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USC's New Hybrid High School recruiting University Park neighborhood students

USC neighborhood students entering the ninth grade are encouraged to attend an orientation session to see if the innovative Hybrid High is the right place to prepare them for life, according to USC.

Developed by the USC Rossier School of Education, Hybrid High blends personalized instruction with digital coursework. Hybrid High will offer year-round access up to 12…

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Added by University Park Family on June 11, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Neighborhood Academic Initiative sends Foshay and Manual Arts kids to college, USC & Harvard

KABC and veteran LA reporter Sid Garcia did a fabulous and well-deserved feature on the USC Neighborhood Academic Initiative Friday and its homegrown leader, Kim Thomas-Barrios. Below is a USC story on the program and this year's senior class.

Which high school graduating class boasts 100 percent of its students enrolling in higher…

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Added by University Park Family on May 28, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Expo Line opens today - ride free for the weekend!

Expo Line opens today - ride free for the weekend!

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Added by University Park Family on April 28, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Traffic closures for Expo Line celebration and March of Dimes

Due to the dedication and grand opening of the Exposition Metro Rail line on Friday, April 27, 2012 and Saturday, April 28, 2012 along with the March of Dimes for Babies walk also on Saturday, April 28, 2012, the below streets will be closed to vehicular traffic:

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2012

Exposition Boulevard will be closed from Vermont Avenue to Figueroa Street from 10:00 am to approximately 4:00 pm.

Entry and exit to and from USC’s Watt Way will be allowed from…

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Added by University Park Family on April 23, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Renowned Foshay Jazz Band teams up with Crossroads for LA Times Festival of Books performance

Last month students from across the city put together a tribute concert at the Roxy to help the famous Foshay Learning Center Jazz Band as it's budget was being slashed.

The students, organized by Crossroads in Santa Monica, raised $13,000, saved music and created a lasting bond.

This weekend they…

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Added by University Park Family on April 21, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

LA Times Festival of Books and USC book drive for local schools in University Park



There's still time! Contribute a new or gently-used book to any of the donation stations throughout campus!



Bring your donation to the USC Civic Engagement Booth #748 at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books this weekend for the opportunity to win a prize!



Want to travel light? You can donate online at…

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Added by University Park Family on April 20, 2012 at 11:13am — No Comments

LA Times Festival of Books this weekend in USC University Park

WHAT: The 17th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, the largest and most prestigious public literary event in the country.

New for 2012 is the dedication of U.S. stamps that honor 20th century poets with U.S. Postal Service selection committee member and USC faculty member, Dana Gioia; a book drive especially benefitting the USC Family of Schools in South Los Angeles, an expanded outdoor food area.

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Added by University Park Family on April 20, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Neighborhood Nature Walk

In this seasonal walk series, The Children's Nature Institute will lead a walk to a local community garden and farmers market in one round-trip excursion.…



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Added by University Park Family on April 10, 2012 at 4:47pm — No Comments

Loren Miller Park Spring Festival TODAY

From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. join your friends and neighbors in the celebration of the great weather and community at Loren Miller Park in West Adams. There will be bouncers, face painting, games. egg hunts. Sponsored by LA Recs and Parks and the North Area Neighborhood Development…

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Added by University Park Family on April 7, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

Earth Day South LA 2012 – Free Family Event – April 14th at Normandie Ave. Elementary

Earth Day South LA 2012 – Free Family Event! – April 14th – 11am to 4pm Normandie Ave Elementary School 4505 S. Raymond Ave, LA, CA 90045. Enter the…

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Added by University Park Family on April 6, 2012 at 1:00am — No Comments

Street Carnival on Hoover in University Park

The USC Department of Public Safety will be holding the DPS Cadet Street Carnival Friday, Saturday and Sunday on Hoover between Jefferson and Adams.

Hoover street closure will begin on Wednesday, April 4th at 12pm through Monday, April

9th at 6am.

