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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 »
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 »
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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 »
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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 »
‘Leimert Park Rising’ brings out thousands in support of Juneteenth and Black Lives
June 25, 2020
The energy surrounded Leimert Park filled the African American community with love and hope for brighter days. For many people in the community, Leimert Park has always been a hub for people to shop and bond with each other. ... read more »
Community Icon Eso Won Bookstore Recieves Overwhelming Support on BHERC “Operation Love” Day
June 18, 2020
As part of its continuing effort to support the revitalization of the Black community BHERC rallied support for ESO WON Bookstore a business critical to the Los Angeles area that provides access to Black literature of all genres. ... read more »
LEIMERT PARK RIDE/RUN/WALK FOR LOVE AND HEALING
June 11, 2020
The evening of Sunday, May 31, was the 99th anniversary of the Black Wall Street Massacre. That weekend was filled with peaceful protests throughout Southern California, supplemented by rioting and looting in Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, West L.A. and Hollywood. ... read more »
Leimert Park Fire Damages Historic Vision Theatre
April 23, 2020
During the early morning hours on Tuesday April 21, firefighters from the Los Angeles Fire Department extinguished flames that damaged part of the historic Vision Theatre located in Leimert Park. ... read more »
BREAKING NEWS: Fire Breaks Out at Historic Vision Theatre in Leimert Park
April 21, 2020
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fire damaged an art deco theater under renovation in the Leimert Park area of Los Angeles before dawn Tuesday, the Fire Department said. ... read more »
L.A. Council President Emeritus Herb Wesson To Hold Free Diaper Grab-and-Go Saturday
April 10, 2020
Los Angeles City Council President Emeritus Herb J. Wesson Jr. and Good Plus Foundation will host a diaper grab-and-go for 10th Council District residents on Saturday morning from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at his district office in Koreatown. Diapers will be given to families in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. Priority will be given to families in the 10th Council District but no families are excluded from applying. Limited quantities and sizes available. All families must sign-up online at herbwesson.com/diapers. No walk-ups will be permitted. ... read more »
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