August 2010 Blog Posts (8)

For anyone interested in the "food desert" issue

I found this video by LAANE (Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy) that illustrates the issue of the difference in the availability of grocery stores and healthy food choices in higher-income neighborhoods vs. lower-income neighborhoods.…


Added by Shelley Wenk on August 27, 2010 at 11:19am — 1 Comment

Leimert Park Art Walk this Sunday, Aug. 29

Kaos Network

4343 Leimert Blvd

2 p.m. - 8 p.m.


& Fusicology



Added by enhager on August 25, 2010 at 3:32pm — No Comments

Collaborators in South Los Angeles-A group of collaborative journalists in Leimert Park is pooling their skills to investigate the Marlton Square "redevelopment hell."

What do concerned citizens of the inner-city do when they feel that the mainstream press has let the community down as a watchdog over a major redevelopment projects?

They watch out for themselves.

Move over citizen journalism — make room for collaborative journalism, a new effort online. Its purveyors hope it will grow into a sort of synthesis of bloggers and journalists with press passes. The members of the joint effort want to take a hard look at one of the many…


Added by walter on August 23, 2010 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

Burglaries in Leimert Park

In the past week, a spike in burglaries has taken place along the strip of 39th St. between Crenshaw Blvd and Arlington Ave. The crimes occurred during the day when people were at work. On one occasion, two suspects bolted out of a house when they observed the female resident approaching the house after leaving her parked car.

Keep your eyes open.

If anyone sees anything that looks suspicious, do not hesitate to call the LAPD, Southwest Division:… Continue

Added by walter on August 18, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments

College day at CSU Dominguez Hills this Saturday

At CSU Super Saturday parents and 8-12th grade students meet

representatives from most of the CSU campuses across the state to learn

about college options, the college application process and how to

obtain financial aid.


* The Freshman Experience

* How to pay for college: CSU is Affordable

* How to Prepare for College

* Applying to college through CSU Mentor

* Scientists and Inventors

August 21, 2010 from 8:30am to… Continue

Added by enhager on August 17, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

If the U.S. Postal Service Really Wants to Honor Black People, Try Emancipating Them


If the U.S. Postal Service Really Wants to Honor Black People, Try Emancipating Them…

Added by Eric L. Wattree on August 11, 2010 at 8:00pm — No Comments

A Glance at Destiny


A Glance at Destiny

Since this is political column I rarely use it to discuss anything else. But when I… Continue

Added by Eric L. Wattree on August 10, 2010 at 11:52am — No Comments

Santa Barbara Plaza once was a destination, LA City Councilman Bernard Parks remembers

Councilman Bernard Parks remembers a time when people on the hills of View Park, Angeles Vista and Baldwin Hills all came down for the plethora of local businesses in Santa Barbara Plaza, known by some as Marlton Square.

Emily Henry of Intersections South LA Report interviewed Parks for the project we are doing on the fate of this dilapidated and largely abandoned shopping center that takes up 20 football fields.…


Added by enhager on August 8, 2010 at 8:00pm — No Comments

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