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University Park Fire Station Grand Opening Today

Councilmember Curren D. Price, Jr.

LAFD Fire Chief Ralph M. Terrazas and

USC President C. L. Max Nikias

invite you to

USCFireStationNo15_GrandOpen_Flyer.pdf 1 9/17/15 11:27 AM

La Gran Celebración de

Apertura de

ESTACION DE

BOMBEROS 15

DEL DEPARTAMENTO DE BOMBEROS DE LOS ANGELES

Sábado, 10 de Octubre del 2015

11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Estación de Bomberos 15

3000 South…

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Added by University Park Family on October 10, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Westen Avenue Clean Up Breakfast and Barbecue SATURDAY Oct. 3

Come for a breakfast snack by 9 a.m. Clean up Western Avenue with partners from all over the neighborhood. Stay for lunch! From Expo to King.

Meet in MLK Park by the picnic tables.

Bring gloves, hat and sunscreen.

What street would you recommend needs a little freshening up?…

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Added by University Park Family on October 2, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

Pop up park at the Hoover Union Triangle - today - with free burritos

Today from noon to 5 p.m. - free burritos and a preview of a community amenity that's on the way! 

Have you heard the good news about the Hoover Union gateway triangle place park (the name has yet to be decided) that is being rethought, remodeled, reimagined and refunded?

Come by today and learn more. The next chance to get your ideas considered - 

Triangle Design Workshop:

Tuesday April 21st at 5:30 pm …
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Added by University Park Family on April 17, 2015 at 7:39am — No Comments

Vote for University Park today!

To find out where you vote, click here -https://www.lavote.net/locator/ - and put in your address. 

If you want your elected representative to care about your concerns and the issues in your community, you need to vote. 

Five percent of eligible voters decide the election and the areas they represent get more attention. Your vote helps those who are working to improve the community because it shows the people…

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Added by University Park Family on March 3, 2015 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Ciclavia comes to our neighborhood tomorrow - MLK Blvd. Closed to Cars Open to Bikes

One of the greatest community events to hit LA - Ciclavia - comes to South LA, Expo Park and University Park Sunday.

Ciclavia (pronounce it as you like) closes major streets to cars and opens them to walkers, bikers, strollers, unicyclists and the like. Click here for all the details.

This is a slideshow of my trip from Leimert Park to the 2011 Ciclavia that spanned from Boyle Heights to East…

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Added by University Park Family on December 6, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Dia De Los Muertos celebration in University Park

Added by University Park Family on October 17, 2014 at 11:06am — No Comments

Game day street closures meeting y en espanol

Coliseum street closure

City Councilmember Curren Price and the University of Southern California invite you to an informational meeting of the proposed street closures for the remaining 2014 USC home football games.

Date: October 15th, 2014

Time: 6:00 – 8:00…

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Added by University Park Family on October 3, 2014 at 2:39pm — No Comments

Hoover Union Triangle Plaza meeting tonight!

GILBERT A. CEDILLO COUNCILMEMBER, FIRST DISTRICT

Invites you to a

Community Meeting

Your Opinion Counts!

Come Share Your Priorities for the Proposed Improvements to the Union-Hoover Traffic Triangle

Share with us your opinion on:

-Transit Shelters/seating

-Lighting

-Outdoor performance…

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Added by University Park Family on September 30, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Hoover Union Triangle Plaza meeting

Let's discuss the “Island of Lights” project for the Hoover Union Triangle.



Meet the Artist: Sheila Klein



Friday, September 19, 2014 4-6 PM

The Velaslavasay Panorama Exhibition Hall at the Union Theater

1122 West 24th Street



Please RSVP to indiejean@att.net

The 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…

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Added by University Park Family on September 11, 2014 at 9:19am — No Comments

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 Boardroom

Parking: Enter Exposition Park at 39th/Figueroa St to park,

walk through Gate 33 of Coliseum to enter boardroom.

For more information call:…

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Added by University Park Family on July 29, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Meet the neighborhood prosecutor tonight and get things done

     Community Coalition (8101 S Vermont Ave) will be hosting a meeting to introduce the new neighborhood prosecutors assigned to…
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Added by University Park Family on June 4, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

Spring into Health Fair Saturday April 26 at MLK Park

Spring into Health This free Health, Fitness and Family Fun Festival will be held on Saturday, April 26, 10am-2pm at Marting Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, 3916 S. Western Ave.

Community Health Fair: Free dental and health screenings, diabetes, HIV, blood pressure…

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Added by University Park Family on April 25, 2014 at 9:30pm — 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

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

Parts of Fig, Expo and MLK to close Saturday, Sept. 7, from 10 p.m. to Midnight

To mitigate traffic congestion after the USC football game, some streets around Expo Park will be closed to get game traffic out of the neighborhood.

– STREET CLOSURE ALERT –

On Saturday, Sept. 7th from 10:00pm-midnight

the following…

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Added by University Park Family on September 6, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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