University Park Family's Blog – January 2010 Archive (8)

Central Avenue Resurrection: Building Boom Hits Birthplace of West Coast Jazz in South Los Angeles



While the country is in the middle of the worst economic depression since the Great one in the '30s, Central Avenue is having a resurgence.



This week the city opens up a $15 million City Hall annex that will double as a park and green space and in September a… Continue

Added by University Park Family on January 25, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

University Park neighborhood council looking for USC student representatives; Filing deadline next Tuesday Jan. 26 is the

Elections loom for all 10 Neighborhood Council members who represent University Park and Exposition Park.



While it appears the city is making a case for doing away with the neighborhood councils (by chopping their budget and claiming the councils are careless… Continue

Added by University Park Family on January 20, 2010 at 1:53pm — No Comments

Our past, present and future at California Science Center

America I AM: The African American Imprint exhibition takes visitors on a journey from struggle to triumph to celebration as it covers 500 years of African American contributions to our country and the world through artifacts, multimedia, and programs visitors explore the influence and innovations of African Americans.…



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Added by University Park Family on January 15, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments

A Garden in the Asphalt: Neighborhood children grow fruits and vegetables on side of roads in North University Park

Once-barren sidewalks and parkways in North University Park are now filled with wildflowers, herbs, fruit trees, vegetables, chili peppers and butterflies thanks to neighborhood children and Elizabeth Eve King.



Elizabeth Eve, "Evie," the arts and sciences director of non-profit group Esperanza Community Housing Corporation, started a garden with her students on the parkways of 23rd St. and Bonsallo Ave., according to Intersections South LA reporter Francesca Ayala.… Continue

Added by University Park Family on January 14, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

USC Police Chief Drayton: What Matters to Me and Why

Get to know the man who leads the USC Department of Public Safety a little better during the lecture series where USC faculty and staff discuss choices made and difficulties encountered.



Chief Carey Drayton, who is also a member of University Park Family.com, will open up at noon on Wed. Jan. 20 at Ground Zero Cafe on the USC… Continue

Added by University Park Family on January 11, 2010 at 2:25pm — No Comments

Fresh and Easy open Feb. 24; hiring employees Jan. 11

fresh&easy is opening Feb. 24th at Central and Adams. But this Monday Jan. 11th from 9 am to 5pm they are having a job fair for:

• Customer Assistants

• Team Leaders

• Kitchen Table Associates

The fair is at:

YMCA

1006 E. 28th Street

Los Angeles, CA 90011

Corner of Paloma and E. 28th Street



•… Continue

Added by University Park Family on January 8, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

USC presents specific plan for University Park to Neighborhood Council on Thursday

The NANDC agenda describes the USC Specific Plan as a City-initiated plan that will provide a framework for proposed University development.



USC, where I work, states the goal of the Specific Plan is to foster a unified vision that benefits the surrounding community and the University, by promoting integration,… Continue

Added by University Park Family on January 6, 2010 at 4:08pm — No Comments

Most popular - Central city is close quarters to most of city

The neighborhoods around USC University Park have proven to be some of the most popular places to live in the city, according to the LATIMES.com



While Koreatown tops the denisty list with 42,000 people a square mile, University Park took the 12th spot at 20,000.



They… Continue

Added by University Park Family on January 5, 2010 at 5:03pm — No Comments

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