When people think of moving to any neighborhood, one of the first things they do is go online to get the crime statistics for that area.
I'd say the best way to really know what's happening is to ask a police officer who's actually on the front line everyday and can really break it down for you.…Continue
Senior Lead Office Sunny Sasajima, LAPD Southwest Division
is hosting "Coffee with Cops" at the historic Starbuck's on Coliseum and Crenshaw.
The opportunity to meet the officers who patrol your neighborhood is 10 a.m.Tuesday, July 31.
Sunny Sasajima, Police Officer III+I
Senior Lead Officer
(213) 847-5800 Office
(323) 387-9618 Cell
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The California African American Museum (CAAM) invites the community, tourists, dancers, skaters and those seeking a good time to join in the celebration of community diversity during Target Sundays at CAAM: Summer Sizzle with Salsa and Soul. Taking place Sunday, August 5, 2012, from 1– 4 p.m., at 600 State Drive, Exposition Park, the event will be co-hosted by Showtime at the Apollo’s legendary host, Kiki Shepard. …Continue
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Neighbors, Friend and Family all gathered for a fun time on Saturday. Not only did we get to meet our neighbors, but we also enjoyed a delicious BBQ lunch that included pot luck green beans, green salads, potato salad, mac and cheese, etc, along with delicious cakes and drinks. The Children's Corner featured a face painter and the kids all had a good time playing games…Continue
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Let me introduce to you one of the treasures of the Los Angeles community and part of the family of Leimert Park: Verbs.
This youngster has made quite an underground impact with his rhymes and his eclectic music tastes. I love his honest and often humorous takes on life in LA, taking public transportation, new found feelings of commitment and the challenges of growing up today, which he lays over smooth beats and sometimes a live band.
But I've gotten…Continue
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Beneath the Spin * Eric L. Wattree
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Heather Presha, Realtor
Recently I've had a…Continue
Beneath the Spin * Eric L. Wattree
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BBC Worldwide is preparing a documentary on relationship counselling and looking to find participants who might be interested in 3-4 months of free relationship therapy with a highly regarded relationship expert in the Los Angeles area. The sessions would take place in a supportive and caring environment - no cameras, just with audio recorded and the anonymity of the participants would be maintained throughout. This is a thoughtful and serious documentary - in no way 'reality' - at the end…Continue
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The Black Is Back Coalition for Social Justice, Peace and Reparations holds a national conference in Newark, New Jersey, August 18. “We will examine the role of elections in this society, the
role of money in elections, and the question of how, or whether, Black people should be involved,” said Black Is Back chairman Omali Yeshitela. “The idea of voting simply for the sake of voting is not something that any rational person”…
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Virgil Covington was born in Lafayette, Louisiana. His grandparents on his mothers' side were sharecroppers. They had a farm along the old railroad line between New Orleans and Houston. They had sixteen children, all except for two born to a midwife.
Virgil's parents lived in L.A. but moved back to Louisiana to be closer to family just prior to his birth. Soon enough, the family moved back west and Virgil grew up and came of age in Inglewood.
Michelle Covington was born in San…Continue
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Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza - BHCP Live! concert at 6:30pm and the Fireworks Spectacular at 9pm. It's Free!
The Annual Eighth District Celebration of the 4th of July takes place in Leimert Park. Jazz is the featured music plus Vendors and Food.
EsoWon will be open from 12-5 with a Special One Day Sale, at least 10% off on how purchases. Plus A Very Special Used CD Sale, more of James Fugate's supreme collection will be…
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Celebrate the 4th of July at the LA Coliseum
The 10th annual Los Angeles Coliseum show begins at 9 p.m. on the east lawn.
Kids' activities will begin at 1:30 p.m. and music and giveaways from KJLH radio will start at 3 p.m.
Free parking at the King and Hoover entrance to the Coliseum.
*This just in (thanks to James Lee Walker):
There is a live musical performance in the plaza in front of the Rave 15 with seating opening at 5 PM. the…Continue
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