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I volunteered at a COVID-19 vaccination site

I volunteered at a COVID-19 vaccination site

| April 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

In February, I had the opportunity to volunteer at a COVID-19 vaccination site through the Medical Reserve Corps of Los Angeles (MRCLA). The experience was rewarding on many levels and helped me to see the impressive inner workings of our public healthcare system. I wanted to volunteer because, after a year of living in suspended […]

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Girl Scouts cookie season extended; Outdoor boothing begins

Girl Scouts cookie season extended; Outdoor boothing begins

| April 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

The only thing sweeter than an extra week of Girl Scouts cookie season is being able to purchase cookies from Girl Scouts themselves. After nearly two seasons of digital cookie sales, the Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles (GSGLA) extended cookie season until April 18 to accommodate newly approved outdoor-distanced boothing. “The resiliency of our […]

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Youth Sports: Equestrian is an individual sport with a league of its own

Youth Sports: Equestrian is an individual sport with a league of its own

| April 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

“I would travel only by horse, if I had the choice.” – Linda McCartney My only knowledge about genus Equus is that top fuel funny cars have a representational stampede called horse-power under their hoods (I used to write for “Drag Racer” magazine.) My wife was raised on a Central Illinois farm, and she and […]

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Silver Jubilee for A Silver Lining: 25 years on Larchmont

Silver Jubilee for A Silver Lining: 25 years on Larchmont

| April 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

A Silver Lining owner Gary Fuss is celebrating his shop’s 25th anniversary, which is often marked, fittingly, as the silver anniversary. When asked about the milestone, Fuss told the Chronicle that he feels “humbled” to still be open and doing business after such a terrible year. When Fuss reopened his Larchmont Boulevard doors last May, […]

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Barber takes Larchmont to Fairfax Avenue

Barber takes Larchmont to Fairfax Avenue

| March 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

You can take the barber out of Larchmont, but you can’t take the soul of Larchmont out of his shop. Construction on his Larchmont building (he was one of the 14 shops in the former Lipson Building, now behind a construction wall) and high rents elsewhere on the street (despite the nearly 30 vacancies) forced […]

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Joane Pickett was more than  a friendly face: Pickett Fences closes after 27 years on Blvd.

Joane Pickett was more than a friendly face: Pickett Fences closes after 27 years on Blvd.

| March 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

To say that closing her beloved Larchmont Boulevard store of 27 years, Pickett Fences, was completely traumatizing, would be the understatement of the year. But that is what happened, and this is where we are. The pandemic has taken a devastating toll on many Larchmont businesses, both restaurant and retail, and as the pandemic wears […]

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