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NeighborhoodLIFT Program to Offer $25,000 Grants to Boost Homeownership for Angelenos
At a news conference, Wells Fargo, NeighborWorks® America and its network member, Neighborhood Housing Services of Los Angeles County will announce the expansion of a multi-million dollar collaboration to boost homeownership. The NeighborhoodLIFT® program will offer $25,000 down payment assistance grants and homebuyer education for eligible Los Angeles County homebuyers. The free NeighborhoodLIFT homebuyer event takes place Feb. 1-2 at Los Angeles Convention Center, and interested homebuyers can register to attend beginning January 14 at www.wellsfargo.com/lift.  ... read more / view event »
Warner Bros. Television Group’s Directors’ Workshop is Open for Submissions to Its 2019 Program
Seven-Year Old Initiative Has Helped Launch or Further the TV Directing Careers of More Than 40 Women and People of Color ... read more / view event »
Joshua Tree National Park to Temporarily Close for Cleanup and Repair
Joshua Tree National Park will temporarily close effective 8 am on Thursday, January 10, to allow park staff to address sanitation, safety, and resource protection issues in the park that have arisen during the lapse in appropriations. Park officials plan to restore accessibility to the park in addition to limited basic services in the coming days. ... read more / view event »
SoCal Museums Announces the 14th Annual MUSEUMS FREE-FOR-ALL
SoCal Museums announces the 14th Annual Museums Free-for-All on Saturday, February 2 and Sunday, February 3, 2019. Over forty museums—presenting art, cultural heritage, natural history, and science—will open their doors and invite visitors to attend free of charge. ... read more / view event »
The Original Farmers Market Gears Up for a Year of Festivities at Third & Fairfax  
From seasonal celebrations to annual traditions, LA’s favorite gathering place will host  activities for all ages throughout 2019. ... read more / view event »
SCAQMD to Host Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Forum
For the sixth consecutive year, the South Coast Air Quality Management District will honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with its MLK Day of Service Forum at the California African American Museum.  This luncheon will feature prominent guests and speakers on the environment and air quality.  Attendees will learn about the progress achieved and challenges ahead in cleaning the air throughout the South Coast Air Basin, especially in environmental justice communities.   ... read more / view event »
County of Los Angeles Department of Consumer and Business Affairs Hosts Recovery Forum for Small Business Owners Impacted by Woolsey, Hill Fires
As part of an interagency collaboration, the County of Los Angeles Department of Consumer and Business Affairs will host a Small Business Listening Session on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019 in the City of Calabasas to solicit input from impacted business owners regarding their post-fire needs and concerns. The business community is also encouraged to attend to explore economic development opportunities. ... read more / view event »
Community Pride and Beautification Day
In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Community Partnership of Best Start Watts/Willowbrook has organized a Community Pride and Beautification Day in Willowbrook to serve as a day of remembrance and service.  Residents, community partners, and volunteers will come together to care for the environment, demonstrate community support, and keep Willowbrook a clean and beautiful place to live and work. ... read more / view event »
California African American Museum Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration 2019
Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day by surrounding yourself with art, culture, and community. Enjoy an array of vibrant programs and activities for all ages. Bring the kids for art-making activities, a march, and delicious food truck fare; visit our exhibitions, hear a marathon reading of King’s lesser-known speeches and sermons, groove to DJ-provided tunes, and much more—free for everyone! ... read more / view event »
“Are You Prepared? Shift Happens!” Conference Friday, January 11th at CSUN: Transforming Disaster Into Prosperity
The Valley Economic Alliance in partnership with Valley Nonprofit Resources and Cal State University, Northridge (CSUN) College of Social and Behavioral Sciences will present a disaster preparedness conference this Friday, January 11, 2019 from 7:30am to 1:30pm at CSUN Student Union Center.   ... read more / view event »
Watts-Willowbrook Conservatory – Christmas Recital/WWC Orientation
ORIENTATION for new and beginning students 5PM to 6PM City of Los Angeles Bldg. The “Old Library Bldg.”  1501 E 103rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90002 ... read more / view event »
Hope Comes to South Central Los Angeles
COMMUNITY DAY is happening at a time when South Central communities are in dire need of help and hope, Bishop Edward Turner, has spearheaded Community Day Celebration for twenty-four years.. He started community day some twenty four years ago. Bishop has always had a heart for the people in the community, his finger is on the pulse of the people, and he lives in the community which he serves. ... read more / view event »
Watts-Willowbrook Conservatory and Youth Symphony Winter 2019 Session Begins!
The Watts-Willowbrook Conservatory (WWC) continues into its tenth year, serving youngsters from the South LA/Watts/Compton area. Beginners, intermediate and advanced students are welcome! (Ages 6 - 18)  Applications available on-line at: www.sappa.net ... read more / view event »
FREE ‘59th Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration’ is a Seasonal Music and Dance Spectacular Perfect for the Whole Family!
L.A.’s largest holiday celebration is perfect for the whole family!. Join this year’s co-hosts, internationally renowned mezzo-soprano Suzanna Guzmán and actor Brian White(upcoming 2019 series Ambitions, Bronx SIU, Ray Donovan), as over 20 music ensembles, choirs and dance companies from the many neighborhoods and cultures of L.A. celebrate the season during this free, three-hour holiday show. PBS SoCal and KCET will broadcast this beloved program. ... read more / view event »
The Lions Roar Into Union Station with Reggae Celebration at Season’s Third Cocoa Concert
Free Cocoa Bar, Christmas Craft Corner, Kids’ Zone and Santa Selfies Highlight Holiday Happenings ... read more / view event »
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