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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

Donald George Ezell 1939~2021 Celebration of Life Service Harbor Christian Center Saturday , April 24, 2021

Donald George Ezell, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, friend, uncle, brother n law, cousin and Pastor made his grand entrance, most likely sprinting into heaven on April 9, 2021 after a 4yr battle against AL Amyloidosis.


Don, aka Pastor Don, loved and knew Jesus personally and desired that all would know Him as he did. As…

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…

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

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

" Kansas Citys' "BETTY BRYANT @ Vibrato Grill - Su. Ju. 11th, 7PM ~ 8:30PM PT *updatez*

Posted by Jo- Koo of DojO- on July 13, 2021 at 6:36am 0 Comments

"They're back;  'Counselor' - saxes 'n flute,  'Kengee' - drums, The 'Cool Miss B' - piano 'n voice & Simon 'Sayz' - bass

Photos for Vibrato Grill Jazz - Yelp

This Sunday at Vibrato!

Cool Miss B is back!…

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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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"New" KPFK Program: LISTEN HERE "In-Studio - Live" w/ Ollie Bivins @ 90.7 FM Midnight-Monday-Morning [7/26th] 12AM thru 3AM *updatez* at KPFK in-studio "live"

June 28, 2021 at 12am to July 26, 2021 at 3am
Respectfully Yo'z: Passing-of-the-torch & carryin'-on-the-tradition of RISE on KPFK w/ Mark Maxwell,"Humble Facilitator" (24 yrs) Host "The best live radio sho- of it'z kind"-  O-!   From: RISE To: "Listen Here", a monthly Jazz music program which airs the 4th Mon. of each month. Midnight, 12 a.m. to 3 a.m., Sun. night into Mon. morning.    "Listen Here" explores Jazz from "A" to "Z." From Armstrong to Zawinul. "Listen Here" is Jazz music for the mind, body & soul.  Hosted by Ollie…See More
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Metro Art Presents: "Play On!" Reopenin' Wk. Celebration w/ Pianist From: Union Station (free/online) *updatez* at Union Station

July 19, 2021 at 7pm to July 23, 2021 at 8pm
Metro Art Presents: 'Play On!"A wk.of dynamic music performances celebratin' the re-openin' of Union Station's beloved public piano.To celebrate the summer reopening of the much-loved public piano @ Union Station, Metro Art Presents  has curated a week of back-to-back virtual pop-up piano performances showcasing a diverse group of Los Angeles-based musicians. From July 19 through July 23, “Play On!” will air nightly at 7 p.m. across Metro, Metro Art & Union Station …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

Coronavirus cases increase, masks “anticipated” for fall semester

Chief Health Officer Dr. Sarah Van Orman stressed the importance of vaccinations and testing.

The post Coronavirus cases increase, masks “anticipated” for fall semester appeared first on Daily Trojan.

USC Trustee and former Trump advisor Thomas Barrack indicted

Barrack, a USC trustee since 2012, was accused of illegal lobbying, obstruction of justice and lying to FBI investigators.

The post USC Trustee and former Trump advisor Thomas Barrack indicted appeared first on Daily Trojan.

USC Keck nurses strike amid understaffing and patient safety concerns

The strike, which follows months of contract negotiations, protested nurses' cut sick time during the pandemic.

The post USC Keck nurses strike amid understaffing and patient safety concerns 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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