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South L.A. out in force for the 2016 Kingdom Day Parade

The South L.A. community gathered Monday to celebrate culture, heritage and civil rights during the 2016 Kingdom Day Parade.

Afterschool programs teach students tech as LAUSD restructures

Many groups are trying to increase the exposure to technology and its practical applications in daily life to students living in South Los Angeles.

Culver City Times

Multimedia Journalist Germany Kent Honored as first African American Woman to receive prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Online Independent Deadline Reporting

Germany Kent is an American print and television journalist, radio personality, author, and producer. Her 2018 coverage of the mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, California won the Sigma Delta Chi in Online Independent Deadline Reporting; Kent is the first African American woman to achieve this honor in this category from the Society of Professional Journalists.

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reDiscover Center’s Tinkering Camps Filling Fast

 LOS ANGELES, CA: reDiscover Center, LA’s largest public kids makerspace, is proud to announce enrollment for their 10 week summer camp season is nearing capacity. The camps, called “Tinkering School LA,” are held at reDiscover Center’s main location on Washington Blvd. in Culver City and at satellite locations in Manhattan Beach, Los Feliz, and Pacific Palisades.

 

“Tinkering School LA has been extremely popular here at reDiscover since we started the camps in 2011,” stated…

Culver City Elks recognize the new Elk of the Year and other tireless members

Culver City Elks Lodge #1917 held their awards ceremony Friday night, celebrating the achievements of our local members throughout the 2018 year.

Genevieve Santiesteban earned the title of Elk of the Year with her tireless work on the activities we held throughout the…

Birthdays

Birthdays Tomorrow

San Pedro News Pilot

San Pedro's Renee Ketner Is 2020 CIF-LACS Scholar Athlete Of The Year

Announced in mid-May, San Pedro High School senior Renee Ketner was bestowed upon the highest individual honor by the CIF-Los Angeles City Section as the 2019-2020 Female Scholar Athlete Of The Year.

Ketner's athletic prowess at San Pedro will be notably remembered for being on four straight undefeated Marine League championship teams for soccer, and…

San Pedro Prep Sports 2019-2020 Final Year In Review

San Pedro News Pilot 2019-2020 Prep Sports Players Of The Year
Football: Joshua Ward (San Pedro).
Girls Volleyball: Sammie Sabra & Serena Ramirez (Mary Star)
Boys Basketball: Ian Hietala (San Pedro).
Girls Basketball: Isabella Serrano & Sarah Leyba (Mary Star).
Boys Soccer: Billy Lopez (San…

Class Of 2020 Spotlight: San Pedro Baseball Infielder Joshua Duarte

As we continue this special San Pedro News Pilot Class Of 2020 Spotlight feature series on student athletes at the San Pedro-based high schools whose senior years were cut short due to the coronavirus, here is our feature on San Pedro High School baseball infielder.

In three years time, Duarte has carved his own path in a very…

Culver City Times

Multimedia Journalist Germany Kent Honored as first African American Woman to receive prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Online Independent Deadline Reporting

Germany Kent is an American print and television journalist, radio personality, author, and producer. Her 2018 coverage of the mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, California won the Sigma Delta Chi in Online Independent Deadline Reporting; Kent is the first African American woman to achieve this honor in this category from the Society of Professional Journalists.

 …

reDiscover Center’s Tinkering Camps Filling Fast

 LOS ANGELES, CA: reDiscover Center, LA’s largest public kids makerspace, is proud to announce enrollment for their 10 week summer camp season is nearing capacity. The camps, called “Tinkering School LA,” are held at reDiscover Center’s main location on Washington Blvd. in Culver City and at satellite locations in Manhattan Beach, Los Feliz, and Pacific Palisades.

 

“Tinkering School LA has been extremely popular here at reDiscover since we started the camps in 2011,” stated…

Culver City Elks recognize the new Elk of the Year and other tireless members

Culver City Elks Lodge #1917 held their awards ceremony Friday night, celebrating the achievements of our local members throughout the 2018 year.

