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Bob Thomas commented on Baldwin Hills Restoration's event 50th Anniversary of the Baldwin Hills Dam Failure
"I observed the flooding from the hill overlooking the dam and neighborhood below it. It was SURREAL to see the rushing water turn streets into rivers and to see the water cascade down to LaCienega and Rodeo Rd. I remember seeing a cop car being…"
Nov 23, 2013
Bob Thomas might attend Baldwin Hills Restoration's event

50th Anniversary of the Baldwin Hills Dam Failure at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area

December 14, 2013 from 11am to 4pm
Celebrate the Unfolding of our Magnificent Parklands!For additional information please call (323) 290-5270 or email More
Nov 23, 2013
Bob Thomas and Linda Dean are now friends
Oct 31, 2013
Bob Thomas left a comment for Linda Dean
"Hi Linda.....just saw your post.......I, too, met and married my wife after meeting at the 5-4 Ballroom. It stayed crowded so I don't remember meeting a DEAN. I was in the Air Force at the time."
Oct 31, 2013
Bob Thomas was featured
Oct 30, 2013
Bob Thomas commented on Kathleen Smith's blog post Beautiful Christmas home display
"GREAT SHOT, KERRY.....THANKS......will go by to eyeball it in person."
Dec 31, 2012
Bob Thomas posted a status
"I was told by a friend that other Post Offices in the area have removed all of their outside pick up mailboxes. "TOO MANY THEFTS" THEY SAY."
Dec 30, 2012
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Dec 30, 2012

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So what brings you to Leimert Park Beat? Tell us a little bit about yourself.
I have been a resident of the Crenshaw Community since!!! Taught English at Jefferson High, Crenshaw High, and CSULA.Former Ex. Dir. of The Black Education Commision/LAUSD......A.P. at Markham Middle School and LeConte Middle School, just in case someone out there remembers me.
Who referred you?
Kim, my daughter
Good times at:
Pick a place in the Hood, been there, done that!!!
Retired Educator....LAUSD
My Leimert Park Secret:
I saw Hitchkocks "PSYCHO" at what is now the VISION THEATER...didn't shower for at least a week. :-)
Helena, Ark.
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United Homeowners
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Posted on December 12, 2012 at 10:57pm 1 Comment

Don't be shocked as I was when you drive to the rear of the post office on Crenshaw across from Albertson and discover that ALL OF THE MAILBOXES have been REMOVED. WHAT THE......??? None in the front.......none down the block or on surrounding corners that I could find. How arrogant is that to remove critical services from the community without widespread media or mailed warnings. I am checking corners where mailboxes used to be to determine the extent of the removals. DO THE SAME AND SHARE…



Posted on November 28, 2011 at 5:50pm 3 Comments

Just sending a "RAVE" to the Rave Cinema chain for bringing a first class movie experience to Baldwin Hills. My wife and I are Seniors and we go regularly to the matinees at $4.50....can't beat that with a stick as the ol' folks used to say.:-) I don't know about the evening and nightime crowds, but we have had absolutely no problems with noise or rowdiness during the movies we watched. I appreciate the pricing for students as well as for us seniors. Any other OPINIONS OUT THERE??? Let me…


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At 4:15pm on September 9, 2012, enhager said…

Hi Bob, Really appreciate the input. And am worried as well.

Please leave your comment, or another thought, on the story that is featured on the front page, so more people can see it -

At 10:07am on February 23, 2009, Kim Thomas-Barrios said…
Could you tell it wwas me, even with the top of my head cut off? :)

At 2:48pm on February 21, 2009, Kim Thomas-Barrios said…
Hello Bob!

Your daughter visited you. :)

At 6:53pm on June 1, 2007, Bob Thomas said…

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"Special" To: The new World STAGE "Concert Series" Oct Weekends Fri & Sat Nites · 10/29 - JESSE SHARPS & The Gathering ~ at The World STAGE Art, Education & Performance Gallery "The heart of L.A.'s African-American cultural community." - L.A. Times

October 1, 2016 at 9pm to October 29, 2016 at 11:30pm
The "new" World STAGE: Renaissance "Special" Concert Series -   "I am very excited about our new concert series that (kicked-off the 1st weekend of Aug. past.) I hope everybody will come and be a part of this happening! More to to come..." - Dwight…See More
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DojO- commented on DojO-'s blog post An Evening @ The Stage: An Open House & Fundraiser · Sat Oct 22nd 4-7PM
""My God! Where there's a will there is a way. Thank you LA. The Open House Benefit for the World Stage in LP was just magnificent! The whole LA arts community showed up big time! My motto is who ever is about the rightious cause are the…"
DojO- commented on DojO-'s blog post DALE FIELDER Quartet · Celebrating 20th Anniversary "new" CD Resilience! *(15) free 2-disc give-aways* + Special "secret weapon" Guest Performer @ The "new" STAGE Sat Oct 22nd 9 PM
"Shout-outs - > "Bob Tucker Facebook Lo(i)ved us playing the Pepper Adams' composition "Dylan's Delight'..." - > "BIG THANKS! to "The Quest"-Don Edmondson for coming out and making our performance…"
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""Yes indeed... A Gem. Great Turnout and exceptional music... glad to be here giving support" - Valerie…"
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DojO- commented on DojO-'s event An Evening at The Stage: An Open House and Fundraiser
""Celebrating the rich history, the sounds and vibrations of Leimert Park at the NEW World Stage!! A fund raiser for a new gorgeous sign. "I Got Five on It"! Hear (pun) with my peeps Scott Galloway, John Beasley, Derf Reklaw, Frederick…"
DojO- commented on DojO-'s event An Evening at The Stage: An Open House and Fundraiser
""Peace and Blessings. Fundraiser for the new sign for the World Stage last evening. Good turnout. Good things are coming for the World Stage, be a part of it. " - Derf Reklaw, Founder, teacher, Coordinator - Roots 1st Youth Music Program"
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