Hoover Street will be closed to vehicle traffic

from Adams to Jefferson. No parking will be

allowed on…

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Added by University Park Family on April 5, 2012 at 11:49am — No Comments

Family day at USC art gallery, Fisher Museum of Art

The USC Fisher Museum of Art invites you to join us for a fun-filled day of activities that the whole family will enjoy, including arts & crafts, food, and face-painting!



Saturday, April 7 from noon to 2 p.m. come to the Fisher Courtyard, 823 Exposition Blvd., on the south side of University Park Campus.



This is special event is held in…

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Added by University Park Family on April 3, 2012 at 2:21pm — No Comments

Women of South LA honored for work in our community

Jacquelyn Dupont-Walker was honored as "Woman of the Year" March 26 at the Capitol by The California Legislative Women's Caucus for her significant contributions to our neighborhood. Assemblymember Holly Mitchell nominated her for the 47th District.

"Early in life she was impacted by the models of an entrepreneurial and visionary father and maternal grandfather who…

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Added by University Park Family on April 1, 2012 at 11:15am — No Comments

Spring into Health this Saturday with free festival at MLK Park



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The 2012 Spring into Health Event promises to be even more fun than last year - with moon bounces, tree giveaways, dental screenings and an egg hunt. C'mon down!.

Spring Into Health,

a…

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Added by University Park Family on March 30, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

USC Community Health Involvement Project Holds Third Free Annual Health Fair

WHAT: The University of Southern California Community Health Involvement Project (CHIP) is holding its third free annual health fair for families surrounding the USC area. This event will offer: free health screenings, free food, fun and games, live entertainment and information on maintaining a healthy lifestyle.



Offered will be free screenings for blood pressure,…

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Added by University Park Family on March 21, 2012 at 4:15pm — No Comments

Chichen Itza chef, one of Jonathan Gold's essential 99, cookbook signing and celebration at Mercado la Paloma

Sabores Yucatecos: A Culinary Tour of the Yucatán is the latest offering from celebrated Chef Gilberto Cetina, who gave us Chichen Itza restaurant in Mercado la Paloma near Exposition Park.

Long a Jonathan Gold…

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Added by University Park Family on March 13, 2012 at 5:57pm — No Comments

NAACP Image Awards at the Shrine on Friday; traffic alert

The Shrine Auditorium is hosting the 43rd NAACP Image Awards Show on Friday, February 17, 2012.  Attendees are expected to begin arriving at 2:30 p.m.  The event is scheduled to end at 9 p.m.

 

Please note the following street and curb closures:

 

Royal Street Plaza from Jefferson Boulevard, north to 32nd Street from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, February 17, 2012.

 

32nd Street, from Hoover Street, east to Figueroa Street. 32nd Street will be a full closure, east to…

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Added by University Park Family on February 16, 2012 at 1:41pm — No Comments

MLK and Dr. Kilgore Intergenerational Tribute at CAAm in Expo Parker

The Second Annual King, and Kilgore Tribute sponsored by the Hoover Intergenerational Institute is at at the California African American Museum Monday in Expo Park, January 30, Monday. 

The late Thomas Kilgore Jr., a pastor and member of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, served as a special adviser on community affairs to USC from 1972 until his death in…

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Added by University Park Family on January 29, 2012 at 6:51pm — No Comments

Screen Actors Guild Award Show comes to University Park = traffic on Jan. 30

The Shrine Auditorium, located on Jefferson Boulevard and Royal Street, will be hosting the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Show on Sunday, January 29, 2012.  The doors open at 5:00 pm and the show begins at 6:00 pm. Due to this event, the below streets will be affected:

- Royal Street between 32nd Street and Jefferson Boulevard, from approximately 6:00 am on Sunday, January 29, 2012 until 12:00 am on Monday, January 30, 2012. Local and emergency access will be maintained at all…

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Added by University Park Family on January 27, 2012 at 11:33am — No Comments

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