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Nyakio and David Grieco: a couple that was meant to be

Nyakio and David Grieco: a couple that was meant to be

| January 26, 2023 | 0 Comments

Nyakio and David Grieco are both children of the ’70s from Upstate New York. She was born Nyakio Kamoche to Kenyan immigrants in Buffalo and lived throughout the tri-state area before moving to Oklahoma by the time she was nine. David was born two years earlier to parents of Italian and Irish heritage in Watertown, […]

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Larchmont Charter’s World Fair returns to Hollygrove campus

Larchmont Charter’s World Fair returns to Hollygrove campus

| December 29, 2022 | 0 Comments

Members of the Larchmont Charter School (LCS) community recently gathered for the post-pandemic return of the school’s World Fair. The beloved fundraising event took place at LCS’s Hollygrove campus last month, and many from the surrounding neighborhoods enjoyed the festivities. Celebrating the many cultures that are represented at LCS, the World Fair featured a plethora […]

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Pomp, circumstance is back, in person

Pomp, circumstance is back, in person

| June 2, 2022 | 0 Comments

Graduation season is here, and unlike recent years when the pandemic curbed ceremonies to socially distanced virtual and drive-by events, this year’s graduates will be flipping their tassels live before moving on to the next stages of their lives. Here are some of our area schools’ graduation ceremony plans: Episcopal School of Los Angeles will […]

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Larchmont Charter Hollygrove campus searches for new site

Larchmont Charter Hollygrove campus searches for new site

| December 2, 2021 | 0 Comments

After 16 years, Larchmont Charter School (LCS), which resides on four separate Los Angeles area campuses, will pull up stakes at one of its original locations, the famed El Centro-to-Vine Hollygrove campus, and look for new school grounds. Uplift Family Services, which leases the Hollygrove space to LCS, is planning to increase the adolescent and […]

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Mark Peel, 66, put California cuisine on map

Mark Peel, 66, put California cuisine on map

| July 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

During his illustrious career, Chef Mark Peel would nourish diners and impress palates around the globe. But he also made time to judge the Larchmont Family Fair pie contest, raise funds for Larchmont Charter School and St. Vincent Meals on Wheels and man the grill at his Longwood neighborhood block parties. “Acts of service was […]

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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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