Israel Hicks, Founding Artistic Director of Ebony Repertory Theatre (ERT)

Israel Hicks, Founding Artistic Director of Ebony Repertory Theatre (ERT)               LOS ANGELES, Calif. (July 6, 2010) – Israel Hicks, Founding Artistic Director of Ebony Repertory Theatre (ERT), died Saturday, July 3 after a valiant battle with prostate cancer. He was 66. Mr. Hicks was the Co-Founder and Artistic Director of Ebony Repertory Theatre, the…

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Reverend Elliott James Mason Jr.

Reverend Elliott James Mason Jr.The Wilton Place Family of Neighbors and Country Club Park send their condolences to the family of Rev. Elliott James Mason Sr. who quietly passed away in his home after an extended illness. He was 88 years old and has lived on S. Wilton Place in the Country Club community…

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The Butterfly Memorial on Western Blvd. Overpass

The Butterfly Memorial on Western Blvd. Overpass  While idling on the Western Avenue, Santa Monica Freeway overpass, you’ve probably noticed a pretty memorial on the fence. A flutter with colorful butterflies, flowers, and balloons it stands in stark contrast to the noisy, gritty, gray transience of the 10 freeway below.  The site marks the death of…

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Gregory Earl Binion

Gregory Earl BinionFrom “Hummingbird”“Hummingbird motionless letting God’s light take the chill off his feathersHe doesn’t do it oftenbut even he has to do it sometimesfor it is in that momentwhere he seems most vulnerable that his true power will manifestAnd this tiny speck of beinglooms as large as the UniverseGod is always…

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Carmen my Baby Sister, you are missed so much )!(

My Baby Sister... If tears could build a stairway and thoughts a memory lane I'd walk right up to heaven and bring you home again. No Farewell words were spoken No time to say good-bye You were gone before I knew it And only God knows why. My heart' aches…

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Established in August of 2008 by writerartist Dianne V. Lawrence, The Neighborhood News covers the events, people, history, politics and historic architecture of communities throughout the Mid-City and West Adams area in Los Angeles Council District 10.

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