Editor Dianne V. Lawrence Appearing on Fox's 'America Now'

Editor Dianne V. Lawrence Appearing on Fox's 'America Now'Local resident Jeffery Copeland is a producer on the popular afternoon TV show "America Now" with hosts Lisa Gibbons and Bill Rancic.  The show features informative short segments from around America that give people helpful information about a variety of subjects such as " Job seekers participate in 'reverse' job…

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MundoFOX comes to Mid-City

MundoFOX comes to Mid-CityMid-City’s reputation as the new go to place for corporate business has just been given a huge boost with the opening of the Meruelo Media Broadcast & Studio Center  on Pico just west of La Brea.   On Wednesday, January 15, Meruelo Mediacelebrated the grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony…

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Residents Rally to Protect Community

Residents Rally to Protect CommunitySwift Action By Community and OfficialsTemporarily Halts Oil DrillingFreeport - McMoRan Copper and Gold Inc. is one of the largest producers of copper and gold in the world. In 2012 they bought out their oil producing sister company McMoRan Exploration Co. (a 1990's spin off from the main company) and…

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Friends of West Adams' Ennis Beley and Mardi Roque Honored by City

Friends of West Adams' Ennis Beley and Mardi Roque Honored by City Friends of West Adams Association Chairman Ennis Beley and Secretary Mardi Roque were awarded certificates of appreciation for their service to the City of Los Angeles at a community meeting at Casa Longwood Nov. 21.Council District 10 Deputy Kimani Black presented Beley and Roque with a signed certificate of…

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Friends of West Adams Association Raise Funds for Cleanup

Friends of West Adams Association Raise Funds for CleanupThe Friends of West Adams Association held a fundraising event Oct. 12 at 4959 West Adams Blvd. in the Church of Christ parking lot.Members of the association, the Coalition for Economic Survival and high school seniors from Bright Star Schools offered members of the community car washes and home-cooked…

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Mid-City Resident Throws His Hat into the Political Ring

Mid-City Resident Throws His Hat into the Political RingBy the time you read this, voters will have gone to the polls on  Dec. 3rd, to vote in a special election for District 54. This area covers Culver City, Baldwin Hills, Century City, Crenshaw, Leimert Park, Mar Vista, Mid-City, UCLA, West Los Angeles, Westwood, Inglewood,Ladera Heights & View Park-Windsor…

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Durousseau Electrical Institute to Open in Mid-City

Durousseau Electrical Institute to Open in Mid-CityAmid the upholstery shops and convenience stores on West Jefferson Boulevard is Durousseau Electric, a small business owned and operated by Compton native Teo Durousseau. After running his own electrical contracting business for more than 30 years, Teo has set his sights on something bigger. With the help of a…

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The BLVD Collective Pitches in to Keep Palm Grove Alive

The BLVD Collective Pitches in to Keep Palm Grove AliveIn our sprawling city, it’s not uncommon to find the most incredible flavors in a hole-in-the-strip-mall joint that’s squeezed between an Auto Zone, a 99 Cents Store, and a 24 hour donut shop.  That is certainly the case with Palm Grove Ethiopian Restaurant.  It’s a tiny, unassuming eatery that…

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President Obama Lands in Mid-City

President Obama Lands in Mid-CityDuring President Obama's recent Los Angeles campaign fundraising stop, Los Angeles High School football field served as the landing pad for Presidential helicopters used to help the POTUS avoid the  notorious L.A. rush hour traffic.        Excited local residents,  aware that something was up from the helicopter rehearsal…

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The Homeless Shuffle in CD 10

The Homeless Shuffle in CD 10Homeless since 1984, James Moss knows all about the “freeway life.” Despite the closure of the pedestrian walkway that he called home, he is not worried. This area has been his home for decades and he isn’t planning to go anywhere. “That’s okay with me,” Moss said,“because when they…

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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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