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Noodles, boxed wine led to love

Noodles, boxed wine led to love

| January 29, 2020 | 1 Comment

Dr. David Skaggs and Dr. Valerie Ulene met during their medical school years at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in the late 1980s. The first encounter was unremarkable save for the memory of Val’s voice, which resonated with David, and the image of David eating ramen noodles in his apartment with his mother, […]

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Crossed wires spell love for couple celebrating 47 years together

Crossed wires spell love for couple celebrating 47 years together

| January 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

Mike and Anne Fraser met by chance 47 years ago. “I met my husband at my mom’s house,” Anne tells us. She was at her mom’s S. Orange Grove Ave. home, as she was every Friday after work for dinner, when at about 7 p.m. the doorbell rang. “I went to answer the bell, and […]

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Seven-Year Itch? Hardly… it’s more like 40 years of bliss

Seven-Year Itch? Hardly… it’s more like 40 years of bliss

| January 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

We first featured Luis and Carol Fondevila in our 2013 Valentines issue and are happy to inform readers that the past seven years have not resulted in the titular phenomenon. In fact, the couple is celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary this year. Still residing in Windsor Square, Carol reports that life and marriage have only […]

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Rec Center director breathes new life into Pan Pacific Basketball

Rec Center director breathes new life into Pan Pacific Basketball

| January 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

Over the course of a few weeknights in early January, kids ranging in age from 3 to 15 took to the basketball courts at Pan Pacific Recreation Center. Team assignments not yet decided, they scrimmaged while rec center staff and parents looked on. A somewhat new-ish face presided. Eric Calhoun, the Senior Recreation Center Director, […]

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Around the Town: Assistance League, NGA, LAFD, Ryu, Johnson, Ebell festivities ring out the year

Around the Town: Assistance League, NGA, LAFD, Ryu, Johnson, Ebell festivities ring out the year

| January 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Holiday season always brings the final meeting of the Assistance League of Los Angeles in the form of a festive luncheon held at the Wilshire Country Club. This year, there was added excitement over the plans for the League’s new home on Sunset Boulevard. Awards were distributed, including for exemplary service over the past […]

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Refresh body, mind, spirit with Reiki, meditation, yogic breathing

Refresh body, mind, spirit with Reiki, meditation, yogic breathing

| January 1, 2020 | 1 Comment

In November we began a series of profiles of people who live in the neighborhood. Because January is our “Health and Beauty” issue, we are profiling Hilary Malloy, who grew up locally and has a Reiki and meditation studio on Larchmont Boulevard. Being healthy is more than eating right and exercising. It can also mean […]

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