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LOST DOG...please help!

Hi Everyone...I'm sharing this post--please call the number below if you have seen this dog.

Added by Heather Lee Presha on April 20, 2014 at 3:04pm — 2 Comments

Hearing on Cutting Down of Crenshaw Trees!

Hello Family,

 

I received this email from Mark Glassock from the CHC:

 

Joint Empowerment Congress West Area/Park Mesa Neighborhood Council Task Forcemore than 150 trees to be cut down on Crenshaw Blvd by mta Let’s build the crenshaw rail without blighting our community SPEAK UP FOR OUR COMMUNITYAttend the Board of Public Works Commission Hearing Monday– April 14, 2014 9:30am

Edward R. Roybal BPW Session RoomRoom 350 City Hall200 North Spring Street Los…

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Added by Dee Dee Roulhac on April 10, 2014 at 11:29am — No Comments

Leimert Park Village African Arts and Music Festival

Does any one know who I can contact about the 2014 Leimert Park Village African Arts and Music Festival? Members of the Los Angeles Cameroonian Community would like to participate in this coming year's event.

Added by Linda Fiaga on April 4, 2014 at 10:37am — No Comments

Putting more PARK into Leimert Park this SUNDAY during Leimert Park Art Walk

During this coming Sunday's Leimert Park Art Walk, the legendary corner of 43rd and Degnan will go green.

A community coalition that involves Ben Caldwell of KAOS and USC, LA Cultural Affairs and Los Angeles Council District 10 will be installing five re-made street objects between the Vision Theater and Leimert Plaza…

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Added by enhager on March 28, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Interested in volunteering in your community? Please apply to be a tutor for School on Wheels!

School on Wheels in a non-profit dedicated to providing educational support to students K-12th grade who are homeless. We need volunteers in the…

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Added by Stefanie Aguilar on March 26, 2014 at 12:28pm — 2 Comments

GRAND PARK CELEBRATES LA’S LOVE FOR LOCAL AUTHORS, PUBLISHERS AND BOOKSELLERS AT SECOND ANNUAL GRAND PARK DOWNTOWN BOOKFEST

Los Angeles’ only book festival that focuses exclusively on the local community, the second annual Grand Park Downtown Bookfest offers Angelenos of all ages access to the largest coalition of Los Angeles-based presses and publishers in an outdoor bookstore setting.  The…

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Added by Terri Dixon on March 20, 2014 at 3:20pm — No Comments

L.A. CARE INVITES LOS ANGELES COUNTY RESIDENTS TO ENROLL BEFORE ENROLLMENT ENDS MARCH 31

L.A. Care Health Plan, the nation’s largest publicly operated health plan, will host a healthcare enrollment fair at Faithful Central Bible Church on March 22, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Los Angeles County residents will have the opportunity to enroll in L.A. Care Coveredä, the organization’s Covered…

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Added by Terri Dixon on March 12, 2014 at 12:19pm — No Comments

Zambezi closes as Leimert Park Village meets to plan its future

Zambezi Bazaar, the Africa centric gift and fashion shop in Leimert Park Village with the great mural sign has closed, according to Najee Ali. The community activist took these photos and posted the news on his Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/NajeeLAactivist), where he posted the photos at the bottom of this story.

Over the years, the Kimbrough sisters have been some of the most outspoken and…

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Added by enhager on March 1, 2014 at 3:49pm — No Comments

DangerMan Empowers the Kids

DangerMan the Urban Superhero empowers the Kids to live a healthy drug free life.Canada%20Doc%20shoot%20017.jpg

Added by DangerMan Urbansuperhero on March 1, 2014 at 5:46pm — No Comments

THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM PRESENTS CONVERSATIONS AT CAAM WITH FORMER PRESIDENT OF LOS ANGELES URBAN LEAGUE JOHN W. MACK

Los Angeles (March 3, 2014) The California African American Museum (CAAM) will host Conversations at CAAM Saturday March 8, 2014, from 1:00 p.m. until 2:30 p.m., with former president of the Los Angeles Urban League (LAUL), John W. Mack who will discuss his lifetime achievements and storied career.

Mack will be interviewed by CAAM’s History Council member Karani Marcia Johnson for this installment of Conversations at CAAM. As president of…

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Added by Terri Dixon on March 3, 2014 at 12:17pm — No Comments

Marlton Square update?

