Patricia Lombard

Patricia Lombard is the co-editor and publisher of the Larchmont Buzz. Patty lives with her family in Fremont Place. She has been active in neighborhood issues since moving here in 1989. Her pictorial history, "Larchmont" for Arcadia Press is available at Chevalier's Books.

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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

| November 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

At the Buzz we are inspired by our mascot, the bee. This description of the bee found in the book, “The Tattoo Dictionary, An A-Z Guide to the Secret Language of Tattoos,” by Trent Aitken-Smith, whick we found at the Natural History Museum of LA County’s Tattoo exhibition book store and gift shop, resonated with […]

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Keep Your Pets Safe From Holiday Overeating

Keep Your Pets Safe From Holiday Overeating

| November 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Overeating is not limited to humans, according to the LA Department of Animal Services — our pets are also at risk for overeating on Thanksgiving. Families gather around and want to share their feasts with our four-legged friends, which can lead to overeating. And even if we don’t purposefully include them, a deft cat or […]

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Women’s Self-Defense Offered by Nearby Knowles Academy

Women’s Self-Defense Offered by Nearby Knowles Academy

| November 21, 2017 | 3 Comments

Yesterday, I wrote about general holiday safety tips but personal safety is something women think about all the time.  National crime statistics show that even though men are more likely to be a victim of crime,  women are more likely to victimized by someone they know.  With all the news coverage of crimes and recent […]

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Hancock Park Garden Club Offers Booklet on Designing Your Front Yard

Hancock Park Garden Club Offers Booklet on Designing Your Front Yard

| November 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Hancock Park Garden Club presented a free booklet to neighbors about designing their front yards at a meeting and panel discussion last week at the Ebell of Los Angeles. The booklet was commissioned by the garden club to provide information to residents considering changes to their front yards in response to years of drought […]

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Holiday Safety Tips

Holiday Safety Tips

| November 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

  This holiday season, don’t let the spirit of giving lull you into giving criminals a better chance to do their dirty work.  The Los Angeles Police Department offers safety tips below to consider during the holiday season and year around! If You Are Traveling: Get an automatic timer for your lights. Ask a neighbor […]

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Natural History Museum Opens Tattoo Sunday through April 15

Natural History Museum Opens Tattoo Sunday through April 15

| November 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Tattoo,” an exhibition examining the ancient art of marking skin with ink that spans cultures, continents, and its evolution over time, opens this weekend at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHMLA). “Tattoo” offers unique insight into this often misunderstood form of wearable art through the context of more than 5,000 years. The exhibit […]

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