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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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Fancifull Gift Baskets Celebrates 30 Years

Fancifull Gift Baskets Celebrates 30 Years

| November 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Fancifull Gift Baskets and Fine Foods celebrates 30 years in business this evening from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., with a special fundraiser to support the efforts of the Solano Napa Firefighters Foundation. The eighties-themed celebration will feature poured wines, cheeses, chocolates and a wide selection of the fine foods that Fancifull sells in its store […]

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Ryu Releases CD4 Annual Report

Ryu Releases CD4 Annual Report

| October 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

CD4 Council Member David Ryu released the annual report of his office’s activities in 2016-2017 around the district. In an email to constituents, Ryu noted the following highlights of the report: Photo collage of our beautification improvements on Western Avenue. More than $220,000 Discretionary Funds spent on Traffic & Transit projects Tools on how to […]

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Marlborough School Alums Forming Junior Charity League in LA

Marlborough School Alums Forming Junior Charity League in LA

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Recent Marlborough grads, working to re-establish the Junior Charity League in the Los Angeles area, held their first philanthropic event recently at The Westwood Transitional Village, a residential housing facility that provides support for homeless families to help them stabilize and acquire the skills needed for independent living. The young women of the Junior Charity […]

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Modernist Architect Gin Wong Passes Away at 94

Modernist Architect Gin Wong Passes Away at 94

| September 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Modernist architect Gin D. Wong, who helped found William L. Pereira & Associates and whose high-profile work included both LACMA and LAX, passed away earlier this month at the age of 94, reported the Los Angeles Times: Gin D. Wong, a visionary architect whose iconic works have helped shaped the look of Los Angeles for […]

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Carthay Circle Residents Toast Their Trees

Carthay Circle Residents Toast Their Trees

| September 27, 2017 | 2 Comments

Residents of Carthay Circle gathered at twilight Tuesday evening for a champagne toast to their new Chinese Elm trees recently planted on Commander Sloat Drive just west of Foster Street.  Carthay Circle resident and board member Ann Rubin, who chairs the association’s beautification committee,  provided all the fixings delivered in an wheelbarrow for her neighbors […]

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