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U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez tours Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project

Metro CEO Art Leahy, Metro Board Member Jackie Dupont-Walker, LeDaya Epps, U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez and James Martinez at the Crenshaw/Expo Yard. Photo Luis Inzunza/Metro.



U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez yesterday…

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Added by Jose Ubaldo on August 20, 2014 at 9:55am — No Comments

Garage Sale in Leimert Park...8/23

Hey Folks...

Just spreading the word for a friend.  See below.

Hope you can make it out!

~HP…

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Added by Heather Lee Presha on August 12, 2014 at 7:10am — No Comments

Michael "Bing Bing" Taylor announces Historic 33mile walk from Altadena to Long Beach on August 20th, 2014 (Video)

"Look what it's come to," says Bing Bing. "I have to walk 33 miles to get people's attention." Local artist Bing Bing has officially announced that he will be walking 33 miles from the mountains in Altadena, Ca to the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, Ca for #empowerment. The kid wants people to recognize the power that you have within yourself as an individual and to use that power for the betterment of…

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Added by Pasadena Music Scene on August 14, 2014 at 8:45am — No Comments

Do you want FREE online Access in Leimert Park? Do YOU CARE?

Do you desire FREE online service access in the Crenshaw Community? 

Do you care if it exists or not? Either way THE CITY wants your input, so:

Log on to www.empowerla.org and fill out the anonymous  …

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Added by MADELEINE WALTERS on August 16, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Community Presentations, Workshops, Surveys & Links

Upcoming Community Workshop Dates....Mark it on your calendar and join us! 



The meeting scheduled for Aug. 2nd was postponed and is now scheduled for Sat. Sept. 6th @ 9:30am and will be a part of the #ECWANDC Sept. agenda. 



The following is the revised and updated community…

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Added by Marie Michele Montano on August 5, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Helping Engaged Couples Fight Divorce Rates, Dr. Angela Chester Explores The Universal, And Denominational Patterns That Govern Our Lives

Before You Tie the Sacred Knot by Dr. Angela B. Chester guides readers in premarital education from a do-it-yourself approach; second book in series is geared towards Christian couples.

 

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Before You Tie the…

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Added by Dr. Angela Butts Chester on August 5, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

THE WORLD IS YOURS - A DOCUMENTARY ON HIP HOP AND THE INTERNET

THE WORLD IS YOURS TELLS THE STORY OF HOW HIP-HOP'S USE OF THE INTERNET REVOLUTIONIZED THE MUSIC INDUSTRY FT. WIZ KHALIFA, LIL B & ODD FUTURE

TRAILER: 

For more information on how you can be part of this film, check out our…

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Added by M Boogie on August 4, 2014 at 1:42pm — No Comments

West Adams Avenues Annual Jazz Under The Stars/Music Festival...three evenings this year!!! 13th Year!!!

  Contact:Donna Jones: westadamsdonnaj@gmail.com

Added by Donna Jones on July 23, 2014 at 7:05pm — No Comments

SONGTRESSES TERRY DEXTER, TREASURE DAVIS AND ANTONIQUE SMITH TO BE FEATURED AT TARGET SUNDAYS AT CAAM

R&B Singer and Songwriter Treasure Davis

The California African American Museum (CAAM) presents its Target Sundays program, Cool Your Heels in the Shade – CAAM’s Annual Summer Party on Sunday, August 3, from 1 p.m. through 5 p.m.  Co-hosted by actress and television personality…

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Added by Terri Dixon on July 30, 2014 at 8:51am — No Comments

La Brea Corridor Surveys are now Live!

The La Brea Corridor Planning Study surveys are now live, please fill one out and help us to find the best solutions to some of the connectivity, and access issues along the S. La Brea Avenue corridor between Exposition Blvd. & Stocker St. The questions on the surveys are purely voluntary, answer as many or as little as you would like. Thank You!



