University Park Family serves the Los Angeles neighborhoods around USC and Exposition Park. A University of Southern California partnership.

USC Community News

Events

Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

South LA Report

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…

Birthdays

Birthdays Today

San Pedro News Pilot

San Pedro High Flag Football 2023 Shines In Inaugural Year

When a new high school sports program begins, normally it takes time to build a winner from the ground up.

For San Pedro High flag football however, they didn't waste time in its inaugural season.

Not wanting to settle for just being one of the 54 CIF-Los Angeles City Section schools to take in this brand-new environment, San Pedro immediately…

In Memoriam: Joan Marie Wainwright, Dec.11, 1929, to July 3, 2023

Joan Marie Wainwright died peacefully on July 3, 2023, just after sunrise surrounded by her family. In the weeks prior to her death, she acknowledged that her only remaining ailment was old age, having battled chronic pain for most of her adult life. Her family and loved ones, including the attentive staff at Morningstar Boise, cared for…

2022-2023 San Pedro Prep Sports Team Of The Year

Not since the 1985-1986 season has the San Pedro High School girls basketball enjoyed a time quite like this.

While other programs like the football, girls volleyball, softball, both cross-country teams and several others at the school gained some credible success over the years, even their boys basketball counterparts also winning CIF-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.

 …

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

SILVER LAKE VIBE AT MIXER - JUNE 29, 2023 6:30-8:30

It seems there are few constants in my life. But, here's one.…

HOPE FOR UNITY ART SHOW AT NEUTRA GALLERY

Silver Lake's Neutra Gallery features an exhibition inspired by Martin Luther King, Jr., Bobby Kennedy, Black Lives Matter and Silver Lake diversity. Organized by Steve Meek of the Los Feliz & Silver Lake Community Guide and sponsored by Baller Art Ware, children to adults expressed how they identified with a world of…

 

Blog Posts

Michael Taylor's Standoff With Sheriffs at Hollywood Court; Not Arrested | LAPD Obstructs Justice

Posted by Mistah Wilson on May 15, 2024 at 2:17pm 0 Comments

Defendant Michael Taylor in Case GA1111-32, along with other civilians, were denied access to and from the Hollywood courthouse on May 2nd, 2024 after Taylor discovered that Judge Ronald Owen Kaye substantiated 3 consecutive and…

Continue

Man & A Half ~ the Delta Blues Outlaws

Posted by billy jones bluez on December 2, 2023 at 4:36pm 0 Comments

Man & A Half ~ the Delta Blues Outlaws

"1 of the most creative & technically accomplished" JOSHUA WHITE Trio + 1 "|_ive 'Concert Series' |_ivestream" @ The 'new' World STAGE Fri Sept 22nd, 2023 8PM PT *updatez* [work-in-progress]

Posted by Jo- Koo of DojO- on September 22, 2023 at 5:14pm 0 Comments

Re: Fresh: Grossmont College alum scores big at jazz competition

"Joshua has immense talent… I was impressed by his daring & courageous approach to improvisation on the cutting edge of innovation. He is his own man…” (incl. Post Title quote) – Herbie Hancock

May be pop art of 4 people and saxophone

Joshua White…

Continue

"Sorcere's Apprentice" Randal Fisher "|_ive 'Concert Series' |_ivestream" @ The 'new' World STAGE Fri Sept 15th, 2023 8PM *updatez* [Next-up: JOSHUA WHITE 9/22]

Posted by Jo- Koo of DojO- on September 15, 2023 at 9:46pm 0 Comments

May be an image of 1 person and saxophone

"The bearded" Randal Fisher, bandleader - multi-woodwinds; aerophone, flute, soprano & tenor saxes. pic. complements of …

Continue

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

Comedian Stevie Mack Performing Live at The Comedy Store

Friday April 12th @ 6pm

Stevie Mack performs stand up comedy with a nice line up of funny Comedians. 

Location:

THE COMEDY STORE 

(Original Room - by front patio)

8433 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069

$15 per person + 2 drink min

21 and over.

