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The Wave

Colleagues call for councilman-teacher to resign

PICO RIVERA — The City Council here asked for the resignation of Councilman Gregory Salcido Feb. 13 amid a public backlash to his recent anti-military remarks at El Rancho High School, where he teaches. Salcido told his colleagues and a crowded City Council chambers that he would not step down. “I’m not anti-military,” Salcido said…

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MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Refugee organization evolves into service provider

It began with a civil war. In 1983, thousands of people fled military persecution in El Salvador and came to the United States. Once here, Salvadoran refugees realized they needed to secure their political asylum and help the numerous others also escaping from persecution to Los Angeles. So they created the Central American Refugee Center,…

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CHEERS!

Dr. Henry DeLu Jr. has been elected to the Alumni Association Board for the USC School of Pharmacy. Alumni of the USC School of Pharmacy serve as mentors, coaches, guest lecturers and help find job opportunities for students and other alumni. The alumni network is considered one of the strongest within the pharmacy schools, representing…

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Education advocate Shirley Ford, 69, dies

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Funeral services will be held Feb. 17 in Houston, Texas, for Shirley Ford, a longtime fighter for equal education, who died Feb. 11 after battling cancer. She was 69. “[Ford] was extremely passionate, full of energy and willing to do whatever it took for her own children and other people’s children…

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BOOK CORNER: New book tells Recy Taylor’s story

Recy Taylor was on her way home after an evening of singing and praying at her church in Abbeville, Alabama, when seven white men, armed with knives and shotguns, ordered the young mother into their vehicle, raped her, and left her for dead. After learning what took place, the president of the local NAACP branch…

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San Pedro News Pilot

Make It 13 Straight Marine Crowns For San Pedro Girls Soccer

HARBOR CITY - It's the same old song and dance for San Pedro High girls soccer.

Year after year, the Pirates know that whenever they have a chance to clinch a Marine League championship, they always end up having to go through rival Narbonne of Harbor City one way or another. For the third consecutive season,…

Mary Star High Boys Basketball Wins Share Of Santa Fe League Title

Remember the 2005-2006 season?

That was the last time, and the only time Mary Star High boys basketball won a league championship.

It was the Camino Real League back then, and the Stars outdistanced the likes of Cathedral of Los Angeles, St. Paul of Santa Fe Springs, St. Monica of…

San Pedro High Football 2017 Gets Three To Sign NLI's

San Pedro High football had a great day on Wednesday, as three from their 2018 senior class would sign national letters of intent to further their academic and athletic careers through collegiate football.

Marine League All-Purpose Player Of…

 

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Culver City Film Festival celebrates 100 years of Culver City, screening over 100 independent films from around the world.

Posted by Culver City Film Festival on November 20, 2017 at 4:55pm 0 Comments

 

The Fourth Annual Culver City Film Festival Holds at Cinemark Theaters in December 2017
Culver City, CA, November 20, 2017 --(PR.com)-- During this occasion over 100 independent films will be screened in celebration of Culver City's Centenary.



The festival director Culver City Film Festival, Jon Gursha has announced that the fourth annual Culver City Film Festival will be held at Cinemark 18 and XD Howard Hughes Center, starting from Tuesday the 5th to Monday the 11th of December 2017. The Culver City Film Festival is an annual celebration specifically designed with the primary aim of bringing together a diverse group of filmmakers to share recent works and recognize local talent in a city celebrated for its cinematic history and in-depth cultural values.



Submissions are now open for filmmakers around the globe to submit their short and feature films both narratives and…
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The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks celebrates their 150th birthday!

Posted by Ted Wolfe on February 7, 2018 at 1:30pm 0 Comments

The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks (BPOE) will be celebrating their 150th anniversary on February 16, 2018. This celebration will attract more than two million Members, families and community partners around the nation.

The BPOE is one of the premiere Charitable and Patriotic organizations in the United States.

The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks has made more than $6 billion dollars in donations since first starting 149 years ago. Last year alone, the Elks donated approximately $323 million in cash, gifts and time to make our communities better places to live.

