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South L.A. out in force for the 2016 Kingdom Day Parade

The South L.A. community gathered Monday to celebrate culture, heritage and civil rights during the 2016 Kingdom Day Parade.

Afterschool programs teach students tech as LAUSD restructures

Many groups are trying to increase the exposure to technology and its practical applications in daily life to students living in South Los Angeles.

Leimert Park Beat in the News

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
One Compton
Babe and Ricky's Inn
World Stage
Project Blowed
Najite and Olokun Prophecy
Vocalist Dwight Trible Los Angeles Jazz LA Jazz Society
Eso Won Books

Leimert Park Movie

Ernest Hardy
Leimert Park Book Fair
Crenshaw Chamber

Black Book Expo
Leimert Park Chargers
Mark Ridley-Thomas blog
LAPD Crime Map
Adopted by Aliens
West Adams Heritage Association

Los Angeles City Neighborhoods West Adams-Normandie

Neighborhood Council

Save Leimert

Coro

Metro
LA Observed
Los Anjealous
BakitWhy

The Eastsider
The Bus Bench

Sunny's Spot

 

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International Jazz Day Festival - A Free Concert in Vision Theatre parking lot, April 30th, 1-5PM

Posted by DojO- on April 25, 2017 at 5:10pm 1 Comment

   Percussionist Derf Reklaw band opens festival

  The Concert will be honoring many more Jazz Greats!  

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 "It's Almost here. CLOSING DAY for the INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY. TRIBUTE TO CELIA CRUZ, GLORIA ESTEFAN AND RICKY MARTIN. FREE OUTDOOR CONCERT. 3 PM. 4317 DEGNAN BLVD." - Victor…

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CHASING TRANE: The John Coltrane Documentary "Coming Soon" Opens Fri., Apr. 21st @ The Landmark

Posted by DojO- on April 22, 2017 at 4:17pm 1 Comment

 

  A definitive look at the extraordinary (J)azz musician & composer.  Advance Tickets CHASING TRANE: THE JOHN COLTRANE DOCUMENTARY                     

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ARTHUR BLYTHE Memorial - Easter Sunday, April 16th 4-8 PM @ The "new" World STAGE

Posted by DojO- on April 14, 2017 at 4:35pm 2 Comments

    Under the direction of   Dwight Trible, Music Director Image may contain: one or more people, people sitting and shoes

 Horace Tapscott & Arthur Blythe '91 photo by Bob Hershon

 Memorial for Arthur Blythe

 Lets All Come Celebrate The Life And Career Of This…

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Earth Day Jazz Fest: Renew The Cool - Inglewood City Hall, So. Plaza - Sat., Apr. 15th 10AM-5PM (Free)

Posted by DojO- on April 14, 2017 at 4:40pm 0 Comments

 6th Annual - Music & environmental change come together once again. .  Image may contain: shoes and outdoor

Reserve your FREE General admission or VIP Artist-Access tickets via Eventbrite. …

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Two week night-time closures of Century Boulevard at Aviation to start April 3

Posted by Jose Ubaldo on April 3, 2017 at 11:49am 0 Comments

There will be nightly directional closures on Century Boulevard between Aviation Boulevard and Bellanca Avenue starting April 3. The closures will last two weeks. During the closures, work crews will remove the framework used to help construct the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project’s…

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Metro Expected to Approve Final Steps for 2017 Bike-Share Expansion

Tomorrow, at its regular monthly meeting, the Metro board of directors is expected to vote on final approvals for the 2017 Metro Bike Share expansion. In October 2016, the Metro board approved funding for bike-share expansion in three locations: Pasadena, Venice, and the Port of Los Angeles. The latest staff report (in attachments A and B) […]

CA Legislative Update: Transit Passes, Transportation Commission Representation, Automated Speed Cameras

A bill to create a statewide youth transit pass program passed the Assembly Transportation Committee, as did one that would require that at least one member of the California Transportation Commission represent low-income communities. Another bill, to create a pilot program to use automated speed enforcement cameras in San Francisco and San Jose, was put off for a year.

