Raised climbing apple trees in Appleton Wisconsin, Julie Grist has lived in many parts of the world but finds the Larchmont area of Los Angeles to be well worth calling home – for its wonderful people, great architecture, sense of community, and endless sunshine. Julie wakes up happy almost every day.
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Chris Burden, creator of LA’s most iconic sculpture “Urban Lights”, a temple-like assemblage of 202 street lights that marks the Los Angeles County Museum’s (LACMA) Wilshire Blvd entrance, died on Sunday of malignant melanoma at his home in Topanga Canyon. He was 69 years old. Burden produced sculptural and performance art over the past four decades, […]
The New York Times published a quick video on helpful apps for those who may find themselves in an emergency situation – such as those of us in Southern California who live in earthquake country but still may feel ill prepared to handle an emergency situation. Seeing the photos of devastation in Nepal can only […]
Living in a guest house above a tranquil pool on the 100 block of North Van Ness Ave has given Josh Herman a bird’s eve view into the life cycle of the duckling. In fact, Herman could even be considered a co-parent to a mommy Mallard as he helped her raise two families of ducklings […]
To celebrate their 75th (!) year as bookseller to the Larchmont Village community, Chevalier’s Books is inaugurating a monthly evening Literary Series focused on the power of words. Hosted on the first Thursday of every month, Chevalier’s will offer a space to gather, chat, browse and connect with literature-loving neighbors while listening to some of […]
Many residents have reported seeing a coyote roaming the streets of the area over the last two weeks, and in almost every case, he is reported to be bold and not back off. It is illegal to trap a wild coyote and the city will not stake out a coyote. Animal Control officer Hoang Dinh visited Windsor […]
Paris Photo, an art fair dedicated to historical and contemporary photography, takes place twice annually at the Grand Palais in Paris the fall and at Paramount Pictures Studios in Los Angeles in the spring. Now in its 18th year, Paris Photo is a key event for collectors of contemporary and modern art, photography professionals, artists, and […]