Get tickets…

Soul The Interrogator talks Hip Hop Histories & His New Album "Ol' Head" (Exclusive Interview)

Seattle rapper Soul The Interrogator talks General Background, TakeOver Music Collective, & His Latest Album Ol' Head in an exclusive interview w/ Mistah Wilson for tha Seattle Music Scene...…

 
 
 

University Park Family is the news and social network for the neighborhoods around USC and Expo Park. Stay informed. Join now!

       • Got news you think everyone should know? Blog it.

• Have a show or attending a benefit? Put it on the calendar.
• Got video of the big game? Embed it.
• Photos of your business or the school play? Upload them.

Latest Activity

billy jones bluez updated their profile
May 20
Mistah Wilson posted a video

Michael Taylor's Standoff With Sheriffs at Hollywood Court; Not Arrested | LAPD Obstructs Justice

Defendant Michael Taylor in Case GA1111-32, along with other civilians, were denied access to and from the Hollywood courthouse on May 2nd, 2024 after Taylor...
May 15
Mistah Wilson posted a blog post

Michael Taylor's Standoff With Sheriffs at Hollywood Court; Not Arrested | LAPD Obstructs Justice

Defendant Michael Taylor in Case GA1111-32, along with other civilians, were denied access to and from the Hollywood courthouse on May 2nd, 2024 after Taylor discovered that Judge Ronald Owen Kaye substantiated 3 consecutive and unjustified conflicts of interest without reason declared by the public defender in direct response to Taylor asserting his 6th amendment rights via text and voicemail. Taylor became upset over Judge Kaye allowing his current lawyers to suppress evidence of a falsified…See More
May 15
billy jones bluez posted a video

.✨.♪♫•*¨*•. Cover Me ..♪♫•*¨*•. . ~ the Delta Blues Outlaws

.✨.♪♫•*¨*•. .Cover Me ..♪♫•*¨*•. . the Delta Blues Outlaws https://youtu.be/liApP5LlKqE.✨.♪♫•*¨*•. .The Love Doctor ..♪♫•*¨*•. . ...
Feb 28
billy jones bluez posted a blog post
Feb 18
Lucy Pollak posted an event
Thumbnail

64th Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration at The Music Center's Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

December 24, 2023 from 3pm to 6pm
The two-time Emmy Award-winning L.A. County Holiday Celebration joyously returns to The Music Center’s Dorothy Chandler Pavilion to celebrate its 64th anniversary with a free, live, in-person holiday spectacular. The annual event will feature 23 music ensembles, choirs and dance companies from the many neighborhoods and cultures of L.A. County. Entrance to the in-person event is free, with seating available on a first-come, first-seated basis. Parking is free in The Music Center parking garage.…See More
Dec 6, 2023
Lucy Pollak updated their profile
Dec 6, 2023
billy jones bluez posted a blog post

Man & A Half ~ the Delta Blues Outlaws

Man & A Half ~ the Delta Blues OutlawsSee More
Dec 2, 2023

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
.

County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas.

North Area Neighborhood Development Council website and blog.

Daily Trojan

Postdoctoral scholars vote 93% in favor of forming union

The vote to form the USC Researchers and Fellows United-United Auto Workers had a 200-15 margin of victory.

The post Postdoctoral scholars vote 93% in favor of forming union appeared first on Daily Trojan.

USC student will not be charged in fatal stabbing of carjacking suspect — live updates

The 19-year-old was arrested for stabbing a man who was attempting to break into a car near the Lambda Chi Alpha and Delta Tau Delta fraternity houses on Monday evening.

The post USC student will not be charged in fatal stabbing of carjacking suspect — live updates appeared first on Daily Trojan.

USC Health Center Pharmacy to close June 24 to June 28

Students are advised to contact the USC Medical Plaza Pharmacy or the CVS at University Gateway for prescription transfers.

The post USC Health Center Pharmacy to close June 24 to June 28 appeared first on Daily Trojan.

Echo Park Online

© 2024   Created by University Park Family.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service