July 8, 2015 at 6pm to August 19, 2015 at 8:30pm – Exposition Park - Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Regional Library
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 requ…0 Comments 0 Promotions
The Debbie Allen Dance Academy (D.A.D.A.) is committed to expanding the reach of dance and theater arts for young people in the greater Los Angeles area, and the world! Join us in Center Court as the…0 Comments 0 Promotions
Concert Event for Families Friends of WGStill Art Center Winners of the Music Competition and Winners of the Essay / Poetry Event Spoken Word and a variety of music Admission Free Justin Syas - Amand…0 Comments 1 Promotion
Annual Free Music Festival in West Adams on 7th avenue!! The West Adams Avenues has been offering a fun and free Outreach to the Mid City and beyond community, we put out a stage and invite the ci…0 Comments 1 Promotion
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
Babe and Ricky's Inn
Najite and Olokun Prophecy
Vocalist Dwight Trible Los Angeles Jazz LA Jazz Society
Eso Won Books
Leimert Park Movie
Leimert Park Book Fair
When most people start family planning, they consider buying homes, picking the right schools and choosing a health insurance plan. An important but often overlooked consideration is estate planning. An estate plan typically involves a will, trust and power of attorney.
If you are unsure of where to start, make a simple will. A will can help you dispose…Continue
Associate director Tamica Miller with co-founders Erwin and Lula Washington. (Photo: Gary Leonard/Metro)
Metro’s Business Interruption Fund was started to assist small businesses that may be impacted by construction of
According to Bryan Pennington, Metro Executive of Director Engineering and Construction, the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project has reached 33 percent completion!
The $2.058 billion Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project continues to move forward in July along…Continue
The nightly closure scheduled on Century Boulevard near LAX will begin Monday, July 13, due to a revised construction schedule.Continue
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…Continue
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…
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…Continue
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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Our next session of Adult Computer Basics Classes begins soon! Register Today!
* Gain valuable new Computer Skills!
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Class time: 7pm til 9pm. 5 week session, Tuesdays & Thursdays (or as…
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.…
Currently, there is a nice big parking lot next to the Culver City Expo Station -- a parking lot that by 8:30 am every weekday is full of the cars of happy commuters. And it remains full each day as people use it park-and-ride to the Staples Center, the Galen Center and other hot downtown…
It has become a very welcome tradition: each Saturday and Sunday in August, the Actors' Gang theater troupe performs a family-friendly adaptation of Shakespeare play in Media Park in Culver City. Last year, it was a My Little Pony version of A Midsummer…
The Program Serves More Than 80 Culver City Students
and Their Families Every Week!
Did you know that more than 39% of CCUSD students receive free or reduced price lunches at their schools every day? For many students, this vital resource includes free breakfast. In some circumstances, healthy, reliable meals on the weekends are not a guarantee.
Since 2013, the CCUSD Backpacks for Kids…
This low-key tortas and taco spot is open late every night, which is a relief for Culver City…
Ok, this one is kind of crazy in a great way. If you're of a certain age (mine), you may well have fallen in love with a largely unheralded 1991 album by Matthew Sweet. The album is full of classic pop melodies (AllMusic cites "the Beatles, Big Star, Byrds, R.E.M., and Neil Young," and, uh,…
Not sure but I think it's a Jack/Parsons Russel poodle(?) mix
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…
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…
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.