Archive for October, 2019

‘Jack and the Giant’ launches  Nine O’Clock Players 90th season

‘Jack and the Giant’ launches Nine O’Clock Players 90th season

| October 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Watch Jack rescue Queen Violet from the Giant as the Nine O’Clock Players launch their 90th anniversary season with performances of “Jack and the Giant” at the Assistance League Theatre, 1367 N. St. Andrews Pl., Sundays Nov. 3, 10 and 17 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15. Julia Holland, director of the production, was named […]

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LACMA is packing, preparing for construction in early 2020

LACMA is packing, preparing for construction in early 2020

| October 31, 2019 | 1 Comment

Statues and portraits are being packed at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in preparation for construction of the David Geffen Galleries, set to start in early 2020. The 347,500-square-foot permanent collection building, which will span Wilshire Blvd., replaces four buildings: Ahmanson, Art of the Americas, Bing and Hammer. The latter have already mostly […]

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Dream catcher, veteran TV writer has some tips for the Chronicle

Dream catcher, veteran TV writer has some tips for the Chronicle

| October 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Television and film writer John Donley visited the Larchmont Chronicle office recently to pitch an idea: “I love this community, but there are many people here you don’t know who they are… each month you should profile someone in the neighborhood in which we’d get to know that person…” It was with Rabbi William Cutter […]

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Chevalier’s among independents that actually care about books

Chevalier’s among independents that actually care about books

| October 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Articles on the death of bookstores have appeared so often over the past decade as to become a kind of genre — complete with a conventional theme, predictable structure, and prevailing tone. But these elegiac notices of passing shouldn’t obscure an important fact: independent bookstores that remain are doing quite well. Of course there is […]

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No time to cook a holiday turkey? No problem!

No time to cook a holiday turkey? No problem!

| October 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Hosting Thanksgiving dinner can be quite a chore. Of course, with all the wonderful restaurants that abound in our community, you always can go out for the feast — if the restaurants are open on the holiday. But eating at a home is the most likely Thanksgiving scenario for most of us, and that usually […]

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New leadership at Wilshire Division police station

New leadership at Wilshire Division police station

| October 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

There’s a new commanding officer at the Los Angeles Police Department’s (LAPD) Wilshire Division station. Capt. Timothy Nordquist — who succeeded Capt. Anthony Oddo in May — brings with him nearly three decades of experience in public service. Last month, Nordquist invited the Chronicle to the Wilshire station to chat about crime in the community. […]

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