Here are the links to the surveys:

General…

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Added by Marie Michele Montano on July 21, 2014 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

NINA DANIELS: HER COMEDY IS SET TO KILL

By Olu Alemoru

Two years before she appeared in the same professional orbit of Kim Wayans – one of her artistic idols – rising alternative comedienne/actress Nina Daniels gave the poor woman a hell of a fright.

Spotting the “In Living Color”…

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Added by Olumide Alemoru on July 21, 2014 at 2:08pm — 1 Comment

FOURTH ANNUAL SHORTS AT CAAM OFFERS INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS THE OPPORTUNITY TO SHOWCASE THEIR WORK TO NEW AND DIVERSE AUDIENCES

The California African American Museum (CAAM) encourages all independent filmmakers to submit their short films to be featured in CAAM’s fourth annual Shorts at CAAM. Directors, producers, writers, actors, and editors will be given the opportunity to showcase their work to new and diverse audiences, and speak about the creativity that sparked each film. Shorts at CAAM begins Saturday, August 16 through Sunday, August 17, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Submissions accepted will…

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Added by Terri Dixon on July 22, 2014 at 12:48pm — No Comments

La Brea Corridor Community Presentations, Workshops & Surveys

The importance of community participation can not be stressed enough. The success of the project is determined by the involvement of the community. In the end, this planning study will be a reflection of the needs and vision of the Baldwin Hills, West Adams, Leimert Park, Windsor Hills, and surrounding communities. Although this is simply a vision plan, it can become the catalyst for the transformation of this important S. La Brea Avenue corridor. We encourage…

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Added by Marie Michele Montano on July 21, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

West Adams Avenues

   Our annual Jazz Under the Stars/West Adams Avenues Music Festival it's 13th year!! It was begun by Bob Jones and has grown this year, it will be three whole evenings 6:30 PM TIL 11:00 PM starting on August 29th and ending on Sunday the 31st, the day before Labor Day!!1 We are looking to showcase talent and need a zydeco Band...this is new music for us!! We would love a recomendation..e-mail me at westadamsdonnaj@gmail.com or call Donna Jones at 213 705-3336

Added by Donna Jones on July 16, 2014 at 9:25am — No Comments

How do you feel about it?

Hi, I'm a USC student and a life-long Los Angeleno. I've been to Leimert Park a few times in the past few weeks researching the new metro line that's underway along Crenshaw Blvd. I know that it's taken years to finally turn this idea into a reality, and now that it's underway I'd love to hear how you feel about it.

Whether it's thoughts about the construction or Metro's hiring policies or the future of the line, I'd really love to hear from you!

For the purposes of full…

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Added by Sara Newman on July 12, 2014 at 2:37pm — 1 Comment

Porgy & Bess - Miles Davis (By Sam Pace)

Our own Sam Pace 


SAM PACE is an artist, graphic designer and illustrator. He has exhibited in many ...…
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Added by ColoredPeople.net on July 11, 2014 at 9:18am — No Comments

FILM REVIEW: DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES

Steady lads!

BY OLU ALEMORU

For people – probably a tad to the right of Attila The Hun – who might like to turn San Francisco into a primeval wasteland where those smart, tech savvy, progressive humanoids are hunted down like wild cattle, the follow up to 2011’s “Rise of the Planet…

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Added by Olumide Alemoru on July 10, 2014 at 12:55pm — No Comments

La Brea Corridor Planning Study_ Connecting Communities to Parks

North East Trees received a grant from the State’s Natural Resources Agency to conduct a planning study focused on the S. La Brea Ave. corridor from the intersection at Exposition Blvd. to Stocker St.…

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Added by Marie Michele Montano on July 9, 2014 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Metro give advance public notice for "Century Crunch" Bridge Demolition, Street Closure Near LAX July 25-28

Plan ahead, allow extra travel time, or steer clear of airport-area traffic the weekend of July 25-28, 2014. These are the messages that the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT), Los Angeles World…

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Added by Jose Ubaldo on June 27, 2014 at 8:37am — No Comments

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