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Our pets enjoy kisses, walks on Larchmont and dressing up

Our pets enjoy kisses, walks on Larchmont and dressing up

| July 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

We asked neighbors to send photos of their best furry friends for our annual Pets of Larchmont issue. And they did not disappoint! There’s Cowboy, a friendly Aussie-koolie, who’s “as cute as he is handsome,” and Rita, who is enjoying the good life after living on the streets of Mexico. Sally, a yellow 1-year-old Labrador, […]

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Mark Peel, 66, put California cuisine on map

Mark Peel, 66, put California cuisine on map

| July 1, 2021 | 1 Comment

During his illustrious career, Chef Mark Peel would nourish diners and impress palates around the globe. But he also made time to judge the Larchmont Family Fair pie contest, raise funds for Larchmont Charter School and St. Vincent Meals on Wheels and man the grill at his Longwood neighborhood block parties. “Acts of service was […]

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‘Run, Forrest, run!’ — or is it Stan and Seb?

‘Run, Forrest, run!’ — or is it Stan and Seb?

| June 3, 2021 | 0 Comments

What is it with Forrest Gump and running? In May, our local neighborhoods welcomed not one, but two, self-described Gump-like men who were either embarking upon, or just completing, runs across America (on foot!). I met the first on a cool morning in the parking lot of our own Pan Pacific Park Recreation Center (exterior […]

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Summer, warm days lift spirits  on Larchmont

Summer, warm days lift spirits on Larchmont

| June 3, 2021 | 0 Comments

Sunny skies and a warm breeze mean summer is on its way. The city, county and state rules allowing all of us to function more fully, starting June 15, have also lifted spirits of shoppers and diners on Larchmont Boulevard. Larchmont 100 Looking ahead to the fall, talks continue among Larchmont Boulevard Association (LBA) members […]

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Dinosaur Ball unveiled green sauropod, welcomed hundreds

Dinosaur Ball unveiled green sauropod, welcomed hundreds

| June 3, 2021 | 0 Comments

This year’s Dinosaur Ball will go down in history — many millions of years of history. More than $900,000 was raised at the Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County (NHM) biennial event to support its online resources and education programs. The virtual event on May 15, with the theme “Opening New Doors,” welcomed 330 […]

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Larchmont stars in a tale of love, chaos and community

Larchmont stars in a tale of love, chaos and community

| June 3, 2021 | 0 Comments

Larchmont Boulevard, Fremont Place and the surrounding neighborhoods feature prominently in a new memoir by Heather Haldeman, “Kids & Cocktails Don’t Mix.” The mother of three grew up in Fremont Place in the 1960s and ’70s, when women dressed for their men and connived to attain what they wanted. With her indomitable mother, Marilyn Knight […]

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