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Soul Steppers keep pace with themselves on regular walks

BALDWIN HILLS — When you see a member of the L.A. Soul Steppers stepping through the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza get out of the way.  The Soul Steppers are a walking club of about 70-plus members. The free club for senior citizens meets once a month for a two-mile walk around the mall. The group Read More...

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L.A. Regional Food Bank gets donation from Starbucks

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Los Angeles’ homelessness epidemic isn’t the only issue plaguing several low-income communities.  The county is full of “food deserts” leaving many residents — children, adults and seniors alike — to face the realities of hunger. Helping fight the issue is local nonprofit the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank, which has worked to Read More...

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County introduces initiative to employ ex-criminals

LOS ANGELES — County supervisors and local business leaders have announced the Fair Chance Hiring Initiative, which is aimed at encouraging companies to employ people who have been rehabilitated through the criminal justice system. “We challenge employers to think outside the box when making their hiring decisions,” said Supervisor Hilda Solis, who authored the motion Read More...

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Homeless advocates voice opinions on use of state funds

LOS ANGELES — A City Council committee got an earful Sept. 4 from advocates and members of the public about how the city should spend $123 million it expects to receive from the state next year for homeless housing and services. Members of the council’s Homelessness and Poverty Committee said they want to use funding Read More...

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SPORTS DIGEST: Freshman quarterback leads USC to win over Stanford

What a topsy-turvy world for USC. One day, you’re higher than a kite after the kid quarterback overcame a 17-3 deficit 17 minutes into the game to engineer a 45-20 victory over Stanford. Two days later you’re trying to figure out what happened to your athletic director. We’ll start with the happy news first. Kedon Read More...

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San Pedro News Pilot

San Pedro High Football With Record-Setting Night In Victory

Just one week ago, San Pedro High football had a triumphant return to its former home, Daniels Field.

What would happen on Friday in their 2019 debut at their current home Mike Walsh Pirate Stadium, was something you had to see to believe.

The defense of the Pirates have already made quite an impression in victories over North Torrance and Eagle…

Mary Star High Football Rolls To Victory Over Whittier Christian

For the fifth straight season under head coach Jason Gelber, Mary Star High football would adapt to a new offensive approach to their game plan.

On Friday at Daniels Field, they gave Whittier Christian of La Habra the full rundown.

The tried and true Double Wing-T offensive format isn't the most glamorous style around in these days and times…

San Pedro High Football Wins In Return To Daniels Field

The home jerseys were brand new for San Pedro High football as they continue building for the future, but for their 2019 home opener and nonleague showdown with visiting Eagle Rock, the Pirates, on a true 'Throwback Thursday' moment, would give the fans a treat by going back to the past.

Due to the on-campus Mike Walsh Pirate Stadium grass being…

 

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Multimedia Journalist Germany Kent Honored as first African American Woman to receive prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Online Independent Deadline Reporting

Posted by Press Star on July 8, 2019 at 11:30am 0 Comments

Germany Kent is an American print and television journalist, radio personality, author, and producer. Her 2018 coverage of the mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, California won the Sigma Delta Chi in Online Independent Deadline Reporting; Kent is the first African American woman to achieve this honor in this category from the Society of Professional Journalists.

 

Multifaceted journalist Germany Kent was chosen as one of 77 recipients nationwide to receive the preeminent Sigma Delta Chi Award for excellence in journalism

 

WASHINGTON – Germany Kent, a multimedia journalist and radio personality based out of Los Angeles, has been honored by the Society of Professional Journalists for her exceptional work with Online Reporting: Deadline Reporting (Independent). The veteran journalist was…

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Let's Put a New Face to the Refugee Movement #RedefineRefugees

Posted by Mistah Wilson on June 11, 2019 at 11:58am 0 Comments

On JUNE 20th, join 734 Coffee to make this picture of resilience go viral. For too many years there have been images of hopelessness and despair shared about refugees. Together, we can change the perspective and begin a new narrative by sharing this image of a true refugee champion, Manyang Kher. A former Sudanese refugee, Manyang's story is one of true resilience and should be celebrated. If you agree, join the campaign today by committing to share or retweet Manyang's photo on your social media platforms and tagging 3 or more friends on World Refugee Day.

reDiscover Center’s Tinkering Camps Filling Fast

Posted by Amy Bauer on May 30, 2019 at 3:31pm 0 Comments

 LOS ANGELES, CA: reDiscover Center, LA’s largest public kids makerspace, is proud to announce enrollment for their 10 week summer camp season is nearing capacity. The camps, called “Tinkering School LA,” are held at reDiscover Center’s main location on Washington Blvd. in Culver City and at satellite locations in Manhattan Beach, Los Feliz, and Pacific Palisades.

 

“Tinkering School LA has been extremely popular here at reDiscover since we started the camps in 2011,” stated Jonathan Bijur, Executive Director of reDiscover. “Parents are excited that we teach 5-12 year olds life changing skills that give their children confidence while training them to safely use power tools, all under the supervision of our talented staff.” He continued, “We’ve increased the number of camp locations over the past three years in order to reach and teach more children who can’t make the trip to Culver City.”

 

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Culver City Historical Society

Getting Ready to Mark History!

I admit I am feeling a little nostalgic! I remember a call from my mom, shortly after my dad, Captain Charles Reyes Lugo, retired from CCPD in 1979. After reading about the formation of a Culver City Historical Society, she realized that his Lugo family history could be a benefit to keeping him active with […]

Summer 2019 Message

Summer Greetings to our newest members and to our loyal lifetime and annual members who support us each year! We had a busy Spring! In April, the Historical Society began work on a new collaboration with Culver City High School. We joined the Wende Museum and other local business at the Student Career Day. Our […]

July 17 General Meeting and Program

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Our Newspaper Treasures

Culver City’s history always amazes me! From early times when our Native Americans traversed this area, using natural resources wisely, to our Spanish ancestors who shared their customs, to the continuing influx of amazing immigrants who expand our cultural wealth every day. Newspapers serve as incredible sources of information from early times on a daily […]

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Let's Put a New Face to the Refugee Movement #RedefineRefugees

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Leimert Park Beat

The World Stage· DwighTrible Presents: "Back" Sept/Oct. 2019 "End of Summer Jazz Concert Series +" [SCHEDULE] ~ *updatez*

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"The Village LIVES!" - Eddie North-Hager, LeimertParkBeat.com
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Presented by Dwight Trible, Executive Director The 'new' World STAGE Art, Education & Performance Gallery non-profit 501(c)(3) - "Back-off Summer break. (not unlik' Congress)" - …

Happy Labor Day!

 
Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the…

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