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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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Market, playground and parking to co-exist

Market, playground and parking to co-exist

| April 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

An open community meeting regarding the Larchmont farmers market and a new playground in the city parking lot on Larchmont was switched from a potentially large in-person community meeting to a phone-in forum last month because of COVID-19. Following Mayor Garcetti’s Thursday, March 12, order restricting gatherings of more than 50 people, Councilmember David Ryu’s […]

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Locating tests and housing neighbors during virus threat

Locating tests and housing neighbors during virus threat

| April 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

The novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, has swiftly changed life across the world, including here at home in Los Angeles. As our healthcare workers courageously combat the virus day and night, many residents are now wondering what life looks like from here on out. Many are worried about their health and their loved ones, about how […]

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Trace history of your home with the 1940 census

Trace history of your home with the 1940 census

| March 4, 2020 | 1 Comment

With the 2020 Census just around the corner, the Larchmont Chronicle is searching through the records of the 1940 census — which were finally released to the public in 2012 after being held for the mandatory 72-year waiting period — to show our readers a way to learn a bit about their homes’ histories. The […]

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Sunday Farmers’ Market ‘is here to stay’

Sunday Farmers’ Market ‘is here to stay’

| March 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

Councilmember David Ryu has announced a meeting to discuss a simmering controversy concerning the Larchmont Sunday Farmers’ Market and a small playground designed to replace six of the city surface parking lot’s existing 34 spaces. The meeting was prompted by e-mails from Windsor Square resident Gary Gilbert that generated an outpouring of concern from Market […]

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