May 2012 Blog Posts (20)

PXP is Polluting us - meeting in Culver City tonight Tuesday June 12

PXP...

Stop polluting our air and water!!!

We want to preserve this community for our children!

We are going to shut you down.

Sincerely,

Heather Presha

Mommy, Wife, Block Club Captain and Community Advocate

(All those who stand with me, let me hear you say "Shut 'Em Down!!!")…

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Added by Heather Lee Presha on May 31, 2012 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

What's Going on at Marlton Square?

Added by Heather Lee Presha on May 30, 2012 at 2:29pm — 1 Comment

Report what dosen't look right - take charge of your neghborhood

 On May 29, 2012 around 10:30pm several gunshots was heard in our area of Vernon and Stocker we have to have more partrols in this area to prevent the BS of gangs and drive bys before it starts. This is a school area and lets kick it in the butt before it gets worse. Were not having this BS in our neighborhood. Please report anything and everything that dosen't look right.

Added by Cora Atkinson on May 30, 2012 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Lucy Florence Liquidation Sale

Lucy Florence Cultural Center, which closed its doors in Leimert Park Village almost two years ago, now is having a liquidation sale after closing its Pico location.

"We've closed our doors in Los Angeles, but the lovely classic furniture, dishes and other items remain," the email from the Aswirl Twins stated. "Don't miss this once in a…

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Added by enhager on May 25, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Mitt Romney: A Monument to American Gullibility

BENEATH THE SPIN • ERIC L. WATTREE

Mitt Romney: A Monument to American Gullibility
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Every time the American people look at…

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Added by Eric L. Wattree on May 22, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Rincon Rumbero Returns to KAOS Network...

Rincon Rumbero returns to KAOS Network on June 2, after a successful first showing in May.

The event takes place from 3 PM to 6 PM, on Saturday, June 2, 2012 and is free to the public - though a monetary donation to help cover costs or a small food item for a community potluck would be appreciated.

All congas, clave, chekeres, katas, and bells will be provided.  Please, do not bring your own instruments,…

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Added by Ricardo Tambor on May 21, 2012 at 12:34pm — No Comments

LAPD King Carnival this weekend

The LAPD had to postpone its annual MLK Blvd. festival this Halloween due to budget constraints - but somehow managed to put this great community event back on the drawing board.

This weekend King is closed at Western to cars but open to everyone else to ride on the Egyptian galleon and the carnival games, like fishing for Coke bottles and throwing darts at ballons for stuffed animals.



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Added by enhager on May 19, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments

Dynamic Dads Giveaway #1

Do you have a Dynamic Dad? Set the Atmosphere is looking for Dynamic Dads in the Los Angeles area to celebrate! Make a 60 second video on why your Dad should be celebrated, upload it to Youtube with the title #DynamicDad, and email the link to settheatmoshphere12@gmail.com. The top three videos will receive a G- Shock Watch, and acknowledgement at the Dynamic Dads Day Celebration.

Added by V. Jordan on May 16, 2012 at 3:39pm — No Comments

Fourth Fridayz Kickoff, May 25th at APLA health and Wellness center

Please check out the Kickoff of our monthly event for youth: Fourth Fridayz!

It is an event for youth 16-24. There will be a live DJ, food, games and other

activites to engage youth in the Baldwin Hills area and through LA.  

Please help spread the word!

 

Sincerely,

Nico…

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Added by nico patino on May 16, 2012 at 11:13am — No Comments

Dr. Boyce Watkins on Gay Rights

Beneath the Spin * Eric L. Wattree

Dr. Boyce Watkins on Gay Rights
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Added by Eric L. Wattree on May 13, 2012 at 10:20pm — No Comments

YET, ANOTHER GRINNIN' THOMAS - WHEN WILL WE LEARN!!!!?

Beneath the Spin * Eric L. Wattree

 

YET, ANOTHER GRINNIN' THOMAS - WHEN WILL WE LEARN!!!!?
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I got up thinking about…

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Added by Eric L. Wattree on May 12, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments

9th Avenue Block Club Meeting May 12 9 a.m.

