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Announcing our Foundation’s latest gifts

In the past month, the John Aaroe Group Community Foundation awarded grants to fourteen remarkable organizations and events devoted to rescuing and placing endangered dogs, ending grueling diseases, nourishing those battling critical illness, helping children and seniors thrive, and so much more....

Posted 3 months ago
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Angels flight: Back on track

After four years and a $5 million rehab, DTLA’s landmark 1901 funicular railway has reopened! It may be short (596 feet round trip), but it’s a quaint and panoramic way to glide from Pershing Square Metro station to MOCA.

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Food, music, movies al fresco? We're in.

You've only got a few weeks left to take in a quintessential summer experience: Street Food Cinema, an inspired combo of outdoor movies, gourmet food trucks and music. Since our summer is notoriously endless, you’ve got ‘til November 4.

Posted 3 months ago
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Stairway to Heaven: Eight stunning staircases

Great homes are filled with so many beautiful elements, it’s nearly impossible to choose favorites. But in this series we give it a try — starting at the top with staircases. Here are some of the best staircases we’ve seen lately, from Pasadena to Brentwood, and up the coast to...

Posted 3 months ago
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Grand Performances: Free, fabulous

Since it began in DTLA’s Grand Avenue Arts District in the ‘80s, Grand Performances has emerged as one of SoCal’s major free performing arts presenters. Next up: the LA Chamber Orchestra 50th season debut and an intimate talk with Art Garfunkel.

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August: Mixed Month for Job Creation in California

After incredible job growth in July, which rose to 84,500 positions, August data from the California Employment Development Department was mixed, showing a decline of 8,200 jobs. However, there are some discrepancies between the overall state number and California’s combined metropolitan...

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Mapping the Valley’s biggest builds

From a corporate live/work campus to two mall overhauls … Ikea and Montgomery Ward reincarnations to Metro-close living options … projects are underway that will wake up the sleepy face of the Valley. Here are eleven of the largest.

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Very hot. Super cool.

LA Weekly called it “a multi-culti/hi-low fashion/blue-red politics powwow.” We call it one of the best free music events in LA. Newbie or passionate fan, you’re sure to have a memorable time during Jazz at LACMA. Friday nights through November.

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Fairytale Tudor with guest house in Atwater Village

Raised above a coveted leafy boulevard in Atwater Village this urban treasure behind wrought iron gates surrounds you in storybook charm. Stone steps, overhanging upper rooms and double gables hint at the historic atmosphere inside. Every inch of this 1927 Tudor Revival at 3973 Glenfeliz...

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