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Meeting challenges of staying home

Meeting challenges of staying home

| April 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

A blog message went out to neighbors early last month: “I would love to invite any and all inclined neighbors to post drawings of Easter eggs on their windows, for the neighborhood kids to spot and ‘hunt’ while on their walks in the coming days!” Among the nearly 40 resulting blog comments were: “Such a […]

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In times of darkness, city’s character has shined brightly

In times of darkness, city’s character has shined brightly

| April 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

This week we passed the one-month mark on our Safer at Home mandate, and I know that many are wondering if we’ll ever be able to return to some form of normalcy. These have been incredibly challenging times, both for those who have tragically lost loved ones, and for those who have lost jobs, income, […]

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Tales told of local students homeschooling

Tales told of local students homeschooling

| April 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

Our April 2020 story “With social distancing decree, families begin work-from-home, homeschooling juggling act,” resonated with families in the neighborhood — many have written to share their own experiences. So, we shall continue the story as a series. Should you wish to have your child’s / family’s experience of homeschool featured, please reach out to: […]

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Tribute to fallen LACMA

Tribute to fallen LACMA

| April 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

When I was in elementary school in the ’60s, our class went on a yellow bus field trip to explore the brand new Los Angeles County Museum of Art. As we lumbered down Wilshire Blvd toward our destination, our teacher, standing at the front of the bus next to the driver, enthralled us with the […]

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Beacons of hope, and bunches of carrots on Larchmont

Beacons of hope, and bunches of carrots on Larchmont

| April 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Certified farmers markets are bringing fresh bread and produce and much-needed smiles to area residents on Larchmont Boulevard and in the Miracle Mile. The former market is every Sunday; the latter is every Wednesday. A new at-home delivery service is also being tested, which could start soon at both locations, according to market managers. “We’re […]

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Novel times: COVID-19 on and off Larchmont Blvd.

Novel times: COVID-19 on and off Larchmont Blvd.

| April 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Restaurants, shops and institutions nationwide and around the world have closed their doors or limited their hours and services in an all-out war against COVID-19. Larchmont Blvd. is no different. “Our doors are closed. I’m no longer open to the public, but I’m open for business,” said Joane Pickett of Pickett Fences. She reported sales […]

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