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South L.A. out in force for the 2016 Kingdom Day Parade

The South L.A. community gathered Monday to celebrate culture, heritage and civil rights during the 2016 Kingdom Day Parade.

Afterschool programs teach students tech as LAUSD restructures

Many groups are trying to increase the exposure to technology and its practical applications in daily life to students living in South Los Angeles.

Culver City Times

Multimedia Journalist Germany Kent Honored as first African American Woman to receive prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Online Independent Deadline Reporting

Germany Kent is an American print and television journalist, radio personality, author, and producer. Her 2018 coverage of the mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, California won the Sigma Delta Chi in Online Independent Deadline Reporting; Kent is the first African American woman to achieve this honor in this category from the Society of Professional Journalists.

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reDiscover Center’s Tinkering Camps Filling Fast

 LOS ANGELES, CA: reDiscover Center, LA’s largest public kids makerspace, is proud to announce enrollment for their 10 week summer camp season is nearing capacity. The camps, called “Tinkering School LA,” are held at reDiscover Center’s main location on Washington Blvd. in Culver City and at satellite locations in Manhattan Beach, Los Feliz, and Pacific Palisades.

 

“Tinkering School LA has been extremely popular here at reDiscover since we started the camps in 2011,” stated…

Culver City Elks recognize the new Elk of the Year and other tireless members

Culver City Elks Lodge #1917 held their awards ceremony Friday night, celebrating the achievements of our local members throughout the 2018 year.

Genevieve Santiesteban earned the title of Elk of the Year with her tireless work on the activities we held throughout the…

Birthdays

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San Pedro News Pilot

San Pedro's Renee Ketner Is 2020 CIF-LACS Scholar Athlete Of The Year

Announced in mid-May, San Pedro High School senior Renee Ketner was bestowed upon the highest individual honor by the CIF-Los Angeles City Section as the 2019-2020 Female Scholar Athlete Of The Year.

Ketner's athletic prowess at San Pedro will be notably remembered for being on four straight undefeated Marine League championship teams for soccer, and…

San Pedro Prep Sports 2019-2020 Final Year In Review

San Pedro News Pilot 2019-2020 Prep Sports Players Of The Year
Football: Joshua Ward (San Pedro).
Girls Volleyball: Sammie Sabra & Serena Ramirez (Mary Star)
Boys Basketball: Ian Hietala (San Pedro).
Girls Basketball: Isabella Serrano & Sarah Leyba (Mary Star).
Boys Soccer: Billy Lopez (San…

Class Of 2020 Spotlight: San Pedro Baseball Infielder Joshua Duarte

As we continue this special San Pedro News Pilot Class Of 2020 Spotlight feature series on student athletes at the San Pedro-based high schools whose senior years were cut short due to the coronavirus, here is our feature on San Pedro High School baseball infielder.

In three years time, Duarte has carved his own path in a very…

Culver City Times

Multimedia Journalist Germany Kent Honored as first African American Woman to receive prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Online Independent Deadline Reporting

Germany Kent is an American print and television journalist, radio personality, author, and producer. Her 2018 coverage of the mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, California won the Sigma Delta Chi in Online Independent Deadline Reporting; Kent is the first African American woman to achieve this honor in this category from the Society of Professional Journalists.

 …

reDiscover Center’s Tinkering Camps Filling Fast

 LOS ANGELES, CA: reDiscover Center, LA’s largest public kids makerspace, is proud to announce enrollment for their 10 week summer camp season is nearing capacity. The camps, called “Tinkering School LA,” are held at reDiscover Center’s main location on Washington Blvd. in Culver City and at satellite locations in Manhattan Beach, Los Feliz, and Pacific Palisades.

 

“Tinkering School LA has been extremely popular here at reDiscover since we started the camps in 2011,” stated…

Culver City Elks recognize the new Elk of the Year and other tireless members

Culver City Elks Lodge #1917 held their awards ceremony Friday night, celebrating the achievements of our local members throughout the 2018 year.

Genevieve Santiesteban earned the title of Elk of the Year with her tireless work on the activities we held throughout the…

Silver Lake Star

Christian rapper Prodigal Son on Growing Up in Elysian Park

Christian rapper Prodigal Son @prodigalson_one on growing up in Elysian Park…

Holy Week at Silver Lake Church

Join us for a week of Easter activities!  
- Maundy Thursday Worship Service // A celebration of togetherness // Kids program included // 6:30pm @ SLCC
- Good Friday Homeless Lunch // Serve Jesus by serving a meal to unhoused neighbors // 12-2pm @ Bond Park in Atwater Village
- Easter Sunday // Egg Hunt and Potluck…
 

Blog Posts

Deutschlands #1 Tenor Saxofonist: FUASI ABDUL-KHALIQ "Livestream - Concert Series" From: The 'new' World STAGE - TGIFri. May 27th, 8PM PT *updatez* [Next: Daryl DARDEN 6/3]

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Maestro Fuasi Abdul-Khaliq, quartet leader, arranger, songwriter & woodwindist - American/German expatriate of Berlin Jazz Scene. P.A.P.A. Horace Tapscott apostle/disciple. Om amalgamation of most all the great woodwind/reed musicians b4 him. U can take the man out of the So-Central hood BUT U can't take the West-Coast, So(u)lCal out-of-the-man, man. He'z a…

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CNN TV: Wkend - Su., May 15th, PT - *Inside Putin Mind - ZAKARIA Reports* / NEW SEASON! Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy & NEW SERIES: Nomad w/ Carlton McCoy *updatez*

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'Inside Putin's Mind': See preview of CNN's new documentary - CNN Video  SPECIAL REPORT:  Inside The Mind of Vladimir Putin - Fareed Zakaria Reports 