 9th Avenue Block Club Meeting

(all clubs are welcome)

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Added by enhager on May 12, 2012 at 7:10am — No Comments

LA Green Grounds to Turn a Leimert Park Backyard into a Garden

Join LA Green Grounds on Saturday, May 12 for a Dig-In - that's where a group of volunteers, neighbors, friends and family works with a master gardener to design and build a garden in a front or back yard.

The fun begins at 9:30 a.m. and the transformation should take around six…

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Added by enhager on May 10, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments

3rd Annual Juneteenth in Los Angeles/Leimert Park today: 3 FREE festivals this June 2012 in Leimert Park Village!

Los Angeles, CA - FREE events in Leimert Park Village in June, 2012. All events are family friendly and are looking for vendors, volunteers and sponsors.

June 9, 10 - The 1st Annual Dynamic Dads Day Celebration and Resource Fair with FREE music, arts & craft vendors, a male fashion show, BBQ cook-off, free haircuts & more. http://www.settheatmosphere.blogspot.com/

June 16, 17 - 3rd Annual…

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Added by Amaechina Doreen on May 9, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments

LOS ANGELES’ COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES BOLD, NEW INITIATIVE FOR BLACK MALE YOUTH

Photo Courtesy of Marty Cotwright

A proud moment during ‘Saving Our Sons: A Community Conversation’ (l-r) Robert Lewis, Program Officer, California Community Foundation (CCF); George Weaver, Special…

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Added by Terri Dixon on May 9, 2012 at 9:50am — No Comments

Rodeo Ralph's expansion community meeting

Express yourself on the expansion of the Ralph’s La Brea and Rodeo Grocery Store.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012 7:00 pm

Jim Gillian Park Recreation Center Auditorium

4000 S. La Brea Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90019

Have an opinion on the quality and variety of services and products the grocery store should provide? Attend this meeting as Ralph’s representatives will be listening.

If you have any questions please call 213.200.0312.

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Added by enhager on May 8, 2012 at 10:27pm — No Comments

Leimert Park stop back on the drawing board for Crenshaw/LAX Line; Open house this Thursday

Metro open house on design changes for the Crenshaw light rail / transit corridor is Thursday, May 10, 6 – 8 p.m. at Christ the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 3303 W. Vernon Av.

Changes include the location for the Crenshaw/Vernon Station at Leimert Park to…

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Added by enhager on May 8, 2012 at 10:23pm — No Comments

The theatrics of Broadway is coming to the California African American Museum (CAAM) during their Target Sundays program, Broadway Bound, on Sunday, May 6, 2012, from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. The event co…

The theatrics of Broadway is coming to the California African American Museum (CAAM) during their Target Sundays program, Broadway Bound, on Sunday, May 6, 2012, from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. The event co-hosted by two-time Obie Award winner, Charlayne Woodard and actor Jeffrey Anderson-Gunter will feature veteran actors, singers and dancers of Broadway and an art workshop, hosted by local artist and educator Teresa Tolliver, beginning at noon. …

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Added by Terri Dixon on May 3, 2012 at 3:58pm — No Comments

my next lyrics based on sohrab sepehri's poems

1-The Kiss of rain

My word/ is a rain/ in kind

Pouring,/ moving,/ in your mind,

Full of love & full of song

Like a rainbow/ with smile

You are/ my wordless sky

Again, Again, I write 4 u

Again & Again, I love u

Again, on the/ sad days of / fall,

I walk on the / eyelids of / love,

With all drops / of the rain, I’m singing

With the falling / of the leaves, I’m dancing

The umbrella is closed,

The memory flows

The rain… Continue

Added by morti meni on May 2, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Wattree Defending Tavis Smiley and Cornel West - What is this World Coming to?

Beneath the Spin * Eric L. Wattree

Wattree Defending Tavis Smiley and Cornel West - What is this World Coming to?
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Added by Eric L. Wattree on May 2, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

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