The Office of District Attorney, County of Los Angeles will be one of several positions and issues on the June 5 Primary Election Day ballot. The race will be absent an incumbent for the first time in 50 years since Steve Cooley, who currently holds the…Continue
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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…Continue
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Aaron Hamilton recently said what many others in the mostly African-American and solidly middle-class Leimert Park district of
South Los Angeles think but won't say:
The Sixth Avenue Neighborhood Watch in Leimert Park is the latest in a trend of community groups that are taking steps to keep the community
safe — and also serving as emblems of the improved relations between
the residents of Leimert Park and the Los Angeles Police Department
Irvin's Barber Shop has been a Leimert Park institution for over 50 years. It is a place where residents catch up on friends as well as the community. The owner, Carl Wilkins, and a few of his patrons, share their thoughts about the shop and how the recession is affecting citizens of the community. Continue…Continue
Elmer Moore turned 90 this spring, the same day that U.S. President Barack Obama issued his call for the economic stimulus plan that is pumping $700 billion into the ailing U.S. economy.
Added by walter on July 6, 2009 at 6:14pm — No Comments