Archive for May, 2024

School galas shine with future artists and alumni; charities hear from space scientist, view fashion, enjoy opera and honor local history

School galas shine with future artists and alumni; charities hear from space scientist, view fashion, enjoy opera and honor local history

| May 30, 2024 | 0 Comments

Guests were welcomed into the Avalon Hollywood by a student-led strings orchestra for the annual LACHSA Future Artists Gala. LACHSA (Los Angeles County High School for the Arts) is a tuition-free high school. Founded nearly 40 years ago, the conservatory-style school focuses on dance, theater, music, visual arts and cinematic arts. Students are accepted based […]

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Without cell phones, social connections thrive at Pilgrim School

Without cell phones, social connections thrive at Pilgrim School

| May 30, 2024 | 0 Comments

As the school year comes to a close, the Larchmont Chronicle checked in with Patricia Kong, head of Pilgrim School, to see how her bold “no cell phones” policy changed the 2023-24 year for students and teachers at the 66-year-old private school located on the campus of First Congregational Church at Commonwealth Avenue and Sixth Street. The Chronicle’s […]

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Graduates elucidate upon their college choices and aspirations

Graduates elucidate upon their college choices and aspirations

| May 30, 2024 | 0 Comments

Sifting through pressure and remaining authentic Ruby Dunsworth has lived in Brookside her whole life, but, as of August, she’ll be moving to Vancouver, British Columbia, to attend Langara College. The Immaculate Heart senior plans to study at Langara for one or two years before transferring to the University of British Columbia’s  (UBC) Vancouver campus. […]

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Bittersweet end to high school; seniors head off to college

Bittersweet end to high school; seniors head off to college

| May 30, 2024 | 0 Comments

Immaculate Heart will graduate 123 young women on Tues., June 4, at 8 p.m. under the stage lights at the Hollywood Bowl. Immaculate Heart is only one of two schools allowed this honor at the Bowl.Commencement speaker Lucie Arnaz is no stranger to the stage. The daughter of actors Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, she’s […]

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A City Planning Department ‘out of touch’ with neighbors

A City Planning Department ‘out of touch’ with neighbors

| May 30, 2024 | 0 Comments

A big push from City Hall to build affordable housing fast has left many communities perplexed and angry. Including ours. Called ED 1, the mayor’s executive directive to speed construction of 100-percent affordable housing and address the city’s homelessness crisis has railroaded projects that have hurt some of the communities the program strives to help, […]

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Improved meters are not so improved

Improved meters are not so improved

| May 30, 2024 | 0 Comments

‘Smart’ meters cause frustration, confusion; city says problems are fixed Two multi-space pay stations recently were installed in the public parking lot on the west side of Larchmont Boulevard. They look pristine and high tech and offer touch screens and a plethora of payment methods for parkers. There is a slot for coins, another for […]

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