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The South Los Angeles Report

Huge number of animals euthanized in South LA shelter + US communities are still rebranded to be ‘white friendly’

More than 14,000 animals euthanized in L.A. last year: The South Los Angeles Animal Shelter counted the highest percentage of euthanization rates. The Los Angeles city Controller said its “troubling.” (My News LA) Denali is a victory, but US communities are still rebranded to be ‘white friendly’: In light of the Alaskan mountain name change, […]

Provocative city appointments turn Huntington Park into immigration flashpoint + LA trash agency ordered to clear backlog of illegal dumping complaints

Provocative city appointments turn California city into immigration flashpoint: A city council member in Huntington Park appointed two constituents, who are in the country illegally, to serve on the city advisory boards. This has created an outcry from community members, sparking a further debate on immigration laws. (Fox News Latino) L.A. trash agency ordered to clear […]

Fifty years after Watts Rebellion, residents commemorate in vacant lots

During the commemoration, the Watts Reimagined team brought people together in an abandoned lot on 103rd Street and Central Avenue.

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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Upcoming Weekend Closures to Install Steel Piles, Relocate Utilities on Crenshaw Boulevard at Vernon Avenue

Posted by Jose Ubaldo on August 27, 2015 at 1:00pm 0 Comments

UPDATE: THIS WEEKEND’S CLOSURE HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors (WSCC) will begin installing steel beams and locating utilities on Crenshaw Boulevard at Vernon Avenue for the next four consecutive…

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Simply Delicious Burger's

Posted by Ivory Shehee on August 15, 2015 at 6:48pm 0 Comments

4236 Crenshaw Blvd. Los Angeles, Calif. right across the street from The Maverick's Flax, the best burger's & taco's in town at a reasonable…

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Business Interruption Fund spotlight: Maurice Guillmeno

Posted by Jose Ubaldo on August 11, 2015 at 10:48am 0 Comments

Metro’s Business Interruption Fund was started to assist small businesses that may be impacted by construction of Metro’s Crenshaw/LAX line, the Little Tokyo area along the Regional Connector and Phase I of the Purple Line Extension.

Nearly $1 million in grants have been awarded since…

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Business Interruption Fund spotlight: Southern Girl Desserts

Posted by Jose Ubaldo on August 6, 2015 at 9:56am 0 Comments

Southern Girl Desserts co-founders Catarah Hampshire and Shoneji Robison. (Photo: Gary Leonard/Metro)

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Metro’s Business Interruption Fund was started to assist small businesses that may be impacted by…

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Business Interruption Fund spotlight: Lula Washington Dance Theater

Posted by Jose Ubaldo on July 21, 2015 at 1:00pm 0 Comments

Associate director Tamica Miller with co-founders Erwin and Lula Washington. (Photo: Gary Leonard/Metro)

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University Park Family for USC and Expo Park neighborhoods

Parking around USC and Downtown Los Angeles

We have started a website to make parking easier and also have people make money from their home or office parking spots in  the Los Angeles area. You can search for available temporary private parking spots by simply typing in your destination address.

If you want to rent out your office or home parking spots (driveway), just list the spot on the website. You can rent out parking spots for any length of time, ranging from a few hours to  days or weeks. Very convenient on…

Triathletes 'Lap Up' Organized Swim Workouts

Jason May and Melanie Webber, two local triathletes, have excelled in competition and both started out in the pool. One has reached the elite level and the other is a novice swimmer, but they both enjoy the sport and the time they spend swimming laps.

Triathlon season is approaching! And they’re gearing up…

Computer Class Registration Begins!

Hello All,

 

Our next session of Adult Computer Basics Classes begins soon! Register Today!

* Gain valuable new Computer Skills!

* Receive a USC Certificate of Completion!

* Free Refurbished Computer for Parents of students in USC Family of Schools!

Class time: 7pm til 9pm. 5 week session, Tuesdays & Thursdays (or as…

LA Streetsblog - LA Mass Transit News

Open Thread: Governor Brown’s Plan to Fund Transportation

Yesterday, word leaked that Governor Jerry Brown was finally submitting his own plan to try and fill the state’s looming $59 billion funding hole. His plan, a mix of fee increases, tax increases and funding from the state’s cap-and-trade funds, would raise roughly $3.6 billion per year. Not from yesterday. Via Critics on the left say [...]

Talking Headways Podcast: The Urban Displacement Project

This week my guest is Miriam Zuk of UC Berkeley’s Center for Community Innovation, who discusses how the team at the Urban Displacement Project has studied and mapped out gentrification and displacement risk in the Bay Area. We talk about the relationship between transit and rising property values, as well as the widespread portrayal of gentrification in the media as a [...]

