Tag: Wilshire Country Club

Wilshire Country Club, Hancock Park fixture, celebrates 100

Wilshire Country Club, Hancock Park fixture, celebrates 100

| October 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

In our August issue, in the first installment of our three-part series on the history of the Wilshire Country Club, we noted the prominent role played by women in the history of the club. In September, in our second chapter, we described the founding years and early growth of the club. This concluding installment reports […]

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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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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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Lillian Way threw annual Fourth of July block party

Lillian Way threw annual Fourth of July block party

| August 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Residents along Lillian Way between Clinton and Rosewood celebrated Independence Day with a block party for the 23rd year in a row last month. Activities included a bike and scooter parade and contest. Meaghan Curcio, one of the organizers of the event, said kids in the neighborhood spent days decorating their chosen conveyances. After the […]

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Around the Town: Galas, concert and scholarships toast the season

Around the Town: Galas, concert and scholarships toast the season

| May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) rolled out the red carpet for Music Director Designate Jaime Martin, welcoming him prior to the launch of his tenure next fall, and honored Margaret Batjer on her 20 years as LACO concertmaster at its annual concert gala May 2 at the downtown InterContinental Hotel. The evening’s musical centerpiece, led […]

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For LPGA players, host families offer a place to call home

For LPGA players, host families offer a place to call home

| March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

For LPGA players, traveling across the country to compete in tour events can be an expensive and, at times, lonely experience. That is why many players take advantage of the LPGA host family program. Instead of a cold, corporate hotel room, many players at last year’s tournament found comfort, economic relief and lifelong friendships in […]

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