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I volunteered at a COVID-19 vaccination site

I volunteered at a COVID-19 vaccination site

| April 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

In February, I had the opportunity to volunteer at a COVID-19 vaccination site through the Medical Reserve Corps of Los Angeles (MRCLA). The experience was rewarding on many levels and helped me to see the impressive inner workings of our public healthcare system. I wanted to volunteer because, after a year of living in suspended […]

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First Responders honored at annual Trailblazer Luncheon

First Responders honored at annual Trailblazer Luncheon

| March 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

Members of the Greater Miracle Mile Chamber of Commerce (GMMCC) met on Zoom to honor the recipients of the 2021 Trailblazer Award last month. The award ceremony recognized first responders from the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) and the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD). A heavy roster of speakers spoke of the importance of their […]

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COVID’s latest casualty: Halloween 2020, but candy endures

COVID’s latest casualty: Halloween 2020, but candy endures

| September 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Halloween is one of this community’s, and all of greater Los Angeles’, most beloved holidays. Maybe it’s our residents’ penchant for set and costume design or our balmy late October nights? Either way, the celebrations usually begin well before Oct. 31. As with all aspects of life in the COVID-19 era, things are a bit […]

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Pods to the rescue? Learning or activity type, or both?

Pods to the rescue? Learning or activity type, or both?

| September 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Virtual school started for students across the county as of the printing of this issue. While the construct of this is uniform, the experience of it certainly won’t be. Pods, “podding” or “pod learning” offer an opportunity for some children to do their virtual learning together. But is it a viable solution for everyone? My […]

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Home life, homeschool: the series, Part III: Older students, friends at home too

Home life, homeschool: the series, Part III: Older students, friends at home too

| June 3, 2020 | 2 Comments

At this point, every student (and family) has come to terms with the fact that schools in Los Angeles County will not reopen their doors this school calendar year. As of our April 2020 edition, some private schools were still on the fence. Not anymore; with stay-at-home orders still in place, homeschool has become the […]

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Playground is postponed

Playground is postponed

| April 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

The global COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact local construction and shopping, along with all the other daily activities of our lives. With respect to the planned construction of a small playground in the city’s parking lot on Larchmont, that has been postponed indefinitely. But the Sunday farmers’ market is continuing as usual — except with […]

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