View Park

Inspired Garden Artistry Hosts Blooms with a View 10th Anniversary Spring Garden Tour and Vendor Park

In celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the View Park, Windsor Hills, View Heights, and Ladera Heights bi-annual Garden Tour, there will be a host of activities for garden aficionados, adults, and children. Scheduled throughout the day will be drumming at one of the gardens, and potting classes, a children’s play area, plant swap, food, music, and giveaways at the vendor park.

Displacement in Los Angeles The First Time

Some of the country’s most intense “battles” around gentrification – commonly defined as the renovation or reinvigoration of communities or areas thru the influx of new residents and businesses which leads to the displacement of long-term residents from those same communities or areas – are currently being waged in predominantly Black South L.A. neighborhoods such as Leimert Park, View Park and Windsor Hills. 

It All Starts with a Coffee Shop: Gentrification Beyond the Numbers

Windsor Hills and View Park have always been a shining Black light in Los Angeles. It’s where Black doctors and lawyers aspired to live when they weren’t welcomed in Bel-Air or Brentwood, where Ray Charles, Meghan Markle, and Ike and Tina Turner lived. It was the gold standard for Black people, a gleaming refuge lost to most in the sprawl of Los Angeles.

Relay For Life of Baldwin Hills June 23rd, 9 A.M.

Relay For Life of Baldwin Hills 2018 and the communities of Ladera Heights, View Park, Windsor Hills, Crenshaw, and Leimert Park   A 24 hour event starting on June 23rd at 9 am Ending at 9 am on June 24th Yvonne B. Burke Athletic Complex (Baseball Field) 5401 S. Fairfax between Stocker and Slauson   What is Relay For Life? Relay For Life of Baldwin Hills is a fun and unique 24-hour walkathon to increase cancer awareness while raising much-needed funds for the American Cancer Society’s patient service programs, cancer research, advocacy and community education. Teams composed of 8 to

Carper Named Parish Life Director of St. Bernadette Catholic Church

Deacon Jim Carper, former Director of Marketing and Development for Holy Name of Jesus School, was recently appointed the Parish Life Director (Deacon – Administrator) for St. Bernadette Catholic Church in View Park by Archbishop Jose H. Gomez. Deacon Carper is a recognized authority in Catholic stewardship and fundraising programs, a faith mentor and an experienced leader in building support for faith-based organizations. Most recently, Deacon Jim was the Director of Marketing and Development for Holy Name of Jesus School where he led numerous development and fundraising projects. He is the former Stewardship Coordinator at St. Monica Catholic Community in

New Updates Unveiled at Jim Gilliam Recreation Center

Together with Edwina Gilliam, the widow of Dodger great Jim Gilliam, and the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation, L.A. City Council President Herb J. Wesson, Jr. unveiled updates to the recreation center named in honor of the 1953 National League Rookie of the Year.