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Chronicle to publish souvenir edition for Larchmont centennial in 2021

Chronicle to publish souvenir edition for Larchmont centennial in 2021

| December 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

This upcoming September is Larchmont Village’s 100th anniversary, and the Larchmont Chronicle will be publishing a special “Souvenir Collector’s Edition.” This will be only the second such edition, following our coverage of the 50th anniversary in 1971. The theme of the 50th anniversary commemorative edition was “From Barley Fields to Affluent Suburb,” a closer look […]

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21-year-old makes fashion-forward twist for 1960s Contempo Casuals

21-year-old makes fashion-forward twist for 1960s Contempo Casuals

| December 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Stylish women, popular girls, Cher Horowitz from the 1995 movie “Clueless” and every fashionista in between during the late 20th century flocked to Contempo Casuals, a pioneering giant in fast-fashion clothing. Both the brand’s future and aspects of its history are tied to Hancock Park. Los Angeles couple Dottie and Wil Friedman founded the clothing […]

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Safer alternatives to trick-or-treating advised: Wear a costume and enjoy a safe, spooky holiday

Safer alternatives to trick-or-treating advised: Wear a costume and enjoy a safe, spooky holiday

| October 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

Halloween during the COVID-19 pandemic does not need to mean “all dressed up and nowhere to go.” Guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health offer suggestions for how to enjoy a low-risk spooky holiday. Although not explicitly banned, traditional trick-or-treating and the modern […]

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Summer Camps during COVID-19

Summer Camps during COVID-19

| July 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

This summer, “camp” is not about the campsite. Traditions, like camp songs, arts and crafts, dress-up days or bonding with counselors, help to bring campers closer together, and it is activities like those that camps this summer are holding onto during this time of COVID-19 social-distancing regulations. Los Angeles County announced that, effective June 12, […]

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History of past college pandemic responses as a guide for this fall

History of past college pandemic responses as a guide for this fall

| June 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Most universities have suspended in-person classes and sent students home to minimize potential spread of COVID-19, as the country mobilizes resources to care for growing numbers of infected patients. Officials have branded these efforts as part of their “war” against the virus, with President Donald Trump even calling himself a “war-time president.” The present circumstances […]

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Rhodes School of Music is continuing, online

Rhodes School of Music is continuing, online

| April 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

The beat goes on at Rhodes School of Music, the all-ages music school overlooking Larchmont Boulevard — just not within its walls. In compliance with local and state-wide coronavirus measures, owner David Rhodes transitioned the school on March 15 from in-person to online music lessons. The school did not previously offer any online classes. The […]

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