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Major enhancements take shape in USC Student Health

University professionals aim to set a gold standard in college health on University Park and Health Sciences campuses.

Friendly (and sometimes heated) rivalries get Residential Cup Competition underway

A fun-filled evening for new students kicks off a year of friendly competition.

Traditional Chinese hangover cure seen as potential Alzheimer’s disease treatment

Japanese raisin tree's leaves may help USC researcher in the fight against Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, PTSD, anxiety and other conditions.

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South LA Report

Intersections South LA is moving

We're relocating and will no longer publish on this website.

+ Click here to continue reading news and stories about South LA (and beyond). All of the previously published stories from Intersections South LA will be archived and continue to be available here.

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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

2nd Annual Westside Food & Wine Festival this weekend

Boasting gourmet noshes and sips from dozens of local restaurants, food vendors and wine and spirits brands, the 2nd Annual Westside Food & Wine Festival benefiting Culver Palms Meals on Wheels will take place Saturday and …

Don't Miss ➡ "Trane Stories" A Tribute To: John Coltrane at MCLM • Sun., July 15th ♪ 12:30PM - 4:30PM [Student Accessibility ½ price] *update*

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 Tribute To: John Coltrane  feat. - Dwight Trible - vocal / Dr. Teodross Avery - sax & *conversation*
 …Mayme A.Clayton Library & Museum

Your Culver City Wetlands

The Ballona Creek Wetlands will be open to the public from 9 am to noon the first Saturday of every month. This is a drop in event, so please come down anytime that morning.

The Wetlands is at the Ballona Ecological Reserve, located in Playa del Rey, are normally off limits to people in order to preserve their specialness.

The entrance to the reserve is in the parking lot behind AlkaWater/Gordon’s Market, in the 300 block of Culver,…

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San Pedro News Pilot

The Best Of The Past Five Years For San Pedro Prep Sports

In early July 2013 I took on the role of a sports columnist for San Pedro Today magazine, and since then, I have seen a rise of spectacular student athletes and special teams that have made my hometown a beautiful place to live. Some teams stood out more than others, even if they brought home a CIF…

Mary Star's Alessandra Samperio: 2018 Cal-Hi Sports All-State Softball

Elizabeth Sambrano.

Sarah Gascon.

The Vitalich sisters.

And now Alessandra Samperio.

The Mary Star High softball pitching sensation, All-CIF Southern Section Division 6 selection, 2018 Camino Real League Pitcher Of The Year and 2018…

A San Pedro Story Generations in the Making

Author David G. Freligh is a San Pedran through and through. And his latest novel builds upon a lifetime of memories growing up in the city by sea. 

David, his mother, Cleo, and his father, Everett, all have “PhD’s,” Pedro…

Culver City Times

2nd Annual Westside Food & Wine Festival this weekend

Boasting gourmet noshes and sips from dozens of local restaurants, food vendors and wine and spirits brands, the 2nd Annual Westside Food & Wine Festival benefiting Culver Palms Meals on Wheels will take place Saturday and …

Don't Miss ➡ "Trane Stories" A Tribute To: John Coltrane at MCLM • Sun., July 15th ♪ 12:30PM - 4:30PM [Student Accessibility ½ price] *update*

 Image result for john coltrane       CD soundtrack
 Tribute To: John Coltrane  feat. - Dwight Trible - vocal / Dr. Teodross Avery - sax & *conversation*
 …Mayme A.Clayton Library & Museum

Your Culver City Wetlands

The Ballona Creek Wetlands will be open to the public from 9 am to noon the first Saturday of every month. This is a drop in event, so please come down anytime that morning.

The Wetlands is at the Ballona Ecological Reserve, located in Playa del Rey, are normally off limits to people in order to preserve their specialness.

The entrance to the reserve is in the parking lot behind AlkaWater/Gordon’s Market, in the 300 block of Culver,…

Silver Lake Star

New Comedy Opens Friday at Cavern

This Friday, Aug 24 -  Drag Queen Divas Kay Sedia & Lotta Slots star in the new comedy-musical show, A WHOLE LOTTA KAY!  A one woman show?  The shows run at the Cavern Club theater in Silver Lake for two weekends in August 24 - 26 & Aug 31-September 1,…

Silver Lake Chamber Monday Mixer!

It’s time to party with Deasy/Penner realtors in THEIR house! New Silver Lake Chamber member Juan Longfellow and long time member and Silver Lake historian Michael Locke invite us to their office.

Monday, August 20, 6:30–8:30PM
Deasy/Penner + Partners…

Silver Lake Road Diet Reviewed Five Years After Construction

Council District 4 released a highly-anticipated study, which was commissioned to analyze the impact of the so-called “Rowena Road Diet,” instituted in 2013. Rowena Avenue serves as a major thoroughfare to and from California State Route 2 (SR-2) and Interstate Highway 5 (I-5) and as an alternative for connecting the eastern and western portions of the City of Los…

 

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ERIC REVIS · DwighTrible Presents "Summer _lazz Concert Series +" @ The 'new' World STAGE Fri Aug 24th 9PM *updatez* ~

Posted by Jo- Koo on August 20, 2018 at 2:42pm 1 Comment

"I love playing bass. I love everything about it." - Eric Revis PREVIEW

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Eric Revis, Band Leader - bass 

"Bassist Eric Revis is a heavyweight in more than one respect." - Henning Bolte,…

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The World STAGE 2018 "Summer Jazz Concert Series +" [Upcomin': Fri 24th - ERIC REVIS "Lancaster" / Sat 25th - MAIA "Birthday Celebration"] *Updatez*

