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Added by Heather Lee Presha on May 28, 2016 at 7:11am — No Comments

Why is there a police helicopter circling above me? Call this number and find out.

You can find out by calling air command: 213-485-2600.



That's a number at the Los Angeles Police Department where they will tell you why theres a chopper circling your neighborhood. Thanks LAist!



The LAPD has the largest municipal airborne law enforcement operation in the world with 17 helicopters and one twin engine plane.



You can also ask them to fly higher over South LA…

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Added by enhager on May 14, 2016 at 7:21pm — No Comments

Crenshaw/LAX Line project holds community celebration; project is half complete

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With construction of the Crenshaw/LAX Line nearly half complete, Metro held a community celebration on Saturday in Leimert Park. The 8.5-mile light rail is funded largely by Measure R and is scheduled for completion in 2019.

Here’s the news release from Metro:

Elected officials and Metro…

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Added by Ginny Brideau on May 9, 2016 at 3:16pm — No Comments

WHY USE A WOK

January, 2016

FlavaWrites 1940

Food.Culture.Lifestyle

A Flavalady Company

 



I have used a wok for as long as I…

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Added by Marlene Myrie on April 20, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

CHUCK JOHNSON's Interplay @ Trinity Lutheran Church

 

"Sweet" Chuck "Bari" Johnson - Interplay ~ Inline image 1

"Performed, some1 plz report back & Comment below." Thx, - …

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Added by DojO- on April 19, 2016 at 8:21am — No Comments

Crenshaw/LAX update: what’s happening beneath Crenshaw Boulevard?

Harriet's cutterhead. Photos by Joseph Lemon / Metro.

The "thrust rack" that will assist Harriet with her initial burrow into the soil.

The "thrust rack" that will assist Harriet with her initial burrow into the soil.The back end of the trailing gear.

The back end of the trailing gear.

The launch of the Crenshaw/LAX Line’s tunnel boring machine (TBM) Harriet is now weeks away. The first pieces of the massive tunneling machine were lowered into the excavation site at Expo/Crenshaw in late February.

Since then, work crews have been busy piecing together the machine’s trailing gear as well as…

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Added by Jose Ubaldo on April 1, 2016 at 11:40am — No Comments

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF LOS ANGELES PRESENTS LAPD & COMMUNITY: OVERCOMING MISTRUST

The League of Women Voters of Los Angeles presents a panel discussion Saturday, April 2, 2016 from 10:00 A.M. – 12 noon at Loyola Law School, 919 Albany Street, Los Angeles. Moderated by Sandy Banks, former Los Angeles…

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Added by Carol Eisner on March 27, 2016 at 1:36pm — No Comments

The PHIL RANELIN Jazz Ensemble

Celebrating April as National Jazz Appreciation Month and honoring the birthdays of …
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Added by DojO- on April 3, 2016 at 7:29am — 2 Comments

LLEW & DENYEE MATTHEWS Bon Voyage Concert(s) At Pilsner Room At Mccormick & Schmick's

Llew and Denyee Matthews are moving to Michigan shortly after this concert. All proceeds after expenses will go to them. Musicians will be invited to donate their talent to this send off party. Join us to honor Grammy Award winner Llew.

APR2…
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Added by DojO- on March 18, 2016 at 7:06pm — No Comments

Crenshaw/LAX project reconfiguration of Victoria Avenue begins today Friday, March 18

Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors (WSCC) will close Victoria Avenue to traffic between 67th Street and 71st Street beginning Friday, March 18, for the upcoming “cut & cover” operation necessary to support construction for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project.

Upon completion of the work, Victoria Ave. north of the right-of-way will become a cul-de-sac and south of the railroad tracks will lead to a new city street that runs parallel to the new Crenshaw/LAX light-rail line.

Work…

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Added by Jose Ubaldo on March 18, 2016 at 7:21am — No Comments

Leimert Park Tank Q & A - Monday, Feb 22nd!!!

Have a business idea that you'd like to pitch? Already in business and want to expand to Leimert Park? Don't know where to begin, but know you are a business mogul-in-the-making? Get your questions answered and position yourself to be a more competitive candidate in the Leimert Park 'Shark Tank' like competition!

Individuals interested in competing in the Leimert Tank are invited to attend a pre-application Q&A session:…

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Added by Wilks Law on February 18, 2016 at 6:38pm — No Comments

Dawn Norfleet & Friends = 7-piece ensemble "Winter Sounds" Concert Series Plummer Park-Fiesta Hall Sat. Jan. 23rd, 4-5:30 p.m.

Dawn Norfleet withflute 4x6 1-23-16 Joining Dr. Dawn is a brilliant cast of music veterans in traditional and contemporary (J)azz, soul, and progressive music.

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Added by DojO- on January 15, 2016 at 12:30am — 1 Comment

KALE GRATIN SUPREME

Leimert Park Beat – 5                                                                                                                                   

Kale Gratin Supreme

Flava Writes 6119

Flavacooks.com

A Flavalady Company

                                                                    Embracing the farm to table concept!

Kale Gratin Supreme

Serves 6-8 (As a side dish)…

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Added by Marlene Myrie on January 11, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

The MICHAEL SESSION Sextet: "New Year Good Jazz"

Michael Session

"COME AND BRING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH GOOD JAZZ WITH THE MICHAEL SESSION SEXTET AT ROSCO(e)'S SEABIRD JAZZ (Lounge) IN LONG BEACH JAN 2ND 2016. (9pm-1am) FREE ADMISSION AND PARKING FEATURING EDUARDO (Tateng) KATINDIG ON PIANO. TREVOR WARE ON BASS. MEKALA…

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Added by DojO- on January 2, 2016 at 1:19pm — 2 Comments

You won't believe what you have to do to get rid of your Christmas tree in Los Angeles

Put your Christmas tree on the curb.



Thats it. They dispose of it and likely will recycle it.



Here's the flier with the details. But just put it

On the curb. That's as far

As you have to drag it.



Recycle Your Christmas Tree



Christmas Tree Recycling Program



The City of LA Bureau of Sanitation has CURBSIDE collection for Christmas trees. If your Christmas tree is too big to cut and place it inside the green waste bin, simply place… Continue

Added by Leimert Park Beat on January 2, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments

THE ART OF GIFTING – CHRISTMAS AT THE GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM

EVERY LITTLE BITE!

A FLAVACOOKS PRODUCTION

CARIBBEAN/CREOLE CUISINE- Embracing the farm to table concept 

                             THE ART OF GIFTING – CHRISTMAS AT THE GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM                                 

  A few years ago, I was hired to cater a Christmas Luncheon for a very reputable producer and studio head, the affair was held at her home, and there were 50 guests in attendance.

As part of my planning procedure and in order to…

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Added by Marlene Myrie on December 18, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

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