Genevieve Santiesteban earned the title of Elk of the Year with her tireless work on the activities we held throughout the…

Silver Lake Star

HOPE FOR UNITY ART SHOW AT NEUTRA GALLERY

Silver Lake's Neutra Gallery features an exhibition inspired by Martin Luther King, Jr., Bobby Kennedy, Black Lives Matter and Silver Lake diversity. Organized by Steve Meek of the Los Feliz & Silver Lake Community Guide and sponsored by Baller Art Ware, children to adults expressed how they identified with a world of…

COMEDY PAUSE presented by Silver Lake Chamber of Commerce and Comic Cure

The Silver Lake Chamber welcomes businesses, associations ... the neighborhood! to enjoy a Pause on 2020 for laughter and friendship. Register here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYsdO-prTktHdctHy6ayFUsDpYZX5_cmurV…

RESOURCES FOR SILVER LAKE / LOS ANGELES

https://www.silverlakechamber.com/blog

The Silver Lake Chamber of Commerce just posted a list of COVID-19 resources for businesses and employees. They also have posted resources in the Silver Lake area for community members. Please advise them of updates, whether…

 

Blog Posts

KEVIN BRANDON "Virtual 'Concert Series' 'n 'Livestream/Archive' " From: The 'new' World STAGE Fri., Oct. 22nd 8PM PT *updatez* [Next-Up: Ricky Washington 10/29]

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brandino-health-committee.jpg Kevin “Brandino” Brandon is a 7- time Grammy awarded, producer, composer, arranger, & bassist

MUSICIANS HELPING MUSICIANS

Months of hard work in physical therapy paid off, allowing Kevin Brandon (“Brandino”) to say goodbye to his wheelchair & move around on…

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Munyungo Jackson "Jungle Jazz" Archived Virtual Livestream From: The 'new' World STAGE • Fri. Oct. 8th, 2021 • 8PM PT [Next-up: MON DAVID 10/15] *updatez*

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Munyungo Miles's Musician Profiles: Munyungo Jackson - The Last Miles Jackson

Band Leader, Percussionist, Composer, Arranger, Producer, Writer, Author, 4 Time GRAMMY…

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Resources, restaurants and respites

24th Street Theatre

Bacaro LA Wine Bar

The 2-9 Cafe

Rosso's Pizzeria



Ragazzi Room

Farmers Markets



University Avenue Farmers Market
Tuesdays 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Jefferson and Hoover


Expo Center / CSU Produce Stand

Thursdays 3 - 5 pm
3980 Menlo Ave. at Martin Luther King Blvd. in front of the pool
F.A.M.E. Church Farmers Market, parking lot on the southwestern corner, every Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Expo Park Farmers Market
11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturdays
South lawn of Natural History Museum

Adams/Vermont Farmers Market

2 - 5 p.m. Wednesdays
1432 W. Adams
323-777-1755
L.A. Urban Oasis Farmers Market
5010 11th Avenue
323-291-8748
7 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturdays
Central Avenue

8 a.m. - noon Saturdays
Carver Middle School
4410 McKinley at Vernon 90011
Trojan Fresh Market

11 a.m. - 4p.m. Thursdays
USC campus - Alumni Park

Exposition Park 160 acres of culture and green space in the middle of a metropolis


Expo Center - an Olympic-sized pool, a kids pool with water features and a gym
Expo Park Farmers Market
11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturdays
South lawn of Natural History Museum

California Science Center California African American Museum
Natural History Museum of LA CountyRose GardenAhmanson Senior Center
Parsons Preschool

Leimert Park Beat

 
 
 

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KEVIN BRANDON "Virtual 'Concert Series' 'n 'Livestream/Archive' " From: The 'new' World STAGE Fri., Oct. 22nd 8PM PT *updatez* [Next-Up: Ricky Washington 10/29]