There are more than 1,900 Elks Lodges across the country with a total membership of nearing 800,000. Elks' members must be American citizens who are at least 21 years of age and must believe in God.

With over 170 lodges in the state of California and Hawaii, the California-Hawaii Elks Association has raised over $116 million dollars to…

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KESCHIA POTTER @ The Industry Cafe ♪ Thurs. nites ♪ 7:30 - 10:30PM

Posted by DojO- on October 19, 2017 at 5:21pm 1 Comment

[NOTICE: Th., Sept. 28th FINAL NIGHT until further notice, stay tuned 4 upcomin' CD release Par-tay! ¿STAGE'n¿]   

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(W)rapper Tower in the Hayden Tract

Posted by Scupine on August 8, 2017 at 6:00am 1 Comment

Another incredible building by Eric Owen Moss. Construction is due to begin in October, at the corner of Jefferson and National.

VENICE ARTS FREE YOUTH MEDIA WORKSHOPS – FALL 2017

Posted by Erica Rodriguez on August 1, 2017 at 12:19pm 1 Comment

Since 1993, Venice Arts has reached thousands of youth through our award-winning Art Mentoring Program Free to low-income families, more than 400 youth participate each year at our center in Venice or at an ArtPartner site in other areas of Los Angeles. A low student-to-artist ratio assures educational excellence and visual, digital, and media literacy: all key to future success.

Our programs include photography, filmmaking, and multimedia plus comics, animation, and writing that reach youth ages 6 to 18, while Art Discovery offers children ages 6 to 9 a hands-on, multi-disciplinary visual art curriculum. An Advanced Studies Track provides 1:1 mentoring, internships, portfolio development, help with college applications, and more. Advanced students are also given opportunities to work on special projects with other organizations and groups or to assist Venice Arts’ on client print, video, or special projects.

Our Fall session workshops begin on …

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KAMAU DAÁOOD & a Band of Griots · Double M Jazz Salon @ MCLM Sun., Jul. 9th, 2017 2PM*

Posted by DojO- on July 9, 2017 at 2:16pm 1 Comment

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BUSTER WILLIAMS 75th Birthday Tour Concert w/ "Something More" @ Nate Holder Performing Arts Ct. Sat., Jun. 24th 8PM

Posted by DojO- on June 16, 2017 at 6:12pm 1 Comment

   Buster Williams - "George! Is that you George?! Is that U?!" (as told by) "GA" (special story, inside joke 'bout _?_) 

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 “Bassist Buster Williams is one of the key players in modern (J)azz with a rock-solid grounding in harmony, counterpoint and orchestration. Buster's musicianship is impeccable and his rhythmic sense unfailing. Williams’ work as a leader is a blueprint for bassists on how to assume a more proactive, forward position in an ensemble without throwing it out of balance.” —The New Yorker

“In Williams’ hands, the bass is a fully articulate solo voice. His big, deep, resilient and inventive playing has made him the bassist of choice throughout the (J)azz world. He has worked with just about everyone of import on the…

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The 4th Annual Culver City Film Festival to be held in December 2017

Posted by Culver City Film Festival on May 23, 2017 at 12:05pm 1 Comment

Submissions are now open for short and feature films both narratives and documentary from any part of the globe.

Jon Gursha, the festival director Culver City Film Festival, is highly delighted to announce that the fourth annual Culver City Film Festival will hold from Monday the 4th to Monday the 11th of December 2017 in Culver City Los Angeles County, California.

The Culver City Film Festival is an annual event established with the primary objective of bringing together a diverse group of filmmakers to share recent work and recognize local talent in a city celebrated for its cinematic history and in-depth cultural values.

 

In the bid to achieve this laudable objective, the organizers of this festival designed this annual festival which features both experienced as well as up and coming filmmakers with the hope of providing a platform for showcasing of independent films that deserves exposure and…

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ComeUnity Festival & Fandang Obon @ Westside Park Sun., Jun. 4th 1-5PM (free)

Posted by DojO- on May 29, 2017 at 11:38pm 3 Comments

This event celebrates the long established relationship between people of Mexican, Japanese & African ancestry in LA.

