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Meeting challenges of staying home

Meeting challenges of staying home

| April 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

A blog message went out to neighbors early last month: “I would love to invite any and all inclined neighbors to post drawings of Easter eggs on their windows, for the neighborhood kids to spot and ‘hunt’ while on their walks in the coming days!” Among the nearly 40 resulting blog comments were: “Such a […]

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Restaurants find ways to serve

Restaurants find ways to serve

| April 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

When coronavirus restrictions were implemented, Carol Holtiwanger moved her sidewalk popup Calabama into her fourth floor East LA apartment for maximum social distancing. Prepaid breakfast sammies are lowered in a rope-tied red bucket to customers below. Few restaurants can go that far, but those that decided to stay open in some form are struggling to […]

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Tales told of local students homeschooling

Tales told of local students homeschooling

| April 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

Our April 2020 story “With social distancing decree, families begin work-from-home, homeschooling juggling act,” resonated with families in the neighborhood — many have written to share their own experiences. So, we shall continue the story as a series. Should you wish to have your child’s / family’s experience of homeschool featured, please reach out to: […]

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Trying times: Those who survive are strangely stronger

Trying times: Those who survive are strangely stronger

| April 1, 2020 | 2 Comments

As someone whose first memories of the restaurant business date back to 1933 (yes, among those “first” snapshot memories I fondly include El Cholo), who lived through all of the ups and downs that make up the rich tapestry of life, and who until last Monday, at the age of 87, was still thrilled to […]

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With social distancing decree, families begin work-from-home, homeschooling juggling act

With social distancing decree, families begin work-from-home, homeschooling juggling act

| April 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Child-rearing in the community On March 13 (eerily, a Friday), parents in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) received emails, texts, and robo-calls alerting them that school would be closed for two weeks beginning March 16, due to COVID-19. In the days prior, countless private and local charter schools had closed their doors as […]

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Market, playground and parking to co-exist

Market, playground and parking to co-exist

| April 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

An open community meeting regarding the Larchmont farmers market and a new playground in the city parking lot on Larchmont was switched from a potentially large in-person community meeting to a phone-in forum last month because of COVID-19. Following Mayor Garcetti’s Thursday, March 12, order restricting gatherings of more than 50 people, Councilmember David Ryu’s […]

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