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She recruited women firefighters, fought gun violence

She recruited women firefighters, fought gun violence

| July 28, 2022 | 0 Comments

Back in the 1950s and ’60s, Ann Reiss Lane was a homemaker like most women of that era. But unlike most of her contemporaries, Lane was also an activist. Her list of accomplishments would grow over the years and has included co-founding the group Women Against Gun Violence (WAGV) with feminist Betty Friedan. The two […]

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Locally, furry and feathered friends warm our hearts and souls

Locally, furry and feathered friends warm our hearts and souls

| June 30, 2022 | 0 Comments

This year’s Pets of Larchmont feature includes (among many others) a French bulldog in recovery from paralysis who hobbles to classes at Center for Yoga. Then, there’s an Akita-Jindo mix who enjoys dinner parties at Vernetti. He’s aptly named Kodak by his cinematographer pop. Star-struck Afi ventures out of Larchmont to see his favorite idol’s […]

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Chronicle wins state, local awards

Chronicle wins state, local awards

| June 30, 2022 | 0 Comments

Larchmont Chronicle staff writer Helene Seifer and this newspaper have won state and local awards for the first (2021) portion of her series that began in Feb. 2021 with “Neighborhood regular sparks chats and compassion (‘Giorgio’).” The series came in second place in the public service journalism category for print in the 2021 California News […]

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Pomp, circumstance is back, in person

Pomp, circumstance is back, in person

| June 2, 2022 | 0 Comments

Graduation season is here, and unlike recent years when the pandemic curbed ceremonies to socially distanced virtual and drive-by events, this year’s graduates will be flipping their tassels live before moving on to the next stages of their lives. Here are some of our area schools’ graduation ceremony plans: Episcopal School of Los Angeles will […]

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Beloved coach to retire from Pilgrim after 40-year run

Beloved coach to retire from Pilgrim after 40-year run

| June 2, 2022 | 0 Comments

A much-loved sports coach at Pilgrim School, Mike Sarafian, is retiring after 46 years at the kindergarten-through-12th-grade school. He will be celebrated at the Alumni Reunion Celebration Aug. 20 at 4 p.m. on the campus. Alumni, students, faculty, parents, friends and family are invited. Tickets will go on sale on the school website in July: […]

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Landworth / DeBolske have a building partnership with a view

Landworth / DeBolske have a building partnership with a view

| April 28, 2022 | 0 Comments

Architects Philip DeBolske and Lisa Landworth have transformed homes in Miracle Mile, Hancock Park and throughout the city and beyond. They’ve also created new homes from the ground up, often for repeat clients. “For a lot of clients, we’ve become the family architect,” notes Landworth. ADUs (accessory dwelling units) have become increasingly popular since zoning […]

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