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Halloween Should be Neighborhood Day

Halloween Should be Neighborhood Day

It is clear on Halloween that not all neighborhoods are created equally. Every year tens of thousands of families go out to ring doorbells and knock on doors, to ask trick or treat ...
Leimert Plaza Park: Where the Community Speaks

Leimert Plaza Park: Where the Community Speaks

Since the 1980s Leimert Plaza has been a go-to community space for the African American community.
Keeping the Musical Spirit of Leimert Park Alive

Keeping the Musical Spirit of Leimert Park Alive

The spirit of Leimert Park was alive and well at the annual African Arts & Music Festival.
The Melting Pot of Laborers at Santa Anita Ranch

The Melting Pot of Laborers at Santa Anita Ranch

More than likely, Elias Jackson "Lucky" Baldwin's decision to hire such a multicultural labor force was merely a shrewd business decision, allowing him to pay low wages.
The Need to Secede: From the Rancho Days to the Present

The Need to Secede: From the Rancho Days to the Present

Tomás Sanchez once owned the land of present day Baldwin Hills and Leimert Park. While deep in the throes of research, a small aspect of this man's life struck a chord: his need to ...
What the Community Says: Leimert Park

What the Community Says: Leimert Park

We asked our readers to submit their stories and memories of Leimert Park -- let's hear what they have to say.
Santa Fe Dam to Seal Beach: Biking the San Gabriel River Path

Santa Fe Dam to Seal Beach: Biking the San Gabriel River Path

The 64 mile round trip bike ride can be exhausting and emotional...but extremely rewarding.
Mapping the Untold Stories of Leimert Park

Mapping the Untold Stories of Leimert Park

We invite you to share stories, memories, and places of interest that you find important to include in the story of Leimert Park.
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