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Community seeks environmental study for South LA oil site

The oil drilling site at Jefferson Boulevard and Budlong run by Freeport McMoRan has plans to expand.

Timeline: South LA protests of the Ferguson decision

An hour-by-hour breakdown of the response on social media to a no-indictment decision in Ferguson.

LA marches from Leimert Park to Downtown after Ferguson decision

"Hands up, don't shoot, hands up, fight back," chanted protesters.

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

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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
- Tour of Leimert Park in 2005
NY Times - Soul Central from 1993

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Vocalist Dwight Trible Los Angeles Jazz LA Jazz Society
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Ernest Hardy
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Good news: Zambezi Bazaar announces triumphant return to Leimert Park Village

Posted by enhager on November 20, 2014 at 3:53pm 2 Comments

 The sisters sent the following message: "We know you've been waiting a long time for us to come back, and it's been a long and dedicated journey.  Please join us and share this announcement with your neighborhood, friends and family.  We looking forward to continuing our relationship with our community."…

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Art from the Heart...

Posted by Heather Lee Presha on November 24, 2014 at 12:01pm 0 Comments

Metro to Close Crenshaw Boulevard for 30 days to excavate box for light rail Crenshaw/Expo underground station

Posted by Jose Ubaldo on November 12, 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments



Metro and Walsh/Shea Corridor Contractors tonight will close Crenshaw Boulevard, between Jefferson Boulevard and Coliseum Street, for 30 days to begin excavation of Crenshaw/Expo underground station for the Crenshaw/LAX light rail line.



Metro encourages residents, commuters, business owners…

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FILMS AT CAAM – BEHIND THE VEIL FEATURES FILMS HIGHLIGHTING A POLITICAL SCANDAL, NATIONAL CRISIS AND DREAMING WHILE BLACK

Posted by Terri Dixon on November 3, 2014 at 5:45pm 0 Comments

One of the California African American Museum’s (CAAM) signature programs is Films at CAAM, which screens mostly first run, thematically linked, award-winning and critically-acclaimed documentary films during the months of April, June, August, and November.  November's Films at CAAM presents its series Lifting the Veil, showcasing several films throughout the month that reveals the truth and aftermath of a political sandal, a national crisis beyond one company and…

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Finally! Rodeo Road will closed for two weeks beginning Friday, Oct. 24 at 9 p.m.

Posted by Jose Ubaldo on October 24, 2014 at 7:00am 0 Comments

Metro’s contractor for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project Walsh/Shea Corridor Contractor (WSCC), will implement a full street closure at Rodeo Road and Crenshaw Boulevard for 14 consecutive days beginning Friday, Oct. 24, to finish construction of the wall perimeter for the future underground Crenshaw/Expo light rail station.

Continuing work has been schedule around the clock from 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24 through Friday, Nov. 7.

During this time north and south bound traffic traveling…

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La Brea Corridor Community Workshop Wed.,Oct. 15, 6-8pm @ Baldwin Hills Public Library

Posted by Marie Michele Montano on October 13, 2014 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

This Wednesday, October 15th is the last community workshop for the La Brea Corridor Planning Study 

6 - 8pm at the Baldwin Hills Public Library

Come and actively participate in visualizing a pedestrian and bike friendly S. La Brea Corridor.



What are we…

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Got Junk? Donate it to upcoming fundraiser for Mayme Clayton Library and Museum

Posted by Mayme Clayton Library and Museum on October 10, 2014 at 2:26pm 0 Comments

On Saturday, October 25, 2014, the Mayme Clayton Library and Museum of African American Culture will be collecting donations to its Goodwill Donation Drive Fundraiser.

Come and drop off gently used apparel, household items, books, DVDs, electronics (working or not) at the Goodwill Collection Truck parked in the parking lot of the Mayme Clayton Library and Museum from 9 AM to 1 PM.  

