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A little giving can go a long way

A little giving can go a long way

| October 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Giving a little time, attention or resources can have a ripple effect in people’s lives, doing more good than we can imagine. The holiday season provides ample opportunities for helping others in the community and making a difference. The following local charities would love help and donations. Often events are available throughout the year, so […]

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Marat Ballet leaps to its next stage in life

Marat Ballet leaps to its next stage in life

| October 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Marat Daukayev School of Ballet has found a new home, after a full-out search that included parents and students and was supported partly by a gofundme.com campaign. Scheduled to open as we went to press, the much-beloved area school signed a five-year lease for a 10,000-square foot space on the second floor of the Equitable […]

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Wilshire Country Club, Hancock Park fixture, celebrates 100

Wilshire Country Club, Hancock Park fixture, celebrates 100

| October 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

In our August issue, in the first installment of our three-part series on the history of the Wilshire Country Club, we noted the prominent role played by women in the history of the club. In September, in our second chapter, we described the founding years and early growth of the club. This concluding installment reports […]

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‘Ankle’ mosquito is pesky, but not fatal

‘Ankle’ mosquito is pesky, but not fatal

| October 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

There’s a new kid in town, and while not seriously dangerous, this mosquito is a pest. Called the aedes mosquito, it is small with black-and-white stripes and comes out in daytime as well as at night, and is said to fly and bite low. “We call him the ankle mosquito,” said Bob Saviskas, executive director […]

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Three teams compete to redesign  La Brea Tar Pits, Hancock Park

Three teams compete to redesign La Brea Tar Pits, Hancock Park

| October 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Officials at the Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County (NHM) are evaluating three design teams — one from Denmark and two from New York City — to advise NHM in coming years on creating and implementing a master plan to update the La Brea Tar Pits & Museum and the surrounding Hancock Park. As […]

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Family Fair is coming to the Boulevard!

Family Fair is coming to the Boulevard!

| October 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

A pie-baking contest, children’s costume parade and contest, all-ages talent show and rides are just some of the activities featured at the 53rd annual Larchmont Family Fair. The event is on Larchmont Boulevard between Beverly Boulevard and First Street, Sun., Oct. 27 from noon to 5:30 p.m. Second annual pie-baking contest A pie-baking contest organized […]

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