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Neighborhood activities show signs of a return to normal

Neighborhood activities show signs of a return to normal

| March 31, 2022 | 0 Comments

In-person events are coming back. Life is getting closer to “normal.” For example, Chevalier’s Books hosted — in person, at its Larchmont store on March 7 — some puppets and humans from the Bob Baker Marionette Theater (BBMT). The puppets gave a short performance as part of introducing the new book, “Enchanted Strings: Bob Baker […]

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Edie Frère reflects on her years on Larchmont

Edie Frère reflects on her years on Larchmont

| July 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

Edie Frère has been a fixture in the Larchmont community for most of her life. She grew up in homes on Third Avenue in Wilshire Park and McCadden Place in Hancock Park, has lived for many years on Las Palmas Avenue in Hancock Park, and this coming October will celebrate the 30th anniversary of her […]

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Pets of Larchmont: Therapy dogs lead the pack in Children’s Hospital program

Pets of Larchmont: Therapy dogs lead the pack in Children’s Hospital program

| July 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Wrigley takes his job as a therapy dog at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) “very seriously,” says his owner, Kate Buhrmaster. The eight-year-old Bernese mountain dog is among 127 “volunteer” dogs in the therapy program at CHLA. “He’s visited with — and hopefully helped lift the spirits of — thousands of people over the past […]

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Around the Town: Fundraising events have been impacted by pandemic

Around the Town: Fundraising events have been impacted by pandemic

| April 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

Every spring, the ladies of Larchmont lunch and bid on donated extravagant safaris and trips, art, and jewelry. It sounds frivolous, but for children’s charities, these events provide a financial lifeline that makes their various missions possible. All of these events have been cancelled or postponed. The marginalized youth of our city are going to […]

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Donate blood at St. Brendan Oct. 23

Donate blood at St. Brendan Oct. 23

| September 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Help patients at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) by donating blood Tues., Oct. 23 at St. Brendan School, 238 S. Manhattan Pl., from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Donations will aid patients at CHLA, which requires 2,000 units of blood each month to meet the needs of its young patients. Donors should be well-hydrated and […]

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Children’s Chain luncheon helped hospital

Children’s Chain luncheon helped hospital

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

A group of 10 members of the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles support group, Children’s Chain (“a chain is as strong as its weakest link”) organized a luncheon and fashion show to benefit the hospital at the end of May. The 59-year-old group’s event featured a talk by interior (and fashion) designer Mark D. Sikes. A […]

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