Archive for October, 2019

Japan honors Dr. Takei for promoting modern dentistry

Japan honors Dr. Takei for promoting modern dentistry

| October 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Dr. Henry Takei was honored last month at the Official Residence of the Consul General of Japan for bringing cutting-edge periodontic dentistry to Japan. The Hancock Park resident was awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon, for also promoting academic exchange between Japan and the U.S. Many of Takei’s UCLA […]

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Larchmont loses two large ficus trees

Larchmont loses two large ficus trees

| October 31, 2019 | 1 Comment

Two healthy and mature ficus trees on Larchmont Boulevard, located in front of the Rite Aid store, got the axe last month despite efforts by the local neighborhood association to save the side-by-side trees. Work to remove the two trees began Oct. 7 followed by removal and replacement of 90 linear feet of sidewalk. African […]

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Historic Citrus Ave. house quickly demolished

Historic Citrus Ave. house quickly demolished

| October 31, 2019 | 10 Comments

Neighbors on Citrus Avenue, just west of Hancock Park, were shocked on Oct. 23 when the historic 1927 home at 361 N. Citrus Ave., at the southwest corner of Oakwood Ave., was summarily demolished in one day, after no effective advance notice. Especially shocked was the couple that sold the house on September 18. As […]

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Magic, mystery and Yale in Bardugo’s new book, TV series

Magic, mystery and Yale in Bardugo’s new book, TV series

| October 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

On the heels of the release of Leigh Bardugo’s first adult novel, “Ninth House,” Amazon Studios announced that it plans to develop the book as a TV series. Bardugo grew up in Windsor Square and attended Marlborough School. Her publisher, Flatiron Books (part of MacMillan), released the book last month. Set in an alternate reality […]

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Brookside’s Bridge House unveiled after two years of construction

Brookside’s Bridge House unveiled after two years of construction

| October 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Local architect Dan Brunn, AIA, opened up to guests his long-awaited “Bridge House” in Brookside last month at an official unveiling. The 4,500-square-foot home was designed to quite literally bridge 65 feet over the natural brook that gives the neighborhood its name. At the Oct. 22 event, which marked completion of two years of construction, […]

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A little giving can go a long way

A little giving can go a long way

| October 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Giving a little time, attention or resources can have a ripple effect in people’s lives, doing more good than we can imagine. The holiday season provides ample opportunities for helping others in the community and making a difference. The following local charities would love help and donations. Often events are available throughout the year, so […]

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