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Around the Town: Irving Boulevard home’s 100th fêted, history celebrated, puppy love at ‘Dogs!’

Around the Town: Irving Boulevard home’s 100th fêted, history celebrated, puppy love at ‘Dogs!’

| August 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

“Come celebrate the centennial birthday of our house,” said the invitation from Suz and Peter Landay. So, 110 neighbors, family and friends flocked to their Irving Boulevard lair for an open house party Aug. 10. There were champagne cocktails, skewers of artisan cheeses, butterscotch cupcakes and great conversation about shared memories of the gatherings at […]

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Rev. Gwynne Guibord, 75, founded interfaith center at St. John’s

Rev. Gwynne Guibord, 75, founded interfaith center at St. John’s

| August 29, 2019 | 1 Comment

Interfaith leader and founder of The Guibord Center, Rev. Dr. Gwynne Guibord, lost a 10-year battle with cancer Aug. 15. She was 75. A Requiem Eucharist was held Aug. 24 at St. John’s Cathedral, home of the Guibord Center. Episcopal Diocesan Bishop John Harvey Taylor officiated. Born in Flint, Mich., Guibord earned her Ph.D. in […]

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Journalist, activist, society editor from the past: Lucy Toberman

Journalist, activist, society editor from the past: Lucy Toberman

| August 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Lucy Toberman was a dedicated journalist and activist who made herself a fixture of both the Larchmont Chronicle and the larger community for decades. Her writing as the Chronicle’s society editor began in Oct. 1965 and continued until the day she died, just before her 85th birthday, a 29-year career with the paper. Besides her […]

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New urban forest officer named to manage canopy: ‘City is home to the nation’s largest urban forest’

New urban forest officer named to manage canopy: ‘City is home to the nation’s largest urban forest’

| August 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s official, Los Angeles has a City Forest Officer. Rachel Malarich was appointed last month by Mayor Eric Garcetti to the new post, which was created to oversee the growth of Los Angeles’ urban forest and help the city reach its goal to plant 90,000 trees by 2021. “Rachel has the vision, experience and expertise […]

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Shonda Rhimes: Keeping a low profile in Hancock Park

Shonda Rhimes: Keeping a low profile in Hancock Park

| August 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Shonda Rhimes is a high-profile writer, producer and author who keeps a low profile in Hancock Park. Born and raised outside of Chicago, Rhimes moved to the neighborhood more than 15 years ago. “Maybe I have just been a quiet neighbor!” Rhimes said in an e-mail. “I lived in two different houses in the area […]

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Tammy Rosato is passionate about her mission: end homelessness

Tammy Rosato is passionate about her mission: end homelessness

| August 1, 2019 | 3 Comments

If you are involved in our local community at all, then there’s a very good chance you already know Tammy Rosato. She’s the La Brea Hancock Homeowner’s Association president and neighborhood watch co-chair, a board member for the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council (GWNC) and homelessness liaison for La Brea Hancock. She also is a member […]

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