Due to recent rains the detour on Crenshaw Boulevard for construction of the Crenshaw/Expo underground station will need to be extended for an additional week in January. The extra time is required so that the decking can be completed for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project Expo station.
Crenshaw Boulevard between Rodeo Road and the Metro Expo Line tracks will close from 9 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 4, to 6 a.m. Monday, Jan. 12.
Excavation, installation of steel beams and installation of…
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Cecelia Kilger, a Los Angeles transplant, began the tradition in 1952. As a child, she swam in the frigid waters of Lake…Continue
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But for aspiring Olympian Derek Toomey, that’s enough time to swim two laps of the…Continue
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MMLA is calling out to all local musicians who are students, professionals and amateurs along with singers, choirs, groups and individuals to perform Holiday music. The event is open to artists of all ages, all levels of ability, and primarily wind instruments to join in this…Continue
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I just created the petition "School Board Members: Run pilot test using the (Math Maze) math skills development card game to help students who are struggling to learn math." and wanted to see if you could help by adding your name.
Our goal is to reach 1000 signatures and we need more support. You can read more and sign the petition here:…
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Let's support the local businesses in the Crenshaw District during the Holiday Season and especially during the construction of the Metro Line...Click here today to make the pledge and see special discounts!…Continue
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One of the greatest community events to hit LA - Ciclavia - comes to Leimert Park Sunday.
Ciclavia (pronounce it as you like) closes major streets to cars and opens them to walkers, bikers, strollers, unicyclists and the like. Click here for all the details.
This is a slideshow of my trip from Leimert Park to the 2011 Ciclavia that spanned from Boyle Heights to East…Continue
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Lark Galloway-Gilliam just worked and worked and worked. I saw few people more in the community over the past decade. She was doing things and getting things done, according the community organizations.
I didn't know her personally - but she made my life better because she made Leimert Park better and that's where I live.
Recently she was an important part of the group at the ECWANC that spearheaded the mitigation agreement with the California Science Center after…Continue
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The California African American Museum’s (CAAM) Target stage is moving to Expo Center at the CicLAvia Expo Park hub of activity on Sunday, December 7, from 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. CAAM is partnering once again with CicLAvia and ASCAP, along with Expo Center in celebration of their 10th Anniversary.
CicLAvia is a neighborhood celebration that closes city streets to cars encouraging people to walk, skate, or bike along a mapped route. This will be the first time CicLAvia's route will…Continue
Added by Terri Dixon on December 4, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments
According to the Lucy Florence Facebook page, one of the world famous Aswirl Twins, Ron Harris passed away suddenly.
Our thoughts are with his family and especially his twin, Richard Harris.
Ron and Richard were pioneers of the Leimert Park renaissance that we are now witnessing. Things…Continue
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The sisters sent the following message: "We know you've been waiting a long time for us to come back, and it's been a long and dedicated journey. Please join us and share this announcement with your neighborhood, friends and family. We looking forward to continuing our relationship with our community."…
Metro and Walsh/Shea Corridor Contractors tonight will close Crenshaw Boulevard, between Jefferson Boulevard and Coliseum Street, for 30 days to begin excavation of Crenshaw/Expo underground station for the Crenshaw/LAX light rail line.
Metro encourages residents, commuters, business owners…
Added by Jose Ubaldo on November 12, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments
One of the California African American Museum’s (CAAM) signature programs is Films at CAAM, which screens mostly first run, thematically linked, award-winning and critically-acclaimed documentary films during the months of April, June, August, and November. November's Films at CAAM presents its series Lifting the Veil, showcasing several films throughout the month that reveals the truth and aftermath of a political sandal, a national crisis beyond one company and…Continue
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Metro’s contractor for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project Walsh/Shea Corridor Contractor (WSCC), will implement a full street closure at Rodeo Road and Crenshaw Boulevard for 14 consecutive days beginning Friday, Oct. 24, to finish construction of the wall perimeter for the future underground Crenshaw/Expo light rail station.
Continuing work has been schedule around the clock from 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24 through Friday, Nov. 7.
During this time north and south bound traffic traveling…
Added by Jose Ubaldo on October 24, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments
This Wednesday, October 15th is the last community workshop for the La Brea Corridor Planning Study
6 - 8pm at the Baldwin Hills Public Library
Come and actively participate in visualizing a pedestrian and bike friendly S. La Brea Corridor.
What are we…
Added by Marie Michele Montano on October 13, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments
On Saturday, October 25, 2014, the Mayme Clayton Library and Museum of African American Culture will be collecting donations to its Goodwill Donation Drive Fundraiser.
Come and drop off gently used apparel, household items, books, DVDs, electronics (working or not) at the Goodwill Collection Truck parked in the parking lot of the Mayme Clayton Library and Museum from 9 AM to 1 PM.
Mayme Clayton Library…Continue
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