Binge Watch This Video Series Profiling Unsung Bike Heroes

From the creative minds of bike activist and filmmaker Joe Biel and feminist bike ‘zine writer Elly Blue comes a new project that I bet you’re going to love. Groundswell is a series of videos that spotlight grassroots bicycle activists who don’t normally get much glory. Eight videos have been completed — the one above is the first and [...]

The Public Funds Sports Teams, But Teams Won’t Fund Transit to Games

Fans pack Metro train after a Nationals game. Photo: Wikipedia Professional sports stadiums put a strain on transportation networks. While good transit service to games can lessen the traffic burden and help everyone get to sports venues more easily, this often imposes additional costs on transit agencies. Despite all the public subsidies pro sports teams receive, they [...]

Today’s Headlines

Brown Jumps into the Fray Over Transpo. Funding. Should CA Raise the “Car Tax”? (LAT) Will LA Benefit from Late Entry to Bikeshare Game? (City Lab) A Look at the Mailers Battling Over Climate Change Legislation (LAT) “Mall Trolley” Coming to Warner Center in the Valley (Daily News via Curbed) Scared by Underperformance of ARTIC, OC Register Opposes Streetcar [...]

Culver City Times

Fire Guts Recently Closed Model Train Store in Culver City

Allied Model Trains was a Los Angeles fixture for 69 (!!) years -- and had been located in Culver City since 1975.

In 2007 it downgraded it's location from the Union Station look-alike building that currently houses Samy's Camera to the Art Deco building across the street, at the corner of Sepulveda and…

I remember going to the 1st Fiesta LaBallona in 1951 !

Ah yes ! 1951 ... I was going into 6th grade at Farragut Drive School ... after an awesome 5th grade experience with Mr.

Jim Mattheis ( it was his 1st year as a teacher). John Toren ended up being our 6th grade teacher.

I went to the 1st Fiesta La Ballona at Vet's Park with my Farragut Drive buddies: Steve Westerfield, Dennis Tiernan & Jack Williamson. There were the carnival rides - the booths - etc. And I recall the annual parades with the local…

Culver City Celebrates 2015 Fiesta La Ballona This Weekend, August 28-20

Fiesta La Ballona -- a Party in the Park -- will be held this weekend, August 28, 29 & 30, in Veteran's Park in Culver City. With carnival rides, live music, games, a food court, and a beer and wine garden for the adults, there'll be good times for all.

Admission to the fiesta is…

Holy Cow BBQ at Culver Crossroads is Open...and Delicious

Bad news for those who are already grumbling about the overstuffed parking lot at Culver Crossroads (at Sepulveda and Washington): Holy Cow BBQ is now open – and it’s delicious.

Holy Cow isn’t part of a chain, but it doesn’t arise out of nowhere either. There is an additional Holy Cow…

Antioch University Distinguished Professor, Former President, Chancellor and Humanitarian, Al Guskin, Announces Retirement

Lengthy career of service includes inspiring change and helping found the Peace Corps…

Rancho Park Online

#Cat Chronicles Creamy Cat Available for Adoption

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Neighborhood Abandoned Cat Creamy that was rescued off the street is in a foster home with a kind neighbor and her 21 yr old female cat who is not accepting him at all. Creamy is looking for a quiet home and a patient owner who will just let him be himself. He is not a lap cat but…

2 Kittens Available for Adoption Contact: Carolfarescue@gmail.com

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3 months old kittens for adoption. Siblings. Would like to stay together as they are bonded. contact carolfarescue@gmail.com for more info. Fully Vetted.

Cat Available for adoption Contact:carolfarescue@gmail.com

Adoreable SHY -11 month young Kitten available for adoption
Dewormed
1st round of shots
Has home now with Older cat who does not like him:(
Contact: carolfarescue@gmail.com

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Not sure but I think it's a Jack/Parsons Russel poodle(?) mix

 
 
 

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Allied Model Trains was a Los Angeles fixture for 69 (!!) years -- and had been located in Culver City since 1975. In 2007 it downgraded it's location from the Union Station look-alike building that currently houses Samy's Camera to the Art Deco building across the street, at the corner of Sepulved

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Doggies & Discounts Sample Sale

Pick up some great deals and support pups in need! Shop a huge selection of luxury handbags, scarves, beauty products, jewelry, hair tools, sunglasses, and more. Prices start at $5 and 10% of all proceeds go to our dog rescue charity partner, Ready Pet (www.readypet.org). Cash and credit cards accepted. 

