RSSPeople

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

March 3 Super Tuesday elections: New procedures, new voters

March 3 Super Tuesday elections: New procedures, new voters

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Every four years there is a new batch of teenagers eligible to vote in the local and primary elections. But on March 3, all voters in Los Angeles County will be approaching new ballot boxes for the first time. They will be voting in local and primary elections. The Voting Solutions for All People (VSAP) […]

Continue Reading

Let holiday spending spill over into helping others: Toy and gift drives

Let holiday spending spill over into helping others: Toy and gift drives

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

During the holiday season it’s easy to get into the habit of gift buying, whether for family and friends or for yourself. So, it might be a good time to let some of that spending spill over into purchasing holiday cheer for others less fortunate. Read on for some local charities that are conducting toy […]

Continue Reading