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Pop & HissEvery day may not be a carnival for Dam-Funk, but his music could convince you otherwise. The Leimert Park-based master of modern funk has the ability to transform the myth of Los Angeles into sound. Suddenly, the clanking traffic of......
L.A. NOWSouth Los Angeles might be getting a new Target store. According to Curbed L.A., a developer is proposing a Target-anchored shopping mall in Leimert Park, not far from the Expo Line. "Local firm Charles Company, which is developing the project,......
When Darnell Hunt and Ana-Christina Ramón tell people that Los Angeles has the second largest black population of any U.S. county, the usual response is raised eyebrows and blank stares. "They're shocked," says Hunt, a sociology professor and director of...
Laura Mae Gross, a strong-willed Mississippi woman who came to the West Coast and founded a club that became a staple of Los Angeles' blues scene, died Saturday of heart failure, according to relatives. She was 89. Gross, also known as "Mama," opened...
KTLA NewsLOS ANGELES -- One teen has died, and two others are hospitalized, after a traffic collision that happened as the California Highway Patrol was about to pull over their vehicle for speeding. The accident happened around 3:15 p.m. at 11th Avenue and...
With the chicken-salad sandwich lunch rush looming, Pam Wright wastes no time sprinkling just enough water on the butter and flour mixture on her countertop to bind the pie dough. The owner of the Cobbler Lady in Leimert Park gathers up a butter-...
Nevermind where we're going. Question is: Where are we now? "We're in Woodland Hills," said Anthony Tholberg as he stood outside his home late last week and mulled over that question. Tholberg, 23, grew up in the mid-century modern house in the 19800...
Times Staff WriterIn the tree-shaded space where the Leimert Park farmers market is gradually coming to Saturday-morning life, shoppers sleepily sip coffee from nearby Fifth Street Dick's coffeehouse — but they wake right up as they approach the Gourmet Tamale...
The signature Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable takes place every Saturday from 10 a.m. until Noon at the Lucy Florence Coffee House in Leimert Park. The Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable is L.A.'s unique premier open microphone non-partisan public...
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Times Staff WriterBeginnings Developed in 1927 by the Walter H. Leimert Co., a Los Angeles-based real estate firm that's still in business, this neighborhood began as a self-contained complex of homes, apartments and businesses, complete with a plaza-like park on the...
Times Staff WritersStanley Tookie Williams, whose self-described evolution from gang thug to antiviolence crusader won him an international following and nominations for a Nobel Peace Prize, was executed by lethal injection early today, hours after Gov. Arnold...
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