June 2015 Blog Posts (12)

Century Boulevard near LAX to close nightly for 2-weeks to install falsework to build aerial platform for light rail station


The nightly closure scheduled on Century Boulevard near LAX will begin Monday, July 13, due to a revised construction schedule.

As early as Monday, July 6, Century Boulevard near LAX may be closed between Aviation Boulevard and…


Added by Jose Ubaldo on June 30, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Celebrating 5 Years of Leimert Part Art Walk Comedy Show

This Sunday, June 28th, 2015 marks our 5th anniversary of producing the Leimert Park Art Walk Comedy Show!

Hosted by Comedian Stevie Mack, and Produced by Ben R. Caldwell, The Leimert Park Art Walk Comedy Show is a fun and entertaining comedy showcase touching upon a wide range of topics by a diverse group of comedians.

in a unique learning experience, bringing together people from…


Added by Stevie Mack on June 28, 2015 at 12:00am — No Comments

Metro Invites Small Businesses Along Three Rail Construction Project Corridors to Participate in Metro’s BIF Workshop

Metro Invites Small Businesses Along Three Rail Construction Project Corridors to Participate in Metro’s Business Interruption Fund Workshop

Metro will be hosting a pilot Business Interruption Fund (BIF) workshop series for three Metro Rail construction projects areas starting Tuesday, June 30, in the Little Tokyo area of the Regional Connector, Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project corridor during July and the Purple Line Extension in Sept. 2015.

Workshop participants will learn about the…


Added by Jose Ubaldo on June 26, 2015 at 7:53am — No Comments

Metro Launches Eat, Shop, Play in Five Los Angeles Neighborhoods

Metro’s Eat, Shop, Play (ESP) campaign kicks off today its activities in Inglewood with a Lunch Meet-Up at Orleans & York Deli http://orleansandyorkdeli.com/ in Inglewood, 400 E. Florence Ave, Inglewood, from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

Lunch Meet-ups are monthly gatherings, including community members from neighborhoods where Metro is constructing new rail lines can socialize and enjoy delicious food, while playing an…


Added by Jose Ubaldo on June 26, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

"Coming Home" by Bing Bing (Beautiful Struggle)

Added by Mistah Wilson on June 25, 2015 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Triathletes 'Lap Up' Organized Swim Workouts

Jason May and Melanie Webber, two local triathletes, have excelled in competition and both started out in the pool. One has reached the elite level and the other is a novice swimmer, but they both enjoy the sport and the time they spend swimming laps.

Triathlon season is approaching! And they’re gearing up again.

Melanie Webber has competed in nine triathlons,…


Added by Elizabeth Artley on June 24, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Metro Invites Students to Participate in Contest to Name and Create Art for New Crenshaw/LAX Tunnel Boring Machine

Metro is inviting students from kindergarten through 12th grade to participate in a naming and illustration contest for the new Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) that will dig twin tunnels to connect three underground stations of the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project.

The contest is divided into two categories:

• Students from K through 5th grade will compete to…


Added by Jose Ubaldo on June 24, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

The EXECUTIVE SUPPORT NETWORK Host First in the Series of 6 Capacity Building Workshops

Saturday was the first in the series of 6 Capacity Building workshops hosted by Executive Support Network. This workshop focused on Board Development and was Facilitated by Dr. Chris L. Hickey Sr.

The EXECUTIVE SUPPORT NETWORK will be hosting a series of 6 quarterly Capacity Building Workshops - There are currently 5 left. Each…


Added by SPMG Media on June 23, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

ThaWilsonBlock Magazine Issue28 "Love Through Cultural Differences"

ThaWilsonBlock Magazine Issue28 "Love Through Cultural Differences"

We can learn a lot from animals as they demonstrate love through cultural differences in this issue of ThaWilsonBlock Magazine. Starchild, DPone, Chuck Daggers, V.8, Akon, Ludacris, Tha Mindful 27mile Walk for Respect & Common Courtesy in honor of Good Fathers, Yung DENA, Grimstyles, and so much more... 50% of all sales of this issue are…


Added by Mistah Wilson on June 22, 2015 at 8:35pm — No Comments

Come Meet the Urban Superhero @ The Watts Health Fair

Come out and meet the Urban Superhero DangerMan @ the Watts Health Fair on Saturday June 27th and

bring your kids.

Added by DangerMan Urbansuperhero on June 12, 2015 at 2:53pm — No Comments

Urban Superhero Fights Illiteracy

DangerMan the Real Life Urban Superhero fights illiteracy with GM Foundation President Lorna Utley

Added by DangerMan Urbansuperhero on June 12, 2015 at 2:49pm — No Comments

Excavation, decking will begin Sunday, June 7, for the Crenshaw/Vernon Underground Station

The work will close Crenshaw Boulevard, between Vernon Avenue and 43rd Street/Homeland Drive, for 14 consecutive days beginning at 9 p.m. on June 7.

East and west bound traffic on 43rd Street/Homeland Drive will remain open. Southbound traffic on Crenshaw Boulevard at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard will be restricted, however, northbound traffic from Stocker Street,…


Added by Jose Ubaldo on June 2, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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