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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
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

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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
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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

Neighborhood Council

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Clean up Leimert Park...

Posted by Heather Lee Presha on January 15, 2015 at 1:10pm 1 Comment

I hope you'll join me there!…

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Decking for future Crenshaw/Expo Station completed and Crenshaw Boulevard is open in both directions

Posted by Jose Ubaldo on January 12, 2015 at 2:01pm 0 Comments

Traffic on Crenshaw and Exposition boulevards returned to normal this past weekend after Metro on Saturday completed the decking operation for the future Crenshaw/Expo underground station for the Crenshaw/LAX Line light rail project.

Two lanes of traffic are open in both directions on Crenshaw and on…

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Eat Shop Play Crenshaw: Eso Won Books

Posted by Jose Ubaldo on January 9, 2015 at 2:22pm 1 Comment



Construction continues along Crenshaw Boulevard for the Crenshaw/LAX Line, which means fencing, detours and other activity that may make the neighborhood bit difficult to navigate. However, the businesses located there are absolutely open during construction and worth visiting. Plus, supporting local Crenshaw businesses will give you a chance to win some cash!

Some…

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Start a new career as a Teacher – Apply Today

Posted by LaMar S. Brown on January 2, 2015 at 11:00am 0 Comments

Start a new career as a Teacher – Apply Today

Happy New Year! Are you looking for a new career? I am currently recruiting to fill 50 teacher positions in Los Angeles – No Experience needed!  Follow the link to attend an upcoming Information Session to learn more details on how you can start making an immediate difference in your community.  

-          Receive $35,000 (up to) living stipend (first year)

-          Teacher…

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Eat Shop Play Crenshaw: Post & Beam

Posted by Jose Ubaldo on December 29, 2014 at 10:20am 0 Comments

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Construction continues along Crenshaw Boulevard for the Crenshaw/LAX Line, which means fencing, detours and other activity that may make Crenshaw north of Stocker Street a bit difficult to navigate. However, the businesses located there are absolutely open during construction and worth visiting.

Some of the businesses in the area have been around for quite some…

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Kwanzaa Festival and Candle Lighting Ceremony (Dec. 27th)

Posted by Heather Lee Presha on December 22, 2014 at 6:00pm 1 Comment

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The Kwanzaa Heritage Festival and Block Parade.  A unique African American Cultural. Noon time Candle Lighting Ceremony, live music, community dancing, authentic crafts, continuous drum circle, exotic foods,  special children’s village and health…

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One More Week Needed to Complete Decking for Future Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project Underground Station

Posted by Jose Ubaldo on December 17, 2014 at 1:30pm 0 Comments

Due to recent rains the detour on Crenshaw Boulevard for construction of the Crenshaw/Expo underground station will need to be extended for an additional week in January. The extra time is required so that the decking can be completed for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project Expo station.

Crenshaw Boulevard between Rodeo Road and the Metro Expo Line tracks will close from 9 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 4, to 6 a.m. Monday, Jan. 12.

Excavation, installation of steel beams and installation of…

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Aspiring Olympian Pushes Adult Swimmers As Coach

Posted by Elizabeth Artley on December 12, 2014 at 3:29pm 0 Comments

Nineteen seconds. For most of us, that’s not a lot of time to accomplish much, maybe fill up a glass of water, walk up the stairs, or get a leash for the dog.

 

But for aspiring Olympian Derek Toomey, that’s enough time to swim two laps of the…

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Culver City Residents, Business Owners and friends, You have been invited by Michelle Ford to attend the Trace Amounts premiere event at the Hollywood Chinese Theatre on the evening of February 4, 2015. Trace Amounts, a compelling documentary film centered on a mercury-based preservative in vaccines called thimerosal that has been suspected by many as playing a primary role in the autism epidemic here in the United States and abroad. It’s a…

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Leimert Park Art Walk Comedy Show - Jan 25th 2015 at KAOS Network

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The Leimert Park Art Walk is tomorrow - as usual the last Sunday of the month. But you've never seen Leimert Park Village like this. Check out the new park, the Papillion Art gallery, the revived The World Stage Art, Education & Performance Gallery and more.

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Crenshaw, Los Angeles, California under construction!

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#LA Thursday 1/22 Exposition to Leimert Park: Utility Support work at Rodeo Rd and Crenshaw Bl, will affect eastbound and westbound with full lane closure, ongoing nightly 9pm - 6am. Exposition to Leimert Park: Utility Support work at Crenshaw Bl from Exposition Bl to Coliseum St, will…

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It is weird that Mayor Eric Garcetti has office hours and that he's reaching out, waiting to hear from you. But it shouldn't be. Give it a shot and see if he listens.

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Mayor Eric Garcetti is committed to hosting regular office hours to stay in touch and hear directly from the Angelenos he serves. RSVP here to discuss your concerns with the mayor.

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#Selma - it's a state of mind

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Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Teachers' March in Selma. To learn more about this milestone in the struggle for African-American voting rights, order our new film, Selma: The Bridge to the Ballot: bit.ly/1u2JBNM

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