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New Xavier Center to open in 2020 at Loyola High School

New Xavier Center to open in 2020 at Loyola High School

| June 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Loyola High School, the oldest high school in Southern California, broke ground on a new building this month. Through their construction initiative, “The Campaign for 1901 Venice Boulevard,” Loyola is reimagining Xavier Center as a 26,000-square-foot contemporary special events space, expected to open in late 2020. Loyola Board Chairman Rick Caruso led the groundbreaking celebration […]

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Grove, Petersen partner for rooftop film series

Grove, Petersen partner for rooftop film series

| June 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Movie fanatics and car geeks rejoice! The Grove recently announced a Wednesday-night cinema series in partnership with the Petersen Automotive Museum. “Level 8 Drive-In” is a rooftop theater experience that combines fan-favorite films with their iconic cars cameos. Watch a favorite movie, enjoy some complimentary theater snacks, and take a photo with some of the […]

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Philippe’s welcomes exhibit. Are there changes at Langer’s?

Philippe’s welcomes exhibit. Are there changes at Langer’s?

| May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Philippe The Original (1001 N. Alameda St.) is as doused in history as the famous “French Dipped Sandwiches” its original owner claimed to have created. Today, the 111-year-old establishment is showcasing another bit of history — Hollywood history — with its new exhibit, “Hollywood’s Golden Spike.” Established in 1908 by Philippe Mathieu, the restaurant has […]

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Unplugged, rustic bliss: Camping in the High Sierra

Unplugged, rustic bliss: Camping in the High Sierra

| May 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

As summer approaches, every kid has an activity he or she looks forward to most. For some it might be video games; for others it is traveling with family; for me, it was always Gold Arrow Camp. Gold Arrow is a sleepaway camp located on Lake Huntington in the High Sierra for kids ages six […]

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Linoleum City — 66-plus years on legendary Route 66

Linoleum City — 66-plus years on legendary Route 66

| May 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Known for having the largest selection of floor coverings in the country, Linoleum City (4849 Santa Monica Blvd.) has covered it all. From movie sets and game shows to family households — they’ve even provided the Academy Awards with its famous red carpet in the past! Established by Bill Stifter in 1948 at 5606 Santa […]

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Neighbors gathered for final ‘farewell’ preceding puppets’ move to new theater

Neighbors gathered for final ‘farewell’ preceding puppets’ move to new theater

| May 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Nearly 100 lucky humans, many from local neighborhoods, enjoyed their special welcome at the original home of the Bob Baker Marionette Theater on Sun., March 31. It was special because the theater and we puppets were being packed up for our move to our new home in Highland Park. Nevertheless, in the midst of a […]

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