Welcome to the Neighborhood

This is the most important place! This is Larry’s Neighborhood! Whether you knew him as The Cruiser, grew up watching San Diego At Large or watched his nightly stories on CBS 8, you’re part of Larry’s Neighborhood. 


Those same stories that he told to make people feel better about their day, that’s what we are doing in his memory. Check out some of the people part of Larry’s Neighborhood and help create San Diego an even better place, by donating your time or money

August 27, 2019

This past weekend, we honored Mike DeEmedio and Michael Grimes (the two Mike's) with the Larry Himmel Good Neighbor Award! Together, they purchased Ocean Beach Hardware after the previous owners anno...

June 8, 2019

This past weekend we partnered up with the California Barber and Beauty College for the Prom Project.

We selected Hoover High School and had students come out and get their makeup done, hair cut and e...

December 11, 2018

We visited Interfaith Community Services for our 3rd Annual Santa Visit. Over 50 homeless kids wrote letters to Santa a couple weeks ago. Last night, Santa came back with gifts. Check out the smiles...

November 14, 2018

Last spring we got a call the from principal at St. Mary's school up in Escondido. St. Mary's is one of the lowest funded schools in San Diego as it's numbers have been dwindling over the past severa...

November 3, 2018

This past weekend, we teamed up with Assistance League of Greater San Diego to provide 50 kids with $100 gift cards to Target in order to buy school clothes!

August 26, 2018

Families lined up bright and early on Saturday morning to help their little ones get ready to go back to school. 30 kids were in line by 9 a.m. There were so many lined up in fact, the event actually...

June 25, 2018

Yesterday, we celebrated Robert Barrientos Day in Escondido! In 12 years, Robert has transformed one of Escondido's toughest neighborhoods and made it a peaceful place to live.

Ed Gallo presented Rob...

May 11, 2018

We partnered up with Words Alive to fund their book drive this May.

Over 6,000 books will be distributed to kids in lower income communities! Literacy is important!!!

April 23, 2018

Today we took a drive out to Julian to give Stacy Peyakov a Larry Himmel Neighborhood Foundation Good Neighbor Award. Stacy has helped members and schools in Julian for years. Providing food for loca...

March 20, 2018

Riley Special Day School is unlike any school in San Diego. The elementary school located in Claremont, specializes in helping students with learning difficulties. The students of Riley have social/e...

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