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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

San Pedro News Pilot

2020 San Pedro Prep Baseball & Softball Preview

Springtime is in the air. Time once again to get your lineup cards.

San Pedro Prep Baseball & Softball for 2020 will be at a fever pitch with tons of potential all around San Pedro, California, with none greater potential more than that of San Pedro High baseball. With all but three players back from last year and the addition of an impact…

San Pedro High Boys XC Captures Seventh CIF Championship

WOODLAND HILLS - It was redemption time for San Pedro High boys cross-country.

In the 2018 CIF-Los Angeles City Section Division 1 final meet, the Pirates finished a unsatisfying tenth place, but legendary head coach Bruce Thomson told the returning Pirates that 2019 was going to be something special, and on Saturday, he was proven true.

The…

Open Enrollment 2020: How Veterans Can Best Maximize Health Benefits

By Rick Beavin, California Market President

Humana

 

If you are a military veteran who is approaching Medicare eligibility, you may have questions about how Medicare and Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits differ. It’s important that you understand how the plans complement each other so you can choose the best plan for you and ensure you maximize health benefits available.

 

Here are a few common health plan questions,…

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

The 'newly renovated' World Stage Jun. 2020 *updatez*

Posted by Jo- Koo of DojO- on June 1, 2020 at 12:00pm 144 Comments

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CNN TV: Schedule / Wkend - Su. 31st; NEWs + We Remember: A National Memorial Service for Covid-19 / I Can't Breathe: Black Men Living & Dying In America *updatez*

Posted by Jo- Koo of DojO- on May 31, 2020 at 3:25pm 1 Comment

   Pain & anger across America; Atlanta, Denver, Detroit, Houston, L.A., Minneapolis & N.Y.Image result for George Floyd  NBCNews.com

George Floyd protest spread nationwide - Ben Westcott & Brett McKeehan, CNN

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 + New Day Su. - Christi Paul & Victor Blackwell / Inside Politics - John King / State of the Union w/ Jake…

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CNN TV: Schedule / Wkend - Su., May 24th; NEWs + Special Report: China's Deadly Secret / Jake TAPPER / Fareed ZAKARIA *updatez*

Posted by Jo- Koo of DojO- on May 24, 2020 at 12:00am 0 Comments

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 + New Day Su. Wkend - Christi Paul & Victor Blackwell / Inside Politics - John King / Reliable Sources - Brain Stelter -…

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CNN TV: Schedule / Wkend - Sat., May 23rd; NEWs + Film: Scandalous (encore) / The 80's & 90's Series (episode-replay) *updatez*

Posted by Jo- Koo of DojO- on May 19, 2020 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

     

  = Replays: 7pm                                     9pm                                         10pm PT

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CNN TV: Schedule / Wkend - Su., May 17th; NEWs + Scandalous: The National Enquirer / Jake TAPPER / Fareed ZAKARIA / Wolf BLITZER / Don LEMON *updatez*

Posted by Jo- Koo of DojO- on May 17, 2020 at 4:13pm 1 Comment

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 + New Day Sun. - Christi Paul & Victor Blackwell / Inside Politics - John King / Reliable Sources - Brian Stelter -

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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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Jo- Koo of DojO- commented on Jo- Koo of DojO-'s blog post Latest News: Andrew Yang
"JANM Stands in Solidarity w/ Black Lives Matter A Statement by Secretary Norman Y. Mineta LOS ANGELES, CA –The Japanese American National Museum stands w/ Black…"
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Jo- Koo of DojO- commented on Jo- Koo of DojO-'s blog post CNN TV: Schedule / Wkend - Jun., Sat. 6th; NEWs + Town Hall for Kids & Parents / Special Programming *updatez*
"CNN: Analysis - Police officers are joining protesters for prayers & hugs in several US cities - Hollie Silverman, CNN"
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Jo- Koo of DojO- posted a blog post

CNN TV: Schedule / Wkend - Jun., Sat. 6th; NEWs + Town Hall for Kids & Parents / Special Programming *updatez*

= 7am ¿& Replay 7pm? PT  CNN-Sesame St. Town Hall for Kids & Parents  feat. gymnasts Simone Biles & Laurie Hernandez.CNN Newsroom Live (CNNI)1am, 2am, 9pm, 11pm & (next day) 12am PTThe latest news…See More
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Jo- Koo of DojO- commented on Jo- Koo of DojO-'s blog post CNN TV: Schedule / Wkend - Su. 31st; NEWs + We Remember: A National Memorial Service for Covid-19 / I Can't Breathe: Black Men Living & Dying In America *updatez*
"CNN Live A sheriff put down his baton to listen to protesters. They chanted 'walk w/ us,' so he did - Jay Croft, CNN Selfie - Johnie Franklin of Flint w/ Genesee County Sheriff Chris Swanson"
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"KPFK's Shelter In Place Drive Is On! Call (818) 985-5735 / (818) 985-KPFK or make your Pledge Online   Pledge Now! KPFK is a progressive media outlet challenging corporate media perspectives & providing a voice to…"
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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

May 31, 2020 at 6pm to June 30, 2020 at 7pm
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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Jo- Koo of DojO- commented on Jo- Koo of DojO-'s blog post Latest News: Andrew Yang
"Community & Events: (virtual) David Ono hosts town hall on anti-Asian bias & COVID-19: (Watch Live Now)"
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Jo- Koo of DojO- commented on Jo- Koo of DojO-'s blog post CNN TV: Schedule / Wkend - May, Sat. 30th; NEWs + The ABC's of Covid-19 for Kids & Parents / HHS Secretary Confirmation / NASA-SpaceX Launch *updatez*
"Upcoming: SpaceX & NASA gear up, again, for historic launch - Jackie Wattles, CNN Business"
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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

Board of Trustees elects Lionsgate’s Corii Berg

The USC graduate has a background in legal work and aims to focus on improving diversity and accessibility at the University.

The post Board of Trustees elects Lionsgate’s Corii Berg appeared first on Daily Trojan.

Petition urges the University to address anti-Blackness on campus

The University’s limited response has led petitioners to question the campus’ commitment to anti-racism.

The post Petition urges the University to address anti-Blackness on campus 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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