Ron Hutchinson International Playwright

Ron Hutchinson International Playwright Out of all the neighborhoods, in all the towns, in all the world, he chose ours. When acclaimed screenwriter/playwright Ron Hutchinson describes his block in Kinney Heights in West Adams, he uses descriptions like “a web of relationships” and “a little family”.  

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Barbara Bottner Favorite Children's Author

Barbara Bottner  Favorite Children's Author It must be the Adams first law-of-physics that our charming neighborhood should attract a charming children’s book author. Barbara Bottner, five-year resident of Western Heights is the author and/or illustrator of over 36 books for children and…

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Frances Moore The Quilt Lady

Frances Moore The Quilt LadyDuring one of my evening strolls a neighbor pointed out a cute little house set back off the street. She told me that one of the best quilters in Los Angeles lived there. I caught up with Frances one day as she unloaded groceries from her car and asked if…

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Brent Green, Greening The Neighborhood

Brent Green, Greening The Neighborhood By Dessie Reese Brent Green serves as Vice-president to a new Neighborhood Block Club in the area between La Brea Ave and Hauser Ave. south of Washington Blvd., Region 7 of the MINC Neighborhood Association. He is also responsible for the greening of Mid-City. Very seldom do you…

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Don Lynch, West Adams Historian

Don Lynch, West Adams HistorianDid you know that West Adams contains the largest concentration of historical monuments in all of Los Angeles? Find out more about this in the recently published West Adams, part of a series called Images of America published by Arcadia Publishing and co-authored by Western Heights resident historian, Don Lynch, along…

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Regina Jones, A Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree

Regina Jones, A Lifetime Achievement Award HonoreeBy Dianne Lawrence Regina Jones, a 42 year resident of Country Club Park, was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award  by the Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center. Regina was Founder and Publisher of Soul Newspaper, the first biweekly dedicated to the coverage of Black arts and entertainment in 1966.…

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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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