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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Forty sixth grade students at St. James Episcopal School found themselves immersed in some wonderful learning adventures last week, and distracted from the onslaught of middle-school acceptance letters in the mail. The hands-on learning programs, dubbed “Sixth Grade Intensives” took place for the second year in a row and gave students an out-of-classroom intensive course […]
Are you a lover of literature but stuck in a book group that never really discusses the book? Are you a lover of food but want to cut through the pretension of the foodie world? Do you revel in devouring both beautiful fiction and food, especially when they intersect? Writer, avid reader, baker and Hancock […]
If you have a tween living at home who just can’t get enough of the ubiquitous Taylor Swift you may want to head on over to the Grammy Museum in downtown LA to see a retrospective on the 25 year old pop star: The Taylor Swift Experience. Telling the tale of Swift’s meteoric rise to […]
The 1926 Spanish Colonial once owned by Howard Hughes that sits abreast the Wilshire Country Club has always been intriguing – if only one could go beyond the high hedges and wooden gate to snoop around. Gardenista, the very versatile blog about everything exterior for home and garden, recently featured the Muirfield Road home that […]
It can only take two minutes for a thief to rip out the catalytic converter under your automobile that will render your vehicle inoperable and and could cost you upwards of a thousand dollars to replace. Catalytic converter theft is on the rise nationwide and Los Angeles is no exception to this trend. Both LAPD […]
The LAPD welcomed Captain III Vito Palazzolo as new commanding officer of the Olympic Division. Palazzolo will join Captain I Julian Melendez to oversee nearly 270 officers serving the eastern portion of Windsor Square and Larchmont Village, much of Koreatown and the Byzantine Pico corridor, an area of approximately 6.26 square miles. “We welcome in […]