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Teaching to avoid riots

High school teacher Jay Davis incorporates lessons on civil unrest in Los Angeles into his media arts class to improve the conditions that often lead to riots.

LA Press Club recognizes Intersections for South LA reporting

Intersections was a finalist or winner in nine categories at the LA Press Club awards June 28.

Supreme Court strikes does LA law on police access to hotel registers + Bernard Parks looks to the finish line

Supreme Court strikes does LA law on police access to hotel registers: After a campaign from the Los Angeles Lodging Association, which represents small, family-owned motels in South L.A., the U.S. Supreme Court struck down at Los Angeles ordinance that requires hotels to maintain a guest register subject to police inspection. (Wall Street Journal) Bernard […]

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

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The Bus Bench

Sunny's Spot

 

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Century Boulevard near LAX to close nightly for 2-weeks to install falsework to build aerial platform for light rail station

Posted by Jose Ubaldo on June 30, 2015 at 12:22pm 0 Comments



As early as Monday, July 6, Century Boulevard near LAX may be closed between Aviation Boulevard and Bellanca Avenue so that framing installation for the new bridge can take place without danger to vehicles passing beneath. This work is necessary to support the aerial Aviation/Century…

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Celebrating 5 Years of Leimert Part Art Walk Comedy Show

Posted by Stevie Mack on June 28, 2015 at 12:00am 0 Comments

This Sunday, June 28th, 2015 marks our 5th anniversary of producing the Leimert Park Art Walk Comedy Show!

Hosted by Comedian Stevie Mack, and Produced by Ben R. Caldwell, The Leimert Park Art Walk Comedy Show is a fun and entertaining comedy showcase touching upon a wide range of topics by a diverse group of comedians.

in a unique learning experience, bringing together people from…

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Metro Invites Small Businesses Along Three Rail Construction Project Corridors to Participate in Metro’s BIF Workshop

Posted by Jose Ubaldo on June 26, 2015 at 7:53am 0 Comments

Metro Invites Small Businesses Along Three Rail Construction Project Corridors to Participate in Metro’s Business Interruption Fund Workshop

Metro will be hosting a pilot Business Interruption Fund (BIF) workshop series for three Metro Rail construction projects areas starting Tuesday, June 30, in the Little Tokyo area of the Regional Connector, Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project corridor during July and the Purple Line Extension in Sept. 2015.

Workshop participants will learn about the…

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Metro Launches Eat, Shop, Play in Five Los Angeles Neighborhoods

Posted by Jose Ubaldo on June 26, 2015 at 7:30am 0 Comments

Metro’s Eat, Shop, Play (ESP) campaign kicks off today its activities in Inglewood with a Lunch Meet-Up at Orleans & York Deli http://orleansandyorkdeli.com/ in Inglewood, 400 E. Florence Ave, Inglewood, from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

Lunch Meet-ups are monthly gatherings, including community members from neighborhoods where Metro is constructing new rail lines can socialize and enjoy delicious food, while playing an…

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Triathletes 'Lap Up' Organized Swim Workouts

Posted by Elizabeth Artley on June 24, 2015 at 2:30pm 0 Comments

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…

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Metro Invites Students to Participate in Contest to Name and Create Art for New Crenshaw/LAX Tunnel Boring Machine

Posted by Jose Ubaldo on June 24, 2015 at 9:00am 0 Comments



Metro is inviting students from kindergarten through 12th grade to participate in a naming and illustration contest for the new Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) that will dig twin tunnels to connect three underground stations of the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project.

The contest is divided into two…

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Come Meet the Urban Superhero @ The Watts Health Fair

Posted by DangerMan Urbansuperhero on June 12, 2015 at 2:53pm 0 Comments

Come out and meet the Urban Superhero DangerMan @ the Watts Health Fair on Saturday June 27th and

bring your kids.

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

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Ocean Swim Series 2015

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 locations, including USC.…

Ocean Swim Series 2015

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 locations, including USC.…

2015 Ocean Swim Series

The 2015 Ocean Swim Series has expanded to include safe, high quality; affordable and fun swim options during the week as well as both morning and evening sessions.  

2015 CALENDAR

Tues Morning - 6am - Hermosa Beach - 13th Street Tower, STARTING May 12

Thurs Morning - 6am - Santa…

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Editorial: My Unsolicited Advice for City Councilmember David Ryu

Los Angeles City Councilmember David Ryu. Photo via ryuforcouncil.com It’s July. That means a new budget year for government agencies, where there is some turnover: some new faces, new officers, and new committees. L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas is the new chair of the Metro Board of Directors, replacing L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti. The Los Angeles City Council has two [...]

