For the USC and Exposition Park neighborhoods in Los Angeles
March of Dimes Walk for Babies on Saturday, April 30, begins at 39th, Street, east to Hill Street, and then north to Venice Boulevard from 8 AM until 1 PM.
STREET CLOSURESFigueroa Street between 39th Street and Exposition Boulevard
Martin Luther King Boulevard at Figueroa Street, north to Exposition Boulevard
The HOV lane off ramp at 39th Street and Figueroa Street
Hill Street, north to Venice Boulevard
Added by University Park Family on April 28, 2011 at 3:29pm — No Comments
It's never been easier to affect the future of local, state and national politics than it is right now.
For the first time in California, a commission of citizens will choose the boundaries for legislative districts, taking that responsibility out of the hands of politicians with vested party interests.
Added by University Park Family on April 28, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments
University parking will be available for $10.00, however, given the anticipated crowd of over 150,000, organizers encourage use of public transportation.
USC is also offering free shuttle service from the following locations:
- Norwood Elementary School
- Foshay Learning Center
- Bravo Medical Magnet High School
- Sheridan Elementary…
Added by University Park Family on April 25, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments
*Editor's note: I have to give props to the intrepid and persistent Leslie Evans, the chair of the Public Safety Commission for the North Area Neighborhood Development Council. Though I have only been on the neighborhood council for less than a year, it is clear the neighborhoods around USC, University Park and West Adams are safer and less blighted because of Leslie. The removal of this recycling center is one of his bigger triumphs - but his list of accomplishments is very long and we all…Continue
Added by University Park Family on April 19, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments
Via USC Transportation -
April 30th through May 1st, USC will be hosting the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. This event is expected to attract 180,000 visitors over the course of the two days. Please expect heavy traffic in the area during the festival and during the set up and tear down periods for the exhibitions. Increased traffic is expected from 5:00 a.m. to…
Added by University Park Family on April 19, 2011 at 11:21am — No Comments
Don't let the name fool you - the Brewery Artwalk is focused on showcasing the art in one of the largest art colonies in the world. The cool thing is that it's in the old Pabst Brewery just northeast of downtown Los AngelesOne of the best events of the year in Los Angeles happens this weekend.
This unguided tour is a maze of artists' lofts like you've never see. There's a restaurant on the sprawling campus that serves beer and wine. There's a library and a…Continue
Added by University Park Family on April 15, 2011 at 11:00pm — No Comments
April is National Earthquake Preparedness Month (just in case March didn't scare you into action), according to Orli at Rancho Park Online.
Do your best to get you and your family as ready as you can…Continue
Added by University Park Family on April 14, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments
USC Viterbi Robotics Annual Open House, on April 15th for K-12 kids to meet the latest robots.
WHAT: Robot dogs, exercise coaches, playmates, underwater scouts, humanoids that make eye contact and dozens of other automatons of all shapes and sizes will be on display as researchers explain…
Added by University Park Family on April 13, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments
In conjunction with the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at USC, Target and the USC Office of Government and Civic Engagement are sponsoring a book drive benefiting the USC Family of Schools and Target’s partner schools.
What to Donate
Please donate new or slightly used books that are appropriate for children…
Added by University Park Family on April 13, 2011 at 6:00am — No Comments
The nationwide race to claim one of the rare icons of space exploration is coming Los Angeles - more specifically to South LA.
The California Science Center in Exposition Park will be the…Continue
Added by University Park Family on April 12, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments
Earth Day South LA - music, art, food & culture - is April 16th Normadie Avenue Elementary School, 4505 S. Raymond Ave. The Center : South LA is partnering this year for the Earth Day South LA with Community Services Unlimited (CSU).Continue
Added by University Park Family on April 12, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments
Between 300 to 400 5th grade students will participate in the three project components Friday, April 15, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m:
1) Develop a class health/science related project, display and/or exhibit.
2) Participate in the one-day Science Fair competition between classes at the USC HSC quad
3) Participate in a topic-related essay contest in the weeks following the Science Fair
The USC Health and Science Expo is an annual, unique, interactive project…Continue
Added by University Park Family on April 11, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments
The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is coming to our neighborhood and we're all invited.
One of Southern California’s most cherished and engaging weekend celebrations kicks off its 16th storied year in a new home on USC’s University Park campus April 30 and May 1.
Here are the…Continue
Added by University Park Family on April 9, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments
Spring Into Health –
A health, fitness, & Family Fun Festival
10am - 2pm, April 23rd
MLK Rec Center
3916 S. Western Ave.
• Youth Spring Zone
• Egg Hunt
• Arts & Crafts
• Carnival Games
• Face Painting
• Moonbounce• Community Health Fair
• Free dental,…Continue
Added by University Park Family on April 6, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments
USC Transportation has been advised by Expo that train testing activities are schedules to start this week and continue in the area for the next several months. Testing will take place intermittently along the light rail alignment.
Safety Tips from Metro:
· Please obey all warning signs and traffic signals when crossing the tracks.
· Always look both ways before crossing any street
· Never walk on the railroad tracks
· Watch for trains…
Added by University Park Family on April 4, 2011 at 4:20pm — No Comments