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LOST DOG...please help!

Hi Everyone...I'm sharing this post--please call the number below if you have seen this dog.

Added by Heather Lee Presha on April 20, 2014 at 3:04pm — No Comments

Hearing on Cutting Down of Crenshaw Trees!

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I received this email from Mark Glassock from the CHC:

 

Joint Empowerment Congress West Area/Park Mesa Neighborhood Council Task Forcemore than 150 trees to be cut down on Crenshaw Blvd by mta Let’s build the crenshaw rail without blighting our community SPEAK UP FOR OUR COMMUNITYAttend the Board of Public Works Commission Hearing Monday– April 14, 2014 9:30am

Edward R. Roybal BPW Session RoomRoom 350 City Hall200 North Spring Street Los…

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Added by Dee Dee Roulhac on April 10, 2014 at 11:29am — No Comments

Leimert Park Village African Arts and Music Festival

Does any one know who I can contact about the 2014 Leimert Park Village African Arts and Music Festival? Members of the Los Angeles Cameroonian Community would like to participate in this coming year's event.

Added by Linda Fiaga on April 4, 2014 at 10:37am — No Comments

Mixtape Graphics- Don't waste your money on a Bs mixtape cover.

Need custom mixtape graphics? Get a custom mixtape cover design that will entice people to check out your mixtape. Your mixtape cover is your outfit for your music and it represents your work so don't ruin your project with an ugly design.

In the music industry look is everything and you only get 1 first impression so you have no choice but to make sure your graphics are professional and grab attention, with so many…

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Added by Mixtape Cover King on March 31, 2014 at 9:27am — No Comments

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

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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Added by enhager on March 28, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Interested in volunteering in your community? Please apply to be a tutor for School on Wheels!

School on Wheels in a non-profit dedicated to providing educational support to students K-12th grade who are homeless. We need volunteers in the…

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Added by Stefanie Aguilar on March 26, 2014 at 12:28pm — 2 Comments

Community Clean Up Event...

Added by Heather Lee Presha on March 24, 2014 at 4:59pm — No Comments

GRAND PARK CELEBRATES LA’S LOVE FOR LOCAL AUTHORS, PUBLISHERS AND BOOKSELLERS AT SECOND ANNUAL GRAND PARK DOWNTOWN BOOKFEST

Los Angeles’ only book festival that focuses exclusively on the local community, the second annual Grand Park Downtown Bookfest offers Angelenos of all ages access to the largest coalition of Los Angeles-based presses and publishers in an outdoor bookstore setting.  The…

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Added by Terri Dixon on March 20, 2014 at 3:20pm — No Comments

L.A. CARE INVITES LOS ANGELES COUNTY RESIDENTS TO ENROLL BEFORE ENROLLMENT ENDS MARCH 31

L.A. Care Health Plan, the nation’s largest publicly operated health plan, will host a healthcare enrollment fair at Faithful Central Bible Church on March 22, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Los Angeles County residents will have the opportunity to enroll in L.A. Care Coveredä, the organization’s Covered…

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Added by Terri Dixon on March 12, 2014 at 12:19pm — No Comments

Michael "Bing Bing" Taylor completes 2014 Los Angeles Marathon for foster kids of Hathaway-Sycamores Child & Family Services

Former foster kid Michael "Bing Bing" Taylor has done it again. After 4 consecutive long-distance walks, Michael was sponsored by Hathaway-Sycamores Child &; Family services to run the 2014 Los Angeles Marathon...And he did it! In 5 1/2 hours, Michael crossed the finish line after 26.2 miles of running, jogging, and walking.

With very minimal training, Michael still believed he had it in him to complete the…

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Added by Pasadena Music Scene on March 11, 2014 at 11:25pm — 1 Comment

CASHIER WANTED...in Leimert Park

Mr. Fish Taco Restaurant needs a Bi-Lingual cashier for their Leimert Park Location.  

  • Must speak fluent English and Spanish.
  • 8am-5pm, Monday…
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Added by Heather Lee Presha on March 6, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Building Successful Families

Have you ever wondered why some families seem to be so happy? Having the family you've always wanted is more than chance, it's creating the environment that supports your families hope, dreams and…

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Added by Dr. Angela Butts Chester on March 3, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments

THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM PRESENTS CONVERSATIONS AT CAAM WITH FORMER PRESIDENT OF LOS ANGELES URBAN LEAGUE JOHN W. MACK

Los Angeles (March 3, 2014) The California African American Museum (CAAM) will host Conversations at CAAM Saturday March 8, 2014, from 1:00 p.m. until 2:30 p.m., with former president of the Los Angeles Urban League (LAUL), John W. Mack who will discuss his lifetime achievements and storied career.

