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NANDC meeting tonight at LOREN MILLER PARK

Hello everyone - The North Area Neighborhood Development Council meeting is tonight July 11 at Loren Miller Park, 2717 Halldale Ave. from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Click on the agenda below:

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Added by University Park Family on July 11, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Bacaro owners to open another University Park eatery - Nature's Brew

 Robert and Danny the owners of Bacaro LA, along with executive Chef Lior Hillel, are opening Nature's Brew, two doors down from the wine bar.

Nature's Brew, 2316 S. Union Ave., is their "Coffee and Kitchen concept." 

What is the Coffee and Kitchen concept you ask?

  • High end coffees including new age Intelligentsia and old school Pasquini
  • Freshly squeezed fruit juices as well a fresh fruit smoothies
  • High end sandwiches
  • Farmers market…
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Added by University Park Family on June 4, 2013 at 2:52pm — 1 Comment

South LA meet on $3 billion parcel tax for street repair - TONITE

Glenn Bailey, Vice-Chair of the Los Angeles Neighborhood Council Coalition reports:



Tonight the "on the road" public hearing on the proposed $3 billion street repair parcel tax will be held in South Los Angeles beginning at 6:00 p.m. (agenda below and attached).  I hope your Neighborhood Council will be represented.



We all agree that many of our streets need some serious repair work -- the question is whether asking homeowners of modest means to pay $3,500 more on…

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Added by University Park Family on April 25, 2013 at 3:17pm — No Comments

Accreditation assessment team invites public comment on USC Department of Public Safety

A team of assessors from the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA) will arrive on April 27, 2013 to examine all aspects of the University of Southern California, Department of Public Safety policies and procedures, management, operations and support services, John Thomas, Chief of Public Safety announced today.

Verification by the team that the Department of Public Safety meets lACLEA’s state-of-the-art standards for campus law enforcement and…

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Added by University Park Family on April 22, 2013 at 11:52am — No Comments

The future of Figueroa - Turning the thorougfare into a boulevard





Join us tomorrow for our design presentation and open house!



We're excited to welcome guest speaker Charlie Gandy, a livability expert who will speak about how redesigning Long Beach's streets for people has resulted in a stronger city, both economically and environmentally. Plus we'll have refreshments from local restaurants…

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Added by University Park Family on April 8, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Leadership meeting for 8th District Saturday.

Eighth District Neighborhood Council, Leadership and Community Stakeholders can have an intimate meeting with Councilman Bernard Parks Saturday, April 6, from 9 A.M. -10:30 A.M. at the Constituent Service Center, 8475 S. Vermont Avenue in Los Angeles 

To be discussed:

  • -ll1egal vending (food, fruit & merchandise)
  • -Measure A _1/2cent sales tax update -
  • Redistricting update
  • -Restored Department of Transportation Services (DOT)
  • -iPhone…
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Added by University Park Family on April 5, 2013 at 11:10am — No Comments

Spring into Health Festival - Neighborhood council hosts day of fun Sunday April 7 at MLK Park

NANDC, the City of Los Angeles, Department of Recreation & Parks, and Charles R. Drew University of Medicine are partnering to bring healthy lifestyles & family fun to the South LA Community:

A Health, Fitness, & Family Fun Festival

Sunday, April 7th, 2013, 1pm - 5pm

MLK Jr. Recreation Center

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Added by University Park Family on April 5, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Tasting Bee at Foshay; Girl Scouts bring the world to South Los Angeles

Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles is having a Tasting Bee, Saturday March 16, from 10 am to 1 pm at Foshay Learning Center, 3751 South Harvard Blvd. North of Exposition Blvd and east Western Ave.

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Added by University Park Family on March 15, 2013 at 1:39pm — No Comments

South LA, how does your garden grow? Neighbors dedicates latest community garden

The Raymond Avenue Neighborhood Garden will get a new name and be assured of a long life. Begun 5 years ago by local resident and volunteer Master Gardener Julie Burleigh, 24 families now grow food and enjoy interacting with nature in a space that blighted the neighborhood for years. In partnership with the L.A. Neighborhood Land Trust (LANLT), the garden’s future has been secured with a donation to acquire the property. Please join Julie, the gardeners and the LANLT as we dedicate the Erica…

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Added by University Park Family on March 6, 2013 at 10:07am — No Comments

Cultural Continuum: Peace Go With You, Gil

Mercado La Paloma presents a very special Sunday night event for LA music and culture lovers. Come celebrate the legacy of the legendary Gil Scott-Heron on February 24th for a small and intimate performance of 'Peace Go With You, Gil.'

