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Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas Travels Across Second District to Distribute 10,000 Masks Throughout COVID-19 Impacted Communities
August 27, 2020
Due to the disproportionate effects of COVID-19, the need for assistance in Los Angeles has taken over certain communities. Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas answered the call for help; in the past several weeks, he’s been traveling and delivering PPE to essential workers within his district.   ... read more »
PHFE WIC Unveiled The New Obama Blvd WIC Center Honoring Motherhood, Breastfeeding Month and Black Breastfeeding Week
September 5, 2019
Since changing what was Rodeo Blvd to Obama Blvd, the PHFE WIC unveiled Tuesday, August 27, 2019, the Obama Blvd. WIC Center to match, also honoring breastfeeding month and Black breastfeeding week with a family-friendly celebration. ... read more »
The Evolution of Bakewell Media’s Taste of Soul Festival
August 29, 2019
For 14 years, Los Angeles has enjoyed the annual Taste of Soul Family Food Festival on Crenshaw Blvd. The day-long festival presented by Bakewell Media boasts over 350,000 visitors just last year alone. Taste of Soul has become an institution in the Crenshaw community and draws people from L.A. and beyond, coming to enjoy live music and entertainment on more than five stages, delicious food from hundreds of vendors and shopping – including blocks and blocks of art, jewelry, clothing, beauty products as well as a plethora of free community services. The festival is family-friendly and known for being one of the largest and safest events in Southern California. Originally founded by Bakewell Media CEO Danny J. Bakewell, Sr. in 2005, Taste of Soul has grown exponentially over the years, and Mr. Bakewell says he can’t believe it’s been 14 years since its beginning. ... read more »
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President Obama Sends Letter of Appreciation to Los Angeles for the Naming of Obama Blvd.
May 6, 2019
Herb Wesson courtesy photo LOS ANGELES (AP) — A stretch of road in Los Angeles has been renamed after former President Barack Obama. A concert and ceremony Saturday unveiled Obama Boulevard with thousands flooding the streets to celebrate. ... read more »
The Best of Crenshaw & Around 2018
December 27, 2018
We take a look back on what happened on and around the Crenshaw District in 2018 ... read more »
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