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Dean, professor, director of law library among speakers

Dean, professor, director of law library among speakers

| May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

USC history and accounting professor Jacob Soll and associate dean and director of the law library at Gould School of Law Pauline Aranas are two of the speakers addressing graduating seniors this month. Valedictorians, salutatorians, school heads and special presentations from senior classes are included in some of the other local ceremonies. Priscilla Sands, head […]

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Celebration for Purple Line Subway: it’s halfway there

Celebration for Purple Line Subway: it’s halfway there

| May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Enjoy live entertainment, games, raffles, food trucks and a family fun zone at the free Metro Purple Line Extension “Halfway There” event at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, 5801 Wilshire Blvd., Sun., June 2 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The party celebrates 50 percent completion of the Purple Line Extensions to Wilshire and […]

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Nicholas Podany: The local boy who knew he could — and did

Nicholas Podany: The local boy who knew he could — and did

| May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

When young Nicholas Podany went to sleep each night at his family home in Windsor Square, it was to the sound of his mother, Amanda Podany, reading him imaginative tales, usually from his favorite Harry Potter books. From Kent, England, she would read each character in its own dialect, says Podany. “She was good!” he […]

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American muscle cars at 25th Gilmore Auto Show

American muscle cars at 25th Gilmore Auto Show

| May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

See more than 100 classic cars on display at the 25th annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show at the Original Farmers Market Sat., June 1 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.  This year’s theme, “American Muscle Cars,” will feature lowriders, hotrods, trucks and other classic cars from private collectors, including the 1957 Lincoln originally owned by Jayne […]

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Landscape designers weave  together a variety of elements

Landscape designers weave together a variety of elements

| May 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Clear sunny skies and balmy breezes have returned, bringing burgeoning gardens and the move to outdoor living that is quintessentially Los Angeles. Read on to learn about local landscape designers who know the neighborhood and the ins and outs of Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ) guidelines … and who can help you whip your outdoor […]

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‘Façade lifts’ give older buildings new life

‘Façade lifts’ give older buildings new life

| May 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Bill McWhorter, Hancock Park, likes making things look better. From interior flooring and window treatments to the light and landscape of an exterior, McWhorter enjoys updating and sprucing up a building from the inside out, creating a flow out of the entire aesthetic of the space. Referring to his projects as “façade lifts,” McWhorter says […]

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