LIVE UPDATES: Ukraine

 + BLACKWELL & PAUL / PHILLIP / TAPPER…

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Resources, restaurants and respites

24th Street Theatre

Bacaro LA Wine Bar

The 2-9 Cafe

Rosso's Pizzeria



Ragazzi Room

Farmers Markets



University Avenue Farmers Market
Tuesdays 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Jefferson and Hoover


Expo Center / CSU Produce Stand

Thursdays 3 - 5 pm
3980 Menlo Ave. at Martin Luther King Blvd. in front of the pool
F.A.M.E. Church Farmers Market, parking lot on the southwestern corner, every Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Expo Park Farmers Market
11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturdays
South lawn of Natural History Museum

Adams/Vermont Farmers Market

2 - 5 p.m. Wednesdays
1432 W. Adams
323-777-1755
L.A. Urban Oasis Farmers Market
5010 11th Avenue
323-291-8748
7 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturdays
Central Avenue

8 a.m. - noon Saturdays
Carver Middle School
4410 McKinley at Vernon 90011
Trojan Fresh Market

11 a.m. - 4p.m. Thursdays
USC campus - Alumni Park

Exposition Park 160 acres of culture and green space in the middle of a metropolis


Expo Center - an Olympic-sized pool, a kids pool with water features and a gym
Expo Park Farmers Market
11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturdays
South lawn of Natural History Museum

California Science Center California African American Museum
Natural History Museum of LA CountyRose GardenAhmanson Senior Center
Parsons Preschool

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Deutschlands #1 Tenor Saxofonist: FUASI ABDUL-KHALIQ "Livestream - Concert Series" From: The 'new' World STAGE - TGIFri. May 27th, 8PM PT *updatez* [Next: Daryl DARDEN 6/3]

Maestro Fuasi Abdul-Khaliq, quartet leader, arranger, songwriter & woodwindist - American/German expatriate of Berlin Jazz Scene. P.A.P.A. Horace Tapscott apostle/disciple. Om amalgamation of most all the great woodwind/reed musicians b4 him. U can take the man out of the So-Central hood BUT U can't take the West-Coast, So(u)lCal out-of-the-man, man. He'z a true artist-musician, who'z done-paid his…See More
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What's Hot @ The 'new' World STAGE "Concert Series + 'N Livestreams" May 2022 *updatez* at The World Stage

April 26, 2022 at 8pm to May 31, 2022 at 9pm
Hot off-the-desk of Dwight Trible, Executive Director of The World Stage - May 2022 Schedule ~Friday May 6th (The Smudges:) Violinist Jeff Gauthier, Cello Maggie P(a)rkins, Drummer Alex Cline (+)  8PMFriday May 13th Keyboardist Surya Botofasina & Percussionist Carlos Ni(ñ)o 8PMSunday May 15th LA Jazz Society Vibe Summit  2PMFriday May 20th Pianist Paul Cornish 8PMSaturday May 21 Malcolm X Festival 2…See More
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Patrick Antonian on Project Blowed in Leimert Park "It Was Where The Culture Happened"

Patrick Antonian on Project Blowed in Leimert Park "It Was Where The Culture Happened"
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"Re: MetalJazz species Links: This week's L.A. shows by Paul Cornish, Jacques Lesure, Dan Schnelle, Pete Escovedo, Naya Baaz, Devin Sarno, Fallujah, Jamael Dean, more. The 'new' World Stage in Leimert Park…"
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"The Jazz Sessions" w/ Dr. Jaz Sawyer on KPFK 90.7 FM Mondays 12AM-3AM PT (*except 4th Mon. For: "Listen Here" (live) w/ Ollie Bivins 5/23) *updatez* at KPFK Radio Station

May 18, 2022 at 12am to May 23, 2022 at 3am
1 of 2 NEW Jazz sho-z fillin' (ret.) RISE w/ Host, "Humble Facilitator" Mark Maxwell (24 yrs.+) Mon. mornin' time slot. (12AM to 3AM PT) Jazz Sessions / Listen HereDr. Jaz Sawyer Doc of Education @ web. aka "Doctor Jaz" drummer @ Facebook A program that…See More
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University Park Schools

Foshay Learning Center, a K-12 school, which was named one of America's Best Schools by Newsweek and the Washington Post

Manual Arts High School
became an Innovation Design School in 2008

32nd Street/USC Visual and Performing Arts Magnet School
is one of the the most popular magnet schools in the LAUSD

Dr. Theodore T. Alexander Jr. Science Center School, designed by renowned architect Thom Mayne, is a collaboration between the California Science Center and LAUSD

John W. Mack Elementary School
opened in 2005 and is named in honor of the man who headed the Los Angeles Urban League for 36 years

Lenicia B. Weemes Elementary School

Norwood Street Elementary School
has its own Farmers Market

Vermont Avenue Elementary School

St. Vincent School opened in 1911 and is the second oldest school in Los Angeles

St. Agnes Parish School just created a new website

University Park Services and Officials

311 call this number for all non-emergency needs. The operator, who is there 24 hours a day, can transfer you to the department that should help answer your questions and solve your problems. It works.

Councilwoman Jan Perry and her personal website.

Councilman Bernard Parks
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County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas.

North Area Neighborhood Development Council website and blog.

Daily Trojan

Student Health introduces new cleaning procedures

The University will prioritize environmental control of infection in new measures.

The post Student Health introduces new cleaning procedures appeared first on Daily Trojan.

USC holds 139th Commencement

The ceremony consisted of numerous addresses and a few musical performances.

The post USC holds 139th Commencement appeared first on Daily Trojan.

LAC+USC physicians begin strike authorization voting

Union-affiliated residents and fellows allege unfair labor practices from Los Angeles County.

The post LAC+USC physicians begin strike authorization voting appeared first on Daily Trojan.

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