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Redefining environmentalism in South LA 

By gardening and keeping lights low, a family in Watts challenges mainstream notions of “environmentalism.”

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Brandon Spencer is paying a 40-year price for four shots that killed no one

St. John’s treats South LA’s incoming young immigrants, Two high schoolers win essay contest + The history of the LAPD’s “militarization”

City Watch: St. John’s Well Child and Family Center in South L.A. helps care for many of the kids immigrating alone from Central America. KCET: A conference last week addressed South L.A.’s environmental health challenges. LA Weekly: The LAPD’s “militarization” has roots in South L.A. LA Times: Two South L.A. high schoolers have won a […]

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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

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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
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NY Times - Soul Central from 1993

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U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez tours Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project

Posted by Jose Ubaldo on August 20, 2014 at 9:55am 0 Comments

Metro CEO Art Leahy, Metro Board Member Jackie Dupont-Walker, LeDaya Epps, U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez and James Martinez at the Crenshaw/Expo Yard. Photo Luis Inzunza/Metro.



U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez yesterday…

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Garage Sale in Leimert Park...8/23

Posted by Heather Lee Presha on August 12, 2014 at 7:10am 0 Comments

Hey Folks...

Just spreading the word for a friend.  See below.

Hope you can make it out!

~HP…

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Michael "Bing Bing" Taylor announces Historic 33mile walk from Altadena to Long Beach on August 20th, 2014 (Video)

Posted by Pasadena Music Scene on August 14, 2014 at 8:45am 0 Comments

"Look what it's come to," says Bing Bing. "I have to walk 33 miles to get people's attention." Local artist Bing Bing has officially announced that he will be walking 33 miles from the mountains in Altadena, Ca to the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, Ca for #empowerment. The kid wants people to recognize the power that you have within yourself as an individual and to use that power for the betterment of…

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Do you want FREE online Access in Leimert Park? Do YOU CARE?

Posted by MADELEINE WALTERS on August 16, 2014 at 11:30am 0 Comments

Do you desire FREE online service access in the Crenshaw Community? 

Do you care if it exists or not? Either way THE CITY wants your input, so:

Log on to www.empowerla.org and fill out the anonymous  …

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Community Presentations, Workshops, Surveys & Links

Posted by Marie Michele Montano on August 5, 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments

Upcoming Community Workshop Dates....Mark it on your calendar and join us! 



The meeting scheduled for Aug. 2nd was postponed and is now scheduled for Sat. Sept. 6th @ 9:30am and will be a part of the #ECWANDC Sept. agenda. 



The following is the revised and updated community…

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Helping Engaged Couples Fight Divorce Rates, Dr. Angela Chester Explores The Universal, And Denominational Patterns That Govern Our Lives

Posted by Dr. Angela Butts Chester on August 5, 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments

Before You Tie the Sacred Knot by Dr. Angela B. Chester guides readers in premarital education from a do-it-yourself approach; second book in series is geared towards Christian couples.

 

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Before You Tie the…

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THE WORLD IS YOURS - A DOCUMENTARY ON HIP HOP AND THE INTERNET

Posted by M Boogie on August 4, 2014 at 1:42pm 0 Comments

THE WORLD IS YOURS TELLS THE STORY OF HOW HIP-HOP'S USE OF THE INTERNET REVOLUTIONIZED THE MUSIC INDUSTRY FT. WIZ KHALIFA, LIL B & ODD FUTURE

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Welcome Sayda Trujillo to our Teatro del Pueblo (Theatre of the Neighborhood) Team!

Sayda Trujillo came on board for Teatro del Pueblo, working with our community members on their ensemble process and acting techniques. We are also pleased to announce that Sayda will join our After Cool Teaching Artist team this fall!…

The Flip Side / La otra cada de la moneda

Thanks to all of you for the lovely messages and emails about last week’s story on the passing of Papa Willie. We’re glad it touched so many of you, just as Willie touched so many folks…

Discussion: Proposed street closures for USC football games

City Councilmember Curren Price and the University of Southern California invite you to an informational meeting of the proposed street closures for the 2014 USC home football game schedule
Date: July 30th, 2014
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Boardroom
Parking: Enter Exposition Park at 39th/Figueroa St to park,
walk through Gate 33 of Coliseum to enter boardroom.
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Of the Landed Gentry / De la Aristocracia Terratenientepor

Of the Landed Gentry

 by Jay McAdams

News travels fast on the streets. The coroner hadn’t even arrived yet when a sobbing neighborhood drunk stumbled into our lobby Monday to tell us that Papa Willie had died. “Show me”, I said, needing more proof. He led…

Los Angeles Summer of Learning comes to the University Park Area

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…

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Are There Any Affordable Cities Left in America?

