September 2007 Blog Posts (8)

HPOZ - Everybody's doing it

The Los Angeles Times (and here) reports "Among L.A.'s architecturally diverse communities seeking historic

designation are Stonehurst in Sun Valley, a unique enclave of more… Continue

Added by enhager on September 30, 2007 at 9:55pm — No Comments

Cemetery tour just in time for Halloween

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West Adams Heritage Association is leading the a tour of the Angelus Rosedale

Cemetery, where costumed actors portray graveside the life

stories of some of the famous people buried there.



The Angelus Rosedale Cemetery was founded in 1884 and is now home to generations of Los Angeles'

early…
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Added by enhager on September 25, 2007 at 2:16pm — No Comments

Jena 6 find support in Leimert Park Village and the world

Great photo essay of the Leimerat Park rally against injustice and in support of the Jena 6.



Students from Crenshaw High School decided to hold a walkout after school - staying in school to show their support for the Jena 6. Video and story here.



About 200 students walked out of Locke High School at noon in support of the Jena… Continue

Added by enhager on September 21, 2007 at 10:28am — No Comments

Attack on Fast Food nation

Looks like the mainstream media is very interested in Councilwoman Jan Perry's idea to stop building fast food restaurants in our neighborhood that we first covered in the spring.



"Thirty percent of adults in South L.A. are obese, compared with 20.9% in the county overall, according to a county Department of… Continue

Added by enhager on September 14, 2007 at 9:23am — 2 Comments

New feature allows you to know the latest LP news

Leimert Park - The Soul of Los Angeles - has just addeed an RSS feed that sends you a link to ny new content that is added to the site so you don't have to check all the time or subscribe to one feed.



I don't know how an RSS works or what it stands for, but all you have to do is go to the very bottom of the site and click on the orange RSS icon under Latest Activities. Then you won't miss any of the goings-on in your community.

Don't forget to post your OWN events, concerns,…

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Added by enhager on September 9, 2007 at 9:10am — No Comments

Protesters may hold up revitalization of the Village

Nearly two years after the city unveiled its plan to create a more vibrant Leimert Park Village, a group of residents and business people are still calling for more time to review the proposal, according to a story in The Wave.



The city claims it wants to renovate the cultural enclave of Leimert Park Village while retaining its ethnic appeal. Art deco inspired drawings were presented last month by the Leimert Park… Continue

Added by enhager on September 5, 2007 at 10:05pm — No Comments

Senseless killing of star student on MLK

Heartbreaking story in the CSU-Northridge newspaper about Michael Lynn Presley II, shot while standing talking to a woman and her mother in front of an

apartment building in the 4500 block of West Martin Luther King

Boulevardat about 9 p.m. Sunday,… Continue

Added by enhager on September 5, 2007 at 2:18pm — No Comments

Are you ready for some football - some Crenshaw High football?



Our own Crenshaw High School football field got a $3 million makeover, complete with a new type of synthetic grass called FieldTurf, the same surface used by 11 of 32 NFL teams, and the ability to play at night.



The Los Angeles Unified School District is in the middle of a $20-billion renovation of many of its schools' aging

athletic facilities.



"This, in essence, takes away the stigmatism -- the…
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Added by enhager on September 1, 2007 at 10:48am — No Comments

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Crenshaw, Los Angeles, California under construction!

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#LA Thursday 1/22 Exposition to Leimert Park: Utility Support work at Rodeo Rd and Crenshaw Bl, will affect eastbound and westbound with full lane closure, ongoing nightly 9pm - 6am. Exposition to Leimert Park: Utility Support work at Crenshaw Bl from Exposition Bl to Coliseum St, will…

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It is weird that Mayor Eric Garcetti has office hours and that he's reaching out, waiting to hear from you. But it shouldn't be. Give it a shot and see if he listens.

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#Selma - it's a state of mind

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Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Teachers' March in Selma. To learn more about this milestone in the struggle for African-American voting rights, order our new film, Selma: The Bridge to the Ballot: bit.ly/1u2JBNM

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Brings parks to South LA - thanks First 5 LA, Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust and Curren D. Price, Jr.

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The sign is still up at Babe's and Ricky's Inn - is anybody home?

Babe's & Ricky's Inn: Keeping the Light On For the Blues

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It's time for the #Blues at Barbara Morrison PAC - First Thursdays!

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NBC News takes on the black male teacher shortage (next up the black male Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) shortage, the black male Oscar.com shortage ...)

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Free speech isn’t free. Be sure to watch my PBS show Monday and Tuesday night for a panel discussion on the First Amendment right to free speech. My guests include publisher Larry Flynt, actress and comedian Roseanne Barr, comedian and author Maz Jobrani, ACLU legal director…

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