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Trace history of your home with the 1940 census

Trace history of your home with the 1940 census

| March 4, 2020 | 1 Comment

With the 2020 Census just around the corner, the Larchmont Chronicle is searching through the records of the 1940 census — which were finally released to the public in 2012 after being held for the mandatory 72-year waiting period — to show our readers a way to learn a bit about their homes’ histories. The […]

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New water-wise plants and trees for Harold A. Henry Park

New water-wise plants and trees for Harold A. Henry Park

| January 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Visitors to Harold A. Henry Park may notice some fenced- off areas throughout the park, but the fences should be no cause for concern. Instead, great new beginnings are ahead for our beloved park. The fences are protecting new plantings put in by the City of Los Angeles’ Dept. of Recreation and Parks (RAP). Last […]

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The Behymer Family in Hancock Park, Brookside and Windsor Square

The Behymer Family in Hancock Park, Brookside and Windsor Square

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

In last month’s Larchmont Chronicle, Larchmont Blvd. resident John Donley suggested that Chronicle readers might enjoy seeing periodic profiles of “someone in the neighborhood in which we’d get to know that person….” In this issue, because 1919 is the centennial of the founding of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, we are profiling a local family […]

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Larchmont Charter football has bounce-back season, fundraising

Larchmont Charter football has bounce-back season, fundraising

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Larchmont Charter School (LCS) middle school football program finished its Foundation for Interscholastic Youth Athletics (FIYA) League schedule 3-4, narrowly missing out on the playoffs. However, under the direction of second-year coach Avery Watts, the team of LCS eighth graders showed marked improvement, competing in the seven-on-seven middle-school league. That improvement starts with actual […]

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Peppermint and eggnog: coffee flavors of winter

Peppermint and eggnog: coffee flavors of winter

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Without the arrival of snow typical to other areas, one of the surest ways to mark the change of seasons in Los Angeles is by indulging in one of the winter-themed drinks popping up on menu boards at all of our favorite coffee shops. It’s time for the Pumpkin Spice Lattes to make room for […]

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Hollywoodland celebrates 75 years of park land gift

Hollywoodland celebrates 75 years of park land gift

| October 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Seventy-five years ago the Sherman Company gifted 444 acres of open-space land in northern Beachwood Canyon to the City of Los Angeles. This tract of parkland includes the historic Hollywood Sign, which was created to advertise the lots in Tract 6450 for Hollywoodland, Southern California’s first planned hillside residential community. Residents held a celebration honoring […]

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