When you factor in both housing and transportation costs (H+T) as a percent of income, the car-dependent cities in the right column expensive. But are DC, SF, and NYC that much more affordable, even if you count the benefits of transit? Source: Citizens Budget Commission Are Washington, San Francisco, and New York the most affordable American [...]

Steinberg Kills Bill That Sought to Delay Cap-and-Trade on Fuels

Mobile billboard against the “hidden gas tax.” Photo via CA Drivers Alliance Twitter The misinformation campaigns trumpeting an imminent “hidden gas tax” in California lost a battle with the defeat of Assemblymember Henry Perea’s bill, A.B. 69, which had sought to delay bringing the fuels industry into California’s cap-and-trade program for three years. Fuel companies have already [...]

LADOT Seeking Input on Plan to Offer Discount to TAP Users

Are reduced fares on the way for users of LADOT’s TAP on DASH bus service? The city of LADOT recently held public hearings seeking comments on proposed new Electronic Payment Incentive Fares along with sharing new Disparate Impact and Disproportionate Burden Fare Policies that it says “are supportive of the incentive fares, and also establish criteria for [...]

Downtown Houston Will Get Its First Protected Bike Lane

Houston’s protected bike lane should look a lot like this one in Seattle. Photo: Seattle DOT/Flickr A piece of top-notch bike infrastructure is coming to the largest city in Texas. That’s the word today from Kevin McNally at Houston Tomorrow, who relays the news that a two-way protected bike lane is on tap for downtown: The City of [...]

Today’s Headlines

The Urban Oil Fields of Los Angeles (The Atlantic) Cap-and-Trade Survives Oil Companies’ Attack (CA HSR Blog) How L.A. Doesn’t Quite Repair Its Broken Sidewalks (LA Register) General Motors Does Private Bike Share for Detroit-Area-Tech-Ctr Employees (LAT) Overflow Crowds Call for San Gabriel Mountains National Monument (KPCC) Burbank’s Burbank-Chandler Bike Path Going Strong at 10 Years (Burbank Leader) Big Blue Bus [...]

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Art Show to See this Saturday: Corey Helford Gallery's "2nd Annual Art Collector Starter Kit"

The new show at Corey Helford Gallery features all new 12" x 12" works by 36 of artists on the gallery's roster of "New Contemporary" artists, including pieces by Sas Christian (see above), Carlos Ramos (see below), and Lola (see farther below. The show's opening celebration is this Saturday,…

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 80 Solution

Periodically, I post a picture of something in Culver City that is 'hiding in plain sight.' Last week I asked: Do you know where in Culver City this doggie is?…

See Shakespeare Remixed in Carlson Park in Culver City This Saturday

Rogue Artists Ensemble will present a free family performance of HYPERBOLE: bard in Culver CIty's Carlson Park at 11 a.m. this Saturday, August 23rd.  Here's how Rogue Artists describes their take on Shakespeare:

"HYPERBOLE:…

Fiesta La Ballona in Culver City is This Weekend

Fiesta La Ballona presents three days of carnival rides, live music, food trucks, games, and a beer and wine garden for the adults this August 22 - 24 -- Culver City’s annual “Party in the Park” at Veterans Park.  Veterans Park is located at 4117 Overland Avenue in Culver…

#MyDayInLA revolved around #CulverCity history in Marina del Rey

What is there to do on a Sunday in Los Angeles? Any day is a good day for the beach. So we loaded up the bikes in the El Camino and drove to the  Duquesne Street bridge to catch the Ballona Creek bike path to PDR and MDR - a nice six mile ride with no cars.


But first lunch. An inspired choice, we headed…

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Watch Willy Wonka Under the Stars Tonight at Palms Park

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.

Los Angeles Summer of Learning comes to the West Side

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,…

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this comment was left on my profile here- can he be blocked from this site? obviously a phisher of some sort 

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How is everything with you, I picked interest on you after going through your short profile and deemed it necessary to write you immediately. I have something very vital to disclose to you, but I found it difficult to express myself here, since it's a public site.Could you please get back to me on:( mr.frankkwabena0033@yahoo.com.hk ) for the full…

Rancho Park's Best Spot for Fireworks

Head to Cheviot Hills Park on this Fourth of July to for a low-key, crowd-free celebration courtesy of the Hillcrest Country Club. You may have to be a member to golf there but the club's annual fireworks display lights up the Rancho Park sky for all to see. The best seats in the house are free - across the street at Cheviot Hills Park on Motor Ave, just south of Pico.

The fireworks begin at 9:00 pm but the fun starts earlier. You can bring picnics, blankets, sports equipment…

 
 
 

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