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Intersections South LA is moving

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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…

San Pedro News Pilot

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,…

The 2019 Schedules Are Set For San Pedro & Mary Star Football

It's that time of year again...

The 2019 Prep Football season is rapidly approaching, and the schedules are now officially in for the San Pedro & Mary Star Of The Sea High School football teams, as both look to improve off their 2018 campaigns.

San…

San Pedro Baseball Trio & Los Angeles Wins GEICO City Series Title

CHICAGO - If you didn't know, now you know.

The CIF-Los Angeles City Section can play some baseball.

A Section that has produced future & current Major League Baseball stars and Hall Of Famers like Ozzie Smith, Eddie Murray, Sparky Anderson, Bret Saberhagen, Darryl Strawberry, Robin Yount, Randy Wolf, Jon Garland, Garrett Anderson,…

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

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

The 'new' World Stage [Concert Schedule] Oct/Nov 2019 "Fall into Autumn Jazz Concert Series +" ~ *updatez*

Posted by Jo- Koo of DojO- on October 21, 2019 at 9:47pm 109 Comments

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

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CNN TV: Schedule / Wkendz - Sat., Oct. 26th NEWs / FILM(s) / History of COMEDY Series ~ *updatez*

Posted by Jo- Koo of DojO- on October 21, 2019 at 1:00am 0 Comments

 + Newsrm. Live / New Day Wkend - Christi Paul & Victor Blackwell / (Michael) Smerconish / (10) Newsrms / S.E. Cupp Unfiltered - Mornin' | Afta'noon | Evenin' | Overnite ~

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CNN Newsroom Live (CNNI)

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CNN TV: Schedule - Oct. Wkend, Sat., 19th - NEWS + / The VAN JONES Sho- / RBG Film(s) / (4) United Shades of America w/ W. KAMAU BELL ~ *updatez*

Posted by Jo- Koo of DojO- on October 19, 2019 at 11:41pm 0 Comments

 + tonight w/ Don Lemon (Overnite) / (2) Newsrm. Live / (3) New Day Sat. - Christi Paul & Victor Blackwell /  (Michael) SMERCONISH / (9) Newsrm. -

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

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LADIES LO❤️E LAUGHTER "♀ Comedy Show" @ The STAGE "Monthly - Longtime Stand-up - Sat., Oct. 19th/every 3rd Sat. Night 9PM "sharp" ~ *updatez*

Posted by Jo- Koo of DojO- on October 19, 2019 at 8:09am 10 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: Schedule - Weekend-Sun., Oct. 13th - NEWS + / This is Life w/ LISA LING Reports / Declassified Series Episode ~ *updatez*

Posted by Jo- Koo of DojO- on October 13, 2019 at 7:00am 1 Comment

 + Crimes of the Century (Overnite) / (3) Newsrm. Live / (2) New Day Su. / Inside Politics - John King / (2) State of the Union - Jake Tapper / (2) GPS Fareed Zakaria / Reliable Sources - Brian Stelter / (6) Newsrms. -

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CNN TV: Schedule - Weekend, Sat., Oct. 12th NEWs + / This Is Life w/ LISA LING / Crimes of the Century + ~ *updatez*

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

 + White House in Crisis/The Impeachment Inquiry (Overnite) / Special Report Weed 5 The CBD Craze / Newsrm. Live / New Day - Christi Paul and Victor Blackwell / (Michael) Smerconish / S.E. Cupp Unfiltered /  The Axe Files - David Axelrod -

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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: "Back" Oct/Nov. 2019 "Fall into Autumn Jazz Concert Series +" [SCHEDULE] ~ *updatez*

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"The Village LIVES!" - Eddie North-Hager, LeimertParkBeat.com
"Alwayz somethin' happenin' @ The World STAGE" - Mark Maxwell, (20 yrs) Host of RISE on KPFK 90.7FM 
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Presented by Dwight Trible, Executive Director The 'new' World STAGE Art, Education & Performance Gallery non-profit 501(c)(3) - "Back-off Summer break. (not unlik' Congress)" - …

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 The 'new' World Stage [Concert Schedule] Oct/Nov 2019 "Fall into Autumn Jazz Concert Series +" ~ *updatez*
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Jo- Koo of DojO- posted a blog post

CNN TV: Schedule / Wkendz - Sat., Oct. 26th NEWs / FILM(s) / History of COMEDY Series ~ *updatez*

 + Newsrm. Live / New Day Wkend - Christi Paul & Victor Blackwell / (Michael) Smerconish / (10) Newsrms / S.E. Cupp Unfiltered - Mornin' | Afta'noon | Evenin' | Overnite ~.CNN Newsroom Live (CNNI)Sat. 26th - 12am PT..CNN Newsroom Live (CNNI)Sat. 26th - 1 & 2am PTThe latest news from around the world...…See More
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Dawn Clark-Johnson posted an event

"They Still Walk Among Us" by Barbara H. Clark at Institute of Musical Arts

October 26, 2019 from 2pm to 4pm
On Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 2:00 p.m., the Institute of Musical Arts welcomes back our very own Storyteller Barbara H. Clark in her solo concert, “They Still Walk Among Us”.This spooky show was first presented to a sold out crowd at the Ray G. Clark Theater in 2013, and are some of Barbara’s best stories. We are delighted to have its revival launch our 10th storytelling season.There are many things in life that defy rational explanation, things we don’t understand. But the fact that we…See More
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Jo- Koo of DojO- commented on Jo- Koo of DojO-'s blog post CNN TV: Schedule - TONIGHT Tu., Oct. 15th - Democratic Presidential Debate / Pre-Sho- / Post Analysis / Replay ~ *updatez*
"Chris Cillizza's winners and losers from the fourth Democratic debate -   CNN Editor@lg. ie * Andrew Yang: If I told you even three months ago that there would be a time in mid-October in which there was an extended conversation…"
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Aaron Neville "ticket-give-away" @ The World STAGE "Fall into Autumn Jazz Concert Series +" ~ *updatez* at The 'new' World Stage

October 18, 2019 at 9pm to October 26, 2019 at 11:30pm
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"How to watch the Democratic debate tonight - Kate Sullivan, CNN = 5pm PT"
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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 and former food executive pleads guilty in admissions scandal

Michelle Janavs, a Newport Beach resident, is accused of paying $300,000 to have her daughter admitted to USC as a beach volleyball recruit and of fixing her daughter’s ACT test scores.

The post USC parent and former food executive pleads guilty in admissions scandal appeared first on Daily Trojan.

USG reveals mental health initiatives, passes SLAC resolution

USG hopes to educate the student body about this year’s mental health focus.

The post USG reveals mental health initiatives, passes SLAC resolution appeared first on Daily Trojan.

Thornton student receives Latin GRAMMY nomination

Doctoral candidate Juan Pablo Contreras composes classical mariachi music.

The post Thornton student receives Latin GRAMMY nomination 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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