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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

Birthdays Tomorrow

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

RESOURCES FOR SILVER LAKE / LOS ANGELES

https://www.silverlakechamber.com/blog

The Silver Lake Chamber of Commerce just posted a list of COVID-19 resources for businesses and employees. They also have posted resources in the Silver Lake area for community members. Please advise them of updates, whether…

STORE HOURS, SENIORS HOME

Silver Lake and Los Feliz in Los Angeles and California advisory.

Local stores shorten hours to increase time for reshelving.

Albertsons (2035 Hillhurst Ave) — 7 am to 9 pm
Gelson's (2725 Hyperion Ave) — 7 am to 9 pm
Trader Joe's (2738 Hyperion Ave) — 9 am to 7 pm

We received this from the Los Feliz Improvement…

Susan North Points Young Ones to Light and Peace

Silver Lake Resident, Parent Educator and Mediator Susan North spent a week as an Author in Residence. North teaches wisdom she wished she'd had as a parent. She shares methods she's developed combining her skills as a mediator and…

 

Blog Posts

CNN TV: Schedule / Wkend - July, Sat. 11th; NEWs + CNN Presents: Michael Smerconish / History of Comedy; Uncensored + Sketch & Improv *updatez*

Posted by Jo- Koo of DojO- on July 8, 2020 at 2:16pm 0 Comments

.Image may contain: 1 person, sitting  = 7pm PT

 + New Day Wkend/Sat - Christi PAUL & Victor BLACKWELL / (Michael) SMERCONISH / The Situation Rm - Wolf…
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THE 'Newly Renovated' WORLD STAGE - Summer 2020 *updatez* ~

Posted by Jo- Koo of DojO- on July 6, 2020 at 2:24pm 148 Comments

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CNN TV: Schedule / Wkend - July, Sun., 5th; NEWs + Four-part Original Series Event: 1968 - A Nation on Edge, Tragedy Strikes, The Uprising & Protest, & The Presidency *updatez*

Posted by Jo- Koo of DojO- on June 30, 2020 at 3:30pm 0 Comments

   4-Part Series: 6pm thru 9pm PT

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 + New Day Wkend. Su. - Christi PAUL & Victor BLACKWELL / Inside Politics - John KING / State of the Union w/ Jake TAPPER / GPS - Fareed ZAKARIA / Reliable Sources - Brian STELTER -

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MARK de CLIVE-LOWE "livestream" La Ceiba Festival: Live Remix Set Sawubona 4PM PT

Posted by Jo- Koo of DojO- on June 28, 2020 at 1:19pm 0 Comments

 

 We See You. We Hear You

 Sunday 28 June

 

  I'm returning to La Ceiba Festival w/ a livestream in solidarity w/ Black Lives Matter…

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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

Leimert Park Beat

Happy Labor Day!

 
Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the…
 
 
 

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CNN TV: Schedule / Wkend - July, Sat. 11th; NEWs + CNN Presents: Michael Smerconish / History of Comedy; Uncensored + Sketch & Improv *updatez*

. = 7pm PT + New Day Wkend/Sat - Christi PAUL & Victor BLACKWELL / (Michael) SMERCONISH / The Situation Rm - Wolf BLITZER -..CNN Newsroom Live (CNNI)Morning - 1am & 2am PT…See More
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"Andrew Yang: What Congress can do to avoid a new Great Depression - Channel3000"
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RISE on KPFK 90.7 FM w/ /\/\ark /\/\axwell - Mondayz 12AM to 3AM + Guest Host Ollie Bivins - 2nd Mon. of-the-Month at KPFK

July 4, 2020 at 12am to July 27, 2020 at 3am
RISE on KPFK "a weekly creative (J)azz celebration of African roots, social consciousness & spiritual transcendence". Stylistically it generally revolves around a specific sub-genre that has come to be called "spiritual (J)azz"; however, I often touch base w/ many other facets of the (J)azz tradition.  It is mostly a music mix show w/ occasional live performances & interviews as…See More
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"Societal Reckoning Over Racism Encompasses The Jazz Community - John Murph. Down Beat (incl. photo)"
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Jo- Koo of DojO- commented on Jo- Koo of DojO-'s blog post Latest News: Andrew Yang
"Celebrating a different way this Fourth of July     July 4th is the celebration of our nation’s independence - independence which was only provided to the white men of America. Racial inequality has plagued our country…"
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Jo- Koo of DojO- posted a blog post

CNN TV: Schedule / Wkend - July, Sun., 5th; NEWs + Four-part Original Series Event: 1968 - A Nation on Edge, Tragedy Strikes, The Uprising & Protest, & The Presidency *updatez*

  4-Part Series: 6pm thru 9pm PT. + New Day Wkend. Su. - Christi PAUL & Victor BLACKWELL / Inside Politics - John KING / State of the Union w/ Jake TAPPER / GPS - Fareed ZAKARIA / Reliable Sources - Brian STELTER -.CNN Newsroom Live (CNNI)Morning - 1…See More
Jun 30
Jo- Koo of DojO- posted a blog post

MARK de CLIVE-LOWE "livestream" La Ceiba Festival: Live Remix Set Sawubona 4PM PT

  We See You. We Hear You  Sunday 28 June    I'm returning to La Ceiba Festival w/ a livestream in solidarity w/ Black Lives Matter & the uprising for racial justice in America, which has also spread further around the world. As Founding Artist-in-Residence for La Ceiba Festival, it's an honor to be creating for their Festival through this time & especially this installment - named for the Zulu greeting Sawubona: "We See You. We Hear You", putting together a live remix set of music…See More
Jun 28

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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

382 faculty draft letter demanding USC’s commitment to concrete plans addressing racial inequality

Faculty are calling on USC to address police practices, Black faculty hiring and retention, Black student support and anti-Blackness on campus.

The post 382 faculty draft letter demanding USC’s commitment to concrete plans addressing racial inequality appeared first on Daily Trojan.

USG president resigns amid claims of racial misconduct

In light of the allegations regarding Truman Fritz’s behavior, Black student activists like rising senior Abeer Tijani circulated a petition and filed a formal complaint with USG calling for his impeachment.

The post USG president resigns amid claims of racial misconduct appeared first on Daily Trojan.

USC announces new Title IX leadership to comply with federal investigation

The Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights mandated sweeping reforms, including the restructuring of the University’s Title IX Office, following its determination that USC failed students in its handling of the George Tyndall scandal.

The post USC announces new Title IX leadership to comply with federal investigation appeared first on Daily Trojan.

Echo Park Online

Pasadena rapper KStone talks Childhood, Incarceration, and Music (Exclusive Interview)

Mistah Wilson: Yo KStone, what's good wit it! Thanks for coming thru for this exclusive interview with ThaWilsonBlock Magazine! Before we get further into it, what was it like growing up in Pasadena, CA and what does it mean to be from tha City of Roses?…

CicLAvia on SUNDAY 10/8/17

Friends:
The next CicLAvia is taking place this Sunday, October 8, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., with hubs located in Chinatown, downtown Los Angeles, Boyle Heights, and right here in Echo Park.
The following streets in the 13th District will be closed during CicLAvia:

  • Glendale Boulevard from Bellevue Avenue to Beverly…

BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS

This coming Sunday, October 8, we will be blessing the animals during the 10:30 a.m. worship service at Echo Park United Methodist Church.  If you have an animal companion that you would like to have blessed, feel free to bring it with you during worship. At the…

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