"This is Deja vu!
It is unfortunate that the business that are located in LP have not, after all these years, come together in mind and finances to purchase the properties themselves.
This is not the first go round of…"
"That is nice for Mr. Parks, however thanks and appreciation should be going to those who came way before Mr. Parks was fortunate enough to ease into the Council CD8 seat.
Mark Ridley-Thomas, stakeholders (many who were pushed out), CAC,…"
While I admire the brothers wanting to stay in Leimert Park, I also would like to know exactly what have they done to enhance/given to the community so much? I also understand that one can't conduct a business in a…"
It is Parks who proposed cutting the annual budget of neighborhood councils from $50,000 to $11,000 in the name of fiscal responsibility.It is Parks who provides a $154,846 taxpayer-financed present to his son in violation of the spirit of the…"
"millionaires at taxpayer’s expense.To the point of stupidity, Parks appears to expect us to not know that government is filled with citizens who are willing to make “ludicrous” personal financial sacrifices that he will not. Many…"
. "The irony (some would say hypocrisy) is that Bernard Parks is the most well compensated member of the city of Los Angeles, drawing a police chief’s pension of $265,050 on top of the $178,789 councilmember salary. It’s a…"
"All residents/stakeholders of the 8th CD, please read and think carefully. Some have already read this piece, but it is worth re-posting!
Do not allow some Wings & vegetables/fruit business (finally) to sway your common sense.
Although I do…"
"There is always some issue (especially when new businesses want to open in the community), and unfortunately it places a snag and other foolish halts to positive movement and possible employment opportunities.
Those in the community who don't…"
""• Role model - South Los Angeles has had more than its share of millionaires over the years - Darryl Strawberry, Paul Pierce, Venus and Serena Williams, Len Dykstra, Keyshawn Johnson. But there's seems so little commercial investment…"
"WE THE PEOPLE", can be stronger than most think, and we the people can help to move this project along if more would get involved.
Your idea of investing in the project is excellent and could be a win win for all…"
September 4, 2010 at 10am to September 6, 2010 at 6pm
FREE 3-day, art & music festival, Labor Day Weekend, Sept. 4, 5, 6, 2010 in Historic Leimert Park Village.Our 2010 theme is "Community Counts" and so we are inviting individuals and communities from all over Southern California to join us for this exciting, energetic event.This is a family-friendly festival that will feature more than 20 nationally known and local performers presenting jazz, r&b, reggae, blues, spokenword, dance and fashion shows.The arts market will feature 40…See More
"Again, the area has a rep for not being safe, and I am happy to hear that crime has gone down in the area. This was not the case back in the late 90's, early 2000's. Just read the crime reports from LAPD during that time.
As a major…"
"It is not only about a lack of spending power or high land cost that prevents major chain stores from building/opening in the community.
The major reason is fear! Fear that there will be riots again, fear of theft and other issues that seem to…"
Presented by Dwight Trible, Executive Director of The 'new' World STAGE Art, Education & Performance Gallery a non-profit 501(c)(3)Young Peoplez Jam BUT not only, all ages welcome, insts., voice, & patrons.LPB: EVENT(s) -…