Tag: Peet’s Coffee

It took a village, but Giorgio is finally getting some help

It took a village, but Giorgio is finally getting some help

| June 2, 2022 | 0 Comments

Driving down Larchmont Boulevard, I can’t help but glance in the direction of the newsstand and Peet’s Coffee, places where unhoused Larchmont regular Giorgio used to stand with his shopping cart, waiting for gifts of money, food and Advil. However, as the Larchmont Chronicle reported in the May 2022 issue, the Los Angeles County Department […]

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Locals enjoy coffee with a cop at Peet’s

Locals enjoy coffee with a cop at Peet’s

| June 2, 2022 | 0 Comments

“With so much foot traffic on Larchmont Boulevard, it’s the perfect place to host Coffee with a Cop,” said LAPD Wilshire Division’s Senior Lead Officer (SLO) Dave Cordova. According to Cordova, who oversees Larchmont Boulevard as part of his beat, monthly Coffee with a Cop is an informal gathering where residents can get to know […]

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Will sympathy bring success for Giorgio?

Will sympathy bring success for Giorgio?

| September 2, 2021 | 0 Comments

“I need my money,” insists Giorgio, the 56-year-old who visits Larchmont Boulevard daily with a shopping cart filled with his meager possessions. “It’s an obligation! According to the law!” he shouts, referring to some combination of unemployment, Social Security and disability compensation he says he used to get until he received an unsigned letter from […]

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Peppermint and eggnog: coffee flavors of winter

Peppermint and eggnog: coffee flavors of winter

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Without the arrival of snow typical to other areas, one of the surest ways to mark the change of seasons in Los Angeles is by indulging in one of the winter-themed drinks popping up on menu boards at all of our favorite coffee shops. It’s time for the Pumpkin Spice Lattes to make room for […]

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