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Celebrating Summer Tomatoes

Celebrating Summer Tomatoes

| July 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

This is the height of summer tomato season and local chefs are making the most of this time of year.  Buzz reader Amanda Parsons told us this week that she had an incredible meal inspired by local tomatoes at Marino Ristorante. According to Parsons, Marino is serving up Tomato Wednesdays through the tomato season. “I […]

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New Neighborhood Mapping Project Gets (More) Things Right

New Neighborhood Mapping Project Gets (More) Things Right

| July 29, 2017 | 2 Comments

What’s in a (neighborhood) name?  For those involved in their local communities and neighborhood issues, a lot.  Neighborhood names and boundaries define our communities, their history and their grass roots governance, at the most basic level possible.  So when you’re dealing with traffic issues, neighborhood watches, historic designations or new development, it really does make […]

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What I Did on My Summer Vacation

What I Did on My Summer Vacation

| July 20, 2017 | 4 Comments

When I was younger, I somehow escaped most of the annual “What I Did on My Summer Vacation” essays when school started in the fall.  But when they did pop up, I usually dreaded them.  It’s funny, though, how things change as you get older.  My family just returned from a 10-day road trip, and […]

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Celebrate National Ice Cream Day this Sunday on Larchmont

Celebrate National Ice Cream Day this Sunday on Larchmont

| July 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sunday is National Ice Cream. We couldn’t think of a better way to prepare to celebrate than to visit Larchmont’s two scoop shops and check out what they were planning to do to celebrate the day. Salt & Straw at 240 N Larchmont is planning a day of random rewards to ice cream patron who […]

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Friends of Wilshire Library Special Cookbook Sale

Friends of Wilshire Library Special Cookbook Sale

| July 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

As many of our local library patrons know, all of our area branch libraries have “Friends of…” groups that support the libraries in many ways, not the least of which is by selling used and donated books to help fund new books and other activities for the library.    The book sales types and schedules […]

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LAPD Launches “Exchange Safe Zone”

LAPD Launches “Exchange Safe Zone”

| July 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

LAPD’s Wilshire Division has announced that the lobby of its station at 4861Venice Blvd. can now be used as an “exchange safe zone.”  If you need to meet someone to conduct a child hand-off, private property sale, or e-commerce transaction, you can do it in this safe space, rather than inviting someone you don’t know […]

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