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Do you have a story for KPCC's new First Person series?

What does it take to lead a healthy life? How do we build a healthy community? We know we need good clinics and hospitals staffed by skilled professionals to keep us healthy and and treat us when we're not. But it takes a lot more than that. A healthy community has good schools, plentiful park space, healthy food options, minimal pollution, few or no gangs.Sharing experiences is one way to build a healthier community. First…See More
Feb 21
Ashley Alvarado's blog post was featured

Do you have a story for KPCC's new First Person series?

What does it take to lead a healthy life? How do we build a healthy community? We know we need good clinics and hospitals staffed by skilled professionals to keep us healthy and and treat us when we're not. But it takes a lot more than that. A healthy community has good schools, plentiful park space, healthy food options, minimal pollution, few or no gangs.Sharing experiences is one way to build a healthier community. First…See More
Feb 21
Ashley Alvarado posted a blog post

SCOTUS dismisses Prop 8; California can resume same-sex marriages. KPCC asks: How does decision affect you?

The Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down the Defense of Marriage Act as unconstitutional and dismissed Prop 8 on standing, meaning same-sex marriages can resume in California.How do these decisions affect you? Are you planning to get married?KPCC would like to hear from people whose lives are affected by this.By sharing your story, you help us to follow this issue in a way that is more relevant and people-centered. Your…See More
Jun 26, 2013
Ashley Alvarado posted a blog post

KPCC asks: Have you been priced out of a neighborhood?

L.A. neighborhoods are changing: Demographics shift. Businesses open and shutter. Residents are forced to adapt and, sometimes, move. In February, KPCC's Crawford Family Forum went to Highland Park—a rapidly changing neighborhood—to hold an an off-site conversation focused on "Changing Neighborhoods: Tradition, Transition, and Gentrification in L.A." (Click the …See More
Mar 7, 2013
Ashley Alvarado's blog post was featured

KPCC asks: How has mental illness affected your life?

Tragedies like the Sandy Hook shooting strike, and the country turns its attention to mental illness. But this is a conversation that needs to go deeper and last longer. KPCC journalists want Southern California community members to lead the conversation.Tell us: How has mental illness affected your life?It's confidential, and a KPCC journalist will reply by email. Nothing you share is aired or published without your…See More
Feb 22, 2013
Ashley Alvarado posted a blog post

KPCC asks: How has mental illness affected your life?

Tragedies like the Sandy Hook shooting strike, and the country turns its attention to mental illness. But this is a conversation that needs to go deeper and last longer. KPCC journalists want Southern California community members to lead the conversation.Tell us: How has mental illness affected your life?It's confidential, and a KPCC journalist will reply by email. Nothing you share is aired or published without your…See More
Feb 22, 2013
Ashley Alvarado posted a blog post

Do you suffer from an 'invisible' condition like migraines or rheumatoid arthritis?

Do you or a loved one suffer from an illness like migraines, rheumatoid arthritis or chronic fatigue syndrome? KPCC reporter José Martinez is working on a series of stories that look at…See More
Feb 15, 2013
Ashley Alvarado commented on Ashley Alvarado's blog post What are the sounds unique to University Park?
"Thanks, Liliana! Is there any way you'd want to click on the link and write your note in the form? It better allows the station to track responses, and one of our producers may want to follow up directly with you. The links up above. But you…"
Jan 31, 2013
Ashley Alvarado's blog post was featured

What are the sounds unique to University Park?

Every neighborhood has a soundscape, a mélange of musical and sometimes nonmusical noises all its own. Whether it's music, birds, car horns or ice cream trucks, KPCC's Take Two morning show wants to feature those sounds (good and bad) that provide a soundtrack to your every day. We have created a short set of questions and a way to record and upload audio. Click …See More
Jan 30, 2013
Ashley Alvarado posted a blog post

What are the sounds unique to University Park?