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Free BHCP Live! Concert with Jeff Robinson from Loose Ends at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza- Center Court

September 4, 2015 from 5pm to 6:30pm
Join us in Center Court for an unforgettable performance by jazz vocalist:Jeff RobinsonAs the lead singer of Loose Ends, Jeff exploded on the Jazz scene in London, playing the famous Jazz Café. Originally from New York, Jeff now resides in Los Angeles. He is a household name in many Jazz circles, having performed at the Playboy Jazz Festival, and in many of the best Jazz venues on the west coast.See More
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"Rebirth Brass Band w/ Mike Mosley & The West Coast Get Down Santa Monica Pier  Thu Sep  3rd  7PM FREE All Ages"
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2nd Annual Tenant Rights Forum: Renters Workshop at Christ the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church

September 12, 2015 from 8:30am to 1:30pm
Empowerment Congress West Area Neighborhood Development Council (ECWA) presents its 2nd Annual Renters Workshop to empower our Communities' renters with important information on Rent Stabilization and Increases, Tenant/Landlord Relationships, Tenant Rights, Condo Conversions, Legal Assistance, and more. The more you know, the more you'll be able to prepare for rent increases, moving in and out, and building a positive relationship with your Landlord, Property Management Team and neighbors.…See More
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September 5, 2015 at 12pm to September 26, 2015 at 2pm
Welcome!The Renaissance continues w/ New Coordinator Billy McCoy "A lot of good stuff." — Kim @ USC, Leader/flutist of Rubato-Elegante (formed under Sensei Latif's watch)Old or new Shaft (same theme song) "shut Yo mouth!" ("not all can dig-it")  - respectfully Yo'z  —  O-  Honor us w/ Your Presents...Experience new Renaissance_]azz foot♪ - Jazz…See More
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Resurrecting a Lost Landmark of Black Film History & Bert Williams Lime Kiln Club Field Day / Presentation & Film Screening at California African American Museum

August 27, 2015 from 6pm to 8:30pm
The California African American Museum (CAAM) presents opening reception of the exhibition, Coloring Independently: 1940s African American Stills From the Collection of the California African American Museum.  The reception will include a presentation by the New York Museum of Modern Art’s (MoMA) Associate Curator, Department of Film Ron Magliozzi.  Additionally, there will be a screening of the historic film, “Bert Williams Lime Kiln Club Field Day.” At a challenging time of segregation in the…See More
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Leimert Park Art Walk Comedy Show - August 30, 2015 @ 7pm at KAOS Network

August 30, 2015 from 7pm to 9pm
Sunday, August 30th @ 7pm - The Leimert Park Art Walk Comedy Show is free and it's inside KAOS Network - 4343 Leimert Blvd., LA, CA 90008 (next to the Vision Theater)Hosted By Comedian Stevie Mack, The Leimert Park Art Walk Comedy Show is a unique family…See More
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Upcoming Weekend Closures to Install Steel Piles, Relocate Utilities on Crenshaw Boulevard at Vernon Avenue

UPDATE: THIS WEEKEND’S CLOSURE HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICEWalsh/Shea Corridor Constructors (WSCC) will begin installing steel beams and locating utilities on Crenshaw Boulevard at Vernon Avenue for the next four consecutive weekends, beginning Friday, Aug. 28. A full street closure will be implemented on Crenshaw…See More
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Cal State L.A. students named as Amgen Scholars

Cal State L.A. science students Emily Aguirre, Hugo Avila, and Angela Madira were selected to conduct research at three prestigious universities under the Amgen Scholars Program.

The 10-week program allowed Aguirre, an Echo Park resident, along with Hugo Avila and Angela Madira to participate in cutting-edge research at UCLA, Stanford University and Harvard University, respectively, under the Amgen Foundation program.

The three are among 340 students selected into the program…

2015 Ocean Swim Series

This year, Southern California Aquatics (SCAQ) has expanded its 2015 Ocean Swim Series to include safe, high quality; affordable and fun swim options during the week as well as both morning and evening sessions. SCAQ is an adult swim club that also offers pool practices at nine…

Swimming Strokes the Strokes Away

Lewis Carter, 77, (right) and Jerome Smith, 71, (left) discovered a passion that boosted their health.

State University of New York says swimmers have lower heart rates compared to those of non-swimmers.  Swimming was also found to be a viable workout for people in cardiac…

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