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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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PHIL RANELIN Quartet @ Maverick's Flat Sun. Aug. 21st 6-10 PM

Posted by DojO- on August 16, 2016 at 10:23am 5 Comments

Maestro PHIL RANELIN, Tribe Chief - Indy Jazz Foundation Hall of Fame Inductee - Congratulations!

                   

Maestro Phil Ranelin, Band Leader - trombone "Tribe Chief"

Jamael Dean - piano "Amadeus grandson of Donald Dean, legendary drummer"

Tony Dumas - bass…
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To make the La Brea Greenway Trail a Reality...WE NEED YOUR HELP!

Posted by Marie Michele Montano on August 15, 2016 at 3:30pm 0 Comments

Hello Leimert park and surrounding area Community Members

North East Trees has an update on the status of the proposed La Brea Greenway trail (between Jim Gilliam Park and Don…

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The World STAGE: "Summer Nite Gigs" Aug. Fri./Sat.(s) 2016

Posted by DojO- on August 27, 2016 at 6:08am 9 Comments

EVENTS:  Aug. '16 - "The STAGE's new house has come to order w/ Dwight Trible, Executive Director" -

 "A…
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Men of Tabernacle Host Their 3rd Annual All Male Conference

Posted by SPMG Media on July 20, 2016 at 12:19pm 0 Comments

Join Men of Tabernacle as they host their 

3rd Annual All Male Conference

Saturday, July 30, 2016

9:00am - 12:30pm (Lunch served at 12:30pm)

The is a FREE EVENT

Dr. Chris L. Hickey Sr will be the keynote speaker for the event.…

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Bing Bing addresses tha Pasadena Music Scene with new Hip Hop track about his Beautiful Struggle

How many artists out there are frustrated? I mean, let's admit it. Doing the work. Performing the art. Recording the music. Whatever it is as far as production goes IS NO PROBLEM for the artist who has a genuine desire for these type of things. What we are frustrated about the most is... …

ThaWilsonBlock Magazine SPECIAL EDITION presents "Welcome to tha Beautiful Struggle" by Bing Bing

If you're looking for something new, cool, and different, please download my latest album exclusively through my digital publication, ThaWilsonBlock Magazine. It comes with exclusive free downloads of my latest songs and all tha lyrics! …

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The Future of Bike-Share: An Interview with NABSA’s Matt Martin

Matt Martin Matt Martin is the Project Manager for the North American Bikeshare Association and the Director of Rosewood Bikes, a nonprofit program bringing bike resources to a poorly served area of Portland, Oregon. Prior to NABSA, Matt led the Community Bike Project Omaha, an Omaha nonprofit focused on transportation equity issues, where he helped bring bike-share to Omaha and [...]

Cheap Gas, More Driving Make 2016 an Especially Deadly Year on U.S. Streets

Traffic fatalities on American roads are rising faster than driving mileage. Chart: National Safety Council The number of traffic deaths in America each year is so staggering, it almost defies comprehension — about 35,000 lives lost is the norm. But 2016 is shaping up to be even worse. Emma Kilkelly at Mobilizing the Region reports on newly-released data from the first half of [...]

Today’s Headlines

L.A. Urban Core Is Full (Archinet News) Uber Lost $1.2 Billion In First Half Of 2016 (Bloomberg) L.A. Market Has the Most Uber Drivers (RideGuru) Low Rise Housing Planned Near Culver City Expo Station (Urbanize) Deadly Reseda Hit-and-Run Driver Surrenders To Police (NBC4) Metro’s Upgraded Student Transit U-Pass A Hit At Rio Hondo (The Source) Dangerous Santa Fe Springs Rail Crossing [...]

Opposition Grows To Problematic Assembly Taxicab Bill A.B. 650

Will A.B. 650 create a more level playing field for taxis? The city of L.A. doesn’t think so. Photo by Boris Dzhingarov via Wikimedia It is no secret that taxis and ride-hail companies (Uber, Lyft) are in need of a more even playing field. California’s taxi industry is regulated tightly by local municipalities, generally cities. Ride-hail, also [...]

Seattle Doesn’t Need a Highway on Top of Its New Underground Highway

Seattle is planning to top its underground highway with another high-speed, very wide road. Photo: Seattle Bike Blog The construction of Seattle’s budget-busting underground waterfront highway has been a great reminder of why car-based urban megaprojects are such a bad idea. The one advantage of the tunnel is that it would allow for better walking, biking, and transit connections on surface streets [...]

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Where To Eat In Los Angeles Right Now - The Cannibal

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Bing Bing addresses tha Pasadena Music Scene with new Hip Hop track about his Beautiful Struggle

How many artists out there are frustrated? I mean, let's admit it. Doing the work. Performing the art. Recording the music. Whatever it is as far as production goes IS NO PROBLEM for the artist who has a genuine desire for these type of things. What we are frustrated about the most is... …

Swim into the Sunset

Two coaches, Olympic gold-medalist David Walters and silver-medalist Clay Evans, are leading free ocean swim workouts at 6:15 a.m. Thursday mornings and Friday nights monthly off Santa Monica Beach. Our next evening swim is 5:30 p.m. September 9.

 

David Walters, who won gold in the 4x200 freestyle…

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Where To Eat In Los Angeles Right Now - Pasta Sisters

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Bing Bing addresses tha Pasadena Music Scene with new Hip Hop track about his Beautiful Struggle

How many artists out there are frustrated? I mean, let's admit it. Doing the work. Performing the art. Recording the music. Whatever it is as far as production goes IS NO PROBLEM for the artist who has a genuine desire for these type of things. What we are frustrated about the most is... …

 
 
 

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An epic, theatrical event! For the first time, Evelina Fernández’s award-winning trilogy, 'Faith,’ ‘Hope’ and ‘Charity,’ will be presented in its entirety as one unforgettable tour de force. The first production in the Latino Theater…

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