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LeimertParkBeat.com was created by enhager (Eddie North-Hager), a resident of Leimert Park. Please contact me for any additional questions at enhager@yahoo.com.

How It Works

The Concept

Every community deserves a voice.


LeimertParkBeat.com is not a blog, because it takes more than one person to cover a neighborhood. LeimbertParkBeat.com is not a newspaper, it is where you find out what's new. And it's not Facebook, because the most important topic isn't yourself but your neighborhood.

With LeimertParkBeat.com, residents, business people and others who care about their neighborhood have the ability to decide what's the news. LeimertParkBeat.com is centered on the Soul of Los Angeles in Los Angeles, African American cultural center of the city.

Post info about the Leimert Park Art Walk, rave about your favorite dish at Ackee Bamboo and share video of the Kingdom Day MLK parade. Spend your time and money where it makes the biggest impact – your neighborhood.


While you share, educate and inform, you also learn: The Magic Johnson Theater is planned to re-open in May; The Crenshaw Farmers Market is the place to be every Saturday morning; and you discover any number of other notable eccentricities that make the place where you live lovable and unique.


The process creates informed citizens, which is one step closer to active citizens.

These diverse voices have at least one thing in common - they care about their community. They care about Leimert Park. By forming a cooperative, our united voice is more accurate, more current and more representative than the individual.

That's the power of community. That's the power of .com unity.

Welcome to LeimertParkBeat.com. Welcome to Leimert Park.


Benefits of Membership

By joining LeimertParkBeat.com, you are saying you are proud of this community. By becoming a member of LeimertParkBeat.com, you create a profile page where you can tell the community about you and the things you do. You can post events, blog posts, videos and photos that the community find useful. Many will be featured on the front page of LeimertParkBeat.com.

While you share the news with thousands, you can also invite like-minded citizens and residents to show their support for our community.

The goal of the people who join LeimertParkBeat.com is to start a conversation, create an online community, that will benefit the offline community of Leimert Park. If that works out, everyone will benefit.

 

Leimert Park Beat is the news and social network for Leimert Park and the surrounding neighborhoods. Stay informed. Join now!

 

• Got news you think everyone should know? Blog it.

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• Photos of your business or the school play? Upload them.

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With your help, LeimertParkBeat.com raised money to hire reporters, graphic artists and community members to cover our area.
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THE World STAGE Saturday Jazz Workshop "Welcome"·Billy McCoy Started 11th of July '15 at The World Stage - Art, Education & Performance Gallery "The heart of L.A.'s African-American cultural community." - L.A. Times

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Santa Monica here we come

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Leimert Park Book Fair in da house!

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LOS ANGELES – An exclusive panel discussion with writers from the hit FOX-TV show “Empire” is among the events being featured this weekend during the Leimert Park Village Book Fair. The annual event celebrates the literary legacy of African-Americans with panel discussions,…

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