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Former Getty House Director Patrick Brown Sets Mystery in Neighborhood

Former Getty House Director Patrick Brown Sets Mystery in Neighborhood

| May 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Patrick Brown, former executive director of Getty House, has recently published a murder mystery, “Murdered Justice,” inspired by his former workplace and the surrounding neighborhoods. Centered in fictional “Fairmont Square,” a gated community in the Mid-Wilshire area of Los Angeles, “Murdered Justice” is the story of how investigative journalist Maggie Lyon, whose career has languished in […]

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CD4 Councilmember David Ryu Honors Lucy Casado of Lucy’s El Adobe

CD4 Councilmember David Ryu Honors Lucy Casado of Lucy’s El Adobe

| May 9, 2017 | 1 Comment

CD 4 Councilmember David Ryu presented an adjourning motion at today’s City Council meeting, honoring the life of Lucy Casado, founder and owner of legendary Lucy’s El Adobe, who passed away last week at the age of 91 after battling cancer. Ryu introduced the motion, saying it was a sad occasion but a happy day to […]

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Trojan AD Lynn Swann Moves to Hancock Parkish

Trojan AD Lynn Swann Moves to Hancock Parkish

| May 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

USC Athletic Director and football legend Lynn Swann has purchased a contemporary home in the Hancock Park area for $3.08 million, reported the Los Angeles Times last week. It’s a homecoming for Swann, who according to the Times, Swann was a standout wide receiver at USC and went on to win four Super Bowls in […]

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Hancock Park Family Remembering the Armenian Genocide

Hancock Park Family Remembering the Armenian Genocide

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Each year Dina and George Phillips, Jr. mark the anniversary of the Armenian Genocide with their extended family. The Hancock Park family is part of the large Armenian population, more than 200,000 people, living in Southern California, making it the largest such community outside of Armenia. Dina Phillips, a Marlborough grad, and her husband George, […]

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Red Cross Blood Drive Volunteer Jackie Kruse Organizes Her Last Drive

Red Cross Blood Drive Volunteer Jackie Kruse Organizes Her Last Drive

| April 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

For ten years,  Jackie Kruse, a registered nurse and Windsor Square resident, has been organizing blood drives in the neighborhood. But the drive at St. Brendan School on May 9th will be her last now that her son, the youngest of three, is graduating from the school. “As a registered nurse with young children, it was a […]

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Candidates Ahn and Gomez Campaign for Congressional District 34

Candidates Ahn and Gomez Campaign for Congressional District 34

| April 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Candidates Robert Lee Ahn and Assemblymember Jimmy Gomez have begun their respective campaigns to win the Congressional District 34 seat in the upcoming June 6, 2017 special election. Emerging as the top two candidates from a field of 23 in the April 4 primary election, Ahn and Gomez now must work to distinguish themselves and […]

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