April 2012 Blog Posts (14)

Expo Line Express - opening day filled with festivals, free rides

Downtown Culver City will be even closer by the end of summer. USC is just minutes away. Downtown Los Angeles with no parking hassles. And then connect to lines that can take you to east Los Angeles, Pasadena, Long Beach, Hollywood.

60 years after the commuter trains left Leimert Park and the Expo tracks, Saturday was all aboard time once…

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Added by enhager on April 29, 2012 at 7:28am — 2 Comments

Expo Line opens today - ride free for the weekend!

Expo Line opens today - ride free for the weekend!

Photo by Metro

Added by enhager on April 28, 2012 at 9:56am — 1 Comment

CHEESECAKE HEAVEN

HEY MY LEIMERT PARK FAMILY, MY NAME IS JAMES WOODARD, AND I RESIDE IN INGLEWOOD CA. IT'S BEEN A WHILE SINCE IN BEEN ON LEIMERT PARK BEAT, BUT I HAD TO COME AND SHARE MY GREAT NEWS WITH MY FAMILY.

 

I JUST STARTED A NEW BUSINESS 6 MONTHS AGO, CALLED CHEESECAKE HEAVEN. AND JUST WANTED TO LET  THE LEIMERT PARK BEAT FAMILY KNOW

 

HERE IS THE WEBSITE   WWW.CHEESECAKE-HEAVEN.NET. HOPE TO HERE FROM YOU SOON…

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Added by James Lee Woodard on April 27, 2012 at 8:31pm — No Comments

20th Anniversary - The Rodney King Verdicts, The Uprising

"Not Guilty..." The verdict rang through the air like a horrible dream that afternoon of April 29, 1992.  A huge hush fell across the city racially, emotionally, psychologically, spiritually hurting and on the edge of heart failure.

"Not Guilty". Four faces sighed. The rest of us cried. As the afternoon wore on many died in an eruption galvanized not by this salient event but the response a series of actions, measures, and injustices. The…

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Added by Kim Vinson on April 25, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

COMMUNITY FOUNDATION INVITES THE PUBLIC TO “SAVING OUR SONS: A COMMUNITY CONVERSATION”

LOS ANGELES – California Community Foundation (CCF) invites parents, educators, employers, community, civic and religious leaders, and all concerned members of the public to participate in a historic town hall on the need to change and improve conditions for Black male youth in Los Angeles that are adversely affecting their futures.  “SAVING OUR SONS: A COMMUNITY CONVERSATION” will take place on Wednesday, May 2, at 6 p.m., in the North Tent at Los Angeles Trade-Tech College (LATTC), 1937…

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Added by Terri Dixon on April 24, 2012 at 10:52am — No Comments

Alphonse Mouzon - Jazz-Funk Legend and Emma Mouzon

Featured Artists! - BlogTalkRadio & You!

 

Colored People® Network Presents... Alphonse Mouzon…

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Added by ColoredPeople.net on April 20, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Intersections South LA wants to hear your memories of the LA Riots

Twenty years after violence swept the streets of South LA and beyond, Intersections takes a look back at the events that unfolded in April of 1992 and how far we've come since.

If you have photos, memories, or any other stories relating to the events that occurred in South LA, we would love to hear from you!

 

Share your thoughts on whether you think anything has changed for South LA residents in the past 20 years. Call us at …

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Added by Willa Seidenberg on April 19, 2012 at 7:51am — No Comments

The Hopeful Home Buyer's Tour is Here!

Hi Everybody!



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Added by Heather Lee Presha on April 18, 2012 at 3:20pm — No Comments

When Will the Black Community Recognize that We Can’t Whine Cancer Out of Our System?

Beneath the Spin * Eric L. Wattree

When Will the Black Community Recognize that We Can’t Whine Cancer Out of Our System?…

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Added by Eric L. Wattree on April 17, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Landmark Legislation Will Strategically Position California to Protect Consumers and Recover Revenue

Underground Economy Robs the State of Billions



Landmark Legislation Will Strategically Position California to Protect Consumers and Recover Revenue



Sacramento – Counterfeiters, smugglers and other illegal operators in the Underground Economy are depriving California of an estimated $8 billion in state taxes that could be spent on…

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Added by Curren D. Price, Jr. on April 17, 2012 at 8:57am — No Comments

Friday, April 13 at 7pm: Free Screening of Bag It, hosted by Assemblymember Holly Mitchell

Hi there-

 

I hope you can come out. This will be a fun event!

 

Friday, April 13, 7:00pm, (doors open), 7:30 pm screening, ATA 128 (Theatre Room), West Los Angeles College, 9000 Overland Ave., Culver City, CA 90230, convenient parking in Lot 5. Sponsored by Assemblymember Holly Mitchell and the Assembly District 47 Environmental Cabinet and hosted by Andy Shrader.



Subtitled "Is your life too plastic?", this informative and entertaining…

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Added by Sydney Kamlager on April 10, 2012 at 1:15pm — No Comments

“A Night In Cameroon” Los Angeles Art & Culture Enthusiasts Celebrate African Traditions From Cameroon

The California African American Museum (CAAM) co-hosted “A Night in Cameroon,” presented by the Minister of Arts and Culture of Cameroon, Ama T. Muna.  Cameroon, a country in west Central Africa, bordered by Nigeria, is known for its vibrant arts, both modern and traditional.  The evening highlighted Cameroon’s extraordinary cuisines, dances and music.  Minister Muna will launch the first national museum in Cameroon this year.…

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Added by Terri Dixon on April 5, 2012 at 11:45am — 1 Comment

Are the Democratic and Republican Parties One and the Same?

Beneath the Spin * Eric L. Wattree

Are the Democratic and Republican Parties One and the Same?
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Added by Eric L. Wattree on April 4, 2012 at 1:30pm — 4 Comments

PUBLIC PARKING LAW NEEDS CHANGING

The City of Los Angeles needs to enforce a new law that would prohibit overnight/all day parking on residential streets. 

I am a resident in the 3400 block of West 73rd Street in Los Angeles, Councilmember Parks' district and am fed up with the amount of cars that park for days, weeks, and months in front of our homes.  Currently, there has been a Ford Escort who has left their car parked in front my home everyday for over six months.  They will move it after two days of non-movment…

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Added by Gloria Dangerfield on April 3, 2012 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

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