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Added by STEVEN T. BLEDSOE on April 19, 2014 at 1:35pm — No Comments

Los Angeles Times Festival of Books this weekend at USC

Fourth year on the USC campus expected to draw more than 150,000 attendees

WHAT: The 19th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, the largest and most prestigious public literary event in the country.

Visit…

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Added by University Park Family on April 12, 2014 at 5:24pm — No Comments

South LA Kids Bike Festival - April 13 - 11a-2p at Foshay Learning Center

Come one! Come all! Foshay Learning Center this

Sunday, April 13, 2014 from 11a-2p

South LA Kids Bike Festival! Fun, Family, Food - FREE!…

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Added by Otto Khera on April 8, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

CicLAvia Feeder Ride on April 6 @ USC Expo Metro Station - Expo Park Side

Join us! All are welcome!

Added by Otto Khera on April 2, 2014 at 11:52am — No Comments

BIKE RIDE TO GRAND PARK - DOWNTOWN LA - SUNDAY MARCH 9 @ 11AM

Grand Park Bike Ride Downtown LA/Meet Up: Explore Downtown L.A. on a bike! USC Bicycle Coalition is hosting a group ride on Sunday, March 9th from Exposition Park to Grand Park in Downtown Los Angeles. 

The ride is open to all, and is a great chance to safely practice riding on the street with a large group. A small lunch will be provided, to be enjoyed at Grand Park. 

We roll out at 11am from the Expo…
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Added by Otto Khera on March 2, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

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.…

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Added by Ashley Alvarado on February 21, 2014 at 1:09pm — No Comments

ACTIVE STREETS LA -- MEET UP BIKE RIDE TO VERMONT SQUARE LIBRARY AND PARK

JOIN THE BIKING FUN ! THIS SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1 at 10 AM ... leaving Expo Park at USC Expo Station

Our Route: http://goo.gl/GT0IAi

Join us at 10 AM after the Foshay 5K to the…

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Added by Otto Khera on January 29, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

2nd Annual Foshay 5K Run/Walk as One Community! Join us on Feb. 1st, 2014.

Foshay 5K - Register now!

Foshay Learning Center, a local K-12 institution in the USC Family of Schools, is hosting the 2nd Annual Foshay 5K on the Historic Exposition Blvd to promote healthier living, bolster the bonds between USC and the…

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Added by Lisa Beebe on January 25, 2014 at 2:32pm — No Comments

Oral Cancer Can Be Caught Before It Kills

Many don’t know they’re at risk, but having regular dental checkups is an important defense against oral cancer.

Oral cancer – cancer in the mouth, on the lips, or in the throat – is a complex disease, and many people don’t know they’re at risk for it, says Dr.…

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Added by Beth Newcomb on November 18, 2013 at 8:58am — No Comments

Protect Your Child’s Smile from the Start

Good dental habits for parents and babies prevent problems when kids are older, says USC pediatric dentist Dr. Gardner Beale.

Dental problems are one of the biggest health issues facing kids in Los Angeles. Mouth pain from tooth decay is the…

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Added by Beth Newcomb on November 11, 2013 at 9:24am — No Comments

Diabetes Doesn’t Have to Hurt Smiles

During November’s American Diabetes Month, USC dentist Dr. Piedad Suarez says patients can prevent the dental risks that diabetes brings.



More than a half-million people in Los Angeles County…

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Added by Beth Newcomb on November 5, 2013 at 11:10am — No Comments

South LA Kids Bike Festival! Sunday November 17 @ 11a-3p @ Foshay!

FREE & FUN EVENT: Bring your kids and entire family for a day of bicycle-related fun and activities at Foshay Learning Center at Western/Exposition (http://goo.gl/maps/yV8fP). 

Includes:

  • Bike skills stations
  • Area group rides
  • Prize raffle
  • Helmet giveaways
  • Bike wash
  • Food
  • Certificates and good…
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Added by Otto Khera on November 3, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

Shakespeare at USC by University Park neighborhood students

The play's the thing!

Don't miss the opportunity to experience the best of Hamlet as it was meant to be experienced--on the stage!



Soliloquys, Scenes, Spookiness and Shakespeare. Come enjoy the antic dispositions!

NOVEMBER 1st Friday USC Taper Hall 101 5-7

Refreshments served.…

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Added by University Park Family on October 31, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Second Jefferson Boulevard Streetscape Hearing Nov. 5

City of LA Planning Department will be holding the second Public Workshop regarding the adoption of Urban Design Guidelines and a Jefferson Boulevard Concept Streetscape Plan on Nov. 5 at the Galen Center Founders Room.…

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Added by University Park Family on October 30, 2013 at 12:39pm — No Comments

PASADENA ARTIST BING BING COMPLETES 27-MILE HISTORIC WALK FROM ALTADENA TO GARDENA.

Just when the ultimate task of street guerilla marketing was becoming dull, Bing Bing has managed to raise the bar even higher. Showing great ambition and dedication, the young artist woke up at 2:00a on Sunday 10/13/13 and walked from Lake & Washington to Eliot Middle School in Altadena to begin his…

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Added by Mistah Wilson on October 14, 2013 at 9:58pm — No Comments

Giving a Community Builder a $5,000 Grant

We're very excited to add to our traditional organization grants. This year the Perlman Foundation will also award one $5,000 Community Builder grant to an individual working hard in their community to make a difference.



If you know a local "Community Builder", post their name what they do, where we can find information on their work on Twitter- @thepfoundation or under the daily "Community Builders" post on Facebook-…

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Added by Shaun-Teka Joyner on October 14, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

PERLMAN FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES THE SECOND ANNUAL BRIDGING THE GAP AWARDS Submissions accepted Oct. 10 – Oct. 31

(Los Angeles, CA; Sept. 25, 2013) – The Perlman Foundation is pleased to announce that it is accepting submissions for its Second Annual Bridging the Gap Awards, a matching grant that assists smaller sized charitable organizations who exemplify the Perlman Foundation’s mission. This funding opportunity targets organizations that use innovative methods to positively impact individuals living in low-income communities.…

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Added by Shaun-Teka Joyner on October 14, 2013 at 11:36am — No Comments

BING BING TO WALK FROM ALTADENA TO GARDENA IN ATTEMPT TO UNIFY PASADENA'S MUSIC SCENE. SAYS HE WILL WALK FURTHER THAN THE LOS ANGELES MARATHON.

Pasadena, Ca artist Bing Bing, also known as Mistah Wilson, has been making ambitious moves for the Pasadena Music Scene…

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Added by Mistah Wilson on October 9, 2013 at 6:21pm — No Comments

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Fourth year on the USC campus expected to draw more than 150,000 attendeesWHAT: The 19th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, the largest and most prestigious public literary event in the country.Visit http://events.latimes.com/festivalofbooks/ and http://festivalofbooks2014.usc.edu/ for more information.WHEN: Saturday, April…See More
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"Drumbeats and Traveling Feet" - Tales & Rhythms by Ina and Chazz at Institute of Musical Arts

April 12, 2014 from 2pm to 4pm
Most of us know by that storytelling can teach, inform and entertain. But did you know that it could also "move you"? Well, you will not be able to sit still for the Institute of Musical Art's next Storytelling presentation!Award-winning Storyteller, Ina Buckner-Barnette and Rhythmic Institute Percussionist, Clarence "Chazz" Ross will guide us on a spirited journey, as they present "Drumbeats and Traveling Feet", an interactiveprogram of stories inspired by multicultural tales and rhythms.  But…See More
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