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Why is there a helicopter above 42nd and 4th Ave this Sunday a.m.? Here's the number to find out.

Police are looking for a man with a gun at 10:25 a.m. I found out because I called: 213-485-2600. That's a number at the Los Angeles Polic…

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Who needs Trader Joe's? Fresh & Easy comes to Crenshaw*UPDATED Council appproves Fresh & Easy store

The Los Angeles City Council approved plans for a Fresh & Easy at the old Crenshaw Motors Ford at 52nd Street and South Crenshaw. But t…

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Rodeo Ralphs to be Redeveloped!

Plans are underway to redevelop the Ralphs shopping center on the southeast corner of Crenshaw and Rodeo.  Meeting TUESDAY, JUNE 22, 2…

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Andrew M. Manis: When Are WE Going to Get Over It?

This was in my inbox today - I had to repost it here... It is brillant! A White Professor at a GA University - For much of the last fort…

Started by Ernie Mixon

9 Oct 10, 2012
Reply by Eric L. Wattree

Living In Leimert Park?

Hi Y'all, I know this is a general question, but what is living in Leimert really like? How is the crime rate? Are the neighbors friendly…

Started by Tiffany

7 Sep 13, 2012
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Five delicious alternatives to fast food in South Los Angeles

Here are five healthier places you should consider every time you eat out. Simply Wholesome 4508 W Slauson Ave Los Angeles, CA 323.294.214…

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2 Jul 18, 2012
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Facebook Page - Ernie Mixon

http://www.facebook.com/index.php?lh=fcfa5a96932b8c29707c655dc3cd3c94&;   This is my facebook link...   I am doing an extensive Black Hi…

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2 Nov 16, 2011
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Rodeo Ralphs to be Redeveloped!

Plans are underway to redevelop the Ralphs shopping center on the southeast corner of Crenshaw and Rodeo.  Meeting TUESDAY, JUNE 22, 2…

Started by enhager

6 Oct 14, 2011
Reply by SHIRION JOHNSON

Who needs Trader Joe's? Fresh & Easy comes to Crenshaw*UPDATED Council appproves Fresh & Easy store

The Los Angeles City Council approved plans for a Fresh & Easy at the old Crenshaw Motors Ford at 52nd Street and South Crenshaw. But t…

Started by enhager

17 Jul 31, 2011
Reply by shelly clark

An honest look at Skid Row and other Leimert Park blogs

I stumbled across an interesting blog recently - Scribe Skid Row - written by a Walter Melton. His bio begins: "I live in downtown Los Ang…

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2 May 11, 2011
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Why is there a helicopter above 42nd and 4th Ave this Sunday a.m.? Here's the number to find out.

Police are looking for a man with a gun at 10:25 a.m. I found out because I called: 213-485-2600. That's a number at the Los Angeles Polic…

Started by enhager

6 Feb 20, 2011
Reply by Stevie Mack

Transient housing on the agenda; Saturday Town hall at Crenshaw United Methodist

The proposed ordinance on transient housing and community care facilities will be the subject of a special town hall on Saturday, October…

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0 Sep 29, 2010

Notable filmmakers envision a new Santa Barbara Plaza: Film fest and community meeting on Marlton Square Sept. 14

First a vision of what could be on a 20 acre lot in the middle of South Los Angeles, brought to you by Ben Caldwaell, Julie Dash, Khary Jon…

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1 Sep 11, 2010
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Jazz Concert: Pinkie Washington Salutes Ella and Her Fellas



Saturday, April 26th I 2 PM I Concert: Pinkie Washington Salutes Ella and Her Fellas



Mayme Clayton Library and Museum continues its Jazz Appreciation Month and celebrates the birthday of jazz icon, Ella Fitzgerald, with a special matinee performance of "Ella and Her Fellas" conceived and presented by cabaret artist, Pinkie Washington.

