Remember the fun we had last year? Well it's time to do it again. The Juneteenth Heritage Festival rolls into Leimert Park June 16 & 17, 10am to 6pm each day. Our theme this year, "Faith, Family and the Future." Lots of fun for the whole family. Admission is FREE - Come on out and Celebrate Freedom. We are pleased to announce that BALA will collaborate with Manchester Community Technologies (MCT), the Production House, and Arts & Culture Entertainment (ACE), to launch the Leimert…See More
This is a FREE interactive and informational workshop addressing the issues of wellness and nutrition most prevalent within our communities.Come to learn about fighting childhood obesity, heart disease & diabetes!Free activities include:• Zumba and Yoga lessons!• Cooking demonstrations on how to make traditional dishes healthier!• Classes on the the health benefits of community gardens!There will even be a special presentation by Dorsey High School’s Dorsey Donna Dancers!See More
The Urban Invitational is back for the 2011 season, and for the first time, three Historically Black Colleges and Universities will be showcased.In its fourth year, the Invitational -- set up by Major League Baseball's first Urban Youth Academy, in Compton, Calif. -- will run from Feb. 25-27, with HBCUs Southern University (in Louisiana) and Bethune-Cookman (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) returning, and Grambling State University (Louisiana) joining the fold. Also playing in the collegiate round-robin…See More
It's good to hear from you. Have you contacted Kai and Eric on Facebook? I know they'd love to hear from you. I can't belive that you have a son in high school. You've got to get him connected with the rest of the…"
It was good to come into my classroom and have coffee and compliments. I really do enjoy the work that I do at the school. As a matter of fact, I would love for you to attend a workshop this Wednesday, the 27th on Breast Cancer. It…"
It's good to hear from you. Have you contacted Kai and Eric on Facebook? I know they'd love to hear from you. I can't belive that you have a son in high school. You've got to get him connected with the rest of the family. They may need one another one day.
Sebastian Ridley-Thomas defeated former Culver City mayor and city clerk Christopher Armenta Tuesday to win a special election for the vacant Southern California legislative seat representing Culver City and surrounding areas.
Ridley-Thomas -- an aide to Los Angeles City…
"sorry for the repeat as this is another of my thoughts about the experience of homelessness:
HOMELESS BASICS IN EVERY AMERICAN CITY
May I remind America of the levels in this progressing world call Homelessness
Downtown cities are…"
"LOOKIN' FOR A BUSINESS VENTURE?
There is a new business today
Contrary to yesterday
Such is due
To a growing homeless American crew
They are provided places to brood
Eat less than nutritional food
Sleep in areas unfit for people…"
Everyone knows that parents are a child's first teacher and their most important advocate. That's why parents' voices are vital to the conversation about how to improve our schools. Parents have the power to mold their children from the time they are born and demand what their children need to succeed. Unfortunately, the dialogue around parent participation has become too often polarized, with extreme rhetoric and personal attacks overshadowing what's important: getting every child into a…See More
Celebrate the season with delicious treats and holiday specials for the annual Holiday event in the Culver Village from 5-8pm on December 10, 2013. There will be holiday entertainment as well as free Santa photos (with 50 holiday cards included) at the Samy’s Camera lot. The Village businesses will be spreading holiday cheer…
Join BrittiCares International, a 501 (C) (3) nonprofit as they host their 7th Annual Give Life for Christmas Blood Drive. Co-hosted by actor Nadji Jeter from the hit film Grown Ups, the blood drive will include live performances, face painting, raffle giveaways, free food for donors and an appearance by the man of the hour, Santa Claus. According to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles’ the holiday seasons are their slowest time for blood donations. BrittiCares is seeking to change that this season…See More
Celebrate the season of goodwill at the annual Culver City Downtown Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration, presented by the Downtown Business Association and the City of Culver City. See Santa Claus as he makes a very special visit all the way from the North Pole. There will be hot cider, hot…
Your L.A. tradition! Perfect for the whole family, more than 20 music ensembles, choirs and dance companies from the many neighborhoods and cultures of Los Angeles celebrate the season during this free, three-hour holiday show. Even the parking underneath the Music Center is free. West LA-based companies include Ate9 dANCEcOMPANY, directed by former Batsheva dancer Danielle Agami; Invertigo Dance Theatre, performing “Mishpachah” (Hebrew for “family”), a dance portraying…