Posted by Jo- Koo on August 19, 2018 at 1:25pm 47 Comments

Presented by Dwight Trible, Executive Director, The 'new' World STAGE Art, Education & Performance Gallery non-profit 501(c)(3) "BEST South L.A. Jazz Club" - LA WeeklyImage may contain: 1 person

+ w/ JW Master of Ceremonies - Jeffrey Winston, Jazz philanthropic-herstorian or "The Big Bass Voice" Matt Gibson @ no extra…

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Jeff PARKER/Vinny GOLIA/Alex CLINE 'n Michael ALVIDREZ DwighTrible Presents @ The 'new' World STAGE Fri Aug 17th 9PM ~

Posted by Jo- Koo on August 17, 2018 at 9:57pm 1 Comment

" Angel (inner) City 'Summer _lazz Concert Series +' " For: "Angel (inner) earz & (inner) good, progressive patrons of the arts" -  O-!

Jeff Parker                                                                                                                   Alex Cline Image may contain: 2 people, people playing musical instruments and people on stage

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LADIES LOVE LAUGHTER "Comedy Show!" @ The STAGE Sat., Sept., 15th "Monthly - Longtime Stand-up - Every 3rd Sat. Night

Posted by Jo- Koo on August 15, 2018 at 8:30am 4 Comments

Presented by Dwight Trible, Executive Director non profit 501(c)(3) The 'new' World STAGE Art, Education & Performance Gallery "Winter Jazz Concert Series +" Featuring: LA's Funniest Female Comedians ~ 

"I'd be honored to see your beautiful smiling faces in the audience. This show is 4 years old and it is one of the longest-running female shows in the country hosted by yours truly" -
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...the signifying Monkey says: ...vote for Billy's band in the Blues Blast Music Awards.

Posted by billy jones bluez on May 28, 2018 at 5:44pm 0 Comments

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..the signifying Monkey says: ...vote for the Billy Jones Band.

Funky Blues & Southern Soul - volume 1
for the 2018 Blues Blast Magazine Music Awards.…
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*Live REGGAE music* African Fashion Sho- BLACK History month Sun., Feb. 18th · 5PM ~

Posted by Jo- Koo on February 18, 2018 at 11:39am 0 Comments

"The 'real deal' Live REGGAE music in the Village @ The 'new' World STAGE Yeah Mon!" (af'tanoon~early evenin') 

The World Stage:  website

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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

The World STAGE "Summer Jazz Concert Series +" 2018 Calendar/Schedule [Upcomin': Fri Aug 24th - ERIC REVIS / Sat Aug 25th - MAIA] *updatez*

Presented by Dwight Trible, Executive Director The 'new' World STAGE Art, Education & Performance Gallery non-profit 501(c)(3) ~  Image may contain: night

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JEFF PARKER, VINNY GOLIA , ALEX CLINE + Michael ALVIDREZ* • DwighTrible Presents "Progressive Fore!" @ STAGE Fri., Aug. 17th '18 9PM ~ [Back-By-Popular-Demand] (*updates - Tix*)

Presented by Dwight Trible, Executive Director The 'new' World STAGE Art, Education & Performance Gallery non-profit 501(c)(3) Incl. Master of Ceremony - Jeffrey Winston, Jazz philanthropic-herstorian or "The Biggest Voice in-the-World" Matt Gibson @ no extra charge ¿TBD? 

 Image may contain: 2 people, people on stage and people playing musical instruments  …
 
 
 

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MAIA "Birthday Celebration" • DwighTrible Presents @ The 'new' World STAGE at The World Stage - Art, Education and Performance Gallery " 'Best South L.A. Jazz Club' and 'Best Jazz Jam' " - LAWeekly

August 25, 2018 from 9pm to 11:30pm
Presented by Dwight Trible, Executive Director, The 'new' World STAGE Art, Education & Performance Gallery non profit 501 (c)(3) MAIA aka Sonjia Hubert Harper, Band Leader - flute, harp & voice.Description: TBA.Personnel:  TBA.The 'new' World STAGE Website: …See More
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August 10, 2018 from 9pm to 11:30pm
Dwight Trible Presented by Dwight Trible, Executive Director - The 'new' World Stage Art, Education & Performance Gallery non profit 501(c)(3).Summer Jazz Concert Series +.AUG 10th - David Ornette Cherry Organic NotesHosted by The World Stage Art, Education & Performance…See More
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August 24, 2018 from 9pm to 11:30pm
Presented by Dwight Trible, Executive Director, The 'new' World STAGE Art, Education & Performance Gallery non profit 501 (c)(3)  Eric Revis, Band Leader - bass (Event Info. Image -  "newest" CD, Sing Me Some Cry pic., "OUT NOW!!!!!!" - E.R....a (J)azz bassist and…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

University leaders welcome new students at Convocation

The Class of 2022 was welcomed to USC, with interim president Wanda Austin addressing the University's major changes following a series of scandals.

The post University leaders welcome new students at Convocation appeared first on Daily Trojan.

USC Village’s smallest units undergo lofty redesign

The lofts at USC Village will have space-saving staircases that replace the metal ladders.

The post USC Village’s smallest units undergo lofty redesign appeared first on Daily Trojan.

Keck RESPOND initiative to research prostate cancer in African Americans

Researchers hope to recruit at least 10,000 African American males for the study.

The post Keck RESPOND initiative to research prostate cancer in African Americans appeared first on Daily Trojan.

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