May 2014 Blog Posts (14)

Crenshaw closed Friday night (again)

Metro Rerouting Traffic on Crenshaw, Exposition Boulevards for Underground Station Construction

Construction will begin on Friday, May 30, with a 15-hour full street closure between Jefferson Boulevard and Coliseum Street beginning at 10 p.m. on Friday, May 30, through 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 31.

Southbound detour

Beginning Friday at 10 p.m. motorists…

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Added by enhager on May 28, 2014 at 9:03pm — 1 Comment

Looking Past The Fund House Mirror

Black parents, educators and students are working to ensure that California’s new education funding model remains undistorted and targets additional resources where they are needed most.

 

By Olu Alemoru, California Black Media

 

With school districts across California gearing up to finalize their 2014-15 budgets, African-American parents and educators are closely watching how the state’s radical new funding model will affect Black students.

The coming…

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Added by Olumide Alemoru on May 27, 2014 at 2:07pm — 1 Comment

CASTING CALL...First Time Home Buyers on Realtor.com

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Added by Heather Lee Presha on May 27, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

WORLD CUP 2014

A summer/winter Olympics and Superbowl aside, the greatest sporting show on earth is upon us.

The 20th FIFA World Cup kicks off June 12 as hosts Brazil take on Croatia.

Get ready for a fiesta of fantasy thrills as 32 teams do battle to be crowned the Copa do Mondo da Fifa.

Favorites will undoubtedly be Brazil, 2010 victors Spain, and Germany and Holland will also figure in the betting.

As for the Mad Manc, I root for Nigeria and England (unless they…

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Added by Olumide Alemoru on May 22, 2014 at 1:34pm — No Comments

9th Ave Home

I was going a little research and came across this house in the construction process on 9th ave.  I thought it may be of interest to someone if they are familiar or owns it now.

Crystal

9th Ave. Leimert Park

Added by Crystal on May 22, 2014 at 11:26am — No Comments

R&B VOCALIST, MALI MUSIC, SET TO PERFORM AT TARGET SUNDAYS AT CAAM, A BLACK MUSIC MONTH CELEBRATION WITH ASCAP

The California African American Museum (CAAM) kicks off its annual celebration of Black Music Month in partnership with the American Society of Composers, Authors and Composers (ASCAP) for Target Sundays at CAAM with “Music Madness.”  On Sunday, June 1, 2014, from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m., CAAM’s Courtyard will be the venue for this upcoming musical celebration, headlined by the dynamic and critically acclaimed RCA Records artist Mali Music.  Other performers include Maad Moiselle, BJ The…

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Added by Terri Dixon on May 20, 2014 at 3:43pm — No Comments

Partners - Motown Supreme Ladies!

Our Own Susaye Greene!

 

An accomplished multitalented artist!

Susaye's career started at an early age with baby food commercials; while growing up in New York City as a teenager, she continued to do commercials and attended Professional Children's School. She recorded With Harry Belafonte, on his "Streets I Have Walked" album and did…

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Added by ColoredPeople.net on May 19, 2014 at 11:07am — No Comments

Neighborhood council elections are now but the committment to your neighborhood is ongoing - vote!

These are all areas surrounding and encapsulating where we live, shop and play in our community.

The West Area -

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Polling…

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Added by enhager on May 10, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

THE BRITTIANA ‘SMILE FOR LIFE’ 5K RUN/WALK IS A RACE TO REPLACE THE DESPAIR AND HEARTACHE CAUSED BY CANCER

(Los Angeles) BrittiCares International, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization, invites Southern California to join in on their race against cancer and the despair and heartache is causes, as they host their 9th annual Brittiana “Smile For Life” 5k run/walk.  The time-chipped race, will take place on Saturday, June 7, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., at Kenneth Hahn…

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Added by Terri Dixon on May 8, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Anonymous gun buy back at LA Sports Arena May 31

Added by enhager on May 6, 2014 at 12:58pm — No Comments

Crenshaw Boulevard Construction to Begins - Leimert's main street closes at 9 p.m. every night

From Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas

Streets will be closed to implement traffic rerouting, traffic re-striping and the placement of concrete barriers to separate the work area from the road.

Two lanes of traffic in each direction will be open on Crenshaw Boulevard between MLK Boulevard and…

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Added by enhager on May 6, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

School Funding and Local Control Workshop for South LA - Tuesday May 6th

Added by enhager on May 6, 2014 at 7:16am — No Comments

Leimert Park Art Walk Comedy Show, Hosted by Stevie Mack - April 2014



The Leimert Park Art Walk Comedy Show, Hosted by Stevie Mack (HBO / Last Comic Standing) and Produced by Ben R. Caldwell is a monthly comedy showcase punctuating the evening of the Leimert Park Art Walk on the last Sunday of every month with…

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Added by Stevie Mack on May 2, 2014 at 10:50pm — No Comments

MARQUEECE "THE MAN"

He may have just played to crowds of 90,000 at Coachella 2014, but soul and R&B singer Aloe Blacc generated as much heat and verve recently at a private benefit show for around 200 supporters of his good friend, prospective 8th District council member Marqueece Harris-Dawson.

The 90 minute show featuring Blacc's funky band The Grand Scheme took place in the plush…

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Added by Olumide Alemoru on May 2, 2014 at 5:26pm — No Comments

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