August 2012 Blog Posts (17)

WHY AM I SO FIXATED ON CORNEL WEST?

Beneath the Spin * Eric L. Wattree

WHY AM I SO FIXATED ON CORNEL WEST?

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Added by Eric L. Wattree on August 31, 2012 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Potholing on Crenshaw; Work in underway on Metro's LAX light-rail through Leimert Park

Where Does Metro Take You? Contest

As a part of the pre-construction efforts for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Project, Metro will conduct exploratory potholing activities of the sewer main to help locate and identify underground utilities along the alignment. 

Work begins in two weeks or so, and completed within two days. The work includes the closure of the outside lanes along Exposition on either side of Crenshaw.
  • Potholing consists of excavating a hole with a backhoe to remove…
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Added by enhager on August 28, 2012 at 10:37pm — No Comments

ISSA RAE, CREATOR OF THE WEB SERIES THE MIS-ADVENTURES OF AWKWARD BLACK GIRL, WILL DISCUSS THE NOT SO AWKWARD LIFE OF SUCCESS

The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl is a new, compelling web series that has taken the online world by storm.   With rave reviews and financial support from fans, the web series created and written by the show’s star Issa Rae, is in its second season. On Thursday, August 30, 2012, from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m., at the California African American Museum (CAAM), Issa Rae, will discuss her success, next moves and will screen clips from The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl.  Food…

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Added by Terri Dixon on August 27, 2012 at 2:42pm — No Comments

LEARNING A BETTER OFFENSE

I've witnessed a great many defensive responses in my nearly 8 years of living in Baldwin/Crenshaw/Leimert by going to community meetings and speaking with fellow residents.  I've listened to a lot of complaints.  I've been party to a ton of outrage.  I'm not pointing fingers; I've been right there grumbling alongside everyone.



I know some of the community malaise has to do with the constant barrage of issues that always seem to be occurring around us.  For years we've been…

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Added by Yvonne Ellett on August 25, 2012 at 12:50am — No Comments

Choose Peace Community Celebration and Information Fair

HUNDREDS GATHER TO PROMOTE AND CELEBRATE PEACE AT THE
1ST ANNUAL CHOOSE PEACE COMMUNITY CELEBRATION AND INFORMATION FAIR
In Memory Of The Victims That Have Lost Their Lives To Senseless Violence In Los Angeles, Aurora Colorado, Oak Creek Wisconsin And…
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Added by Mark Winkler on August 21, 2012 at 3:36pm — No Comments

25th Annual Marcus Garvey Parade and Festival

Added by AJea L on August 18, 2012 at 12:57pm — No Comments

It's Official...I'm Back at Keller Williams Realty!

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Added by Heather Lee Presha on August 17, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

A Message to DWP---Fix our Street, PLEASE!!!

Two water main breaks in the last 18 months has left our street flooded, filled with debris and hazardous patchwork on the streets.  I send out my sincere thanks to Robert and William for doing another patch job (see photo above), but…

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Added by Heather Lee Presha on August 16, 2012 at 3:17pm — No Comments

Conversations with Herb J. Wesson, Jr. the President of The Los Angeles City Council

Jonathan DeVeaux in association with Urban X marketing  presents...


Conversations with Herb J. Wesson, Jr.
the President of The Los Angeles City Council



Come…
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Added by Heather Lee Presha on August 15, 2012 at 9:00pm — 6 Comments

Park Mesa Heights Community Council - “Unity Fest”

The Park Mesa Heights Community Council 

is proud to announce 

 

The Second Annual 

“Unity Fest”…

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Added by park mesa heights on August 14, 2012 at 8:34am — 1 Comment

Craftsman...Beautifully Restored!

Hi Folks....

I have the distinct pleasure of representing the seller on this beautifully restored Craftsman.

It's conveniently located adjacent from Leimert Park.  Check it out...

5415 7th Ave.  LA 90043…

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Added by Heather Lee Presha on August 12, 2012 at 9:43pm — No Comments

Jan Perry for Mayor of Los Angeles 2013

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Added by AJea L on August 10, 2012 at 11:54am — No Comments

Dog Lovers

I would like to say thank you to the dog walkers who have aknowledge cleaning up behind there pooches, on my walks in the neighborhood I am seeing less and less. THANK you,

I have also have  gang writings on some of our apt. buildings, please alert who ever you have to to cover the markings up as quickly as you see them. We do not want to be known in Leimert for that. We are a commuity and a village.

Added by Cora Atkinson on August 10, 2012 at 10:43am — No Comments

Leimert Park's Olympic Hopeful

Jordan Baylis of Leimert Park's Transfiguration School and the Southern California Running Cougars will be bringing home the gold when he returns from the …

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Added by enhager on August 8, 2012 at 10:30pm — 2 Comments

EMERGENT, INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS TO SHOWCASE THEIR WORK DURING SHORTS @ CAAM - A TWO-DAY FILM SCREENING

Los Angeles, CA (August 7, 2012) -- The California African American Museum (CAAM) presents Shorts @ CAAM, a free, two-day screening of independent short films the weekend of Saturday, August 11th and Sunday, August 12th.  The screenings will begin at noon until 4 p.m. Shorts @ CAAM is a non-competitive short-film screening featuring independent filmmakers followed by a “talk back” session with the independent filmmakers, producers and…

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Added by Terri Dixon on August 8, 2012 at 8:33am — No Comments

Human Inequality, Social Injustice, and Poverty

The people in the western world are heavy consumers. In fact, we consume far more than our fair share. Meanwhile, the people in developing countries are exploding in population and some are aspiring to have high-consumption lifestyles too. We need a sustainable economic model that ensures fair distribution and efficient allocation of our resources. This pillar ensures that our economic growth maintains a healthy balance with our ecosystem.

We take our natural resources for granted and…

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Added by Eco Communities Now Forming on August 6, 2012 at 8:26am — No Comments

Super Cute Condo...WOW!

Hey Guys...

This condo is listed for only $249,900 in Baldwin Hills.

It'll sell for above that though.…

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Added by Heather Lee Presha on August 2, 2012 at 4:43pm — No Comments

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