Killing a Transit Project Isn’t Going to Fix Your City’s Parking Crunch

Broad Street in Richmond. Photo: Jeff Auth/Wikimedia Commons via GGW Yesterday we ran a post from Michael Andersen about how Newark fixed the glut of parked cars on Mount Prospect Avenue, the first street in New Jersey to get a protected bike lane: Instead of letting people park in the bikeway, the city started charging for parking. With [...]

Today’s Headlines

Debate Over Who Should Pay For L.A. Sidewalk Repair and Maintenance (LAT) CBS2 Tracks Down Hit-and-Run Driver Who Hit 12-Year-Old Cyclist On Reseda Metro’s Proposed Bus Service Cuts/Consolidations (Calwatch – Reddit) LADOT Audit: Dept Didn’t Collect $1.8M In Event Costs (Sac Bee, LAT) Is A Streetcar Really Needed To Spur DTLA Investment? (Downtown News) Walk Eagle Rock Redesigns NELA DASH Route [...]

Leimert Park People St Plaza Opens; Stakeholders Debate Building a Cultural Center

Leimert Park Village’s People St Plaza officially opened for business this past weekend. Sahra Sulaiman/Streetsblog L.A. “Don’t tell anybody I’m using these,” Councilmember Herb Wesson said of the blue art scissors he wielded as the moment came to cut the ribbon on Leimert Park Village’s People St Plaza project this past Saturday. The enormous pair of wooden scissors [...]

Newark Clears Bike Lane of Cars, Solves Parking Problem With Meters Instead

Newark’s stopgap solution to a parking crunch was to allow parking in the bike lane (see upper right). Since then it’s found a more sensible option: meters. Photo: WalkBikeJersey Michael Andersen blogs for The Green Lane Project, a PeopleForBikes program that helps U.S. cities build better bike lanes to create low-stress streets. Three months after Newark drew national [...]

Culver City Times

Culver City Fireworks 2015: At West Los Angeles College This July 4

The Culver City Exchange Club’s 2015 fireworks show is being held at West Los Angeles College (at 9000 Overland Avenue) this July 4. 

According to the website: "This year's show will be even longer, with fireworks firing from multiple locations." And great news: "The Firefall is back!" Personally I'm not sure what the Firefall is, but I do…

Turning Point School Achieves International Certification

Turning Point School has achieved International Certification status, as recently conferred by the Council of International Schools (CIS). This achievement validates the…

Expo Line Extension from Culver City to Santa Monica On Target for Spring 2016 Opening

The 6.6-mile, $1.5 billion extension of the Expo Line from Culver City to Santa Monica reached another milestone on Monday, when for the first time a train ran to the Palms station under its own power.

Said to the Santa Monica Lookout, "This month, the authority began some preliminary…

Expo Line Extension from Culver City to Santa Monica on Target for Spring 2016 Opening

The 6.6-mile, $1.5 billion extension of the Expo Line from Culver City to Santa Monica reached another milestone on Monday, when for the first time a train ran to the Palms station under its own power.

Said to the Santa Monica Lookout, "This month, the authority began some preliminary…

Music and Architecture Align with Jacaranda Music Series at Rachlin Partners

On June 21, Culver City’s dignitaries and art patrons, including Culver City Councilmember Meghan Sahli-Wells, Culver City Cultural Affairs Commissioner Thomas Aujero Small, Deputy Director at the Broad Art Foundation Richard Cherry, and former President of the Los Angeles Arts Commission Merry Norris,…

Rancho Park Online

Westwood Greenway…Open Space next to the Expo Line

If you go by the Expo Line construction in Rancho Park/West LA you’ll see test trains, new crossing gates, and lots of construction vehicles and workers between Overland Ave. and Westwood Blvd.  This wide swath of public land has been a staging area for the Phase 2 construction and is now a dumping ground for extra asphalt, unused catenary poles, and broken-down equipment.

However, a group of dedicated community members has been looking beyond the construction and envisioning the…

Another Angle on Our Drought

Californians keep hearing about the drought all over the news and lots of us have taken steps to address this dire situation but as we already know, there's still plenty of room for improvement.  

Wanted to share this fun infographic created by SERVIZ, an on-demand home services booking tool, because it addresses how certain cities in California are handling their water usage at the local level, plus has some home conservation tips that everyone should be implementing if they're not…

Overland Traffic Safety on NBC News

Last week an accident on the corner of Overland and Esther led to a car landing on its side on the sidewalk. Some residents feel Expo Line construction, specifically the the loss of a curbside parking lane along Overland may be partly responsible for the crash.

