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SoCal Connected calls Leimert Park Beat "an excellent blog that chronicles the happenings in and around Leimert Park Village." Tavis Smiley - History of the Blog in 2009 and tour of Leimert Park Village New York Times - South Los Angeles says yes to no more fast food in 2008
KCRW: Warren Olney's Which Way, LA - County supervisor race goes uncovered by the media
LAist - Neighborhood Project in 2007
Curbed LA - West Adams on the down low in 2007
LA Observed - WeAd is the black WeHo in 2007
LA Observed - Winds knock down the sycamore trees on 42nd in 2006
Stories about Leimert Park
NPR: Leimert Park's Struggle with Identity in 2006
Washington Post - Tour of Leimert Park in 2006
Los Angeles Times - Tour of Leimert Park in 2005
LA City Beat - Tour of Leimert Park in 2005
NY Times - Soul Central from 1993
Stuff to Check Out
Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza Farmers Market - 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. EVERY Saturday
Babe and Ricky's Inn
Najite and Olokun Prophecy
Vocalist Dwight Trible Los Angeles Jazz LA Jazz Society
Eso Won Books
Leimert Park Movie
Leimert Park Book Fair
This Wednesday, October 15th is the last community workshop for the La Brea Corridor Planning Study
6 - 8pm at the Baldwin Hills Public Library
Come and actively participate in visualizing a pedestrian and bike friendly S. La Brea Corridor.
What are we…
On Saturday, October 25, 2014, the Mayme Clayton Library and Museum of African American Culture will be collecting donations to its Goodwill Donation Drive Fundraiser.
Come and drop off gently used apparel, household items, books, DVDs, electronics (working or not) at the Goodwill Collection Truck parked in the parking lot of the Mayme Clayton Library and Museum from 9 AM to 1 PM.
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Metro’s contractor for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project Walsh/Shea Corridor Contractor (WSCC), will implement a full street closure at Rodeo Road and Crenshaw Boulevard for 14 consecutive days beginning Friday, Oct. 3, to finish construction of the wall perimeter for…
Preparing for our presentation this evening with the Victoria – Sanchez – Sycamore Block Club. Meeting starts at 6:30pm we are scheduled to present at 7:20pm.
The meeting is located at the Village Green Clubhouse (5300 Rodeo Rd. Los Angeles CA 90016)…stop by, say “Hi”, and get the latest information on the project status.
If you can not make it down tonight...We are also scheduled to present tomorrow 9/17, we would love to see you there.
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Work on three of the future underground Crenshaw/LAX light rail stations will shut down Crenshaw Boulevard at three different locations this weekend beginning Friday night until Monday morning. The closures are needed to reconfigure traffic lanes at Crenshaw/Vernon and Crenshaw/MLK stations and on Crenshaw/Expo, Metro and Walsh/Shea Corridor Contractors (WSCC) will begin pile installation on the south wall.
Here are the closure schedule and boundaries, detour maps (see below) and…Continue
City Councilmember Curren Price and the University of Southern California invite you to an informational meeting of the proposed street closures for the remaining 2014 USC home football games.
Date: October 15th, 2014
Time: 6:00 – 8:00…
GILBERT A. CEDILLO COUNCILMEMBER, FIRST DISTRICT
Invites you to a
Your Opinion Counts!
Come Share Your Priorities for the Proposed Improvements to the Union-Hoover Traffic Triangle
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"...he has a voice that will enchant you. ...his songs are dripping with sexuality.…
Let's discuss the “Island of Lights” project for the Hoover Union Triangle.
Meet the Artist: Sheila Klein
Friday, September 19, 2014 4-6 PM
The Velaslavasay Panorama Exhibition Hall at the Union Theater
1122 West 24th Street
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Hoover-Union Triangle itself was formed by the intersection of the original Spanish Pueblo de Los Angeles street-grid crossing at a diagonal with the later Anglo-surveyed street-grid of…
Today the question is: Do you know where in Culver City these "Waves" are? If you know, enter your response in the comments box of…
"The Craftsman-style house at 4245 Duquesne is a 1920s landmark structure. Dan Coombs, a contractor and member fo the city's early board of trustees, built it for his family. A park and a street both carry the Coombs name in honor of the family."
-from the book "Culver City" by (Culver City…
Artist Patrick Marston has been working away on his mural at the corner of Washington Place and McLaughlin Ave. Here's an overview of his progress. When complete, it's going to be magnificent.…
Los Angeles Times art critic Christopher Knight devoted a recent column to the new show by photographers and filmmakers Zackary Drucker and Rhys Ernst, "Relationship," at the Luis De Jesus Gallery in Culver City.
Explaining that the show features two videos and 62 photographs that were…
Join us for a Night of Great Food, Friends, Family and Fundraising
Who: Everyone is welcome.
What: Support the Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies (LACES is an LAUSD public middle and high school) while you and your family enjoy delicious artisan pizzas, fresh chopped salads made with locally grown ingredients, fantastic pasta and paninis!
When: 5:00 – 9:00 pm, Thursday, October 23. Arrive anytime…
Children's Book World Rancho Park's Children's Book World and The Book Truck are holding a teen book drive to reach readers all across Los Angeles. Stop by tomorrow to donate new or gently used books to this great cause.…
Join your friends and neighbors for a night time screening of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
When: dusk, Wednesday, August 6
Where: Palms Park, 2950 Overland Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90064
No charge for attending. Bring your own chairs and blankets. Popcorn and candy can be purchased.
Mayor Eric Garcetti, in partnership with Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent John Deasy, JPMorgan Chase & Co., The California Endowment, and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, have launched of the Los Angeles Summer of Learning program, a citywide initiative to keep youth engaged in learning this summer.
Los Angeles youth age 3 - 24 can access 100 valuable learning opportunities online and in person at City parks and libraries, LAUSD schools,…