June 2011 Blog Posts (30)

Goodbye Magic Johnson AMC, hello state-of-the-art Rave theater at Crenshaw Mall





When the beloved Magic Johnson Theater closed last year there was a palpable worry in the Crenshaw community that it wouldn't be replaced.

 

Many breathed a sigh of relieve when we could see demolition and construction starting in the fall. And right on schedule, and meeting all…

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Added by enhager on June 30, 2011 at 12:30pm — 4 Comments

Fireworks for Leimert Park and Los Angeles



  Despite the fact that fireworks are banned in Los Angeles and many of its sister cities, they really know how to do the Fourth of…

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Added by enhager on June 29, 2011 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Helicopter Hella Loud, Part 1: A Look into the Noise Above Angelenos

The ghetto bird is out ... what is going on in my peaceful neighborhood #LeimertPark - OakBGirl on Twitter

This is part one of a series about helicopter noise in Los Angeles. Read…

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Added by enhager on June 29, 2011 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Free Jazz Fest and Fireworks Monday, July 4th!!

Added by Heather Lee Presha on June 28, 2011 at 8:46pm — No Comments

Beat the Drum....a Global Fusion Celebration

Celebrate the universal power of drumming!



Beat the Drum....a Global Fusion Celebration

Sunday, July 10, 6:00-8:30pm

Craft and Folk Art Museum

5814 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles CA 90036

 

All tribes are invited to a spirited global celebration of drumming. Hear musicians perform blends of traditional and contemporary…

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Added by Heidi Zeller on June 27, 2011 at 1:53pm — No Comments

Leimert Park Artwalk celebrates first year of bringing art, music, love and peace

As featured in the LA Times and Good Magazine ...

 

Named story of 2010 by Leimert Park Beat ...

 

The Leimert Park Artwalk turns 1 year old Sunday - Let's celebrate!

 

LACommons will be having a mask festival,

 

Branki Kane tweeted she'll be there - but is that just a rumor?

 

It wouldn't be far…

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Added by enhager on June 25, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

Spoken Word Poetry Jam on Saturday

This Saturday 1 - 5 pm at William grant Still Arts Center, 2520 S. West View Street, L. A., CA. 90016, FREE

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Added by enhager on June 23, 2011 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Sugar Ray Leonard headlines the Leimert Park Book Festival in Los Angeles





The Leimert Park Village Book Fair will take place on Saturday, June 25, from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm in the lot adjacent to the Vision Theatre, 3341 43rd Place in Los Angeles, California 90008… Continue

Added by enhager on June 22, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments

A Zionist’s Response to “What’s the Difference Between Zionism and Racism?”

Beneath The Spin*Eric L. Wattree

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A Zionist’s Response to “What’s the Difference Between Zionism and Racism?”…


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Added by Eric L. Wattree on June 20, 2011 at 6:26pm — No Comments

Stray gray husky mix dog, found on 4th Avenue near MLK Jr. Blvd.

I found a stray dog yesterday and took him to the South LA shelter.  He looked like a husky mix, and neighbors told me he'd been hanging around 4th Avenue for at least a few days.  His fur was gray, with a white belly.  He had a collar but no tag or microchip.  If his owners don't claim him, he'll be available for adoption on Friday:…

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Added by Becca Cross on June 20, 2011 at 8:54am — No Comments

President Obama: What's the Difference Between Zionism and Racism?

Beneath The Spin*Eric L. Wattree

 

President Obama: What's the Difference Between Zionism and Racism?
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Added by Eric L. Wattree on June 18, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Leimert Park area block clubs meet this morning

Cherrywood/Leimert Block Club organized a region-wide block clubm meeting on Saturday, June 18 at Transfiguration Catholic Church Parish Hall on King Blvd
"We hope to help network some of the neighborhood groups and to see how our club fits into the bigger picture," Marcia Arnold, president of Cherrywood, wrote in an email.
I am represent Sutro Ave. this a.m.…

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Added by enhager on June 18, 2011 at 8:59am — No Comments

BALDWIN HILLS ESTATES ANNUAL HOMEOWNERS MEETING

*BALDWIN HILLS ESTATES ANNUAL HOMEOWNERS MEETING





Contact Information: 323-292-4342 or Email:…
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Added by Heather Lee Presha on June 17, 2011 at 9:03am — No Comments

Fresh & Easy UPDATE





An appeal has been filed with with the Zoning Administrator objecting to the issuance of a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) which will allow the future Fresh & Easy at 52nd and Crenshaw to sell beer and wine, as nearly all other full-service grocery stores do. Regardless of how you feel about alcohol, our community needs more fresh,…

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Added by Heather Lee Presha on June 17, 2011 at 8:57am — 2 Comments

Leimert Park Art Walk Comedy Show on 05 29 2011 Was Awesome!

We had a great turn-out and tons of fun at the Leimert Park Art Walk Comedy Show on 05 29 2011.

 

This show featured comedians: Stevie Mack (Host), Perry Kurtz, Danger Man, Tony Cosby, Roger Rodd, Jamar Neighbors, Doug Williams III (6 yr old comedian)

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Added by Stevie Mack on June 15, 2011 at 1:18pm — No Comments

Living in Leimert...A new blog from Heather Presha

Hello folks...

I finally got my blog up and running. 

It's called Living in Leimert.  I wanted to share my thoughts with all of you. 

Check it out and enjoy:

http://livinginleimert.blogspot.com/

 

Love,

HP

 

 

Added by Heather Lee Presha on June 15, 2011 at 11:05am — No Comments

Saving to buy your first house...where do you start?



To all my first time home buyers---

 

The days of 100% financing have BEEN gone!  You must have at least 3% of the purchase price of a home as your down payment.

 

Next to correcting your credit, saving for a down payment is probably one of the hardest things to do when it comes to buying your first house.  It all boils down to changing…

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Added by Heather Lee Presha on June 15, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Leimert Park Book Fair June 25 in the Village



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The Leimert Park Village Book Fair will take place on Saturday, June 25, from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm in the lot adjacent to the Vision Theatre, 3341 43rd Place in Los Angeles, California 90008 .

Producer Cynthia Exum expects over 5,000 festival attendees.…

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Added by enhager on June 13, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments

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