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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.

Leimert Park Beat

CONNIE HAN: Trio - "Sunday Jazz Brunch" @ Post & Beam

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Dawn Norfleet & Friends = 7-piece ensemble "Winter Sounds" Concert Series Plummer Park-Fiesta Hall Sat. Jan. 23rd, 4-5:30 p.m.

Dawn Norfleet withflute 4x6 1-23-16 Joining Dr. Dawn is a brilliant cast of music veterans in traditional and contemporary (J)azz, soul, and progressive music.

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A Flavalady Company

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University Park Fire Station Grand Opening Today

Posted by University Park Family on October 10, 2015 at 8:30am 0 Comments

Councilmember Curren D. Price, Jr.

LAFD Fire Chief Ralph M. Terrazas and

USC President C. L. Max Nikias

invite you to

USCFireStationNo15_GrandOpen_Flyer.pdf 1 9/17/15 11:27 AM

La Gran Celebración de

Apertura de

ESTACION DE

BOMBEROS 15

DEL DEPARTAMENTO DE BOMBEROS DE LOS ANGELES

Sábado, 10 de Octubre del 2015

11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Estación de Bomberos 15

3000 South…

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Make a difference in your community!!

Posted by Safe Streets Program on October 2, 2015 at 9:30am 0 Comments

On behalf of the University of Southern California’s (USC) Good Neighbor Campaign and Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles’ Injury Prevention Program, the Safe Streets Program is excited to offer your students the opportunity to make a difference in the community! The Safe Streets Program wants to empower the students of the USC Family of Schools and help them become a driving force in the community.

The Safe Streets Mini-Grants contest is offered exclusively to schools in the USC…

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Westen Avenue Clean Up Breakfast and Barbecue SATURDAY Oct. 3

Posted by University Park Family on October 2, 2015 at 9:30am 0 Comments

Come for a breakfast snack by 9 a.m. Clean up Western Avenue with partners from all over the neighborhood. Stay for lunch! From Expo to King.

Meet in MLK Park by the picnic tables.

Bring gloves, hat and sunscreen.

What street would you recommend needs a little freshening up?…

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Parking around USC and Downtown Los Angeles

Posted by Cedrick Ngalande on July 15, 2015 at 1:45am 0 Comments

We have started a website to make parking easier and also have people make money from their home or office parking spots in  the Los Angeles area. You can search for available temporary private parking spots by simply typing in your destination address.

If you want to rent out your office or home parking spots (driveway), just list the spot on the website. You can rent out parking spots for any length of time, ranging from a few hours to  days or weeks. Very convenient on…

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Computer Class Registration Begins!

Posted by USC Community Computing Center on June 2, 2015 at 10:11pm 0 Comments

Hello All,

 

Our next session of Adult Computer Basics Classes begins soon! Register Today!

* Gain valuable new Computer Skills!

* Receive a USC Certificate of Completion!

* Free Refurbished Computer for Parents of students in USC Family of Schools!

Class time: 7pm til 9pm. 5 week session, Tuesdays & Thursdays (or as…

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Triathletes 'Lap Up' Organized Swim Workouts

Posted by Anne Artley on June 24, 2015 at 3:00pm 0 Comments

Jason May and Melanie Webber, two local triathletes, have excelled in competition and both started out in the pool. One has reached the elite level and the other is a novice swimmer, but they both enjoy the sport and the time they spend swimming laps.

Triathlon season is approaching! And they’re gearing up…

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GOOD OL CHICAGO BLUES HERE I COME...

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GOOD OL CHICAGO BLUES HERE I COME...

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FREE EVENT: Intro to Robo hosted by Living Advantage, Inc.

Posted by Pamela Clay on April 23, 2015 at 1:00pm 0 Comments

Want to learn about the exciting world of robotics? Here's a fun introduction to science and technology for all who are interested! Join Living Advantage, Inc. on Sunday, May 3 at the USC Galen Center for a day of demonstrations, entertainment, food and giveaway, not to mention fun for all ages!

For more information and to register CLICK HERE or visit…

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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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USC Farmers Market every Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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"Landing in Love - the Art of the Breakup" by Aba Arthur at Institute of Musical a

February 20, 2016 from 2pm to 4pm
Please mark your calendar and save the date for a very special event. On Saturday, February 20, 2016, Aba Arthur, will present her one-woman play, "Landing in Love - The Art of the Breakup". Aba Arthur is a native of Ghana, West Africa. She immigrated to the United States as a child and began a career in the Arts. Aba is a trained Actor and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in the Performing Arts, along with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from The University of Colorado-Boulder. Her…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

USG candidates debate their policies toward diversity

The presidential-VP tickets of Saucedo-Dunn and Henriquez-Pham answered questions from students.

The post USG candidates debate their policies toward diversity appeared first on Daily Trojan.

Annenberg modernizes its journalism degrees

The new Bachelor of Arts in journalism erases the distinction between fields.

The post Annenberg modernizes its journalism degrees appeared first on Daily Trojan.

Unruh Institute makes diversity focus of panels

The institute is unveiling a new set of programs geared toward student minorities having their voices heard.

The post Unruh Institute makes diversity focus of panels appeared first on Daily Trojan.

Echo Park Online

New, Affordable Luxury Apartments!

For Immediate Release-

Silver Lake, CA (January 25th) - New boutique apartments in the heart of Silverlake changing millennial life for Angelenos. Pre-leasing and touring now!

Sharp Capital is just weeks away from officially opening its Silverlake development to the public. The first of it's kind in the eclectic, unique Los Angeles community, HōM at Temple ushers in a…

Fond Memories Of Bonnie Brae St.

Echo Park was my first residence in Los Angeles, after migrating from the mid-west at the young age of 18, and arriving on a Greyhound bus to have a new beginning in the city of the angel's. I lived in Echo Park for approximately eight years, and those were my fondest memories, especially the ducks, geese and swans at the lake and the "grasshopper" type oil wells just down the street on Bonnie Brae and near…

24th ANNUAL ATWATER VILLAGE TREE LIGHTING FESTIVAL

The parking lot of Wells Fargo Bank at 3250 Glendale Blvd. in Atwater Village last night, December 3, 2015, was a sea of area residents and their families. Officials estimated 1,000 people were on hand.
 
Free hot cocoa was available as the audience watched a succession of…

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