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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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Author has a high vantage point on health and aging well

Author has a high vantage point on health and aging well

| January 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Patricia Greenberg believes in living life to the fullest, including from the heights of the world’s’ tallest skyscrapers. The nutritionist and author has run 20 marathons and countless half marathons, and in her 50s she took up the sport of tower climbing. Yes, tower climbing, which, unlike rock climbing, is done from the safety of […]

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Cox, preschool co-founder, Los Angeles native

Cox, preschool co-founder, Los Angeles native

| January 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Penny Cox (born Agnes Ducharme Robillard), co-founder of The Plymouth School, died Dec. 1. She was 87. Penny was born in Los Angeles on Oct. 5, 1932, and she grew up in South Los Angeles on 99th Street. When her family moved to the San Fernando Valley in the 1940s, Penny stayed behind in the […]

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Around the Town: High Tea, Sheba gala, ‘Gutsy Women,’ history events and BBBS Big Bash

Around the Town: High Tea, Sheba gala, ‘Gutsy Women,’ history events and BBBS Big Bash

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

“Meow, my little pretties — come have a purr-fectly good time.” And, so, more than 70 ladies descended upon the most ‘terrifying’ and beautiful “fur-midable” Las Palmas home of Margo O’Connell for her haunted High Tea Oct. 19. Her porcelain Buddhas were outfitted in black masks and skullcaps topped with kitty ears. The sculptures surrounding […]

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Girls Academy serves breakfast and much more

Girls Academy serves breakfast and much more

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

GALA, Girls Academic Leadership Academy, held its first annual pancake breakfast fund raiser Nov. 16 at the school’s Olympic and West boulevards campus. The event marked the first time the Academy has reached out to the surrounding community (of Brookside and Longwood Highlands), and the results were impressive, local resident Caroline Tracy told us. Attendees came […]

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