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40 million people, one river, and a cell phone… down Rio Colorado

40 million people, one river, and a cell phone… down Rio Colorado

| January 1, 2020 | 1 Comment

Besuited and bow-tied, men from seven Western states met on Nov. 9, 1922 at Bishop’s Lodge in Santa Fe, N.M., to forge an agreement for the allocation of water from the 1,450-mile-long Colorado River  — the lifeblood of the arid West. The Colorado River Compact divides the river basin into two — the Upper (Colorado, […]

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Construction is poised to start for LACMA’s Geffen Galleries

Construction is poised to start for LACMA’s Geffen Galleries

| January 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is thriving, or at least the part of it that is open, while preparations are being made for its new David Geffen Galleries. While the buildings slated for demolition on the museum’s east campus are closed to the public, the west side of the campus is busy […]

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It’s beginning to look a lot like the holidays on Blvd.

It’s beginning to look a lot like the holidays on Blvd.

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas along Larchmont Boulevard. From the red bows that have popped up along the north end of Larchmont to the trees at the Wilshire Rotary tree lot, to the Holiday Open House last week, it’s clear that the holidays have arrived in full force. Wilshire Rotary tree lot […]

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Marat ‘Nutcracker’ comes to life this holiday season

Marat ‘Nutcracker’ comes to life this holiday season

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

A Sugar Plum Fairy, waltzing snowflakes and toy soldiers are among holiday favorites in Marat Daukayev Ballet Theatre’s magical performance of “The Nutcracker.” More than 150 dancers, many from our neighborhoods, will twirl and leap in seven shows this month at the Luckman Fine Arts Complex, 5151 State University Drive on the Cal State University […]

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On Books and Places: 1919, a big year in Los Angeles

On Books and Places: 1919, a big year in Los Angeles

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

As readers of the Larchmont Chronicle know, many institutions and places around the neighborhood have celebrated a centenary in 2019. Just last month, John Welborne called attention to several, including Musso & Frank Grill, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and the Wilshire Country Club. John’s point was that the region’s growing sense of itself, its relief […]

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Peppermint and eggnog: coffee flavors of winter

Peppermint and eggnog: coffee flavors of winter

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Without the arrival of snow typical to other areas, one of the surest ways to mark the change of seasons in Los Angeles is by indulging in one of the winter-themed drinks popping up on menu boards at all of our favorite coffee shops. It’s time for the Pumpkin Spice Lattes to make room for […]

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