Image may contain: 2 people, text  EVERYTHING IS FREE…

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CINEMA AT THE EDGE FILM FESTIVAL LOS ANGELES

Posted by Alexandra Guarnieri on April 18, 2017 at 1:09pm 1 Comment

CINEMA AT THE EDGE FILM FESTIVAL

LOS ANGELES

ARRIVING APRIL 27TH - 30TH 2017

Four days of screenings, parties and artist programs that celebrate independent film making in the heart of Santa Monica.

Housed at the Edgemar Center for the Arts, the CATE Los Angeles Film Festival is nestled in the Frank Gehry designed complex on bustling Main Street in Santa Monica, California. The 5th Annual Cinema at the Edge Independent Film Festival (CATE) presents films of all genres that feature a distinct vision, a unique voice or a challenge to what is expected and accepted in the medium. A community staple, CATE was born out of a desire to showcase innovative films, with a commitment to quality, which push industry boundaries and explore cutting-edge cinema.
Our film festival is now accepting submissions…
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Culver City Historical Society

A Brief History of Culver City’s Major Houses of Worship

Culver City’s first house of worship, St. Augustine Church began when the Figueroa family donated land in 1883 in what was to become Culver City, when Washington Blvd. was just a dirt road. In 1887 a modest wood framed church that sat 200 was built, and in 1922 it was expanded to seat 500. On […]

Our Centennial: A Recap

Culver City’s rich history encouraged and supported many activities in celebration of our first hundred years. Locals, under the umbrella of the Centennial Committee, planned a broad scope of events from the beginning of the year-long commemoration to the end: the kickoff at Sony Pictures; an old-fashioned community parade; a 5K Run through downtown, including […]

Installation of Officers, January 17, 2018

You are cordially invited to attend the Culver City Historical Society’s Installation honoring the Society’s 14th president, Hope M. Parrish, and officers for 2018-2020 in the Crystal Dining Room of The Culver Hotel. The event will take place on Wednesday evening, January 17, 2018 from 7:00-8:30 pm. The 2018-2020 officers will be: Hope M. Parrish, […]

Preserving History

The Culver City Historical Society, like most non-profits, was established for all the right reasons! The effort was led by former Fire Chief and Mrs. John Kearney, Parks and Recreation Director Syd Kronenthal, and many others like Clarita Marquez Young, (our Madrina), Frank McCann, Cathy Zermeno, (first president), Charles Lugo, Rusty Kostick, Esther Tarn, and […]

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Leimert Park Beat

Dominique DiPrima · Frontpage · KJLH 102.3FM "Radio Free" Weekdays 4:30am – 6am "Wake-up - wake-uP" [She'z Back]

 Dominique DiPrima's Profile Photo, Image may contain: 1 person, smiling   + Post: Front Page Community Calendar / Local Happenings - But, but, but wha-? No non-profit 'new' World STAGE events listed on Community Calendar? Wuz-up wit dat? Facebook Friend To: Dwight Trible, STAGE Executive Director ahso!" -  …

BENNIE MAUPIN @ The 'new' World STAGE • Feb., Fri. 9th & Sat. 10th 9PM [African American History Month] (updated)

Presented by Dwight Trible, Executive Director, The 'new' World STAGE Art, Education & Performance Gallery non-profit 501(c)(3) "Winter Jazz Concert Series +" "A Rare Privilege, Two (2) Nights" -  O-!Image may contain: one or more people, people playing musical instruments, night and text

Includin' MC Jeffrey-rey, Jazz philanthropic-herstorian …

PHIL RANELIN (Multi-Generational) Jazz Ensemble "Bonafied" • DwighTrible Presents @ The World STAGE • Fri., Jan. 19th 9 PM

Presented by Dwight Trible, Executive Director non-profit 501(c)(3) The 'new' World STAGE Art, Education & Performance Gallery "Winter Jazz Concert Series +" Incl. MC Jeffrey-rey, Jazz philanthropic-herstorian TBA @ no extra charge

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