The 'Peace Go With You, Gil' Ensemble will include vocals by Jimetta Rose and Love-Logiq, trumpet playing by Todd M. Simon, keyboards by Mark de Clive-Lowe, guitar by Patrick Bailey, percussion by Allakoi Peete and drums by Dexter…

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Added by University Park Family on February 14, 2013 at 1:15pm — No Comments

Family day at USC Fisher Museum

USC Fisher Museum of Art

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Added by University Park Family on February 1, 2013 at 12:12pm — No Comments

City of L.A. commends 24th STreet Theatre

24th Street Theatre commended

by City of Los Angeles

for making a difference in the lives of Angelenos

and audiences around the world

Los Angeles, Calif. — On Friday, January 11, 24th Street Theatre received a commendation from the City of Los Angeles for…

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Added by University Park Family on January 22, 2013 at 10:05am — No Comments

MLK and African Art at Mercado La Paloma

Mercado La Paloma has recently earned a reputation as a foodie destination - as it not only is home to Yucatan-flavored Chichen Itza, but it also spawned Mo-Chica. The food court atmosphere near the DMV just east of USC on Grand Avenue also has a tailor and Mexican gift shop.

And now the business incubator is mixing in art and…

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Added by University Park Family on January 15, 2013 at 10:32pm — No Comments

Empowerment Congress 2013 at USC features four leading mayoral candidates

Get involved, meet like-minded people and hobnob with the powerbrokers you elected at the Empowerment Congress

Saturday, January 19 at USC. Tens of thousands of residents will converge on the campus for the 21st edition of this tradition started by L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas.

Registration: 8 a.m.

Register Today (Button)

 

Plenary Session: City of Los Angeles Mayoral Candidates Forum

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Added by University Park Family on January 4, 2013 at 1:34pm — No Comments

Place your Christmas tree on the curb, the City of LA picks it up

Keep your community beautiful - recycle that Christmas tree. It's easy - please tell your neighbors how easy.

You can place the tree on the curb and it will be picked up with the regular trash! Ain't that great.

Call the City of Los Angeles Christmas Tree Recycling Hotline: (800) 5-TREE-56 for information about recycling in your neighborhood.…

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Added by University Park Family on December 31, 2012 at 5:50pm — 2 Comments

St. John's Weekly Diabetes Classes

St. John's Well Child & Family Center will host weekly Diabetes classes from 8:30AM to 12:00PM.

The classes are held every:

Friday at Compton: 2115 N. Wilmington Ave. Compton, CA 90022.

Wednesday at Hoover: 5701 S. Hoover St. Los Angeles, CA 90037

Thursday at Magnolia: 1910 S. Magnolia Ave, Suite 101, Los Angeles, CA 90007



For more information, contact Maria Naranjo Community Health Promoter at mnaranjo@wellchild.org or (323) 541-1616, ext.…

Added by University Park Family on December 4, 2012 at 1:59pm — No Comments

City streets closed for neighborhood bike ride - join Ciclavia today



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Los Angeles’ fifth CicLAvia heads from Expo Park up Figueroa past USC all the way the USC Health Sciences Campus in Boyle Heights. You just have to get on your bike to enjoy streets that are open only for bikes - NO CARS ALLOWED.

Today Sunday, October 7, from 10 am-3 pm 9.1 miles of normally congested streets is a linear park…

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Added by University Park Family on October 7, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

The Fourth of July fireworks at USC/Expo Park among the best in the city

USC, University and Expo Park

 Celebrate the 4th of July at the LA Coliseum. The 10th annual Los Angeles Coliseum show begins at 9 p.m. on the east lawn. Kids' activities will begin at 1:30 p.m. and music and giveaways from KJLH radio will start at 3 p.m.

Free parking at the King and Hoover entrance to the Coliseum.…

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Added by University Park Family on July 3, 2012 at 6:20pm — No Comments

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