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Intersections South LA is moving

We're relocating and will no longer publish on this website.

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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

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,…

San Pedro High School Football 2019 Preview

No one truly anticipated the 2018 San Pedro High football going the way it did.

Typically, San Pedro would start off strong in their first five games of 2018, and then the Pirates hit a tailspin of losing their next four before finally closing the regular season strong with a victory over Gardena… their only Marine League victory.

Still,…

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

BEST OF SILVER LAKE - VOTE NOW THRU 9/30/19

Now's the time to vote for our fav local businesses who serve Silver Lake. The Silver Lake Chamber of Commerce organizes an online vote. Go to BestOfSilverLake.com and click to vote. They also invite business and government leaders to enjoy tastes of Silver Lake restaurants' samplings, beverages sponsored by The Satellite and Silver Lake Wine, comedy curated by Richy Leis of Comic Cure. More info…

L. A. VOTING CHANGES

Los Angeles is the first in the nation to change to new, more convenient and secure voting systems. Starting in March, you'll be able to vote at ANY of many new polling centers across the County, over an 11-day period. 

You're invited to join the LA County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk and the office of Supervisor…

MEET THE CANDIDATE

Nithya For The City invites you to celebrate as we kick off our bid for District 4!

(Click above for video.)

A shy women with a heart for people experiencing homelessness and a dissatisfaction for the lack of progress made recently by the City is throwing her name into the hat. She wants to represent the City…

 

Blog Posts

CNN TV: Schedule - Wkend. - Dec., Su. 15th; NEWs / State of the Union w/ Jake Tapper / GPS - Fareed Zakaria / (Original Series) The 2000s - *updatez* ~

Posted by Jo- Koo of DojO- on December 12, 2019 at 6:00am 0 Comments

The 2000s  Original Series - The 2000s

 + Inside Evil w/ Chris Cuomo (Overnite - episode) / Newsrm.(s) Live / New Day Wkend. Su. / inside politics - John King / Reliable Sources - Brian Stelter / Newsrm.(s) / (series) The Movies (episode) -

Mornin' |…

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The 'new' World Stage "Concert Schedule +" Dec 2019 'N Jan 2020 "Fall out-of Autumn into Winter Jazz Concert Series +" ~ *updatez*

Posted by Jo- Koo of DojO- on December 9, 2019 at 10:44am 124 Comments

[Upcomin']  < Winter Break > Sat., Jan. 25th - The Joshua White Trio
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"The Village LIVES!" - Eddie North-Hager, LeimertParkBeat.com The Soul of L.A. "The only source…
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CNN TV: Schedule - Wkend. - Dec., Sat. 7th; NEWs + / Decade Series: 70's, 80's, 90's & 2000's ~ *updatez*

Posted by Jo- Koo of DojO- on December 7, 2019 at 10:15pm 0 Comments

 + tonight w/ Don Lemon (Overnite) / Newsrm. Live / New Day Wkend. (Sat.) - Christi Paul & Victor Blackwell / (Michael) Smerconish / Newsrm.(s) / SE Cupp Unfiltered -

Mornin' | Afta'noon | Evenin' | Overnite ~

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CNN TV: Schedule: Wkend - Dec., Su. 1st; NEWs + / Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown + *updatez* Special Report: 'NEW' Abuse & Scandal in the Catholic Church / Apollo 11 ~

Posted by Jo- Koo of DojO- on December 1, 2019 at 3:56pm 0 Comments

See the source image  State of the Union w/ Jake Tapper / GPS Fareed Zakaria / + Newrm. Live / New Day Su. - Christi Paul & Victor Blackwell / Inside Politics - John King / Reliable Sources - Brian Stelter / Newsrm.(s) - 

Mornin' | Afta'noon | Evenin' | Overnite ~…

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Black Fri. 29th w/ RICHARD GRANT | Cyber Sat. 30th w/ NEDRA WHEELER @ The 'new' World STAGE

Posted by Jo- Koo of DojO- on November 30, 2019 at 2:19am 1 Comment

"Always somethin' happenin' @ The World Stage" - Mark Maxwell & Ollie Bivins - RISE on KPFK 90.7 FM…An Evenin' w/ "charismatic bassist" NEDRA WHEELER Ensemble & Guest

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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 event Andrew Yang L.A. Fundraisers Nov., 14th and 15th ~
"We have just one day left to reach our $2 million goal & grassroots donations have been surging. But we still have a massive gap.So Andrew has a message he wanted to share w/ you. Check it out, then make sure we don’t fall short:"
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60th Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration at Music Center's Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

December 24, 2019 from 3pm to 6pm
L.A.’s largest holiday spectacular celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2019. Join this year’s co-hosts, internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano Suzanna Guzmán and actress Marissa Ramirez (Blue Bloods), for this free, three-hour holiday show featuring 25 music ensembles, choirs and dance companies from the many neighborhoods and cultures that make up L.A. Once again, PBS SoCal will host a live broadcast of the event that has been a Los Angeles holiday tradition since 1959, while KCET will air the…See More
Dec 8
Jo- Koo of DojO- commented on Jo- Koo of DojO-'s event Andrew Yang L.A. Fundraisers Nov., 14th and 15th ~
"December Debate Status:NOT YET QUALIFIED✅ 200,000 unique donors✅ Poll 1: CNN New Hampshire✅ Poll 2: Quinnipiac New Hampshire✅ Poll 3: Quinnipiac South Carolina❌ Poll 4: National or Early StatePitch in now to get Andrew on the December debate…"
Dec 8
Jo- Koo of DojO- commented on Jo- Koo of DojO-'s blog post The 'new' World Stage [Concert Schedule] Dec 2019 "Fall back into Autumn Jazz Concert Series +" ~ *updatez*
""LA Jazz Quick Calendar *updatez*("Fall back into Autumn Jazz Concert Series +")Friday 12/6 – Vocalist Sheree Brown (& Friends)Saturday 12/7 – The Acoustic Revelation Band (feat. Co-Leaders "Sensei" Latif…"
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Jo- Koo of DojO- commented on Jo- Koo of DojO-'s blog post The 'new' World Stage [Concert Schedule] Dec 2019 "Fall back into Autumn Jazz Concert Series +" ~ *updatez*
"Wuz Hot? Weekly Best Bets 4 Live Jazz L.A. (+) ("Fall back into Autumn Jazz Concert Series +") Friday 12/6 – Vocalist Sheree Brown (& Friends)Saturday 12/7 – The Acoustic Revelation Band (feat.…"
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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

Senators propose first-gen student resource center

Student leaders hope the center will provide more guidance and community.

The post Senators propose first-gen student resource center appeared first on Daily Trojan.

Instagram, JED start mental health initiative

The Jed Foundation worked with Instagram to make a mental health toolkit.

The post Instagram, JED start mental health initiative appeared first on Daily Trojan.

SCA decides against fully removing Wayne exhibit

The new exhibit will feature a more complex telling of the American West.

The post SCA decides against fully removing Wayne exhibit 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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