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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

Apply for the San Pedro Festival of Arts

APPLY NOW FOR THE SAN PEDRO

♥ FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS

SEPT 21 & 22, 2019

 

Final deadline to apply July 15. 2019 for Dance Companies & Schools

 

A free family event featuring Dance, Music & Visual Arts/Crafts Booths, this year, our 13th, at Anderson Memorial Center in San Pedro. (an LA City Rec & Parks location attached to their senior center in San Pedro). In…

HUGH von KLEIST Duo - Jazz w/ Guest HIDEAKI TOKUNAGA @ The Whale and Ale - Sundays 5 - 7:30PM ~ *updatez*

"He-Day" - guitar "Heavy Sushi meets Wes Montgomery"  |  Hugh von Kleist - sax "loving music... blowin' gold..."

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TW&A: website -…

Mary Star High Girls Basketball Achieves Historic First

No one in anyone's wildest dreams six years ago that after 30 regular season games, the Mary Star High girls basketball team would accomplish something as a postseason run extended beyond the CIF-Southern Section.

When coach Victor Tuberosi took over the job at the start of the 2013-2014 season, the Stars eventually lost every single league game and…

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…

Silver Lake Star

ANNE-MARIE JOHNSON FIGHTS CRIME WITH PSYCHIC SIDEKICK

Anne-Marie Johnson has been of service to Silver Lake for years. Dedicating hours and energy, she lead the Silver Lake Neighborhood Council through years of decisions. This Silver Lake Star now starting in "The Inbetween" on NBC, Wednesdays at 10:00pm.  …

BIRTHDAY PARTY AT BALLER!

Saturday, July 6, Silver Lake's own Baller Hardware celebrates our nation's birthday + their own 60th anniversary. Just for showing up, you'll get BBQ hot dogs, raffle for gifts and some great specials on Made in the USA products. Staying with the theme, 10% off on BBQ's over $100.

Come 11-2 for the cook out. We'll be there earlier to buy a new faucet, dish soap, BBQ sauce and goat soap.

Happy Birthday, USA! Happy Birthday Baller…

Let's Put a New Face to the Refugee Movement #RedefineRefugees

On JUNE 20th, join 734 Coffee to make this picture of resilience go viral. For too many years there have been images of hopelessness and despair shared about refugees. Together, we can change the perspective and begin a new narrative by sharing this…

 

Blog Posts

The 'new' World Stage [Concert Schedule] July 2019 "Summer Jazz Concert Series +" ~ *updatez*

Posted by Jo- Koo of DojO- on July 14, 2019 at 8:58am 98 Comments



"The Village LIVES!" - Eddie North-Hager, LeimertParkBeat.com The Soul of L.A. "The only source dedicated to the news of Leimert Park"

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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…

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LADIES LO❤️E LAUGHTER "♀ Comedy Show" @ The STAGE "Monthly - Longtime Stand-up - Sat., July 20th/every 3rd Sat. Night 9PM ~ *updatez*

Posted by Jo- Koo of DojO- on July 14, 2019 at 8:57am 5 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 Nite ~ 

"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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CNN TV: Wkdaz - Mon 8th thru Fri 12th - Special Reports Presents: Hidden Workforce: Undocumented in America *updatez* ~

Posted by Jo- Koo of DojO- on July 12, 2019 at 4:43pm 0 Comments

Mornin'/ Af'tanoon / Evenin' / Overnite - (except as indicated)  *time discrepancy, see below*

CNN  Cable News Network is an American news-based pay television channel owned by AT&T's WarnerMedia. CNN was founded in 1980 by American media proprietor Ted Turner as a 24-hour cable news channel. Upon its launch,…
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CNN TV: Sun., Jun. 7th "The Most Trusted Name News" + Original MOVIES Series Premieres - *updatez*

Posted by Jo- Koo of DojO- on July 7, 2019 at 5:50pm 0 Comments

  Cable News Network is an American news-based pay television channel owned by AT&T's WarnerMedia. CNN was founded in 1980 by American media proprietor Ted Turner as a 24-hour cable news channel. Upon its launch, CNN was the 1st television channel to provide 24-hour news coverage, & was the 1st all-news television channel in the U.S..
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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

The World Stage· DwighTrible Presents: July 2019 "Summer Jazz Concert Series +" [SCHEDULE] ~ *updatez* "The Village LIVES!" - Eddie North-Hager, LeimertParkBeat.com

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"Alwayz somethin' happenin' @ The World STAGE" - Mark Maxwell, (10 yrs) Host of RISE on KPFK 90.7FM 
*(comment) "i don't think The World Stage has somethin' on Fri. (19th). i know on Sat. (20) they hav…

LADIES LOVE LAUGHTER "Comedy Show!" @ The STAGE [Every 3rd Sat. Nite] "Safe, Good Satdaz Nite ~ *updatez*

Presented by Dwight Trible, Executive Director non profit 501(c)(3) The 'new' World STAGE Art, Education & Performance Gallery "Spring Jazz Concert Series +"

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"This Weekend w/ Fuasi  Friday 12th July 2019 "Acknowledgement" A Tribute to Our BrotherSteve Smith https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10219550830390544&set=a...at the World Stage Performance Gallery 4321…"
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Jo- Koo of DojO- commented on Jo- Koo of DojO-'s blog post The 'new' World Stage [Concert Schedule] July 2019 "Summer Jazz Concert Series +" ~ *updatez*
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Jo- Koo of DojO- commented on Jo- Koo of DojO-'s blog post The 'new' World Stage [Concert Schedule] July 2019 "Summer Jazz Concert Series +" ~ *updatez*
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Members

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

USC parent pleads guilty to fraud conspiracy, faces recommended sentence of 15 months

USC parent Toby MacFarlane pleaded guilty to fraud conspiracy in federal court in Boston Friday, the Los Angeles Times reported.  Prosecutors recommend MacFarlane, an insurance executive, spend 15 months in prison with one year of supervised release, pay a fine of $95,000 and restitution in the amount determined by the court at sentencing and forfeit […]

The post USC parent pleads guilty to fraud conspiracy, faces recommended sentence of 15 months appeared first on Daily Trojan.

Union withdraws petition, drops charges against Roski

The Service Employees International Union Local 721 has withdrawn its petition to represent Roski School of Art and Design faculty, Provost Michael Quick announced June 19. The SEIU will also drop pending charges against USC regarding unfair labor practices. “What this means for Roski and all other schools, is that Academic Senate, faculty committees and […]

The post Union withdraws petition, drops charges against Roski appeared first on Daily Trojan.

USC, UCLA student governments call for transparency

USC and UCLA’s graduate and undergraduate student governments released a joint statement June 17 denouncing both schools’ treatment of campus sexual assault issues. The statement comes on the heels of the arrest of a UCLA gynecologist and after a judge approved a settlement with USC for victims of George Tyndall.   “[We,] who collectively represent […]

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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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