[Mother of Invention] Smart Technology vs. Smart Kids

I’m all for progress and totally get the appeal of “smart technology.” It’s cool, it’s convenient, and has improved our lives in myriad ways. But, there are downsides and as a parent, I’m becoming...

[The Good Life] Stouts for Winter

Stouts aren’t seasonal beers per se, but there’s something satisfying about drinking them in winter, when it’s chillier outside and gets dark earlier at night. Maybe it’s the color or maybe it’s the ABV...

[Senior Moments] About That Word “Senior”

A friend of mine forwarded me a You Tube video clip of Fritz Coleman, the KNBC weathercaster, speaking at a conference on aging in Pasadena. He made fun of the aging process and how...

[Retail Therapy] Salt & Straw: Sweet Treats Made Locally

There’s a new sweet shop on Larchmont Boulevard. Beneath a peppermint candy-colored awning is Salt & Straw, an artisan ice cream shop from Portland, Oregon that uses local Los Angeles sourced ingredients for its...

[Real Estate] The New “Normal”

So Cal Market Cools While Local Stays Hot If you’re looking to buy or sell a home this month, welcome to the new normal.  Gone is the “Wild West” buying and selling frenzy of...

[Letter from the Publisher]

This newspaper is a long time coming. Back when I was a young mother, I wrote a column for the Larchmont Chronicle about parenting. At the time, I was getting my Master’s Degree in...

Murder of Elderly Woman First Since 2001

WINDSOR SQUARE—Police continue to seek information in the murder of 86-year-old Antonia Maria Yager found dead in her home last month in the 100 block of North Beachwood drive of multiple stab wounds. Yager’s...