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Oct 11, 2012
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Oct 10, 2012
Otto Khera commented on Liliana Vasquez's blog post Ciclavia and our community
"Great meeting you at CicLAvia yesterday - and I'm so pleased that you did your ride for friends and associates to see the area that you grew up in and know so well! Wonderful :)"
Oct 8, 2012
Otto Khera commented on Liliana Vasquez's blog post Ciclavia and our community
"http://www.usc.edu/libraries/archives/la/historic/ Doheny Mansion and Stimson House are along the way/nearby ... not sure about other houses "
Aug 31, 2012
Liliana Vasquez commented on Liliana Vasquez's blog post Ciclavia and our community
"FYI! I have decided to begin the tour from Expo Park and ride through USC down Hoover. Highlighting The Row and that amazing house on the corner of 28th ST and Hoover then riding East on 27th st. making a right on Magnolia to come out on Adams.…"
Aug 30, 2012
Liliana Vasquez commented on Otto Khera's blog post Upcoming Neighborhood Bike Ambassadors Program Meeting - Aug 29 (Wed) at 7 PM at USC's Gerontology Bldg (Rm 230)
"Oh man I just read this missed it by a day....keep on having them and I will definitely come out and support "
Aug 30, 2012
Liliana Vasquez's blog post was featured

Ciclavia and our community

Hello my name is Liliana Vasquez I recently joined this group. A little about myself I grew up in the area of University park lived all my life in the parameters that are between Toberman and Vermont Jefferson 23rd St area.I am interested in the preservation and cultural history our neighborhood. In recent years I have noticed a revival in the interests of neighborhoods all around the Downtown Los Angeles areas. I feel that our area is as rich in history if not more then places such as Boyle…See More
Aug 30, 2012
Liliana Vasquez commented on Liliana Vasquez's blog post Ciclavia and our community
"Yes Eddie the two points you noted are what I have in mind. The ride however would be during Ciclavia I would take some of the people I know that I ride with around my neighborhood and show them what it is I love about my little neck of the…"
Aug 9, 2012
Eddie North-Hager commented on Liliana Vasquez's blog post Ciclavia and our community
"I am also interested in your idea. If we can more clearly set out the objectives and timelines we can see where we can fit in. It sounds like we would like • a history/art/architecture ride pre-Ciclavia • a booth on the Ciclavia route to…"
Aug 8, 2012
Otto Khera commented on Liliana Vasquez's blog post Ciclavia and our community
"... to be clear ..."
Aug 7, 2012
Otto Khera commented on Liliana Vasquez's blog post Ciclavia and our community
"Also - be clear (rereading my comment below) -- both me and my wife Rita AND kids are interested in the history of Doheny, St. Vincents/Mount St. Mary's and the Mission, Victorian architecture, and the wider Adams history ... I mentioned Expo…"
Aug 7, 2012
Otto Khera commented on Liliana Vasquez's blog post Ciclavia and our community
"So we're located to the south of you, on Leighton Avenue approximately near Budlong. From there, we can see the Coliseum and I'm reminded of that history and place -- and how easy and safe for families it is to ride there. I often ride…"
Aug 6, 2012
Liliana Vasquez commented on Liliana Vasquez's blog post Ciclavia and our community
"Thank You Otto yes please do. My idea basically is just taking a group of riders around Adams and Hoover then back on out to Figueroa. I still am pondering the exact route and will be going out in the next couple of weeks to tour on my own the…"
Aug 6, 2012
Otto Khera commented on Liliana Vasquez's blog post Ciclavia and our community
"Hi Liliana! I fully agree that there is increasing interest in the preservation of South LA's (and wider LA's) cultural history. I will support you and your efforts as a local resident and USC staff member as much as I can. I am involved…"
Aug 6, 2012
Otto Khera promoted Liliana Vasquez's blog post Ciclavia and our community
Aug 6, 2012
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Aug 6, 2012

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A little about me:
I grew up in the neighborhood. Lived from age 5 to 12 at the Victorian house located adjacent to the Arco gas station on Hoover and 23rd st. We then moved to an apartment over on 24th st and Union. I love the neighborhood and now that I am a full adult I am interested in its history. I want to educate myself more so that I may help in restoring it and preserving it.
Your University Park secret:
I don't have any
Who referred you?
self
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writer
School you attend:
Norwood St Elementary
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La Barca, Pete's Burgers, Ralphs,

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Ciclavia and our community

Posted on August 5, 2012 at 1:00pm 10 Comments

Hello my name is Liliana Vasquez I recently joined this group. A little about myself I grew up in the area of University park lived all my life in the parameters that are between Toberman and Vermont Jefferson 23rd St area.

I am interested in the preservation and cultural history our neighborhood. In recent years I have noticed a revival in the interests of neighborhoods all around the Downtown Los Angeles areas. I feel that our area is as rich in history if not more then places such…

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Let's discuss the “Island of Lights” project for the Hoover Union Triangle.Meet the Artist: Sheila KleinFriday, September 19, 2014 4-6 PMThe Velaslavasay Panorama Exhibition Hall at the Union Theater1122 West 24th StreetPlease RSVP to indiejean@att.netThe Hoover-Union Triangle itself was formed by the intersection of the original Spanish Pueblo de Los Angeles street-grid crossing at a diagonal with the later Anglo-surveyed street-grid of 1853…See More
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Welcome Sayda Trujillo to our Teatro del Pueblo (Theatre of the Neighborhood) Team!

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"Kinfolk are Our Village" by Women's Voices at Institute of Musical Arts

September 13, 2014 from 2pm to 4pm
We are very pleased to announce the start of our 5th Storytelling Season with the return of our very own WOMEN'S VOICES in another fantastic show, titled "Kinfolkare Our Village". Experience the rich heritage of the spoken word tradition with this ensemble group of storytellers who will present performances of original, personal stories they developed in their "Tell Me a Story" workshop.The women are gathering at the home one of their own, who has just returned from out of town where she…See More
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Welcome Sayda Trujillo to our Teatro del Pueblo (Theatre of the Neighborhood) Team!

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