Leimert Park

City of Los Angeles Kicks-off African American Heritage Month Observance 

For the 74th consecutive year, the City of Los Angeles and Our Authors Study Club are uniting to present a variety of events to observe African American Heritage Month. Mayor Karen Bass assembled a committee headed by Public Works Commissioner Mike Davis and OASC President Lura Daniels-Ball to present free programs for all ages to be held at venues throughout the city. Danny J. Bakewell, Jr. is the honorary chair for citywide celebration, Wendy Raquel Robinson is the ambassador for the OASC Carter G. Woodson Oratorical Contest, and William Allen Young will serve as a contest judge. Activities kick-off on

Assemblyman Bryan Hosts Holiday Event in Leimert Park 

On Sunday, Dec.17, Assemblymember Isaac G. Bryan (D-55th) held his third annual Christmas in the Park Celebration in Leimert Park. The community lined up and around the park to play in the snow, take pics with Santa Claus, and receive gifts and information. 

Mayor Bass Visits Small Businesses in Leimert Park

Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass met with business owners in Leimert Park on Tuesday, Dec. 5. The visit is part of the mayor’s tour across the city events leading up to her one-year anniversary on Dec. 12.

Lura’s Kitchen Joins Effort to Save CCCF Bell Tower Overlooking Los Angeles

Lura’s Kitchen, Inc., a multi-generational California benefit corporation founded on the principle of “doing business while doing good,” announced that they are launching “Madear’s Old Fashion Gourmet Teacake Mix Sales Campaign,” with a mission to help restore the tower of the historical Congregational Church of Christian Fellowship (CCCF) in South Los Angeles. Just in time for Juneteenth, Lura’s Kitchen will donate 20% of the proceeds from the sale of its teacake mixes and cookies through the end of June 2023, joining the effort to save the CCCF Bell Tower that overlooks L.A, a symbol of hope in the Los Angeles