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Expo Line trains regularly run behind schedule, posing a challenge for Metro

Posted by Sarah Bullion on August 29, 2016 at 3:31pm 0 Comments

by Ben Poston and Laura J. Nelson



A major selling point for the Expo Line extension has been the travel time between downtown Los Angeles and Santa Monica, which officials touted would be comparable…

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Where To Eat In Los Angeles Right Now

Posted by Sarah Bullion on August 26, 2016 at 2:57pm 0 Comments

Kristin Braswell , CONTRIBUTOR

I write about the pulse of a person, place or…

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SPMG Media Announces the Release of "What the Devil Meant For Bad, God Used for My Good" Book

Posted by SPMG Media on May 5, 2016 at 5:54pm 0 Comments

Alexander's debut tell all What The Devil Meant for Bad, God Used for My Good, gives insight into her amazing story of personal tragedies and ultimate triumphs from a child to an adult. This transparent work leaves no room for questions. Within each chapter she shares how her faith empowered her to overcome life's…

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Swim meets open to all adults

Posted by Anne Artley on April 21, 2016 at 12:56pm 0 Comments

Many remember scoring that goal or winning a race fondly from childhood. But growing up doesn’t have to mean the end of team sports! Two swimmers, Rossella Pescatori and Chris Wall, have kept competing as adults, which helps them both remember how they fell in love with the water in the first place.

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Critcally Acclaimed Man Covets Bird returns to University Park!- Win FREE tickets!

Posted by 24th Street Theatre on February 9, 2016 at 2:33pm 0 Comments

24th Street Theatre brings back its critically acclaimed production (Los Angeles Times “Critics Choice,” KCRW's “Top 5 of 2015“ list, LA Observed “20 Highlights of LA Theater in 2015” and Bitter Lemons “Best of 2015”) Man Covets Bird, for six Sundays in 2016. Kicking off on Valentines Day at 3 pm, this unique love story for the modern family is an irresistible mix of…

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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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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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Expo Line trains regularly run behind schedule, posing a challenge for Metro

by Ben Poston and Laura J. NelsonA major selling point for the Expo Line extension has been the travel time between downtown Los Angeles and Santa Monica, which officials touted would be comparable to driving in sluggish rush-hour traffic on the 10 Freeway.But in June, its first full month of operation, the…See More
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Expo Line trains regularly run behind schedule, posing a challenge for Metro

by Ben Poston and Laura J. NelsonA major selling point for the Expo Line extension has been the travel time between downtown Los Angeles and Santa Monica, which officials touted would be comparable to driving in sluggish rush-hour traffic on the 10 Freeway.But in June, its first full month of operation, the…See More
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A Mexican Trilogy: An American Story at Los Angeles Theatre Center

September 15, 2016 at 8pm to October 9, 2016 at 6pm
An epic, theatrical event! For the first time, Evelina Fernández’s award-winning trilogy, 'Faith,’ ‘Hope’ and ‘Charity,’ will be presented in its entirety as one unforgettable tour de force. The first production in the Latino Theater Company’s fall programming celebrating the company’s 30th anniversary and its 10th year operating the Los Angeles Theatre Center, audiences can choose to enjoy this adventure over the course of two evenings — or as one thrilling, all-day immersive experience (box…See More
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Bing Bing addresses tha Pasadena Music Scene with new Hip Hop track about his Beautiful Struggle

How many artists out there are frustrated? I mean, let's admit it. Doing the work. Performing the art. Recording the music. Whatever it is as far as production goes IS NO PROBLEM for the artist who has a genuine desire for these type of things. What we are frustrated about the most is... …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

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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.

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Councilman Bernard Parks
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County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas.

North Area Neighborhood Development Council website and blog.

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