Mack will be interviewed by CAAM’s History Council member Karani Marcia Johnson for this installment of Conversations at CAAM. As president of…

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Added by Terri Dixon on March 3, 2014 at 12:17pm — No Comments

DangerMan Empowers the Kids

DangerMan the Urban Superhero empowers the Kids to live a healthy drug free life.Canada%20Doc%20shoot%20017.jpg

Added by DangerMan Urbansuperhero on March 1, 2014 at 5:46pm — No Comments

Marlton Square update?

Does anyone know what's happening with the new landscaping and store-front improvements on the corner of MLK and Marlton (across the street from Rave Cinemas)? The new sidewalks and plantings look really nice, but the storefronts are still boarded up.

Thanks!

Added by Nina Schneider on March 1, 2014 at 5:40pm — 5 Comments

Zambezi closes as Leimert Park Village meets to plan its future

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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Added by enhager on March 1, 2014 at 3:49pm — No Comments

5 Scriptures Every Christian-preneur Should Know

Discover Christianity Internet Radio with Modern Living with Dr Angela on BlogTalkRadio

Added by Dr. Angela Butts Chester on February 25, 2014 at 11:06am — 1 Comment

Steve Harper - Your Creative Life!

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Steve Harper is a graduate of Yale, The A.R.T. Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard and the playwriting program at Juilliard. Also an actor, Steve has appeared at major regional theatres (The…

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Added by ColoredPeople.net on February 24, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

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

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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Added by Ashley Alvarado on February 21, 2014 at 1:00pm — 3 Comments

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Lula Washington Dance Theatre (LWDT) will host a Studio Concert this month to showcase new works in progress and to cultivate audiences with a love for contemporary dance. LWDT will present choreography by Lula Washington, Tamica Washington-Miller,…
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The WORLD STAGE Saturday Jazz Workshop ♪ Sensei LATIF - Jazz Appreciation Month [Apr 19th CANCELED] at The World Stage

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LEGACY---a short play in one act written by SHARON D. JOHNSON at Hudson Theatre

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LEGACY written by Sharon D Johnson Saturday, April 26, 2014 (12 noon) & Sunday, April 27, 2014 (3 p.m.) Featuring Tiffany Thomas (Marti), Lauren-Joy Goss (Freida), and Anjelika Washington (Serena). Peter J. Kuo, Director Part of the Acting Out INK FEST! festival of women playwrights April 25-27, 2014 (Produced by 2Cents Theatre/ KBP in association with The Los Angeles Women's Theatre Project) LEGACY Three sisters come to terms with…See More
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SOUL DOGS w/John Kito @ NORTHRIDGE FARMERS' MARKET, Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 - 5 PM - 9 PM

SOUL DOGS is Back @ NORTHRIDGE FARMER'S MARKET with Special Guest JOHN KITO!! 

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The Northridge Farmers Market happens every Wednesday from 5pm-9pm. This year it begins Wednesday March 19th through…

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Culver City MOMS Club hosts Alex’s Lemonade Stand, contributes to fight against childhood cancer

In an effort to join the battle against childhood cancer, the MOMS Club of Culver City West will host an Alex’s Lemonade Stand on Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 11am-2pm at 5389 Dobson Way (the corner of Dobson Way and Jefferson Blvd).

The MOMS Club of Culver City West chose Alex’s Lemonade Stand to be the beneficiary of their annual service project because they felt it was a worthy cause to contribute to. Service Project Coordinator Amy Kaplan is…

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Jazz Concert: Pinkie Washington Salutes Ella and Her Fellas



Saturday, April 26th I 2 PM I Concert: Pinkie Washington Salutes Ella and Her Fellas



Mayme Clayton Library and Museum continues its Jazz Appreciation Month and celebrates the birthday of jazz icon, Ella Fitzgerald, with a special matinee performance of "Ella and Her Fellas" conceived and presented by cabaret artist, Pinkie Washington.

Ms. Washington and Her Fellas will take you on a journey through the life and music of Ella Fitzgerald, who was born on April…

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