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Culver City 5k Run/Walk Benefitting The Wellness Community Of West L.A.

Sporteve presents its second Run/Walk this June 21st in Culver City, and guess what? This year ALL proceeds benefit The Wellness Community–West Los Angeles! Please join Team Wellness in participating in what promises to be a fun & healthy event for the whole family and community! Click here for more information and click here to […]

Get Hip – Go Green Fest '09 In Florence-Firestone

The County of Los Angeles, Supervisors Gloria Molina and Mark Ridley-Thomas and the Department of Public Works invite you to the Florence/Firestone “Get Hip – Go Green Fest ’09” on Saturday, April 18, 2009, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Join us for: -Household hazardous waste collection event -Utility discounts -Environmental workshops -Money saving programs […]

Famed Red Diamond Returns to Natural History Museum

The “Kazanjian Red” drew thousands of visitors when it first appeared at the Museum last October. It left four months later, stopping in Carlsbad, California where it was scrutinized by gem experts at the Gemological Institute of America. Now the diamond has returned for a second engagement in the Museum’s Gem and Mineral Hall. It […]

VIDEO: Happy 115th Birthday Gertrude Baines!

Supervisor Ridley-Thomas and Chief of Staff Sylvia Drew Ivie helped Gertrude Baines celebrate her 115th birthday yesterday. Baines, who lives in the West Adams neighborhood of the Second District, is the world’s oldest living human being according to Guinness World Records.

Student Athlete The Pride Of Compton

Steve Lopez has a moving story about Centennial High student Grovinya “Sweets” Underwood in today’s L.A. Times: By the end of her first year on the basketball court, she’d finally stopped tripping over her own feet. By her second year, she was becoming scary good. And this past season, she was unstoppable, averaging 19 points […]