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‘Local’s’ new guidebook to our enormous and wild park

‘Local’s’ new guidebook to our enormous and wild park

| July 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

If you’re a local, you will learn a lot by reading Casey Schreiner’s “Griffith Park: A Local’s Guide.” Certainly not limited to “locals” however, this guidebook is a great read for an out-of-towner with even a vague interest in our city’s enormous and wild municipal park. Personally, I first learned about Griffith Park growing up […]

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On-screen local arts and culture

On-screen local arts and culture

| July 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

Activity in the local art scene is ongoing despite the coronavirus pandemic. Community television station KCET and local arts organization leaders have teamed up to bring to our home screens a season of sessions with art makers for the coming months. KCET says of its new program that, “from drive-by art shows to all-girl mariachi […]

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55 years of Women of Larchmont

55 years of Women of Larchmont

| July 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

55 years ago, my brilliant editorial predecessor, Jane Gilman, and her advertising genius colleague, Dawne Goodwin, decided to create a special section each year featuring the “Women of Larchmont.” This was just the third year of their Larchmont Chronicle enterprise, which they founded in 1963. As the paper stated on the cover of its first […]

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Boulevard favorites and a masked golden are among the pack

Boulevard favorites and a masked golden are among the pack

| July 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Meet this year’s inductees into our annual Pets of Larchmont! Rockstar Halpern-Goldstein, Windsor Square, “loves belly rubs, her Peppa Pig plush doll and walking up to Larchmont and getting puppy treats from Diptyque or a piece of turkey from Larchmont Wine and Cheese,” says Jonathan Goldstein. Joey, 12, never asked for a baby sister — […]

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Minneapolis killing sparks nationwide protests

Minneapolis killing sparks nationwide protests

| July 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

A video of the brutal killing of a 46-year-old Black man by a white Minneapolis police officer on May 25 sparked nationwide peaceful protest that was accompanied in some places by violent crime from riotous mobs vandalizing and looting, especially on the weekend of May 30 and 31. In the subsequent days of June, hundreds […]

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Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

| July 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

This special section has been added this month to provide a forum for sharing ideas and opinions on the important issues raised by Black Lives Matter discussions and demonstrations. That was not possible last month; the paper already was at the printer as events transpired. This month, we can include stories about immediate neighborhood reactions, […]

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