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‘Tweener’ Sen. Mitchell is poised to do more — as Supervisor

‘Tweener’ Sen. Mitchell is poised to do more — as Supervisor

| September 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

State Sen. Holly Mitchell has worked to support the poor and underprivileged from before she was elected, when she ran what was then the largest children and family advocacy program in the state. “When you look at my body of work as a legislator, when you look at my experience running Crystal Stairs, it really […]

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Grace Yoo seeks fairness, transparency, respect for the bottom line

Grace Yoo seeks fairness, transparency, respect for the bottom line

| September 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Attorney and community leader Grace Yoo, a first generation American, has spent the better part of 20 years advocating for the needs of under-represented groups and individuals in our community. Although her private law practice focuses on estate planning, her legal career also includes representing abused and neglected children while at the Los Angeles County […]

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Art exhibits, dance event inspired by a drive-in at Tarfest 2020

Art exhibits, dance event inspired by a drive-in at Tarfest 2020

| September 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Pandemic or no pandemic, the Tarfest 2020 multi-arts festival will go on. This 18th annual event is an ambitious undertaking with two group art exhibits and a live dance event inspired by a beloved area drive-in theater. The Gilmore Drive-In, which opened in 1948 and closed in 1979 — now the site of The Grove […]

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Fr. Boyle’s human approach to gang members has paid off

Fr. Boyle’s human approach to gang members has paid off

| September 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Before he became the face of the inspirational gang-intervention program Homeboy Industries, Fr. Greg Boyle was a local. He grew up in a family of eight children on Norton Avenue in Windsor Square. He recalls that, before his 92-year-old mother died a few years ago, she was surrounded by her children. She was ready to […]

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New British pub inside The Original Farmers Market

New British pub inside The Original Farmers Market

| September 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

A British pub-style restaurant opened last month at The Original Farmers Market, serving favorites like fish and chips and shepherd’s pie alongside an extensive beer selection. Market Tavern is the brainchild of English musician Gary Twinn, the longtime manager of Bar 326 and E.B.’s Beer & Wine, who partnered with Chef Brendan Collins, executive chef […]

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Warner Henry, remembered: Local luminary, a founder of LA Opera, died Aug. 1

Warner Henry, remembered: Local luminary, a founder of LA Opera, died Aug. 1

| September 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

He was a larger-than-life personality, a man of dramatic contrasts. His favorite artists were Claude Monet and Hieronymus Bosch. He was a connoisseur of the world’s finest wines, but his favorite meal included meat loaf. His always-ready wit and sense of humor covered a very deep seriousness, like his preferred president, Ronald Reagan. In his […]

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