On Monday, L.A. Metro’s long-awaited Westside Subway Extension reached an important milestone with the release of the project’s final environmental impact statement and report. According to a recent article in The Source — “What Makes This Westside Subway Proposal Different...
Obituaries: Week of July 3, 2015
Israeli Pilot: Only U.S. can destroy Iran’s nuclear program
Nicholas Winton, the ‘British Schindler,’ dies aged 106
Islamic State attack in Egypt’s North Sinai kills 50
‘Color-conscious’ Asian cast to perform classic play about Bronx Jewish family
Actors Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner announce plans to divorce
Jewish resort that inspired ‘Dirty Dancing’ to become $250-million yoga retreat
Islamic State threatens to topple Hamas in Gaza
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At the beginning of the JCC Maccabi Games boys’ soccer tournament in Israel, Westside JCC co-head coach Neil Sadhu gave striker Ari Spitzer three words of advice: power, precision and composure. Tied 1-1 with 15 minutes left in the final at Hebrew University, Spitzer approached...
December 17, 2008 | 2:17 amAnother guest post from Friend of Bloggish Anita Susan Brenner:
Westsiders have a lot of choices: Federations, congresses, associations and shuls of every denomination. Out here in Old Town Pasadena, I can walk for hours without ever seeing a kippa. My kosher chicken doesn't...
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January 30, 2003 | 7:00 pm
It's 7:30 on a Friday morning, and 15 participants in the Westside Family YMCA gym are busy moving their bodies to the rhythm of Duke Ellington's "It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing." Ranging in age from 58 to 86, the majority are enrolled in the YMCArdiac Therapy...
November 11, 1999 | 7:00 pmWhen Gateways Beit T'Shuvah dedicates its brand new Mar Vista-area facility on Nov. 14, it will be celebrating a colossal move upward for its residential therapeutic community. The much-lauded recovery center will architecturally expand from 3,500 to 40,000 square feet. And it will...