Enhager's Blog – October 2009 Archive (3)

Remembering Mama: NPR tribute to the mother of the blues

"Everybody has played at Babe's and Ricky's."



Big Mama Thornton sang her original "Hound Dog" at the club when it was on Central Avenue. Bobby "Blue" Bland, John Lee Hooker, Deacon Jones, Ike Turner, Eric Clapton, T-Bone Walker and Albert Collins.



Thanks to Laura Mae Gross, the Blues live today in Leimert Park.



Tonight - Monday night - find your way over to Leimert… Continue

Added by enhager on October 26, 2009 at 3:11pm — No Comments

Crenshaw Corridor one meeting closer to reality

About 50 people attended last week's meeting to discuss the $1 billion Crenshaw Corridor, a high-capacity transit system within a 10.5-mile corridor from Wilshire Boulevard south to El Segundo Boulevard, near the Los Angeles Airport.



Metro Project Manager Roderick Diaz presented transit options for Crenshaw… Continue

Added by enhager on October 5, 2009 at 10:15pm — No Comments

Water main breaks come to Leimert

On Sunday morning at 12:45 a.m. on 5th Avenue just south of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard water spilled onto the street, causing minor damage. About 50 customers lost water supply until workers restored service about 9 a.m., according to the L.A. Times' Jack Leonard.



It's part of a rash of hundreds of breaks that have occurred since the city… Continue

Added by enhager on October 5, 2009 at 10:00pm — No Comments

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