Category Archives: News of LA

Finding Our Way To Larchmont: Episode 3

My wife Angelique Campen and I used to live in a modern three story house in Beachwood Canyon. It had big views and we hosted big parties. We loved it. Then we had twins.  Hunter and Paris were due in April of 2004 but arrived in December of 2003.  Most of that first year with them was lost in a […]

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A Day in the Life on Larchmont Boulevard

Any casual observer of Larchmont Boulevard can see that the street draws a wide variety of people to its sidewalks. But how does that flow of visitors play out over the course of a day? I decided to pick a date — Friday, September 15th — where I would pop in on the street at various times of the day […]

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Finding Our Way to Larchmont: Episode 2

My soon-to-be husband & I were introduced to Larchmont Village in 1993, by a real estate agent who didn’t really listen to our budget constraints.  Even though it was post-riots, and the real estate market was declining, there was no way we could afford the home she showed us in the 500 block of North Beachwood.  In tears as we […]

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A Note From the Editor

I have lived in Larchmont Village for nearly 20 years and have been visiting the Village my entire life. In that time, Larchmont Boulevard has seen many changes. One thing has always remained true over the years – Larchmont is a Village and that’s not easy to achieve in a big city like Los Angeles! While always staying to true to our […]

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Let’s Read, Larchmont!

It’s not a surprise that statistics are showing a big drop in the number of people reading these days. Just think about all the platforms of information and entertainment that are out there that we did not have fighting for our attention in years past. The excerpt from this article shows us that reading can even improve empathy! So pick […]

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Shopping the Larchmont Way

  Online shopping is most likely here to stay, but a stroll down Larchmont Boulevard reveals the pleasures of shopping in a relaxed, yet vibrant atmosphere where personalized customer service is still alive and well. Alex, a visitor on business from London, sat on a boulevard bench taking in the scene.  He said he purposely chose accommodations nearby because of […]

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Finding Our Way to Larchmont: Episode 1

We moved to Los Angeles in 1997 after the IATSE camera unions merged. Both my husband and I are from NYC and were members of Local 644, which covered the east coast. We’d moved to North Carolina to live at the beach and were going back and forth. Then the three different regional camera unions blended into Local 600 and […]

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