Mayme Clayton Library…

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University Park Family for USC and Expo Park neighborhoods

We offer Free Resume workshops to Community members and parents with children in the USC Family of Schools, Neighborhood Academic Initiative (NAI), Kid Watch, and other USC programs. Please visit us …

We offer Free Resume workshops to Community members and parents with children in the USC Family of Schools, Neighborhood Academic Initiative (NAI), Kid Watch, and other USC programs.
Please visit us at our new location within the Gateway building on Figueroa, between Jefferson and 32nd St. to schedule an appointment. Also available for drop in assistance, weekly on Tuesdays at 7pm-8pm.
Please note, to better assist you, before you arrive:
To update a current resume, email the resume to yourself…

Game day street closures meeting y en espanol

Coliseum street closure

City Councilmember Curren Price and the University of Southern California invite you to an informational meeting of the proposed street closures for the remaining 2014 USC home football games.
Date: October 15th, 2014
Time: 6:00 – 8:00…

Hoover Union Triangle Plaza meeting tonight!

GILBERT A. CEDILLO COUNCILMEMBER, FIRST DISTRICT
Invites you to a
Community Meeting
Your Opinion Counts!
Come Share Your Priorities for the Proposed Improvements to the Union-Hoover Traffic Triangle
Share with us your opinion on:
-Transit Shelters/seating
-Lighting
-Outdoor performance…

...live performances!

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Get Your Cameras Ready for Half-Empty Black Friday Parking Lots

Does the parking lot at your local big box store look like this on Black Friday? Photo: Strong Towns It’s standard practice to build parking lots to accommodate the maximum number of vehicles expected on the busiest shopping day of the year. As a result, acres and acres of unnecessary asphalt make communities less walkable, waste land, [...]

LADOT’s New Broadway Pre-Project Report Heralds Data-Driven Evaluation

Cover of new Broadway Dress Rehearsal report [PDF]Yesterday, the Los Angeles City Transportation Department (LADOT) released a new report entitled Broadway Dress Rehearsal: Pre-Installation Existing Conditions Report 2014 [PDF]. The handsome 82-page report is full of facts, figures and graphs all detailing the “safety, public life, and economic” conditions on Broadway from 2nd Street to 11th Street [...]

No Charges for Driver Who Plowed Into Protesters in Minneapolis

The driver who rammed his way through a crowd protesting the non-indictment of Darren Wilson yesterday afternoon in Minneapolis, injuring a 16-year-old girl, has not been charged with any crime. That’s according to Minneapolis Police spokesperson John Elder, who emailed us this morning saying the case “remains under investigation.” You can see in the above video, captured [...]

Ride the Owls with So.CA.TA on Their Annual Day-After-Thanksgiving Tour

Traditionally Southern Caifornia Transit Advocates does a day-after-thanksgiving study tour , usually to explore service in far-flung areas outside urban Los Angeles (Santa Barbara, San Diego, Victorville, Bakersfield). Image: Metro Primary Sources This year we are doing something different. We are riding owl service in the L.A. area, Friday evening into Saturday morning. This is service that [...]

Why Ferguson Protests Spilled Onto Highways

Protesters in Los Angeles Monday night. Photo: D Magazine Protests following a Missouri grand jury’s failure to indict Officer Darren Wilson for shooting and killing Michael Brown spilled out onto highways in several American cities on Monday evening and Tuesday. Protesters occupied freeways in Los Angeles, Seattle, Oakland, Milwaukee, Atlanta, St. Louis, Cleveland, New York, Philadelphia, San [...]

Culver City Times

Artwork for New Downtown Culver City Holiday Banners Created by 5th-Grade Artists

Have you noticed the new seasonal banners hanging in downtown Culver City? The artwork was provided by 5th grade students from each of Culver City's five elementary schools -- El Marino, La Ballona, Farragut, El Rincon and Linwood Howe. The kids were asked to create art that answered…

Parkinson's Association offers gift for donation

The Parkinson's Association is offering a special gift for donations this holiday season. Each donation of $125 or more will receive the  Complete Parkinson's Exercise Rejuvenation System - The BrainballFX -  absolutely free.

