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New Destination Guide Lists Tourists Spots in South L.A.
September 9, 2021
The Watts Tower, Magic Johnson Park and Leimert Park Village are among the attractions highlighted in the new destination guide published by the Los Angeles South Chamber of Commerce (LASCC). ... read more »
Pedestrian Killed in Hit and Run in Leimert Park Area; Motorist Sought
August 9, 2021
A pedestrian was killed today in a hit and run in the Leimert Park area, authorities said. ... read more »
Leimert Park Village is Reopening: Councilmember Mark Ridley-Thomas Says “All Hands on Deck”
May 20, 2021
The heritage and culture of Los Angeles flows through the veins of the Leimert Park Village community. Businesses that took root near historic Leimert Boulevard reflect the neighborhood’s progress and elevation.  In this quaint, Black artistic-mecca, comprised mostly of store fronts, restaurants and vendors in South L.A., there is a history pride for the community and culture. ... read more »
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Isaac Bryan takes Big Lead in 54th AD Race
May 20, 2021
If Bryan has less than a majority when the results are certified, he will face Hutt in a runoff July 20. The special election was necessitated by Sydney Kamlager's election to the state Senate in a special election March 2, filling the vacancy caused by Holly J. Mitchell's election to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. ... read more »
Jazz Icon Herbie Hancock Virtually Honored at Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center
April 22, 2021
Barbara Morrison honors Hancock on International Jazz Day and raises funds for scholarship program. ... read more »
SENATOR MARIA ELENA DURAZO ENDORSES HEATHER HUTT IN AD-54
April 15, 2021
Heather Hutt was born and raised in Los Angeles and has dedicated her life to Democratic activism, public service, and the community. Heather recently served as the first Black U.S. Senate State Director in California’s history, and in her capacity serving Senator Harris, was the principal representative among constituents and elected leaders throughout California. She used her position to stand up for women by bringing together healthcare professionals to discuss implicit bias in health care, especially for women and women of color as well as advocating for DACA recipients and fighting against the Trump Administration’s assault on Dreamers and immigrants. ... read more »
Mothers In Action, LA Urban League, Brotherhood Crusade, And FEMA Surpass 10,000 Vaccinations Along Crenshaw Corridor
April 8, 2021
The Johnson & Johnson vaccine is a one dose vaccination, so all 10,000 participants are now fully vaccinated.  Tracy Mitchell, president of Mothers in Action, said “I want to thank the Mothers In Action’s village of volunteers that have staffed the site from day one, and who have committed to continue supporting this effort until April 10, when the site closes.” ... read more »
Celebration of Life: Fred Anthony Calloway
April 1, 2021
FRED ANTHONY CALLOWAY ... read more »
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Bozeman ‘On Fire’ as New Pastor of Transfiguration Catholic Church
March 31, 2021
Enthusiasm and excitement are second nature to Father Anthony Bozeman. He describes himself as “on fire with the gift of the Holy Spirit” and he intends to apply that energy as the new pastor of the Church of the Transfiguration in L.A.’s Leimert Park. ... read more »
LADWP Promotes Transportation Electrification through Leimert Park EV Shuttle Wrap
March 25, 2021
Creative design promoting EVs developed in collaboration with LACI and community partners ... read more »
Brown’s Exhibit Salutes the ‘Divine Feminine’
March 11, 2021
The pop-up exhibit is located at Lion Arts in Leimert Park, on 4325 Degnan Blvd., in Los Angeles. The show, which will continue until March 18, is another example of Brown’s talent for creating stunning pieces embellished with intricate details that immediately capture the attention of the viewer. ... read more »
Former California State Director Heather Hutt Looks to Apply a Balanced Voice as She Runs for 54th District Assemblymember
March 4, 2021
Public service needs a balanced voice in leadership; former California State Director, Heather Hutt has devoted her focus to equity and proper representation in the halls of civic duty. She has been an amplified voice for Black women and wants to use her influence to bring on social change within the 54th District.   ... read more »
Top Crenshaw & Around Stories of 2020
December 31, 2020
These are the top stories of what happened in Crenshaw & Around this year. ... read more / view gallery »
COMMUNITY BUILD, INC. ANNOUNCES TARA TAYLOR AS INTERIM CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER
November 19, 2020
Taylor will be in charge of Community Build’s daily operations, including managing a staff of 68 in two separate locations, the administrative offices in Leimert Park and the Youth and Community Center.  She will be responsible for ensuring each department and individual employee has the resources and support needed to operate CBI’s services and programs as well as CBI’s hundreds of client.  In addition, Taylor will also work to define the role and responsibilities for the permanent chief operations officer position. ... read more »
L.A. City Planning Department Names Faisal Roble First Chief Equity Officer
August 13, 2020
City Planning, the largest planning department in the United States, has named its first Chief Equity Officer Faisal Roble to lead in a newly-created position to spearhead racial justice efforts within the Department. This role will also help address implicit bias in City Planning policies and outreach. With more than 30 years of experience and most recently holding the title of Principal City Planner, Roble will help craft City Planning’s Racial Equity Action Plan that will better guide diverse outreach and engagement that informs 35 distinct communities during the City Planning process. ... read more »
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