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Fears voiced about gentrification at film screening

Documentary about Seattle sparks concerns in Leimert Park LEIMERT PARK — A screening of “On the Brink,” a new documentary about the gentrification of Seattle’s Central District — a former black enclave — sparked a discussion Sept. 20 at the KAOS Network. A panel featuring Ben Caldwell, executive director of the KAOS Network; Donald King, Read More…

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Scientist to be honored at church event

L.A. DIGEST JEFFERSON PARK — A-MAN, Inc. STEM International Science Center is hosting the Apollo 11’s 50th anniversary celebration and Engineering Day Sept. 29 at 3 p.m. at the Holman United Methodist Church White Hall, 3320 W. Adams Blvd.  The event will also honor laser scientist Hildreth “Hal” Walker Jr., who worked on a project Read More…

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11th annual Leimert Park Village Heritage Festival draws crowds

LEIMERT PARK — When it comes to Labor Day, some Angelenos take advantage of the three-day weekend and leave the city, fleeing to Palm Springs and Las Vegas. Those who decided to stay close to home, could take advantage of their community events. The neighborhood of West Adams hosted its third annual West Adams Block Read More…