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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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Sunday Farmers’ Market ‘is here to stay’

Sunday Farmers’ Market ‘is here to stay’

| March 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

Councilmember David Ryu has announced a meeting to discuss a simmering controversy concerning the Larchmont Sunday Farmers’ Market and a small playground designed to replace six of the city surface parking lot’s existing 34 spaces. The meeting was prompted by e-mails from Windsor Square resident Gary Gilbert that generated an outpouring of concern from Market […]

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New bars, restaurants on La Brea south of Wilshire

New bars, restaurants on La Brea south of Wilshire

| March 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

Met Him at a Bar recently opened across from its sister site, Met Her at a Bar, at the corner of Eighth Street. Also at the corner of La Brea Ave. at Eighth are the Tokyo-style Sake House Miro, 809 S. La Brea Ave. and the newly opened Roji Bakery, 807 S. La Brea Ave. […]

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LACMA on track to build Geffen Galleries up and across Wilshire

LACMA on track to build Geffen Galleries up and across Wilshire

| March 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

A world-class art gallery that will stretch across Wilshire Blvd. over traffic below seems so quintessentially car-centric Los Angeles, it’s almost surprising it wasn’t thought of before. But the design for the David Geffen Galleries was more a process of happenstance than a clear strategy. “It was a big idea. It was a simple idea,” […]

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