The BrainballFX delivers remarkable improvements in strength, balance, flexibility, fine motor skill and hand-eye coordination. It is used by physical therapists, occupational therapists, and trainers, and it is specifically for people with…

Santa is at the Culver City Westfield Mall - Do people still do this?

Santa is now available for pictures in the center court of the Culver City Westfield Mall, through December 24. Do people still do this? Do we have fond childhood memories of take-a-picture-with-me Santa? Please share in the comments!

If you need to step it up this year on the Santa tip,…

Culver City Will Install More than 100 Bike Racks

In an effort to expand bike parking in Culver City, the city has initiated a bicycle rack installation program. The city will install 100 bike racks during Phase 1 of the program -- in locations that were selected based on the city's Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan (BPMP), public…

First Signs of Christmas in Culver CIty

First signs of Christmas coming to Culver City: corner of Washington Blvd. and Centinela. Do you have further evidence? Post it in the…

Rancho Park Online

Vote Today - Find Your Rancho Park Polling Place

Don't forget to vote today.

If you don't know the location of your polling place, you can look it up here.

Rancho Park's Pico Playhouse To Premiere "Adventures in Candyland" - A Play By Kids for All Ages to Enjoy

Saturday, November 1 marks the sold-out world premiere of "Adventures in Candyland", a  sugary saga written, performed and produced by a group of students from Overland Avenue Elementary School.

The delicious drama features friends on a journey, goblins up to no good, and royalty in peril.

The …

Eat at Pitfire Pizza on Westwood Blvd Thursday 10/23 Good Food for a Good Cause

Join us for a Night of Great Food, Friends, Family and Fundraising

 

Who: Everyone is welcome.

 

What: Support the  Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies (LACES is an LAUSD public middle and high school) while you and your family enjoy delicious artisan pizzas, fresh chopped salads made with locally grown ingredients, fantastic pasta and paninis!

When: 5:00 – 9:00 pm, Thursday, October 23. Arrive anytime…

The Book Truck at Children's Book World - Bring or Buy Books for Underserved Teens

Children's Book World Rancho Park's Children's Book World and The Book Truck are holding a teen book drive to reach readers all across Los Angeles. Stop by tomorrow to donate new or gently used books to this great cause.…

Watch Willy Wonka Under the Stars Tonight at Palms Park

Join your friends and neighbors for a night time screening of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

When:  dusk, Wednesday, August 6

Where: Palms Park, 2950 Overland Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90064

No charge for attending. Bring your own chairs and blankets. Popcorn and candy can be purchased.

 
 
 

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Library GIFT BOOK SALE! by Friends of the Mar Vista Library

The Friends of the Mar Vista Library are holding their December 'gift book sale' !! 



Saturday, December 6, 2014  9:30AM-3:30PM



Over 8,000  books for sale including fiction, non-fiction, DVDs, music CDs, tons of children's books, and more.

Gift quality books have been carefully selected. 

You don't want to miss this sale as the quality of books is just amazing.



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La Vispera

24th STreet Theatre’s Teatro del Pueblo (“Theater of the Village”) returns in 2014 with the world premiere of La Víspera (“The Eve”), another warm, funny and unique holiday play about love and sacrifice created from stories shared by members of the local immigrant community during workshops with professional theater artists. Written by Victor Vazquez, co-directed by…

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According to the Lucy Florence Facebook page, one of the world famous Aswirl Twins, Ron Harris passed away suddenly.Our thoughts are with his family and especially his twin, Richard Harris.Ron and Richard were pioneers of the Leimert Park renaissance that we are now witnessing. Things didn't always goes smoothly on the…See More
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CAAM Workshop, Gifts Of The Season #1 at California African American Museum

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Create a unique gift for someone special at CAAM’s holiday workshop.  Embellish a tote bag, découpage - a favorite photograph on a decorative tile, or bring in an old ornament and give it new life.  This workshop is free and open to all ages.  RSVP at 213.744.2024 to reserve a space.  An adult must accompany children at all times.See More
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