rachel has the vision, experience and expertise […]

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Shonda Rhimes: Keeping a low profile in Hancock Park

Shonda Rhimes: Keeping a low profile in Hancock Park

| August 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Shonda Rhimes is a high-profile writer, producer and author who keeps a low profile in Hancock Park. Born and raised outside of Chicago, Rhimes moved to the neighborhood more than 15 years ago. “Maybe I have just been a quiet neighbor!” Rhimes said in an e-mail. “I lived in two different houses in the area […]

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Spend ‘Day at the Beach’ at Taste of Larchmont Aug. 26

Spend ‘Day at the Beach’ at Taste of Larchmont Aug. 26

| August 1, 2019 | 1 Comment

Take an evening stroll along the boulevard in Larchmont Village and enjoy sampling cuisine from more than 20 restaurants at HopeNet’s annual “Taste of Larchmont” fundraiser Mon., Aug. 26. The event, themed “A Day at the Beach” this year, will also feature food, desserts and beverages at the pavilion area set up in the public […]

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