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Around the Town: Rancho LaBrea founding fêted in Ahmanson family’s garden

Around the Town: Rancho LaBrea founding fêted in Ahmanson family’s garden

| August 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Over 150 members and their guests flocked to the Hudson Place home of Bill and Karla Ahmanson for the annual meeting of the Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society (WSHPHS) June 23. Celebrating the founding of Rancho LaBrea, the event was held in the couple’s Italian Renaissance garden overlooking the Wilshire Country Club golf course. “Bill […]

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Women who golfed: a look back at Club’s early years

Women who golfed: a look back at Club’s early years

| August 1, 2019 | 1 Comment

This is the first in a three-part series on the Wilshire Country Club turning 100 this year. A gala celebration for members will take place in September. This first part in the series, in the spirit of our Women of Larchmont issue, looks at the history of women within the club. The year is 1919. […]

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Editorial: Some in Sacramento still want to dictate to us

Editorial: Some in Sacramento still want to dictate to us

| August 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Despite the California legislature being on a one-month vacation through the middle of August, it is likely that there are staff members answering the telephones in state legislators’ local offices. Indeed, our State Assembly Members and State Senators might even be in their local offices for the next couple of weeks.   As noted in […]

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Project Angel Food delivers meals and a human touch

Project Angel Food delivers meals and a human touch

| August 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Project Angel Food volunteers cooked and packaged the nonprofit’s 12-millionth meal last month. Celebrating its 30th year, the organization, begun in 1989 by Marianne Williamson and other volunteers to provide meals to people with HIV/AIDS, has grown since its inception. When it first opened, the grass-roots organization, even now powered by 80 percent volunteers, operated […]

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New Xavier Center to open in 2020 at Loyola High School

New Xavier Center to open in 2020 at Loyola High School

| June 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Loyola High School, the oldest high school in Southern California, broke ground on a new building this month. Through their construction initiative, “The Campaign for 1901 Venice Boulevard,” Loyola is reimagining Xavier Center as a 26,000-square-foot contemporary special events space, expected to open in late 2020. Loyola Board Chairman Rick Caruso led the groundbreaking celebration […]

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Summer fun  and ‘mischief’

Summer fun and ‘mischief’

| June 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

There are two themes for this July issue of the Larchmont Chronicle — “Summer Fun” and “Pets of Larchmont.” You can read about the former in this Section One and the latter in Section Two. There is another aspect to summer 2019 activities that is addressed in Section Two (our Real Estate section), and that […]

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