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ANNENBERG COMMUNITY BEACH HOUSE 5th ANNIVERSARY WEEKEND

On Saturday, April 26 and Sunday, April 27, the City of Santa Monica will celebrate the 5th Anniversary of the Annenberg Community Beach House, a 5-acre public beach facility nestled along the Santa Monica coastline, with spectacular ocean views, a children's playground, art gallery, historic pool, and the original Marion Davies Guest House. This weekend-long community open house will feature a variety…

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Films at CAAM Series: Survivors of the Games at California African American Museum

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Tyson (2008, 90 min) Tyson combines original interviews with archive footage to shed light on the tumultuous life and times of the former professional heavyweight champion who was the youngest boxer to win the WBC, WBA and IBF heavyweight titles. Director, James Toback. CAAM is located at 600 State Drive, Exposition Park, Los Angeles, CA 90037. For more information visit www.caamuseum.org.RSVP preferred at 213.744.2024.See More
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Culver City Symphony Orchestra/Eco-Composer Beethoven

The CULVER CITY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA continues its 2013-14 Season with the concert: For Young Musicians. The concert is Sat., April 26, 2014, 8PM, Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 4117 Overland Ave. at Culver Blvd., Culver City. 

CCSO continues its support of young musicians by featuring two young Winners from our Parness Concerto Competition: Aileen Chung, Age 14, Violin, and Yu Chao Weng, Age 16, Violin. The orchestra works are…

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Hearing on Cutting Down of Crenshaw Trees!

Hello Family, I received this email from Mark Glassock from the CHC: Joint Empowerment Congress West Area/Park Mesa Neighborhood Council Task Forcemore than 150 trees to be cut down on Crenshaw Blvd by mta Let’s build the crenshaw rail without blighting our community SPEAK UP FOR OUR COMMUNITYAttend the Board of Public Works Commission Hearing Monday– April 14, 2014 9:30amEdward R. Roybal BPW Session RoomRoom 350 City Hall200 North Spring Street Los Angeles, California  90012(If you want to car…See More
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Hearing on Cutting Down of Crenshaw Trees!

Hello Family, I received this email from Mark Glassock from the CHC: Joint Empowerment Congress West Area/Park Mesa Neighborhood Council Task Forcemore than 150 trees to be cut down on Crenshaw Blvd by mta Let’s build the crenshaw rail without blighting our community SPEAK UP FOR OUR COMMUNITYAttend the Board of Public Works Commission Hearing Monday– April 14, 2014 9:30amEdward R. Roybal BPW Session RoomRoom 350 City Hall200 North Spring Street Los Angeles, California  90012(If you want to car…See More
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To me there are two aspects to data communication: aesthetics and functionality. Aesthetics is obvious, it’s the visual appeal of a graphic, but functionality is less obvious. Graphics have a functional purpose, which is to highlight patterns and trends in data in a visual way. A graphic is function

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SILENT WITNESSES

Silent Witnesses —Writer/performer Stephanie Satie gives voice to four extraordinary women in her award-winning solo play. How do cataclysmic events affect personal lives? Based on interviews and conversations with child survivors of the Holocaust,Silent Witnesses paints an uplifting portrait of human resilience shaped through the eyes of children and infused with the wisdom of the adults they’ve become. Winner of the Women in Arts…

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AFRICAN SCIENTIFIC INSTITUTE *~(ASI)~* Eyes on Science and Technology

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Leimert Park Village African Arts and Music Festival

Does any one know who I can contact about the 2014 Leimert Park Village African Arts and Music Festival? Members of the Los Angeles Cameroonian Community would like to participate in this coming year's event.See More
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“Spring Holidays Happy Hour” in Downtown Culver City

Celebrate the spirit of April with good food, family and friends. It’s a week of seders, brunches and egg hunts and what better way to enjoy the holidays than in a neighborhood that is always hoppin’? Enjoy seasonal menu options at a myriad of restaurants located on the tree-lined boulevards. Have a festive, springtime drink on an outdoor patio complete with heat lamps for the evening. Put an extra spring in your step by snagging samples and…

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