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Trees fall, streets flood, in heavy storms

Trees fall, streets flood, in heavy storms

| January 26, 2023 | 0 Comments

City clean-up crews respond quickly   Local streets and sidewalks were flooded during the downpours of mid-January, toppling trees and spreading debris. Crews from the city Public Works and Recreation and Parks departments reacted quickly, cleaning up most of the impacted areas by the next day, before new storms arrived. A mature pine tree fell, […]

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English-California choral concert plus jazz, Feb. 11

English-California choral concert plus jazz, Feb. 11

| January 26, 2023 | 0 Comments

Choral works from the golden ages of composition of Tudor England and the European Renaissance will be reflected upon in new, contemporary California compositions, both being featured in a concert on Sat., Feb. 11, at 8 p.m., presented by The Golden Bridge, the professional singing consort based in Southern California. Masterpieces from the English Reformation, […]

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Marlborough School is in capable hands

Marlborough School is in capable hands

| December 29, 2022 | 0 Comments

As the ninth head of school at the oldest independent girls’ school in Southern California, Jennifer Ciccarelli has her hands full. Hancock Park’s Marlborough School, originally called St. Margaret’s School for Girls, was founded by Mary Caswell in 1889. It is the educational home to 530 girls and young women in grades seven through 12 […]

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Holocaust Museum LA’s Beth Kean joins state council

Holocaust Museum LA’s Beth Kean joins state council

| December 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

In spite of a rise in antisemitism, Holocaust Museum LA (HMLA) CEO Beth Kean is hopeful that positive change is coming. “The timing couldn’t be better,” Kean said last month after being selected to join the governor-appointed Council on Holocaust and Genocide Education. Launched last year, the Council is tasked with providing tools to recognize […]

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Add a little art, fun and culture to your holiday shopping

Add a little art, fun and culture to your holiday shopping

| December 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

This year, make holiday shopping fun and easy by browsing in person or online at any one — or all — of the five specialized museum shops on Museum Row. Here’s a sampling of what’s available. Get in the holiday spirit with the Corleone family at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, where there’s a […]

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‘Nutcracker’ features two princes and a surprise guest

‘Nutcracker’ features two princes and a surprise guest

| December 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

After a two-year hiatus, enthusiasm is bubbling as the curtain is set to rise on the Marat Daukayev School of Ballet production of “The Nutcracker.” This year’s production — the school’s 20th — will feature four performances on Dec. 10 and 11 with 96 students from the school and guest Yui Masuda visiting from Tokyo […]

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