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Beloved Bergin’s remains the same. Whew!

Beloved Bergin’s remains the same. Whew!

| March 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

Unlike the little house in Disney/Pixar’s movie “Up,” Tom Bergin’s Irish Pub won’t be at risk of a balloon bouquet lifting it off to the great unknown. But the Tudor-Revival-style structure, which has weathered several openings and closings in its 84-year history, feels like it’s from another era, being threatened by growth and looming high-rises […]

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Girl Scouts put cookie sales earnings to good use

Girl Scouts put cookie sales earnings to good use

| January 29, 2020 | 1 Comment

It’s time! Time to clear out that pantry shelf you reserved for holiday treats to make room for all of those Girl Scout cookie boxes you’re about to buy. Yep, it’s Girl Scout cookie season! From Sun., Jan. 26 to Sun., March 8, local Girl Scout troops, including St. James-based Troops #625 and #2115, Pilgrim […]

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Cox, preschool co-founder, Los Angeles native

Cox, preschool co-founder, Los Angeles native

| January 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Penny Cox (born Agnes Ducharme Robillard), co-founder of The Plymouth School, died Dec. 1. She was 87. Penny was born in Los Angeles on Oct. 5, 1932, and she grew up in South Los Angeles on 99th Street. When her family moved to the San Fernando Valley in the 1940s, Penny stayed behind in the […]

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St. James’ Church shines light on Stories from the Frontline

St. James’ Church shines light on Stories from the Frontline

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Angela Sanchez was 16, a junior in high school, when she and her father experienced homelessness. The memories are sharp: it was the beginning of the 2008 recession, one week shy of Thanksgiving. The Sheriff’s officers stood in the doorway of her family’s home, red eviction notice in hand, asking, “What are you still doing […]

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No time to cook a holiday turkey? No problem!

No time to cook a holiday turkey? No problem!

| October 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Hosting Thanksgiving dinner can be quite a chore. Of course, with all the wonderful restaurants that abound in our community, you always can go out for the feast — if the restaurants are open on the holiday. But eating at a home is the most likely Thanksgiving scenario for most of us, and that usually […]

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Tammy Rosato is passionate about her mission: end homelessness

Tammy Rosato is passionate about her mission: end homelessness

| August 1, 2019 | 3 Comments

If you are involved in our local community at all, then there’s a very good chance you already know Tammy Rosato. She’s the La Brea Hancock Homeowner’s Association president and neighborhood watch co-chair, a board member for the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council (GWNC) and homelessness liaison for La Brea Hancock. She also is a member […]

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