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School galas shine with future artists and alumni; charities hear from space scientist, view fashion, enjoy opera and honor local history

School galas shine with future artists and alumni; charities hear from space scientist, view fashion, enjoy opera and honor local history

| May 30, 2024 | 0 Comments

Guests were welcomed into the Avalon Hollywood by a student-led strings orchestra for the annual LACHSA Future Artists Gala. LACHSA (Los Angeles County High School for the Arts) is a tuition-free high school. Founded nearly 40 years ago, the conservatory-style school focuses on dance, theater, music, visual arts and cinematic arts. Students are accepted based […]

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Children strut runway for CHLA; EVs cruise in to Petersen

Children strut runway for CHLA; EVs cruise in to Petersen

| April 25, 2024 | 0 Comments

Even though the skies were cloudy, gray and wet, the dresses and suits were colorful, spring-forward and dapper at the Children’s Fashion Show & Luncheon organized by Children’s Chain, a 66-year-old support group of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA). The event took place April 13 in the newly renovated enclosed patio of The Beach Club […]

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Big Sunday; ‘Sisters;’ drums and beer on St. Patrick’s Day

Big Sunday; ‘Sisters;’ drums and beer on St. Patrick’s Day

| March 28, 2024 | 0 Comments

Hundreds of supporters gathered in Candela La Brea’s giant ballroom on March 14 to support Big Sunday, one of the country’s top organizations for connecting people to volunteer opportunities. The ninth annual gala proudly celebrated 25 years of building communities, improving lives and giving people a sense of purpose. Honored at this year’s event were […]

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Politics, comedy, birthdays and benefit events fill calendars

Politics, comedy, birthdays and benefit events fill calendars

| February 29, 2024 | 0 Comments

Locals gathered in the expansive garden of the historic Windsor Square home of Kevin MacLellan and Brian Curran on Jan. 27. Their “O’Melveny House,” named for its original owner, pioneer Los Angeles lawyer H.W. O’Melveny, was moved from the Westlake neighborhood to South Plymouth Boulevard in 1930. The reception was organized for friends to meet […]

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Living room gatherings end and begin the years 2023 and 2024

Living room gatherings end and begin the years 2023 and 2024

| January 25, 2024 | 0 Comments

The traditional worlds of neighborliness are coming back in focus, post-COVID-19, as neighbors once again are gathering in the living rooms of the community — two of which are on Irving Boulevard in Windsor Square. A last celebration of the holiday season took place at the home of Suz and Peter Landay on Dec. 28. […]

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’Twas merry and bright and festive with family and friends

’Twas merry and bright and festive with family and friends

| December 28, 2023 | 0 Comments

It was a merry and bright evening in Brookside on Dec. 3, when Santa, Mrs. Claus, and two shiny white steeds came trotting down Tremaine Avenue to bring the little ones joy, Christmas spirit and a bit of off-key singing. The horses, of Dream Catchers Carriages, waited patiently while families took turns climbing and disembarking […]

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