Does anyone know what's happening with the new landscaping and store-front improvements on the corner of MLK and Marlton (across the street from Rave Cinemas)? The new sidewalks and plantings look really nice, but the storefronts are still boarded up.

Thanks!

Added by Nina Schneider on March 1, 2014 at 5:40pm — 5 Comments

Steve Harper - Your Creative Life!

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Steve Harper is a graduate of Yale, The A.R.T. Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard and the playwriting program at Juilliard. Also an actor, Steve has appeared at major regional theatres (The…

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Added by ColoredPeople.net on February 24, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

My Personal Stop Message

Wonder if I can express the great and crazy feeling of having published book to you folks of Liemert Park? It is a true story of having achieved recovery from addiction and details the finale of addiction to freedom. At this point I will not give information to look up this book on line. At his point I want to know…

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Added by Nathaniel J. Shaw, artist BeBop on February 18, 2014 at 11:04am — No Comments

Weekends in Leimert...

Added by Heather Lee Presha on February 14, 2014 at 4:52pm — No Comments

PAN AFRICAN FILM & ARTS FESTIVAL FEB. 6 - 17, 2014

Added by Ivory Shehee on February 14, 2014 at 10:35am — No Comments

Transformation of Leimert Park Village Continues...

Hi Everyone...The Charrette Planning Continues, see below.  It's action time! Hope you all will consider participating in the transformation of Leimert Park Village.   ~HP

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Added by Heather Lee Presha on February 12, 2014 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Ringing in 2014 with an Essential - Jazz

Jazz at the A frame brings unforgettable selections to begin your year in style!

It was a weather perfect day as guests filled the A Frame space at the "House that Betty Built" and everyone had warm greetings and attentive ears in as the Nick Mancini Quartet began our remarkable Jazz journey on January 19th, 2014. It's true, that the Jazz Aficionados that attend the…

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Added by Kim Vinson on February 3, 2014 at 9:35am — No Comments

VOTE FOR BRITTICARES TO WIN A GRANT FOR A CHILDHOOD CANCER PATIENT'S BEDROOM MAKEOVER

BrittiCares is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization whose mission is ‘Helping Children Survive Cancer’ one smile at a time. BrittiCares was founded by Brittiana Renee Henderson who was diagnosed with bone cancer at the age of 10 and unfortunately passed away at the age of 13 due to complications of a secondary cancer, (AML) leukemia.

BrittiCares most demanding and requested wish program is their ‘Imagine Me’ Dream Bedroom…

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Added by Terri Dixon on January 29, 2014 at 9:22am — No Comments

Illegal Street Racing and Sideshows

Illegal street racing and Sideshows (donuts, hopping) are occurring throughout the Los Angeles area. The problem with calling the LAPD about the issue when it occurs is that the the activities only get moved to another area (Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, SMS, etc..) to wake/endanger other residents. It's a temporary solution that does not use the resources of the LAPD, the City Attorney's Office or the Courts effectively.

The National and International Brotherhood of Street Racers…

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Added by Phil Bowdoin on January 20, 2014 at 10:19am — 1 Comment

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April 27, 2014 from 3pm to 5:30pm
Lula Washington Dance Theatre (LWDT) will host a Studio Concert this weekend to showcase new works in progress and to cultivate audiences with a love for contemporary dance. LWDT will present choreography by Lula Washington, Tamica Washington-Miller, Rennie Harris, Christopher Huggins, Bernard Brown, Chester Whitmore, and others. The performances are set for Saturday, April 27 at 7:30 pm; and Sunday, April 28 at 3 pm at the Lula Washington Dance Theatre Studio, 3773 Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles,…See More
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Celebrate Arbor Day 2014 with Free Mini Tacos from Tito's Tacos

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Tito’s Tacos and the Culver City Public Works Department will join forces to celebrate Arbor Day 2014 with a tree planting ceremony outside of the award-winning Mexican food restaurant, tomorrow morning, April 23, from 8 am to 9 am. The Arbor Day tree will be planted to replace a recently…

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More Than a Game (2008, 105 min) This documentary tells the story of NBA superstar LeBron James and his four high school classmates nicknamed “The Akron Five.” More Than a Game depicts their dedication, passion, and teamwork that enabled LeBron and his St. Vincent-St. Mary squad champions to go on to win the 2003 State Championship. Director Kristopher Belman. CAAM is located at 600 State Drive, Exposition Park, Los Angeles, CA 90037. For more information visit…See More
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