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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
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
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…
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…Continue
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…
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…
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…Continue
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. 3, to finish construction of the wall perimeter for…
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…
GILBERT A. CEDILLO COUNCILMEMBER, FIRST DISTRICT
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Your Opinion Counts!
Come Share Your Priorities for the Proposed Improvements to the Union-Hoover Traffic Triangle
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"...he has a voice that will enchant you. ...his songs are dripping with sexuality.…
The Los Angeles Doctors Symphony Orchestra will perform a free concert this Sunday, November 23, at 3 pm at Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Culver City. The program will include excerpts from Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake” and “Sleeping Beauty;” Brahms’ “Hungarian Dance;” Stravinsky’s…
Thrillist just named East Borough Culver City's Best Brunch, saying "Because your brunch game needs a bit of Vietnamese flair, this recent addition drops creative and farm-fresh dishes into your weekend, like their beer-battered crêpe with Dungeness crab, steamed bao with bacon and quail…
Here's how the organizers describe the event:
The Angel City Derby Girls are a group…
Plans are still preliminary at best, but it's such an exciting prospect, I have to pass on the info: The Los Angeles Times has reported that Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors member Mark Ridley-Thomas wants spend $8 million to convert Culver City's former courthouse on Overland…
According to the LA Weekly and…
Don't forget to vote today.
If you don't know the location of your polling place, you can look it up here.
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.
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…
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.…
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.