Every neighborhood has a soundscape, a mélange of musical and sometimes nonmusical noises all its own. Whether it's music, birds, car horns or ice cream trucks, KPCC's Take Two morning show wants to feature those sounds (good and bad) that provide a soundtrack to your every day. We have created a short set of questions and a way to record and upload audio. Click …See More
Jan 30, 2013
Ashley Alvarado is now a member of University Park Family
Jan 4, 2013

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A little about me:
I'm the public engagement editor for 89.3 KPCC, Southern California Public Radio. And I'm always interested in learning more about different neighborhoods.
Your University Park secret:
I went to USC.
Who referred you?
Eddie North-Hager
Profession:
Journalist
School you attend:
USC alumna
Favorite local restaurant:
Cafe 84 (shh)

Ashley Alvarado's Blog

Do you have a story for KPCC's new First Person series?

Posted on February 21, 2014 at 1:09pm 0 Comments

What does it take to lead a healthy life? How do we build a healthy community? We know we need good clinics and hospitals staffed by skilled professionals to keep us healthy and and treat us when we're not. But it takes a lot more than that. A healthy community has good schools, plentiful park space, healthy food options, minimal pollution, few or no gangs.

Sharing experiences is one way to build a healthier community.…

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SCOTUS dismisses Prop 8; California can resume same-sex marriages. KPCC asks: How does decision affect you?

Posted on June 26, 2013 at 9:52am 0 Comments

The Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down the Defense of Marriage Act as unconstitutional and dismissed Prop 8 on standing, meaning same-sex marriages can resume in California.

How do these decisions affect you? Are you planning to get married?

KPCC would like to hear from people whose lives are affected by this.

By sharing your story, you help us to follow this issue in a…

Continue

KPCC asks: Have you been priced out of a neighborhood?

Posted on March 7, 2013 at 2:48pm 0 Comments

L.A. neighborhoods are changing: Demographics shift. Businesses open and shutter. Residents are forced to adapt and, sometimes, move. 

In February, KPCC's Crawford Family Forum went to Highland Park—a rapidly changing neighborhood—to hold an an off-site conversation focused on "Changing Neighborhoods: Tradition, Transition, and Gentrification in L.A." (Click the …

Continue

KPCC asks: How has mental illness affected your life?

Posted on February 22, 2013 at 9:57am 0 Comments

Tragedies like the Sandy Hook shooting strike, and the country turns its attention to mental illness. But this is a conversation that needs to go deeper and last longer. KPCC journalists want Southern California community members to lead the conversation.

Tell us: How has mental illness affected your…

Continue

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Discussion: Proposed street closures for USC football games

City Councilmember Curren Price and the University of Southern California invite you to an informational meeting of the proposed street closures for the 2014 USC home football game schedule Date: July 30th, 2014 Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.Location: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum BoardroomParking: Enter Exposition Park at 39th/Figueroa St to park,walk through Gate 33 of Coliseum to enter boardroom.For more information call: 213-743-2230 email: dgalaviz@usc.edu•••El Consejal del Distrito 9 Curren Price…See More
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University Park Family posted a blog post

Discussion: Proposed street closures for USC football games

City Councilmember Curren Price and the University of Southern California invite you to an informational meeting of the proposed street closures for the 2014 USC home football game schedule Date: July 30th, 2014 Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.Location: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum BoardroomParking: Enter Exposition Park at 39th/Figueroa St to park,walk through Gate 33 of Coliseum to enter boardroom.For more information call: 213-743-2230 email: dgalaviz@usc.edu•••El Consejal del Distrito 9 Curren Price…See More
Tuesday
Cindy Marie Jenkins posted a blog post

Of the Landed Gentry / De la Aristocracia Terratenientepor

Of the Landed Gentry by Jay McAdamsNews travels fast on the streets. The coroner hadn’t even arrived yet when a sobbing neighborhood drunk stumbled into our lobby Monday to tell us that Papa Willie had died. “Show me”, I said, needing more proof. He led me to the parking lot next to the park, just a block south of the theatre,…See More
Monday
Cindy Marie Jenkins's blog post was featured

Of the Landed Gentry / De la Aristocracia Terratenientepor

Of the Landed Gentry by Jay McAdamsNews travels fast on the streets. The coroner hadn’t even arrived yet when a sobbing neighborhood drunk stumbled into our lobby Monday to tell us that Papa Willie had died. “Show me”, I said, needing more proof. He led me to the parking lot next to the park, just a block south of the theatre,…See More
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mikal sharrieff is now a member of University Park Family
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Susan von Seggern promoted Susan von Seggern's blog post Los Angeles Summer of Learning comes to the University Park Area
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