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New Board ‘Reignites, Rebuilds’ in Junior League’s 97th year

New Board ‘Reignites, Rebuilds’ in Junior League’s 97th year

| September 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

The Junior League of Los Angeles (JLLA) marked 97 years of voluntarism with its annual change in leadership. Joy C. Williams is the new president. The headquarters of JLLA is on Larchmont Boulevard. Over 800 women volunteer through the JLLA network, which has become a local mainstay for transition-aged foster youth and underserved students seeking […]

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‘Regeneration’ exhibition opens at the Academy Museum

‘Regeneration’ exhibition opens at the Academy Museum

| September 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

A rich celebration of the history of Black American filmmaking opened last month at the Academy Museum of Motion pictures. “Regeneration: Black Cinema 1898-1971,” the museum’s second major temporary exhibition, tells the often-overlooked narrative across seven galleries, drawing together newly restored film excerpts, never-before-shown costume drawings and old and rediscovered gems from the world’s archives. […]

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Meeting diplomats, foreign dignitaries as a D.C. intern

Meeting diplomats, foreign dignitaries as a D.C. intern

| July 28, 2022 | 0 Comments

My commitment to public service brought me this summer to Washington, D.C., for a student internship preceding my junior year at college. With little advance knowledge of what to expect in the Nation’s Capital, I was already excited at the prospect of making a contribution, albeit intern-sized, to the public good. Now, after having lived […]

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RYLAN program is set for February pilot in Windsor Square

RYLAN program is set for February pilot in Windsor Square

| January 27, 2022 | 0 Comments

Under the city’s free Ready Your LA Neighborhood (RYLAN) program, 400 homes in Windsor Square this February will be piloting an emergency preparedness plan. RYLAN is an initiative to organize neighborhood resources for the first hour after a disaster and before emergency responders arrive. Why RYLAN? The hope is that disaster preparations under RYLAN will […]

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Boulevard’s charm has been a cinema backdrop for 100 years

Boulevard’s charm has been a cinema backdrop for 100 years

| September 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

Locals have enjoyed Larchmont Boulevard for a century, and so have audiences from around the globe. The Boulevard’s irresistible charm since the beginning has made it one of the foremost filming locations since the start of Hollywood’s movie industry. Larchmont Boulevard was popular for films even before Julius LaBonte developed the street in 1921. Langdon, […]

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Housing solutions are on a fast track, says leader at PATH

Housing solutions are on a fast track, says leader at PATH

| September 2, 2021 | 0 Comments

Housing-forward, person-centered solutions to homelessness have been Tessa Madden Storms’s work for the past decade. Madden Storms, who lives in Windsor Village, is the senior director of philanthropy at PATH (People Assisting The Homeless) and the regional director of PATH Santa Barbara. “Certainly, the geographical change of pace of going on up to Santa Barbara […]

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