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Get ready for the 53rd annual Larchmont Family Fair!

Get ready for the 53rd annual Larchmont Family Fair!

| August 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Sample pies, taste tamales, enjoy rides and watch talented contestants at the 53rd annual Larchmont Family Fair on Larchmont Boulevard between Beverly Boulevard and First Street, Sun., Oct. 27 from noon to 5:30 p.m. New this year will be a performance by the Bob Baker Marionettes held between the children’s costume contest and the talent […]

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Wilshire Country Club, organized near tar fields in the ‘wilderness’ by local businessmen in 1919, celebrates 100th

Wilshire Country Club, organized near tar fields in the ‘wilderness’ by local businessmen in 1919, celebrates 100th

| August 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Last month, in the first installment of our three-part series, we noted the prominent role played by women in the history of Wilshire Country Club. The following describes the founding years and early growth of the club. The October issue will report on more recent history plus the centennial celebration events taking place at the […]

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Pawnshop closing after 40 years, Café Parisien after eight months

Pawnshop closing after 40 years, Café Parisien after eight months

| August 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

After 40 years at Brothers Collateral Loans, Rudy and Ernest Gintel are closing up shop by the end of the year. “There’s a beginning and an end to everything,” mused Rudy, 71. Closing a pawnshop is not easy, as much of the inventory is private possessions that need to be transferred to trustworthy hands, Rudy […]

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Spend ‘Day at the Beach’ at Taste of Larchmont Aug. 26

Spend ‘Day at the Beach’ at Taste of Larchmont Aug. 26

| August 1, 2019 | 1 Comment

Take an evening stroll along the boulevard in Larchmont Village and enjoy sampling cuisine from more than 20 restaurants at HopeNet’s annual “Taste of Larchmont” fundraiser Mon., Aug. 26. The event, themed “A Day at the Beach” this year, will also feature food, desserts and beverages at the pavilion area set up in the public […]

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Women who golfed: a look back at Club’s early years

Women who golfed: a look back at Club’s early years

| August 1, 2019 | 1 Comment

This is the first in a three-part series on the Wilshire Country Club turning 100 this year. A gala celebration for members will take place in September. This first part in the series, in the spirit of our Women of Larchmont issue, looks at the history of women within the club. The year is 1919. […]

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Editorial: Some in Sacramento still want to dictate to us

Editorial: Some in Sacramento still want to dictate to us

| August 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Despite the California legislature being on a one-month vacation through the middle of August, it is likely that there are staff members answering the telephones in state legislators’ local offices. Indeed, our State Assembly Members and State Senators might even be in their local offices for the next couple of weeks.   As noted in […]

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