For the USC and Exposition Park neighborhoods in Los Angeles
If you live in the Los Angeles area, please join 89.3 KPCC on Saturday, May 13 for a panel discussion on what makes a medical condition "invisible": What is unique about the suffering of someone who has R.A. or chronic migraine headaches? What challenges does that person face in communicating her or his condition to a health provider? And is this a matter of public health?
Conditions like cancer, heart disease and AIDS strike fear into the…Continue
Added by Connie K. Ho on May 13, 2013 at 1:57pm — No Comments
On Thursday, May 2, the Empowerment Congress NANDC neighborhood council voted to award a $2,000 grant to ECCLA's 22nd Annual Teacher Awards. We honor K-12 educators who go above and beyond the call of duty at an elegant event at the Natural History Museum of L.A. County. With all of the challenges facing education, this is our opportunity to highlight the many teachers who do extraordinary work every day with very little attention or recognition. We hope to stream the event live, so stay…Continue
Added by Jacqueline Hamilton on May 7, 2013 at 11:08am — No Comments
The Associated Press Stylebook and several newsrooms have dropped the term "illegal immigrant." On the AP website, a top editor clarified, "The Stylebook no longer sanctions the term 'illegal immigrant' or the use of 'illegal' to describe a person. Instead, it tells users that 'illegal' should describe only an action, such as living in or immigrating to a country…
Added by Connie K. Ho on April 29, 2013 at 4:18pm — No Comments
The Los Angeles Child Guidance Clinic is proud to announce its 15th Annual Family FunFest, a mental health awareness event open to the community to commemorate Children's Mental Health Awareness Month. This year, FunFest will be…Continue
Glenn Bailey, Vice-Chair of the Los Angeles Neighborhood Council Coalition reports:
Tonight the "on the road" public hearing on the proposed $3 billion street repair parcel tax will be held in South Los Angeles beginning at 6:00 p.m. (agenda below and attached). I hope your Neighborhood Council will be represented.
We all agree that many of our streets need some serious repair work -- the question is whether asking homeowners of modest means to pay $3,500 more on…
Added by University Park Family on April 25, 2013 at 3:17pm — No Comments
A team of assessors from the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA) will arrive on April 27, 2013 to examine all aspects of the University of Southern California, Department of Public Safety policies and procedures, management, operations and support services, John Thomas, Chief of Public Safety announced today.
Verification by the team that the Department of Public Safety meets lACLEA’s state-of-the-art standards for campus law enforcement and…Continue
Added by University Park Family on April 22, 2013 at 11:52am — No Comments
Join us tomorrow for our design presentation and open house!
We're excited to welcome guest speaker Charlie Gandy, a livability expert who will speak about how redesigning Long Beach's streets for people has resulted in a stronger city, both economically and environmentally. Plus we'll have refreshments from local restaurants…
Added by University Park Family on April 8, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments
Eighth District Neighborhood Council, Leadership and Community Stakeholders can have an intimate meeting with Councilman Bernard Parks Saturday, April 6, from 9 A.M. -10:30 A.M. at the Constituent Service Center, 8475 S. Vermont Avenue in Los Angeles
To be discussed:
Added by University Park Family on April 5, 2013 at 11:10am — No Comments
NANDC, the City of Los Angeles, Department of Recreation & Parks, and Charles R. Drew University of Medicine are partnering to bring healthy lifestyles & family fun to the South LA Community:
A Health, Fitness, & Family Fun Festival
Sunday, April 7th, 2013, 1pm - 5pm
MLK Jr. Recreation Center
Added by University Park Family on April 5, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments
Chicago Examiner cd review: Billy Jones Bluez - I'm A Bluesman
Listen Now! ...new cd ...I'm A Bluesman
"This guy has what it takes ...the music oozes sexuality ...he is totally his own man with a show-stopping…Continue
Added by billy jones bluez on March 28, 2013 at 6:07pm — No Comments
Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles is having a Tasting Bee, Saturday March 16, from 10 am to 1 pm at Foshay Learning Center, 3751 South Harvard Blvd. North of Exposition Blvd and east Western Ave.
Added by University Park Family on March 15, 2013 at 1:39pm — No 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
Added by Ashley Alvarado on March 7, 2013 at 2:48pm — No Comments
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Need money for college? ECCLA is awarding higher education scholarships of $1,000 to 12th grade students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher enrolled in high schools within the ECCLA boundaries.
Completed and signed applications and all required items must be received at the ECCLA office no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 12th, 2013, or postmarked that date.
See our Scholarship…Continue
Added by Jacqueline Hamilton on March 6, 2013 at 2:50pm — No Comments
The Raymond Avenue Neighborhood Garden will get a new name and be assured of a long life. Begun 5 years ago by local resident and volunteer Master Gardener Julie Burleigh, 24 families now grow food and enjoy interacting with nature in a space that blighted the neighborhood for years. In partnership with the L.A. Neighborhood Land Trust (LANLT), the garden’s future has been secured with a donation to acquire the property. Please join Julie, the gardeners and the LANLT as we dedicate the Erica…Continue
Added by University Park Family on March 6, 2013 at 10:07am — No Comments
Sunday March 3 @ 10 AM leaving from Mercado La Paloma (3655 S. Grand Ave, near Grand and Exposition, just east of the 110 freeway near the DMV).
Meet other cyclists from the neighborhood, get to know others at USC engaging bicycling and healthy foods - and have fun eating well and riding!Continue
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.
Added by Ashley Alvarado on February 22, 2013 at 9:57am — No Comments
After many years of anxiously awaiting the results of a $7.5 million dollar renovation of the school's 1925 auditorium, Foshay staff and students are proud to announce the grand opening event to be held on February 28,, 2013 at 6:00pm. There will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Marguerite LaMotte representing LAUSD Board District 1 followed by a number of special musical performances involving Foshay students and staff as well as students from the community and the University of Southern…Continue
Our next session of Adult Computer Basics Classes begins next week, Thursday Feb. 21st. register Tuesday and Wednesday.
* Gain valuable new Computer Skills!
* Receive a USC Certificate of Completion!
* Free Refurbished Computer for Parents of FOS students!
7pm til 9pm. 5 week session, Tuesdays & Thursdays.
All classes are Bilingual (English/Spanish).
$40 for Parents of students currently enrolled in a FOS school/CEA…Continue
Added by USC Community Computing Center on February 15, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments
Mercado La Paloma presents a very special Sunday night event for LA music and culture lovers. Come celebrate the legacy of the legendary Gil Scott-Heron on February 24th for a small and intimate performance of 'Peace Go With You, Gil.'
The 'Peace Go With You, Gil' Ensemble will include vocals by Jimetta Rose and Love-Logiq, trumpet playing by Todd M. Simon, keyboards by Mark de Clive-Lowe, guitar by Patrick Bailey, percussion by Allakoi Peete and drums by Dexter…Continue
Added by University Park Family on February 14, 2013 at 1:15pm — No Comments