July 2010 Blog Posts (10)

Summer Interlude in the Inner City

Benefit concert for The World Stage - One of the most

unadulterated Jazz venues in Los Angeles





Jazz in the Garden, is a musical journey that takes place during the summer months in the historical and cultural area of Leimert Park. It is hosted at…

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Added by Kim Vinson on July 20, 2010 at 10:27am — No Comments

Speed Bumps...

Looking to have speed bumbs installed on our street in Leimert---anyone have any connections or ideas to do this at little or no cost?

Added by Heather Lee Presha on July 20, 2010 at 10:13am — 1 Comment

Leimert Park Beatdown





LEIMERT PK. BEATDOWN

[July 25th - 2010]





LeImert Park

Sunday: JuLY 25th

FREE: ALL AGES



Leimert Plaza Park

LA, CA 90008…

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Added by enhager on July 19, 2010 at 7:47pm — No Comments

Waiting for Marlton - Stalled redevelopment mars Baldwin Hills neighborhood and Crenshaw Plaza businesses

The $30 million upgrade of the Baldwin Hills-Crenshaw Plaza is underway just a year or two after new owners came in and paid more than $100 million for this prized piece of real estate.







But across the street, it's taken decades to redevelop Marlton Square, which sits in shambles a stone's throw from the world famous Debbie Allen Studios and the nicest Fatburger and Taco Bell you'll ever see. And of course the Magic Johnson Theater and Sears.… Continue

Added by enhager on July 11, 2010 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Oscar Grant vigil in Leimert Park

Oscar Grant was shot in the back while lying face down as two officers were were about to cuff him. With no provocation seen in several cell phone videos taken by onlookers in the San Francisco subway, transit cop Johannes Mehserle stood up and shot him in the back. He claimed he thought he was reaching for his taser and was convicted of involuntary manslaughter.



Because of the tremendous publicity the case received in San Francisco, the trial was moved to Los Angeles. People from all… Continue

Added by enhager on July 10, 2010 at 9:21am — No Comments

OG OSCAR GRANT'S MURDER vs BLACK ON BLACK MAYHEM

Why is the community silent when Blacks murder Blacks all across America? Yet we rise in protest about maybe five times a year when white officers of the law murder a community member? When it's Black On Black Mayhem, only the mother of the victim weeps.

Added by Hosea on July 10, 2010 at 5:07am — No Comments

Target, Ralphs and Chuck E. Cheese planned to replace Rodeo Ralphs dump on Crenshaw

Curbed LA reported that local firm Charles

Company is planning a mall

containing a Target, a Ralphs, Marshalls, Dress for Less, and more on the corner of Crenshaw Boulevard and Rodeo Road, blocks from the planned Expo Line.



The City Council will vote on on Friday and construction would start by November.



Ralphs would be on the bottom, Target,… Continue

Added by enhager on July 8, 2010 at 10:27am — 3 Comments

GOP Stumbles Over 'Homeboy' Steele - Again

BENEATH THE SPIN • ERIC L. WATTREE



GOP Stumbles Over 'Homeboy' Steele - Again


The national… Continue

Added by Eric L. Wattree on July 6, 2010 at 11:47am — No Comments

Fourth of July Jazz Festival in Leimert Park - photos and videos



Find more photos like this on Leimert Park Beat



Thanks for Leimert Park Beat members Ivory Shehee and L. Watts for these great photos.



Ivory also shot some amazing… Continue

Added by enhager on July 6, 2010 at 7:18am — No Comments

A Fourth of July Message to America: The Lady Wears Shackles

BENEATH THE SPIN • ERIC L. WATTREE





A Fourth of July Message to America: The Lady Wears Shackles


For over a hundred and twenty years the… Continue

Added by Eric L. Wattree on July 4, 2010 at 2:55am — No Comments

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