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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.

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

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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
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Curbed LA - West Adams on the down low in 2007
LA Observed
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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
LA City Beat
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NY Times - Soul Central from 1993

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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

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WHY USE A WOK

Posted by Marlene Myrie on April 20, 2016 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

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CHUCK JOHNSON's Interplay @ Trinity Lutheran Church

Posted by DojO- on April 19, 2016 at 8:21am 0 Comments

 

"Sweet" Chuck "Bari" Johnson - Interplay ~ Inline image 1

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Crenshaw/LAX update: what’s happening beneath Crenshaw Boulevard?

Posted by Jose Ubaldo on April 1, 2016 at 11:40am 0 Comments

Harriet's cutterhead. Photos by Joseph Lemon / Metro.

The "thrust rack" that will assist Harriet with her initial burrow into the soil.

The "thrust rack" that will assist Harriet with her initial burrow into the soil.The back end of the trailing gear.

The back end of the trailing gear.

The launch of the Crenshaw/LAX Line’s tunnel boring machine (TBM) Harriet is now weeks away. The first pieces of the massive tunneling machine were lowered into the excavation site at Expo/Crenshaw in late February.

Since then, work crews have been busy piecing together the machine’s trailing gear as well as…

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LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF LOS ANGELES PRESENTS LAPD & COMMUNITY: OVERCOMING MISTRUST

Posted by Carol Eisner on March 27, 2016 at 1:36pm 0 Comments

The League of Women Voters of Los Angeles presents a panel discussion Saturday, April 2, 2016 from 10:00 A.M. – 12 noon at Loyola Law School, 919 Albany Street, Los Angeles. Moderated by Sandy Banks, former Los Angeles…

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The PHIL RANELIN Jazz Ensemble

Posted by DojO- on April 3, 2016 at 7:29am 2 Comments

Celebrating April as National Jazz Appreciation Month and honoring the birthdays of …
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LLEW & DENYEE MATTHEWS Bon Voyage Concert(s) At Pilsner Room At Mccormick & Schmick's

Posted by DojO- on March 18, 2016 at 7:06pm 0 Comments

Llew and Denyee Matthews are moving to Michigan shortly after this concert. All proceeds after expenses will go to them. Musicians will be invited to donate their talent to this send off party. Join us to honor Grammy Award winner Llew.

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Crenshaw/LAX project reconfiguration of Victoria Avenue begins today Friday, March 18

Posted by Jose Ubaldo on March 18, 2016 at 7:21am 0 Comments

Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors (WSCC) will close Victoria Avenue to traffic between 67th Street and 71st Street beginning Friday, March 18, for the upcoming “cut & cover” operation necessary to support construction for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project.

Upon completion of the work, Victoria Ave. north of the right-of-way will become a cul-de-sac and south of the railroad tracks will lead to a new city street that runs parallel to the new Crenshaw/LAX light-rail line.

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Critcally Acclaimed Man Covets Bird returns to University Park!- Win FREE tickets!

24th Street Theatre brings back its critically acclaimed production (Los Angeles Times “Critics Choice,” KCRW's “Top 5 of 2015“ list, LA Observed “20 Highlights of LA Theater in 2015” and Bitter Lemons “Best of 2015”) Man Covets Bird, for six Sundays in 2016. Kicking off on Valentines Day at 3 pm, this unique love story for the modern family is an irresistible mix of…

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Policy Solutions That Can Make For Happy Mothers Day (Investing in Place) LAist Explains What BRT Is And Why Metro Wants It Buscaino: $120 Billion In Measure R2 And We’ll Still Have Potholes? (LAT Editorial) CA Pedestrian Conference Coming To Long Beach In June (Investing in Place) Carnage: Hit-and-Run Driver Kills Pedestrian In Downey (Downey Patriot) Glendale Elementary Students Bike [...]

Pacoima’s Van Nuys Blvd To Receive Upgrade, Protected Bike Lane This Summer

Before and after cross-sections for Van Nuys Boulevard. Source: Great Streets concept proposal [PDF]A stretch of Van Nuys Boulevard in Pacoima will receive an extensive safety upgrade this summer. Under the leadership of Los Angeles City Councilmember Felipe Fuentes, Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Great Streets Initiative, and the L.A. Department of Transportation (LADOT), the 0.8-miles of Van [...]

Bike to School Day Photos From Across the U.S.

Today is Bike to School Day, and tens of thousands of American children (hopefully more) are learning how rewarding and fun it can be to get to school on two wheels. Walking and biking to school accounted for 50 percent of all school trips in 1969, compared to 13 percent today. Now it’s not even permitted in [...]

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L.A. Approves Finishing Contested Partially-Built Hollywood Target Store (LAT) The Source Explains Metro’s Planned BRT For Vermont Avenue New Full Expo Line Schedule Posted (Metro) Carnage: Lincoln Heights Salmon Cyclists Killed In Car Crash (Biking in L.A.) Car Crashes Into Whittier Home, Pins Child (LAT) Pity the Poor Driver Parking In L.A. (Playboy) L.A. Wants To Find Overnight Parking For People [...]

Community Organizing Wins the Day: Skills and Enthusiasm of Many to Build Expo for All

Behind the May 20 opening of the Expo Line to Santa Monica lies the untold story of dozens of dedicated volunteers who worked for decades to make this line happen. Few people know that Expo Line light rail was a glimmer in the eye of Santa Monica city officials as early as 1989. That year they convened a [...]

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Linwood E. Howe Elementary Benefits from Sony Global Volunteer Day

On April 15, more than 100 Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) volunteers participated in Sony Global Volunteer Day, an annual event in which Sony employees around the world give back to their communities.  This year the volunteers took their shovels, paint brushes, and elbow grease to Linwood E. Howe…

This Saturday is a Big Night for Gallery Openings in Culver City

The Los Angeles Times recently highlighted two Culver City galleries openings this Saturday, April 23: those at Kapeikin Gallery & Luis De…

Swim meets open to all adults

Many remember scoring that goal or winning a race fondly from childhood. But growing up doesn’t have to mean the end of team sports! Two swimmers, Rossella Pescatori and Chris Wall, have kept competing as adults, which helps them both remember how they fell in love with the water in the first place.

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Why Regular Maintenance on Your Business Lighting is Important

Businesses have lights for many reasons. People need to be able to see when they’re visiting the business, and some businesses keep lights on for security reasons. You need to perform regular exterior lighting maintenance

 

Prevent Fires 

One reason that you need to maintain your business lighting is to prevent fires. This reason doesn’t cross the minds of enough people. While buildings can go decades without…

LOUIS GOSSETT JR. SPEAKS ON ‘ERACISM’ HEALING THE PLANET

Louis Gossett Jr., was an incredible phenomenon at the young age of 17. His intrinsic nature as an actor won him sensational accolades as he continuously captured the attention of large audiences when he replaced Bill Gunn as Spencer Scott on Broadway’s “Take A Giant Step,” while simultaneously attended…

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Why So Many Mattress Stores?

I've always wondered why we have so many mattress stores on Pico Blvd. in Rancho Park and West LA.

t turns out mattress stores are a big business that is only growing. The news program Marketplace has provided some answers, which I have summarized here:

We buy them more often, we want to test them out in person, they are inexpensive to run, and concentrations of them…

 
 
 

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Join us for Mother's Day Brunch!

 

Brunch will have bagels, cream cheese, lox, tomatoes/onions, herring in sour cream, salads and dessert.  $20 in advance a person: $25 at the door.

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