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Tha Triumphant 20mile Walk for Victory in Advance has been announced!

Added by Bing Bing on July 29, 2015 at 10:11pm — No Comments

Don't overlook estate planning: Tamiel Holloway, Attorney

When most people start family planning, they consider buying homes, picking the right schools and choosing a health insurance plan. An important but often overlooked consideration is estate planning. An estate plan typically involves a will, trust and power of attorney.

If you are unsure of where to start, make a simple will. A will can help you dispose…

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Added by Leimert Park Beat on July 29, 2015 at 8:51am — No Comments

Business Interruption Fund spotlight: Lula Washington Dance Theater

Associate director Tamica Miller with co-founders Erwin and Lula Washington. (Photo: Gary Leonard/Metro)

Metro’s Business Interruption Fund was started to assist small businesses that may be impacted by construction of

By Joe…

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Added by Jose Ubaldo on July 21, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Images of the Crenshaw/LAX Project construction progress

According to Bryan Pennington, Metro Executive of Director Engineering and Construction, the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project has reached 33 percent completion!

The $2.058 billion Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project continues to move forward in July along…

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Added by Jose Ubaldo on July 17, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

ThaWilsonBlock Magazine Issue29 "Respect & Common Courtesy"

Added by Bing Bing on July 11, 2015 at 12:13am — No Comments

Century Boulevard near LAX to close nightly for 2-weeks to install falsework to build aerial platform for light rail station

REVISED SCHEDULE:

The nightly closure scheduled on Century Boulevard near LAX will begin Monday, July 13, due to a revised construction schedule.



As early as Monday,…

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Added by Jose Ubaldo on June 30, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Celebrating 5 Years of Leimert Part Art Walk Comedy Show

This Sunday, June 28th, 2015 marks our 5th anniversary of producing the Leimert Park Art Walk Comedy Show!

Hosted by Comedian Stevie Mack, and Produced by Ben R. Caldwell, The Leimert Park Art Walk Comedy Show is a fun and entertaining comedy showcase touching upon a wide range of topics by a diverse group of comedians.

in a unique learning experience, bringing together people from…

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Added by Stevie Mack on June 28, 2015 at 12:00am — No Comments

Metro Invites Small Businesses Along Three Rail Construction Project Corridors to Participate in Metro’s BIF Workshop

Metro Invites Small Businesses Along Three Rail Construction Project Corridors to Participate in Metro’s Business Interruption Fund Workshop

Metro will be hosting a pilot Business Interruption Fund (BIF) workshop series for three Metro Rail construction projects areas starting Tuesday, June 30, in the Little Tokyo area of the Regional Connector, Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project corridor during July and the Purple Line Extension in Sept. 2015.

Workshop participants will learn about the…

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Added by Jose Ubaldo on June 26, 2015 at 7:53am — No Comments

Metro Launches Eat, Shop, Play in Five Los Angeles Neighborhoods

Metro’s Eat, Shop, Play (ESP) campaign kicks off today its activities in Inglewood with a Lunch Meet-Up at Orleans & York Deli http://orleansandyorkdeli.com/ in Inglewood, 400 E. Florence Ave, Inglewood, from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

Lunch Meet-ups are monthly gatherings, including community members from neighborhoods where Metro is constructing new rail lines can socialize and enjoy delicious food, while playing an…

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Added by Jose Ubaldo on June 26, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

Metro Invites Students to Participate in Contest to Name and Create Art for New Crenshaw/LAX Tunnel Boring Machine



Metro is inviting students from kindergarten through 12th grade to participate in a naming and illustration contest for the new Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) that will dig twin tunnels to connect three underground stations of the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project.

The contest is divided into two…

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Added by Jose Ubaldo on June 24, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Come Meet the Urban Superhero @ The Watts Health Fair

Come out and meet the Urban Superhero DangerMan @ the Watts Health Fair on Saturday June 27th and

bring your kids.

Added by DangerMan Urbansuperhero on June 12, 2015 at 2:53pm — No Comments

Urban Superhero Fights Illiteracy

DangerMan the Real Life Urban Superhero fights illiteracy with GM Foundation President Lorna Utley

Added by DangerMan Urbansuperhero on June 12, 2015 at 2:49pm — No Comments

DangerMan on the Red Carpet

DangerMan on the Red Carpet in Hollywood..

Added by DangerMan Urbansuperhero on May 26, 2015 at 5:29pm — No Comments

Excavation, decking will begin Sunday, June 7, for the Crenshaw/Vernon Underground Station

The work will close Crenshaw Boulevard, between Vernon Avenue and 43rd Street/Homeland Drive, for 14 consecutive days beginning at 9 p.m. on June 7.

East and west bound traffic on 43rd Street/Homeland Drive will remain open. Southbound traffic on Crenshaw Boulevard at Martin…

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Added by Jose Ubaldo on June 2, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

The Age of the Black Superhero?

By Olu Alemoru

Depending on your point of view feisty Fast and Furious actress Michelle Rodriguez may or may not have put her foot in her mouth not so long ago admonishing “minority” thesps for “stealing white people’s superheroes.” The instant backlash…

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Added by Olumide Alemoru on May 19, 2015 at 8:00am — 4 Comments

The California African American Museum Celebrates National Children’s Book Week with Heads are Turning, Children are Learning Literacy Event

The California African American Museum (CAAM) will host a free event for children with special celebrity book readings, writing workshops, art and more. Heads Are Turning, Children Are Learning Literacy Day will take place on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at CAAM from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Actor…

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Added by Terri Dixon on May 15, 2015 at 10:28am — No Comments

Do you want to get a contract on the Crenshaw/LAX light rail line now under construction?



For those interested in bidding for a contract or contracts for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project now under construction, Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors (WSCC) is inviting the public and businesses to participate in the third annual Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)…

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Added by Jose Ubaldo on May 12, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

2015 Ocean Swim Series

This year, Southern California Aquatics (SCAQ) has expanded its 2015 Ocean Swim Series to include safe, high quality; affordable and fun swim options during the week as well as both morning and evening sessions. SCAQ is an adult swim club that also offers pool practices at nine locations,…

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Added by Elizabeth Artley on May 8, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project Construction Update May 2015



Construction work continues on the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project with several new more working construction locations in May such as a closure at Aviation Boulevard and Imperial Highway, steel pile installation at Park Mesa Heights and excavation and decking of the Crenshaw/Vernon station,…

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Added by Jose Ubaldo on May 5, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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