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LMU Baseball Player Cassidy Brown Living The Dream

This week Team Living90045 welcomes a particularly special guest post from Catherine Galanti. Would you like to write for us? More info here. The 2017 MLB Amateur Draft marks an exciting event for MLB fans, staff and prospective players. This week, the best high school and college players from around the country were selected to […]

Big Weekend In LMU Baseball Ranks The Lions Nationally

LMU had an eventful few days this weekend, with their last home series against the University of San Diego Toreros. USD had proven to be a difficult competitor to its previous opponents, entering the series with a 27-12 overall record. The Toreros held a first place spot in the conference for several weeks, before falling […]

LMU’s Baseball Team Is Enjoying A Historic Season

This week Living90045 welcomes a guest post from Catherine Galanti. Would you like to write for us? More info here. A few weeks ago, I wrote a post on why more people should go to the Loyola Marymount (LMU) baseball games. If anything, that list has only grown since the start of the season. I know […]

Breakfast Joints We Like In 90045

Do you know about the Westchester, PdR & Playa Vista Moms Group on Facebook? 2400+ very engaged moms asking questions and offering advice on a variety of mom topics. Today, a new mom in the neighborhood asked for recommendations for breakfast joints within a 10 minute drive, and within six hours of her request, she […]

Mother and daughter team hope to make Westchester sweeter with frozen yogurt shop

Whether you’re a red velvet cupcake batter with chocolate sprinkles kind of guy or an apricot tart with fresh strawberries kind of woman, Westchester’s Yogurtland has enough flavors and toppings to satisfy the most discriminating of palettes. Since opening on January 22, Yogurtland has been popular with community members, students and people on their way to […]

Holiday Sing Along This Afternoon

Perfect for Christmas in SoCal! A holiday sing along in 75 degree weather. Bring your mittens and hot chocolate anyway. Time: 4 pm Place: Emerson Avenue Community Garden, Oroville Wright Middle School Campus See you there?

Chick-Fil-A Coming to 90045? Voice Your Opinion On Tuesday

Chick-Fil-A wants the old Grinder location at Sepulveda & Manchester. What do you think? Good idea? Terrible idea? If you have an opinion, word on the street is that 40+ residents should attend Tuesday’s Planning and Land Use Committee Meeting: Meeting Date: Tuesday, September 17th Meeting Time: 6 pm Meeting Location: Westchester Muni Bldg Community […]

Have Breakfast With 90045’s Local PD On Saturday

LAPD is serving up pancakes on Saturday and you’re invited! The open house is free, and includes guided tours of the facility, games and a raffle. Also on hand will be LAPD specialized units and ATV’s, a safety booth sponsored by the CA Highway Patrol and a display from Mothers Against Drunk Driving. Pancakes are […]

Streetcars along the Crenshaw/LAX Line from the mid-1950s compared to today

Nice “then & now” commentary comparing streetcars in the 50’s to today’s streets. The author worked hard to recreate the original photos and he tells a great story about the photographer who took the original photos. For the full story, motor on over to

Kentwood Players to Hold Auditions for IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE

Kentwood Players will hold auditions [for] ‘It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play’ by Joe Landry on Saturday, September 14, 2013 from 11am-4pm and on Sunday, September 15 from 6-9pm with possible callbacks on Monday, September 16 at 7pm at Westchester Playhouse, located at 8301 Hindry Avenue, Westchester, CA 90045. Production dates are November 8 […]

LAX: New Tom Bradley International Terminal draws rave reviews

The public was recently given sneak peek at the newly renovated Bradley International Terminal at LAX. For background on the project and comments from some rather proud dignitaries, head over to For a few pics I snapped during the public tour, click here. Did you get to see the terminal, too? Drop a comment below.

Playa del Rey restaurant hits a home run

Three things caught my attention about this restaurant review: (1) Brooke Williamson’s name (my fan fave on the Seattle edition of Top Chef); (2) Playa del Rey; and (3) moderately priced. OK, the picture and the headline helped. From the review: The Tripel is named after a strong, fruity pale ale that is a Belgian […]

Kentwood Players Now Playing – “Lend Me a Tenor”

Kentwood Players’ current live-stage Comedy is “Lend Me a Tenor” by Ken Ludwig. From the Kentwood Players website: On a historic night at the Cleveland Opera Company, world famous tenor Tito Merelli is set to perform Otello. Through a series of mishaps, misunderstandings and mistaken identities, Tito receives a double dose of tranquilizers causing the House […]

On Our Summer Bucket List: Host a “Yes” Day

“Mom, I want to wear my princess costume to school!”  “No.” “Mom, can I have chocolate ice cream for breakfast?”  “No!” “Mom… I was just going to see if I can fly if I jump from this branch… just like a bird! What if you put on your “yes” hat just for a day, Mom? […]

Moonlight Movies on the Beach Schedule 2013

OK, admittedly it’s a trek, but shouldn’t everybody take in a movie at the beach at least once?? Alfredo’s Beach Club presents: Moonlight Movies on the Beach and Movies at Moms! New Season Starts Saturday May 18, 2013 and runs through August 31, 2013 Movies are free and there is plenty of free parking. Movies begin […]

LA Kids Weekend Events: July 12 – 14

Bonjour!  This Sunday is Bastille Day, which means it’s a great time to indulge in French fries, macarons, crepes and other Gallic delicacies.  You could also celebrate by storming the city (in lieu of the Bastille) and making it to as many of these… For the full story, head over to

Westside Summer Guide

The Westside Summer Guide is out! See the full issue over at the

South Bay Art Department — 2 for 1 Art After Dark

We love this place for casual art! From their website: Get two tickets for Art After Dark for just $30 (Regularly $60) Limit: 5 per customer. Never expires. Tonight, we’re not following directions or rules. We aren’t being judged as good or bad. We’re going to escape all of the rigid results-oriented tasks of our […]

Kentwood Players – Auditions for Little Shop of Horrors This Weekend

Open non-Equity auditions for ‘Little Shop of Horrors’, September-October production in Los Angeles. From the Kentwood Players’ website: Kentwood Players will hold auditions for the comedy rock musical Little Shop of Horrors with book by Howard Ashman and music and lyrics by Alan Menken on Saturday, July 13 from 11am-4pm and Sunday, July 14 from 6-9pm, with […]

We’re Back, Westchester!

After a prolonged absence, is back, reporting on what matters to families in Westchester 90045. It’s going to take more than a %@&$’ing hacker to keep us down!