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Upper, lower desert to the slopes on whirlwind short trip

Upper, lower desert to the slopes on whirlwind short trip

| March 31, 2022 | 0 Comments

On a short trip last month, we traveled from Los Angeles to the lower desert in Palm Springs, to the upper desert of Joshua Tree, and, finally, to reach higher elevations at Big Bear — all in four days. Our adventure began in the Indian Canyons in Palm Springs, where we saddled up at Smoke […]

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Homeless offered housing, temporarily

Homeless offered housing, temporarily

| March 31, 2022 | 0 Comments

While waiting for permits for a major remodel of the historic building at 410 N. Rossmore Ave. — across from the Wilshire Country Club — the developer is working with two nonprofit organizations to offer housing to people who are currently unsheltered or living in housing that is not secure. Both nonprofits offer supportive services […]

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GenSpace — a place to engage older adults — opens this month

GenSpace — a place to engage older adults — opens this month

| March 31, 2022 | 0 Comments

In the dramatic new building fronting Wilshire and Harvard boulevards in what has become known as “Koreatown,” on the historic campus of Wilshire Boulevard Temple, there soon will be another opening and another resource for the community. The Annenberg Foundation will welcome the public to the new Wallis Annenberg GenSpace facilities beginning Mon., April 25. […]

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Bert Lane, 95: Helped build a YMCA and a local baseball field

Bert Lane, 95: Helped build a YMCA and a local baseball field

| March 31, 2022 | 0 Comments

                      Bert Lane was a familiar face in the neighborhood, from overseeing a popular summertime baseball field on Second Street to helping raise millions of dollars for the Hollywood / Wilshire YMCA. For two decades he joined dignitaries such as Mayor Tom Bradley, Councilman John […]

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Town and Country chef ‘Andre,’ 99

Town and Country chef ‘Andre,’ 99

| March 3, 2022 | 0 Comments

The longtime chef and proprietor of Andre’s of Town and Country, Domenic Andreone, 99, has died. Born Sept. 5, 1922 as Domenic Giovanni Andreone (Andre) in Brusasco, Italy, he passed away on Jan. 24. As reporter Julie Stier wrote of Andre’s local restaurant in a 2019 Larchmont Chronicle article, “It’s hard to believe that a […]

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Development soars to new heights in Miracle Mile

Development soars to new heights in Miracle Mile

| March 3, 2022 | 0 Comments

As the Miracle Mile commences its second century, several additional development projects are in the works in the heart of the Mile, including a proposed revamped Wilshire Courtyard which, when unveiled, will put Miracle Mile on the map as having the tallest building in Los Angeles — west of Downtown. The planned 2.3-million-square-foot complex features […]

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