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Months ago, David Levinson, the founder and chairman of Big Sunday predicted that the citywide day of volunteerism might grow from 8,000 participants to 25,000 -- now that the City of Los Angeles has joined the effort.
He was so, so wrong.
At the final gathering of the day, at the...
December 1, 2005 | 7:00 pm
In New York, parents tell horror stories about the pressure to get their 5-year-old kids into the right kindergartens, the kind attended by Woody Allen's kids. In Los Angeles, the social cachet may be even more skewed.
"So and so from the Lakers' kid goes to some school," says...
February 5, 2004 | 7:00 pm