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  • Family and friends of missing woman Mitrice Richardson plan fundraiser to hire a private investigator

     
    Family and friends of a young woman missing since she was released from a Los Angeles County sheriff’s station almost 10 months ago plan to host a fundraising event Sunday to collect money to hire a private investigator to help......
  • 'A Day At the Carnival' with Dam-Funk

     
    Every 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......
  • BART verdict: Scores arrested in Oakland after protesters loot stores and smash windows

     
    Scores of people were arrested in Oakland on Thursday night as police tried to wrest control of downtown from looters angry about the BART verdict earlier in the day. By 11 p.m., the heart of downtown Oakland was a mess.......
  • BART verdict: Oakland damage extensive from unrest; at least 80 arrested

     
    Oakland officials on Friday morning were trying to sort out the damage after serious looting in the downtown area following the BART verdict in which an ex-officer who killed an unarmed man was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter. Crowds of......
  • Target store planned for Leimert Park

     
    South 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,......
  • Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable

    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...
  • Leimert Park Mardi Gras

    New Orleans Vieux Carre Restaurant 4317 Degnan Boulevard Los Angeles 323 291 2441 novieuxcarre.com If you have questions, please feel free to call Gayle Anderson at 323-460-5732 or e-mail Gayle at ganderson@tribune.com
  • Suspect Arrested after Wild Stolen Vehicle Pursuit

    Suspect Arrested after Wild Stolen Vehicle Pursuit
    LOS ANGELES -- A suspect driving a stolen vehicle led officers on a chase from Leimert Park in Los Angeles to the Redondo Beach area before being arrested, police said. The chase began shortly after 8 a.m. at Stocker Street and Crenshaw Boulevard,...
  • 1 Teen Killed, 2 Injured in Erratic Driving Crash

    1 Teen Killed, 2 Injured in Erratic Driving Crash
    LOS 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...
  • Activism, music intersect in Leimert Park

    Beginnings 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...
  • When in Doubt, DISCLOSE

    Terry Bening thought she and her husband, Steve, had bought their dream home: a $343,000, two-story Spanish-style house in Chino Hills with views of the twinkling lights of the Inland Empire below to Mt. Baldy above. But in October 1997, when the Benings...
  • Tookie Williams Is Executed

    Stanley 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...