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Neighborhood regular sparks chats and compassion

Neighborhood regular sparks chats and compassion

| January 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

Frank Sinatra liked Italian food and regularly downed three shots of bourbon while waiting for his table at Chasen’s. Hitchcock preferred champagne, fruit and French cuisine. Mick Jagger showed up at restaurants after a gig at the Roxy in a chauffeur-driven Rolls Royce. So recalls Giorgio, the 56-year-old Larchmont Boulevard regular from behind his possession-piled […]

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More change to Larchmont in New Year

More change to Larchmont in New Year

| January 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

It’s anything but business as usual on Larchmont Boulevard, where a number of storefronts are struggling with landlord and pandemic related issues. A few of the former tenants from the Lipson Building, which is now under construction — like Chevalier’s Books and Landis Stationery — have found new homes, while other longtime businesses on Larchmont […]

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Los Angeles’ ‘cheerleader,’ Tom LaBonge, 67

Los Angeles’ ‘cheerleader,’ Tom LaBonge, 67

| January 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

Former City Councilman Tom LaBonge brought his love of Los Angeles and enthusiasm everywhere he went, from his regular hikes in Griffith Park, to dining at Pink’s Hot Dog stand and to city streets, where he would help city crews pick up trash. He lit up the Larchmont Chronicle offices when he walked in with […]

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GWNC requires advance registration to vote by mail

GWNC requires advance registration to vote by mail

| January 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

Registration for the March 2021 Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council (GWNC) election has begun. Apply online at: tinyurl.com/y6tmcgzt The 2021 neighborhood council election season opened in November, with 44 local stakeholders volunteering as candidates by the end of last year. They are: Joane Henneberger Pickett, Owen Smith, Jeffry Carpenter, Zubin Davar, Brian Donahoe, Jose Tamayo, Jennifer […]

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Raman and Ridley-Thomas sworn in

Raman and Ridley-Thomas sworn in

| December 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

New City Councilmembers Nithya Raman and Mark Ridley-Thomas, elected in November, took office last month. Raman was sworn in to her new job representing Council District Four at a Dec. 15 ceremony where she announced her first two motions before City Council. Both proposals are aimed at addressing homelessness, a key campaign priority for Raman.  […]

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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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