A Simple Change to Make the Walk to Transit Feel Within Reach

Sometimes, high-quality transit is within a walkable distance, but people just aren't used to walking to the train. New signage in St. Paul, Minnesota, funded through a local challenge from a national foundation, aims to help people get over that mental block and walking to the nearest Green Line station.

Today’s Headlines

Metro Honing Alignments For SE County and Eastside Rail (KPCC) Mariachis Protest Boyle Heights Rent Hikes (Curbed) Long Beach Street Closures For Saturday’s Beach Streets Event (LBPT) Long Beach Leader Pushes Segregationist Secession (LongBeachIze) Carnage: Fiery 5 Freeway Crash Kills One, Injures 10 (KTLA5, KPCC) …Car Crash Kills Pedestrian in Reseda (Daily News) N. 710 Freeway […]

Popular Support for Bike Lanes Is Precisely the Problem for Atlanta Columnist Bill Torpy

A plan to put an extra-wide suburban Atlanta thoroughfare on a road diet, adding protected bike lanes in the process, has come under fire from a local columnist with an unhealthy vendetta against people who ride bikes.

Culver City Times

CINEMA AT THE EDGE FILM FESTIVAL LOS ANGELES

CINEMA AT THE EDGE FILM FESTIVAL

LOS ANGELES

ARRIVING APRIL 27TH - 30TH 2017

Four days of screenings, parties and artist programs that celebrate independent film making in the heart of Santa Monica.

Housed at the Edgemar Center for the Arts, the CATE Los Angeles Film Festival is nestled in the Frank Gehry designed complex on…

SCAQ Kids' Swim Program Turns Out Junior Lifeguards

        Thirteen-year-old Billy remembers when he could only swim three laps of the pool at one time. Now, after taking part in the SCAQ Kids’ program, he can now swim 100 yards (four laps) straight. This is the distance he will need to cover in one-minute, 40 seconds time…

 
 
 

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Homelessness Forum at Downtown Central Los Angeles Public Library

May 6, 2017 from 10am to 1pm
The League of Women Voters of Los Angeles Presents A Dynamic Discussion About the State of Homelessness in Los Angeles, moderated by KPCC's Rina Palta. Keynote Speech by Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson. Panelists include Tanya Tull, Founder,…See More
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Leimert Park Garden Tour, May 6, 2017! at Leimert Park Village and throughout the Leimert Park community

May 6, 2017 from 10am to 4pm
On behalf of the Leimert Park Garden Tour Committee, I am thrilled to announce a wonderful biennial event coming to Leimert Park on Saturday, May 6th! In partnership with our non-profit fiscal sponsor, the Los Angeles Community Garden Council, we…See More
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San Pedro High Softball Grabs Marine League Lead By Force

Knowing the magnitude of the game itself, San Pedro High softball decided to force the issue against visiting Banning of Wilmington by attacking on the base paths.…

San Pedro High Softball With Epic Comeback To Edge Carson

It truly was a 'Throwback Thursday' for San Pedro High softball.

Down by three runs in a pivotal Marine League battle against visiting Carson, the Pirates…

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3rd LA | 96 Acres: Designs on the Silver Lake Reservoir

96 Acres: Designs on the Silver Lake Reservoir will consider one of the most contentious public-space issues in contemporary Los Angeles: the future of the Silver Lake Reservoir. Now that the reservoir will no longer be a source of public drinking water, what’s the best way to use its 96 acres?…

Special Reservoir Meeting April 20

The Silver Lake Neighborhood Council has scheduled a special meeting at 7 p.m. on April 20 to discuss the potential installation of…

Vote for Silver Lake Playground!

The Silver Lake Park Playground is one of three park projects in the running to win $20,000 through the Meet Me At The Park campaign.

Text silverlake to 35350* or visit NRPA.org/BeInspired to vote daily – and every time you vote, you will be entered to win a tablet.

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