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New building is on very top of Alexandria House wish list; donations sought

New building is on very top of Alexandria House wish list; donations sought

| December 2, 2021 | 0 Comments

Sister Judy Vaughan, executive director of Alexandria House, is hopeful she will have enough donations by the end of the month to purchase an adjacent building for low-cost, permanent, supportive housing. The nun, who is with the order of the Sisters of St. Joseph Carondelet, has managed Alexandria House transitional shelter for 25 years on […]

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Redistricting efforts, both city and state, moving toward a close

Redistricting efforts, both city and state, moving toward a close

| December 2, 2021 | 0 Comments

As noted elsewhere in this issue, this area’s two City Council districts will look different starting in 2022. In the past, the distribution area of the Larchmont Chronicle has has been primarily in Council Districts 4 and 5. Although the areas receiving the paper will not change, the city’s council district numbers associated with this geography […]

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Happy 100th, Larchmont Boulevard!

Happy 100th, Larchmont Boulevard!

| October 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

Community leaders, local merchants, landlords and shoppers celebrated the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the original Larchmont Boulevard shopping district on Sunday, October 24 — in person and through television. A wide array of TV station news crews and other local media descended upon the boulevard, some as early as 5 a.m. (ABC-TV’s weekend […]

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Holiday trees coming to town

Holiday trees coming to town

| October 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

Trees are expected to arrive on Sat., Nov. 27 at the Wilshire Rotary Christmas Tree Lot, 568 N. Larchmont Blvd. “This is our 15th year,” said Rotarian Wendy Clifford. This year’s crop is expected to be limited due to a heat wave in Oregon and Washington in June 2021. “Some tree types and sizes may […]

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Small Business Saturday on  Blvd. Nov. 27

Small Business Saturday on Blvd. Nov. 27

| October 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

Small Business Saturday will kick off the holiday shopping season Sat., Nov. 27 from 11:30 to 4:30 p.m. Participating stores on Larchmont Boulevard will offer discounts, raffles and a prize drawing and live entertainment to herald the spirit of the season. The event is sponsored by the Larchmont Boulevard Association.

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City redistricting moves to City Council this month

City redistricting moves to City Council this month

| October 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

After one year of volunteer service, plus professional staffing and paid consultants, a citizen commission has issued its recommendation for new City Council Districts and has forwarded its Final Report to the Los Angeles City Council. Every 10 years, following the national census, political district boundary lines are reevaluated across the country. The current procedure […]

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