Kevin “Brandino” Brandon is a 7- time Grammy awarded, producer, composer, arranger, & bassistMUSICIANS HELPING MUSICIANSMonths of hard work in physical therapy paid off, allowing Kevin Brandon (“Brandino”) to say goodbye to his wheelchair & move around on foot with the aid of a walker. “I can walk now because of Kaiser Permanente,” Brandon says.MEMBER-LED HEALTH EDUCATION COMMITTEE STRIVES TO SERVE THOSE IN NEEDKnown professionally as Brandino, bassist extraordinaire Kevin Brandon has…See More
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"Re: MetalJazz above & below - Links: In-person L.A. and online performances (10/15 update). ...; web performance from Mon David; more. The World Stage continues to present Friday 8pm PT live streams of the best (J)azz in L.A.;…"
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"The Jazz Sessions" / w/ Dr. Jaz Sawyer on KPFK 90.7 FM Mondays 12AM-3AM PT (*except 4th Mon. For: "Listen Here" (live) w/ Ollie Bivins 9/27) *updatez* at KPFK Radio Station

October 9, 2021 at 12am to October 18, 2021 at 3am
1 of 2 NEW Jazz sho-z fillin' (ret.) RISE w/ Host, "Humble Facilitator" Mark Maxwell (24 yrs.+) Mon. mornin' time slot. (12AM to 3AM PT) Jazz Sessions / Listen HereDr. Jaz Sawyer Doc of Education @ web. aka "Doctor Jaz" drummer @ Facebook A program that…See More
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Members

University Park Schools

Foshay Learning Center, a K-12 school, which was named one of America's Best Schools by Newsweek and the Washington Post

Manual Arts High School
became an Innovation Design School in 2008

32nd Street/USC Visual and Performing Arts Magnet School
is one of the the most popular magnet schools in the LAUSD

Dr. Theodore T. Alexander Jr. Science Center School, designed by renowned architect Thom Mayne, is a collaboration between the California Science Center and LAUSD

John W. Mack Elementary School
opened in 2005 and is named in honor of the man who headed the Los Angeles Urban League for 36 years

Lenicia B. Weemes Elementary School

Norwood Street Elementary School
has its own Farmers Market

Vermont Avenue Elementary School

St. Vincent School opened in 1911 and is the second oldest school in Los Angeles

St. Agnes Parish School just created a new website

University Park Services and Officials

311 call this number for all non-emergency needs. The operator, who is there 24 hours a day, can transfer you to the department that should help answer your questions and solve your problems. It works.

Councilwoman Jan Perry and her personal website.

Councilman Bernard Parks
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County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas.

North Area Neighborhood Development Council website and blog.

Daily Trojan

Councilman and former USC dean indicted on federal bribery charges

The 20-count indictment alleges that Mark Ridley-Thomas used his political influence to benefit USC.

The post Councilman and former USC dean indicted on federal bribery charges appeared first on Daily Trojan.

Expert panel discusses voting rights and wrongs

The panel strategized ways to increase voter turnout in the approaching midterms.

The post Expert panel discusses voting rights and wrongs appeared first on Daily Trojan.

Significant Tongva sites in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is spread over various Tongva villages.

The post Significant Tongva sites in Los Angeles appeared first on Daily Trojan.

Echo Park Online

Pasadena rapper KStone talks Childhood, Incarceration, and Music (Exclusive Interview)

Mistah Wilson: Yo KStone, what's good wit it! Thanks for coming thru for this exclusive interview with ThaWilsonBlock Magazine! Before we get further into it, what was it like growing up in Pasadena, CA and what does it mean to be from tha City of Roses?…

CicLAvia on SUNDAY 10/8/17

Friends:
The next CicLAvia is taking place this Sunday, October 8, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., with hubs located in Chinatown, downtown Los Angeles, Boyle Heights, and right here in Echo Park.
The following streets in the 13th District will be closed during CicLAvia:

  • Glendale Boulevard from Bellevue Avenue to Beverly…

BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS

This coming Sunday, October 8, we will be blessing the animals during the 10:30 a.m. worship service at Echo Park United Methodist Church.  If you have an animal companion that you would like to have blessed, feel free to bring it with you during worship. At the…

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