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So what brings you to Leimert Park Beat? Tell us a little bit about yourself.
I'm the public engagement editor for 89.3 KPCC, Southern California Public Radio. And I'm always interested in learning more about different neighborhoods.
Who referred you?
Eddie North-Hager
Good times at:
USC
My other Website:
http://kpcc.org
Last song I heard or I sang:
Hooked on a Feeling
Profession:
Journalist
My Leimert Park Secret:
I wrote a story about Leimert Park for LA Mag.
Hometown:
Eugene, Oregon

Ashley Alvarado's Blog

Leimert Park: Do you have a story for KPCC's First Person?

Posted on February 21, 2014 at 1:00pm 3 Comments

What does it take to lead a healthy life? How do we build a healthy community? We know we need good clinics and hospitals staffed by skilled professionals to keep us healthy and and treat us when we're not. But it takes a lot more than that. A healthy community has good schools, plentiful park space, healthy food options, minimal pollution, few or no gangs.

Sharing experiences is one way to build a healthier community. First Person is…

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SCOTUS dismisses Prop 8; California can resume same-sex marriages. KPCC asks: How does decision affect you?

Posted on June 26, 2013 at 8:47am 0 Comments

The Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down the Defense of Marriage Act as unconstitutional and dismissed Prop 8 on standing, meaning same-sex marriages can resume in California.

How do these decisions affect you? Are you planning to get married?

KPCC would like to hear from people whose lives are affected by this.

By sharing your story, you help us to follow this issue in a…

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KPCC: South Los Angeles city council candidates work to mobilize voters for May runoff election

Posted on April 9, 2013 at 9:22am 0 Comments

There’s been considerable civic angst about the low voter turnout in L.A.’s March 5 primary, which was just 20 percent. In some parts of the city, such as Council District 9 in South L.A., it was even lower. 

Only 15 percent of the district’s registered voters came out for the primary, so both campaigns are mobilizing to get a bigger turnout for the May 21 runoff. Each is taking a different approach. In the case of Ana Cubas, campaign…

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KPCC highlights Leimert Park's important place in LA's music and cultural history (Map)

Posted on March 29, 2013 at 9:11am 1 Comment

Millions of people live in the city, occupying diverse neighborhoods like Little Tokyo, Echo Park and Glassell Park. But how much of the city do you really know? In Take Two's series, Neighborhoods, reporter Tess Vigeland takes us to Leimert Park in South Los Angeles. 

Click here to see and hear the story: …

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At 1:48pm on January 4, 2013, Heather Lee Presha said…

Hi Ashley...

Glad to see you joined LPB and taking notice of our wonderful community.  Please let me know if you ever want to know more about what's the latest with the real estate market here in Leimert. I'm always happy to help!

HP

 
 
 

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