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USC Farmers Market Every Tuesday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at University Avenue Farmers Market

March 19, 2013 at 11pm to November 5, 2013 at 7pm
Fresh fruits, fresh vegetables and food trucks. Open for lunch and dinner. Every Tuesdays 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.See More
Mar 19, 2013
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A Dream Come True: Grand Opening Event for Foshay's Newly Renovated Auditorium at Foshay Learning Center

February 28, 2013 from 6pm to 7:30pm
This is a red carpet event! Guests are requested to dress accordingly. If you are interested in celebrating this very special event with us, please RSVP no later than Friday, February 22, 2013.RSVP:lbeebe@lausd.net323-373-2728See More
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Apr 26, 2010

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A little about me:
I was born at 1187 W 30th St, just west of Orchard..now 72 I have a ton of memories of the area post 1938..lots of stuff long gone but still a few bits of memories around Chester Place...where I used to skate and bike.
Your University Park secret:
Casa Da Rosas (Hoover and Adams) was a cool Italian restaurant in the '30s and '40's, dark inside at night, redolent with great smells, lots of diners,and multi-colored Christmas tree lights swagged over the outside dining area - a patio..as a kid it was a very special place! Like everything else in that area, used and abused over the decades!
Who referred you?
I'm a CA historian and just fell into this website via Google!
retired labor union contract coordinator
School you attend:
attended: 27th St. elementary, Foshay Middle School and 1 year at Polytechnic High (now Trade Tech) New Poly Hi in Sun Valley CA
Or school your children attend:
no kids
Preferred languages:
CA history, CA native plants, geology/minerology, fiber art (baskets), gourd art, art in general, music: ethnic, Blue Grass, classical, exploring this country by plane, train & automobile!
Favorite local restaurant:
Taylor's Steak House, La Canada, CA
Favorite local business:
Rice Wok, Laurel Canyon & Moorpark, Studio City CA

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The Institute of Musical Arts is proud to present “High Five, Daddy!", a solo performance by Storyteller Antonio Sacre.  Born in Boston to a Cuban father and Irish-American mother, Antonio's stories are drawn from his personal history growing up bilingual and bicultural as a Cuban-Irish-American. Antonio is an internationally touring bilingual storyteller, award winning author, and solo performance artist, based in Los Angeles. He earned a BA in English from Boston College and an MA in Theater…See More
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University Park Fire Station Grand Opening Today

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