NBC 4 spoke to…

!!!Daisy has been found!!!

I want to thank the Rancho Park Community for their help. Special thanks to Rancho Park Online for featuring this post. 

I am thrilled to annunce that Daisy has been found and is now safe.  

Thanks again! :)…

 
 
 

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LAFD Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training Course at Exposition Park - Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Regional Library

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LAFD CERT TRAINING COURSE  Learn how to help protect yourself, your family, and neighbors/neighborhood during an emergency When: July 8 – August 19, Seven (7) Wednesdays. All 7 classes are required to receive a certificate of completion from LAFD.Time:  6:00 pm - 8:30 pmWhere:  Exposition Park Regional Library, 3900 S. Western Ave., L.A., 90062            Library Phone:   (323) 290-3113  Questions?          …See More
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Celebrating 5 Years of Leimert Part Art Walk Comedy Show

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If you go by the Expo Line construction in Rancho Park/West LA you’ll see test trains, new crossing gates, and lots of construction vehicles and workers between Overland Ave. and Westwood Blvd. This wide swath of public land has been a staging area for the Phase 2 construction and is now a dumping

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LAFD CERT TRAINING COURSE  Learn how to help protect yourself, your family, and neighbors/neighborhood during an emergency When: July 8 – August 19, Seven (7) Wednesdays. All 7 classes are required to receive a certificate of completion from LAFD.Time:  6:00 pm - 8:30 pmWhere:  Exposition Park Regional Library, 3900 S. Western Ave., L.A., 90062            Library Phone:   (323) 290-3113  Questions?          …See More
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THE World STAGE Saturday Jazz Workshop "Aloha"·Bobby West OFF 4th of July '15 at The World Stage - Art, Education & Performance Gallery "The heart of L.A.'s African-American cultural community." - L.A. Times

July 4, 2015 at 12pm to July 25, 2015 at 2pm
Good safe 4th of July Holiday"Workshop off for the 4th of July" — T-sax, Nat M.  "Back next week w/ NEW sub-Coordinator" Ricky Washington — USC's flutist, Kim V. & Aston "T silver sax" New Renaissance: Summertime — Billy Stewart♪ - Bobby West touring, out July 10th & ¿returns?Honor us w/ Your Presents...FYI: …See More
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Dee-Lightful Production presents Xanadu

Come see live musical theater featuring talented local kids!

Thursday July 9th at 7:00 PM

Friday  July 10th at 7:00 PM

Sat July 11 at 3:00 PM  and 7:00 PM

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4117 Overland Ave Culver City, Ca 90230

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Decoupage Boxes for Teens

Decorate a box using your favorite music as inspiration.

This is a free program for ages 11-18.





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City/Town:Marina del Rey

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Mar Vista Library Book Sale (Summer Bargains Galore)

The Friends of the Mar Vista Library are holding a spectacular Summer book sale

Over 8,000 books including fiction, non-fiction, as well as CDs and DVDs.

Books for everyone: Children’s, YA’s, lots of books in Spanish (Muchos libros en Espanol) .

Books start at $.25 and most are $1:00 !!

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Century Boulevard near LAX to close nightly for 2-weeks to install falsework to build aerial platform for light rail station

As early as Monday, July 6, Century Boulevard near LAX may be closed between Aviation Boulevard and Bellanca Avenue so that framing installation for the new bridge can take place without danger to vehicles passing beneath. This work is necessary to support the aerial Aviation/Century station. Work will take…See More
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This Sunday, June 28th, 2015 marks our 5th anniversary of producing the Leimert Park Art Walk Comedy Show!Hosted by Comedian Stevie Mack, and Produced by Ben R. Caldwell, The Leimert Park Art Walk Comedy Show is a fun and entertaining comedy showcase touching upon a wide range of topics by a diverse group of comedians.in a unique learning experience, bringing together people from various cultures Social issues are brought to light, explored and resolved through comedy, song and dance on the…See More
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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…

Local Artists organize an Echo Park Artist Market

A new venue for local artist to show their wares is premiering on Friday, January 30th at the MCAU Gallery, 220 Glendale Blvd from 6pm to 9pm. Besides the works of up and coming local artists (painters, ceramicists, jewelers, clothiers) there will be live music and food. This will be an on-going event, to give the public a chance to meet local artist and buy their works, as well as an opportunity to build community. For more details, and for artists interested in…

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