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Boulevard favorites and a masked golden are among the pack

Boulevard favorites and a masked golden are among the pack

| July 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Meet this year’s inductees into our annual Pets of Larchmont! Rockstar Halpern-Goldstein, Windsor Square, “loves belly rubs, her Peppa Pig plush doll and walking up to Larchmont and getting puppy treats from Diptyque or a piece of turkey from Larchmont Wine and Cheese,” says Jonathan Goldstein. Joey, 12, never asked for a baby sister — […]

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Front yard regains its former glory, with masks, of course

Front yard regains its former glory, with masks, of course

| July 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Ah, the great outdoors. Nothing like a pandemic to make you crave some fresh air and time in nature. And friends. All of these forces combined have elevated the oft-neglected front yard to its earlier prominence. Laura Dine Million and her husband Mike Million and son watched from their front porch on Wilton Drive as […]

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Pets of Larchmont: Therapy dogs lead the pack in Children’s Hospital program

Pets of Larchmont: Therapy dogs lead the pack in Children’s Hospital program

| July 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Wrigley takes his job as a therapy dog at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) “very seriously,” says his owner, Kate Buhrmaster. The eight-year-old Bernese mountain dog is among 127 “volunteer” dogs in the therapy program at CHLA. “He’s visited with — and hopefully helped lift the spirits of — thousands of people over the past […]

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Museums offer live music, art projects and outdoor venues

Museums offer live music, art projects and outdoor venues

| June 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Herald in the start of summer with live Latin music and jazz and art projects or head to outdoor venues at our local museums. But don’t do so in large groups (yet)! Music programs at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art may not feature live bands you can dance or tap your feet to […]

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1930s Depression: Surviving on pins and needles: Parable for weathering our modern-day crisis

1930s Depression: Surviving on pins and needles: Parable for weathering our modern-day crisis

| June 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

It’s a simple pincushion, standing 10 inches high, made of cardboard and covered with fabric. But, it was a lifesaver for Joan Allemand and her family in 1930 during the Great Depression. Her mother would sell each one for a whopping 50 cents — and when she sold 12, that was “a whole week’s wages!” […]

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Time for ‘spring clearing’? Call a pro

Time for ‘spring clearing’? Call a pro

| April 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

The first clue you might need help is that you have a junk drawer. It might be in the kitchen, or maybe it’s in the laundry room. “Everyone who calls has a junk drawer, maybe two or three,” says Regina Lark, a de-clutter expert and professional organizer and speaker — she spoke on “Spring Clearing” […]

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