University Park Family's Blog – June 2011 Archive (15)

Fireworks for University Park and Los Angeles



  Despite the fact that fireworks are banned in Los Angeles and many of its sister cities, they really know how to do the Fourth of…

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Added by University Park Family on June 29, 2011 at 11:01pm — No Comments

Parks to stay open late for kids

Summer Night Lights will keep parks open at night and programs operating late at 32 locations across Los Angeles.

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Added by University Park Family on June 28, 2011 at 9:48am — No Comments

Basketball game and BET Awards bring fun, and traffic, to USC University Park

USC Transportation Services expects heavy traffic around the USC area beginning Saturday, June 25, 2011 through Sunday June 26, 2011.  Traffic congestion extending to the 110 and 10 freeways is expected due to events at the Galen Center and the Shrine Auditorium.

 

On Saturday, June 25, 2011, the Galen Center will host the 1st Annual Tip-Off Basketball game featuring L.A.P.D vs. L.A.F.D.  This event is expected to attract 6,000 attendees.  Jefferson Boulevard will be closed between… Continue

Added by University Park Family on June 23, 2011 at 11:31am — No Comments

Fire Fighters v. Police Officers in Los Angeles: Charity Basketball Game at USC Saturday



The LAPD and LAFD will be holding a KIDS SAFETY FESTIVAL and CHARITY BASKETBALL GAME on Saturday, June 25th from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the USC Galen Center, 3400 S. Figueroa Street.  Over 3,000 kids and families are expected to participate. Admission is FREE.



The  "Safe Summer Tip-Off" basketball game is sponsored by Motorola and USC and will also feature a free kids… Continue

Added by University Park Family on June 23, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments

“Future of South LA” conference June 23-25

The Future of South LA Conference will be held at City Hall this Thursday (June 23rd) and Friday (June 24th), and at Holman United Methodist Church on Saturday, June 25th.



Thursday, June 23

Location: Board of Public Works Hearing Room – City Hall Room 361

• Jobs In South LA (9:30 am -11:00 am)

• Retail Development (11:15 am - 12:30 pm)

• Business Development (1:30 pm - 2:45 pm)

• City Services (3:00 pm - 4:30 pm)



Friday, June 24

Location: Board of…

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Added by University Park Family on June 22, 2011 at 4:55pm — No Comments

Pride and Prejudice comes to South LA through USC NAI



YOU ARE INVITED!

The high school students of the USC Neighborhood Academic Initiative are producing Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" on the stage.

 

About 50 students from Manual Arts High School and Foshay Learning Center worked on the project - not for a grade but for the love of theater and literature.

They brought novel to life with a script of over 70 pages. Together they created the scenery for one of the most beloved novels of all…

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Added by University Park Family on June 22, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Expo Line flyover using Google Earth - and careful as trains are rolling



Expo Line Fly Over Made with Google Earth 7th Street LA to 4th Street Santa Monica made by ExpoLineFan.



Please be advised that train testing for the new Expo Rail Line will occur –

THURSDAY, JUNE 16, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM - trains will be moving on tracks from Jefferson Blvd., then onto Flower St. to Washington Blvd.

FRIDAY, JUNE 17, from 6:00 AM to… Continue

Added by University Park Family on June 16, 2011 at 12:51pm — No Comments

Help the California Science Center in Expo Park get a $500,000 grant from Microsoft

 Microsoft Corporation has selected the California Science Center Foundation as one of three Los Angeles nonprofit institutions for a major grant – based on the number of votes we receive on the Microsoft… Continue

Added by University Park Family on June 14, 2011 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

African American Firefighter Museum in Los Angeles





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The African American Firefighter Museum in Los Angeles opened in 1997. Black firemen have served LA for more than 100 years, starting with Sam Haskins, who was hired in 1892 and killed while responding to a fire in 1895, according to the museum's website.



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Added by University Park Family on June 8, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

Folk Art Everywhere in University Park and South LA

On our bikes, maybe two dozen of us rode from Mercado La Palmoa to the 24th Street Theatreand the Velaslavasay Theater to the So Fresh FAME church farmers market.

 

Along the way, muralist Cauhtemoc shared the stories behind his work that beautifies our neighborhood.

 

Folk Art Bike Tours mix an…

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Added by University Park Family on June 6, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Kid Watch Safety Fair and Picnic Saturday

USC Kid Watch Safety Fair - “In Honor of Our Volunteers” - is Saturday June 4 in Founder’s Park on the USC Campus.



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Once a year, USC Government and Civic Engagement demonstrate their appreciation to more than 800 Kid…

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Added by University Park Family on June 3, 2011 at 10:59pm — No Comments

Culver City ArtWalk on Saturday

Justin Scupine of CulverCityTimes.com has done a fabulous job previewing the Culver City ArtWalk this week - first there was Wayne White's show at Western Project and…
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Added by University Park Family on June 3, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

City Planning Director comes to South LA, MLK Park - Tell him what you think

LA City Planning Director to attend South LA town hall

Los Angeles City Planning Director Michale LoGrande is coming to the transformed MLK Park at Western at 6 p.m. June 13.

Commiunity Coaltion Sut LA is organizing the "conversation" with the person in charge of planning for our neighborhood and priorities for the city.

This is someone who has power and he's here to listen to our needs for our community. Come and ask some questions and offer some opinions.

MLK Rec…

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Added by University Park Family on June 2, 2011 at 7:24pm — No Comments

South LA Folk Art Bike Ride Saturday June 4

Folk Art Bike Tours mix an exploration of art, neighborhoods and community gathering spots.

This time the focus is on West Adams, one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city - historic houses, murals, creative spaces and food starting at Mercado La Paloma and heading to 24th Street Theatre.



This ride is co-led by Heidi Zeller of…

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Added by University Park Family on June 1, 2011 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

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