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Couple cruises to visit far-flung destinations

Couple cruises to visit far-flung destinations

| January 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council (GWNC) President and Brookside resident Owen Smith and his wife, Reatha, have seen the world. Over the past decades, they visited Russia, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Thailand, Hong Kong, China, Japan, South America, Hungary, France, Canada, Egypt, Kenya, South Africa, Greece, the Falkland Islands, Germany, Austria, Italy… I could go on, but […]

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Hilary Crahan puts volunteerism front and center in her life

Hilary Crahan puts volunteerism front and center in her life

| August 2, 2018 | 1 Comment

When it comes to community and charitable involvement, the younger generation seems to be picking up where the older generation left off. At least, that’s the case for Hilary Crahan. Her mother, current Windsor Square resident and previous “Woman of Larchmont” Michele McGarry Crahan, served in the Junior League of Los Angeles, volunteered for Children’s […]

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From ‘Larchmont’s Got Talent’ to Pantages

From ‘Larchmont’s Got Talent’ to Pantages

| March 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

In October 2015, 8-year-old Iara Nemirovsky clambered onto the “Larchmont’s Got Talent” stage and belted out “Naughty” from “Matilda the Musical.” With great excitement, she landed second prize. The next year, she mounted the steps once more to sing  “Gimme Gimme” from “Thoroughly Modern Millie.” Second prize was hers again. Now, the 11-year-old is ascending […]

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Neighborhood Watch to the rescue in Miracle Mile!

Neighborhood Watch to the rescue in Miracle Mile!

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

No, it’s not your imagination. Crime really is going up in Los Angeles.  Burglaries in the Wilshire area rose 17.3 percent between 2016 and 2017. Overall property crime is up 11 percent. The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is short-staffed, underfunded and stretched thin. There are many possible reasons for the uptick in crime. In […]

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Traveling is not to be missed

Traveling is not to be missed

| January 25, 2018 | 1 Comment

The reasons for travel take on many forms: adventure, exploration, to learn about different cultures, to visit family, to rejuvenate the soul, or just to lie on a beach with the love of your life. Whatever the reason may be, whether venturing 20 minutes or 5,000 miles from home, travel is essential. All inclusive For […]

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Saving theaters one historic site at a time through photography

Saving theaters one historic site at a time through photography

| December 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Mark Mulhall and John Hough are two photographers on a mission. They may not be trying to save the world, but they are doing everything in their power to save historic theaters throughout the United States and beyond. But how can two photographers, armed with nothing more than talent, a camera, and bold intentions, succeed […]

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