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Art exhibits, dance event inspired by a drive-in at Tarfest 2020

Art exhibits, dance event inspired by a drive-in at Tarfest 2020

| September 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Pandemic or no pandemic, the Tarfest 2020 multi-arts festival will go on. This 18th annual event is an ambitious undertaking with two group art exhibits and a live dance event inspired by a beloved area drive-in theater. The Gilmore Drive-In, which opened in 1948 and closed in 1979 — now the site of The Grove […]

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Fr. Boyle’s human approach to gang members has paid off

Fr. Boyle’s human approach to gang members has paid off

| September 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Before he became the face of the inspirational gang-intervention program Homeboy Industries, Fr. Greg Boyle was a local. He grew up in a family of eight children on Norton Avenue in Windsor Square. He recalls that, before his 92-year-old mother died a few years ago, she was surrounded by her children. She was ready to […]

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Larchmont sidewalk sale is Sept. 4, 5, 6

Larchmont sidewalk sale is Sept. 4, 5, 6

| September 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Stroll the boulevard in the open air at the Larchmont Boulevard semi-annual sidewalk sale Fri., Sept. 4, through Sun., Sept., 6. Candles, books and the latest fashion trends will be among items on sale, Joane Pickett, of Pickett Fences, told us. Other participating merchants in the event sponsored by the Larchmont Boulevard Association (LBA) include […]

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When counting the numbers, numbers don’t always count

When counting the numbers, numbers don’t always count

| September 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Homelessness is on the rise. People are living on the streets, in tents and in their cars more than ever before. We don’t need data and statistics to know the sad truth of what we see every day driving and walking the streets of Los Angeles. Yet, a complex, data-based numbers game takes place every […]

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Cerrell leaves Larchmont after 40 years

Cerrell leaves Larchmont after 40 years

| July 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

After 40 years on Larchmont Blvd., Cerrell Associates recently moved its offices to 5900 Wilshire Blvd. across from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. California’s longest operating public relations and public affairs firm is now on the 21st floor of the SBE Building. “We’re over on Wilshire… but our heart remains on Larchmont!” Chief […]

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Kari Garcia strives to keep us all safe

Kari Garcia strives to keep us all safe

| July 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

You will survive. Whether it’s an earthquake, a robbery or some other crisis, Kari Garcia wants you to know there are tools and neighbors to help and there are all sorts of ways to be prepared. Oh, and the next big earthquake, it’s not biding its time waiting for a vaccine against the coronavirus. “The […]

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