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So what brings you to Leimert Park Beat? Tell us a little bit about yourself.
I moved to the Leimert Park area near Crenshaw and Martin Luther King about six years ago and was overcome with the culture that now surrounds me.

I started this online community for my neighborhood as part of the master's program in online communities I am in at USC. I created Leimert Park Beat in April 2007.

It was always a dream of mine to have a newspaper. But here the community decides what's important by contributing the content. Leimert Park Beat strengthens the community by providing a virtual town square. Leimert Park Beat also empowers the community by giving it a voice in this big city.

After spending most of my life working at newspapers, I am now a media relations representative at a top research university.

I'm proud to be the chaplain, an elected position, in the Sutro Avenue Block Club. Our yearly barbecue is in August, holiday potluck is December and Yard Sale is in May.

I am also on the North Area Neighborhood Development Council, the city's neighborhood council which represents the area just east of Leimert Park.

Other neighborhood social networks I created:

SilverLakeStar.com
University Park Family.com
Echo Park Online


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If you would like to suggest a story, sponsor the site, contribute a blog post or if you would like to have help building your own online community, please contact me.
Who referred you?
Eddie North-Hager
Good times at:
Pete's Cafe at Fourth and Main Downtown, http://www.petescafe.com/
or to see the Zone, http://zonejams.com/, a friend's band. Or finding unknown adventures in Los Angeles and environs.
My other Website:
http://www.universityparkfamily.com
Last song I heard or I sang:
Femi Kuti: Do Your Best
Profession:
Media relations
My Leimert Park Secret:
I first tell people I live in Leimert Park to see what they know.

Then I tell them I live near Crenshaw and King to see what they think they know.

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If you live in the 90008 area code, you can use Leimert Park as the city of your address instead of Los Angeles. Only a few neighborhoods have this perk, such as Hollywood and Venice.
Hometown:
Louisville, Ky.
Block Club:
Sutro Avenue
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At 10:10am on March 29, 2014, Linda Morgan said…

Hi Eddie, I can't seem to change my profile picture, can you assist please?

At 10:58am on October 21, 2013, ColoredPeople.net said…

Thank you for approving our posts! We value our collaboration with you.

At 9:01am on July 8, 2013, AJea L said…

Dear Eddie,

Thank you so much for your kind and welcomed comment on my Freedom Of Ideas post! Peace Be With You my Friend <3

At 11:44am on November 18, 2012, Jonathan Burdeshaw said…

Thank you so much for the welcome Eddie. Lauren and I should be in the house after the holiday. Have a great Thanksgiving as well and we for sure will meet soon. Check out my website. jonathanburdeshaw.com. Cheers and hope your having a Sunday fun day!

At 11:28pm on October 31, 2012, noah rappaport said…

Do you work with a non-profit or are you associated with one?

I belong to a charitable fundraising platform of a private funding group.  Our mission is to raise funds, for personal requirement, sending kids to college, get out of debt, charitable needs, etc...

 

At 11:14pm on October 25, 2012, noah rappaport said…

My background is in managing businesses and in PR and Marketing & Advertising.  Let's work together to make LA a better place.  Let's plan some events & work with non-profits & raise money, etc...

At 11:12pm on October 25, 2012, noah rappaport said…

I am new, would like to meet more people on the committees.

At 10:16pm on October 25, 2012, noah rappaport said…

Do you ever have live meetings?

At 1:20pm on September 9, 2012, Bob Thomas said…

RE: "SPACE SHUTTLE PARADE(?)" How can the destruction of our beautiful and irreplaceable trees warrant a celebration??? I recently signed  petition OPPOSING this.....I wish I could post photos of the really MAGNIFICENT TREES they will cut down. I TOTALLY OPPOSE THIS RAPE OF OUR COMMUNITY'S MEAGER RESOURCES!!!! Now then, when the shuttle was taken to its lift-off location, it was positioned in a VERTICAL MANNER. That way, the wings are NOT HORIZONTAL and should NOT require the destruction of OUR TREES on its path to the museum. THEY(?) had originally proposed going down LEIMERT BL. where the stately pines form a natural green tunnel. At least SOMEONE saw how stupid that would be....WHERE THE HELL ARE OUR ELECTED REPRESENTATIVES AT ALL LEVELS WHEN WE NEED THEM........FIGHT BACK EVERYONE!!!

At 5:04pm on June 15, 2012, Terri Dixon said…

Hi Eddie, 

I am glad you had a chance to stop by CAAM last night, however I was not there.  I love Leimert Park Beat, it is a great platform for community events and I will continue to share them with your viewers.  I will upload a photo this weekend, and the next time you visit CAAM let me know so I can formally introduce myself.  Thanks again, love the site and the work you do!!!

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Putting more PARK into Leimert Park this SUNDAY during Leimert Park Art Walk

Posted on March 28, 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments

During this coming Sunday's Leimert Park Art Walk, the legendary corner of 43rd and Degnan will go green.

A community coalition that involves Ben Caldwell of KAOS and USC, LA Cultural Affairs and Los Angeles Council District 10 will be installing five re-made street objects between the Vision Theater and Leimert Plaza…

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Zambezi closes as Leimert Park Village meets to plan its future

Posted on March 1, 2014 at 3:49pm 0 Comments

Zambezi Bazaar, the Africa centric gift and fashion shop in Leimert Park Village with the great mural sign has closed, according to Najee Ali. The community activist took these photos and posted the news on his Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/NajeeLAactivist), where he posted the photos at the bottom of this story.

Over the years, the Kimbrough sisters have been some of the most outspoken and…

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Halloween in Leimert Park Village - what a great idea!

Posted on October 31, 2013 at 4:00pm 1 Comment

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Word on the street is that Leimert Park Village is open for business tonight for a certain clientele.

The great shops in our own downtown are opening their doors and celebrating Halloween! They will be giving out candy, having games and some other surprises. I can hear the drums as we…

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