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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

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.

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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…

Silver Lake Star

Christian rapper Prodigal Son on Growing Up in Elysian Park

Christian rapper Prodigal Son @prodigalson_one on growing up in Elysian Park…

Holy Week at Silver Lake Church

Join us for a week of Easter activities!  
- Maundy Thursday Worship Service // A celebration of togetherness // Kids program included // 6:30pm @ SLCC
- Good Friday Homeless Lunch // Serve Jesus by serving a meal to unhoused neighbors // 12-2pm @ Bond Park in Atwater Village
- Easter Sunday // Egg Hunt and Potluck…
 

Blog Posts

CNN TV: Wkend - Su., June 3rd, 2022 PT - News + Saudi Arabia Kingdon of Secrets / Watergate Blueprint for a Scandal *updatez*

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Activists with The Center for Popular Democracy Action hold photos of U.S. Supreme Court justices as they block an intersection during a demonstration in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on December 01, 2021 in Washington, DC.  How SCOTUS just transformed the legal landscape: Here's a look at what the court accomplished, & what its decisions mean for the future; Photos: The week in 32 photos

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Storyteller Songstress Cynthia Utterbach Livestream or In-House Live Audience @ The 'new' World STAGE 7/1/22 8PM PT *updatez* [Next-Up: BOBBY WEST 7/8]

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Cynthia Utterbach, (J)azz artist-actress-writer & educator from Los Angeles is based in Savannah Georgia & has enjoyed a-ten year tenure in Europe performing for festivals, clubs, radio & television including performing & writing…

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Bassist Al Threats of Big Mama's Bayou Shack "Concert Series · Livestream or In-Person" Fri., Jun. 24th, 2022 8PM PT *updatez* [Next-Up: Cynthia Utterbach 7/1]

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Concert Series - Livestreams Wkly. Fri. Nites 8PM~9PM PT - Archived (there-after)
June 2022 Soft Audience Re-opening: (30) limited audience seats available - Artist Support Fee: ($?) Donation Based ~
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Christy Smith "Visitin' Bassist from Singapore" & Friends "Concert Series - Livestream or In-Person" Fri., Jun. 17h, 2022 8PM PT *updatez* [Next-Up: Al Threats 6/24]

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Coming home to my roots! Tribute to Mentors of the Arts. (The 'new' World Stage)

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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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Maestro BOBBY WEST "Livestream or In-Person Audience" The 'new' World STAGE Fri., July 8th, 8PM PT *updatez* (post/flyer)

[Livestream or In-Person Audience or Archives] (ltd. seats w/ Artist Support Fee - donation based).The World Stage: Website / EVENTS CALENDAR -…
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"Re: (Steal in-duh-mail): . Links: L.A. performances (7/1 update). This week's shows by (Cynthia Utterbach, ...more.) The ('new') World Stage in Leimert Park (Village) hosts Friday 8pm PT LIVE STREAMS of righteous (J)azz; join…"
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"   Tired of the same old music? Well wake up to The Nixon Tapes on Roots Music & Beyond this Saturday July 2 from 6 to 8 in the morning on kpfk 90.7 fm or streaming at kpfk.org. I will be joined by my co-hosts w/ many fabuloImage by…"
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What's Hot @ The 'new' World STAGE "Concert Series + 'N Livestreams/Archives" July 2022 *updatez* [Soft Re-opennin': (ltd.) In-House Audience] at The World Stage

June 21, 2022 at 8pm to July 31, 2022 at 9pm
Concert Series: Livestream/Archives & In-House Audience ·Fri. nites wkly · 8PM PT · Artist Support Fee: Donation Based.Hot off the desk of DwighTrible, Executive Director.JULY:Friday July 1st Vocalist Cynthia Utterbach.Friday July 8th Pianist Bobby West Friday July 15th Bassist Eric Revis Friday July 22nd Trumpeter…See More
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TOM NIXON The Nixon Tapes/Roots Music 'n Beyond [July 2nd, 2022] 1st Sat. of-the-month 6-8AM (+ 5th Sat.?) *updatez* at KPFK 90.7 FM

July 2, 2022 from 6am to 8am
The Nixon Tapes 1st & sometimes 5th Sat. of the month w/ Host, Tom Nixon ... takes listeners on a dithyrambic musical romp through all eras & areas making the familiar sound unfamiliar & vice versa.Saturdays, 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. (rotatin' hosts)Americana to world music sounds, folk to funk, bluegrass to blues & beyondSee More
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CNN TV: Wkend - Su., June 26th, 2022 PT - News + Citizen ASHE: Athlete. Activist. Champion. / Decade Series: The 70s episode *updatez*

CNN Newsroom Live (CNNI)[Mornin']  12~2am PT[Overnite]  11pm PTThe latest news from around the world..New Day Sunday3am & 4am PTVictor Blackwell & Christi Paul report the latest news & top stories..…See More
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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

USC to join Big Ten Conference

Both USC and crosstown rivals UCLA will be making the move in 2024.

The post USC to join Big Ten Conference appeared first on Daily Trojan.

University ensures compliance with new emergency California water restrictions

As severe drought conditions persist, the University looks to continue to reduce outdoor watering.

The post University ensures compliance with new emergency California water restrictions appeared first on Daily Trojan.

Former USC coaches, parents implicated in Varsity Blues scandal sentenced

Laura Janke and Ali Khosroshanin, who created false athletic profiles, and the Isacksons, who paid for their daughters’ admittance to USC and UCLA, all avoided prison time.

The post Former USC coaches, parents implicated in Varsity Blues scandal sentenced appeared first on Daily Trojan.

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