The Water Wasters! A Scary Bedtime Story

The Water Wasters! A Scary Bedtime StoryThere once was a small thriving town in the middle of a desert.  The only source of water was a large tank filled to the brim with water that came from a source far, far away.  The townspeople could use the water as they liked since the tank magically filled…

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Get Rid of Your Water-Guzzling Grass and Make Some REAL Green!

To encourage more outdoor water conservation, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) has increased its Cash In Your Lawn incentive to $3 a square foot from $2 a square foot for residential customers to replace their water-thirsty grass with California Friendly plants and other water-wise landscaping. (Of…

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Renee Gunter Changing Our World One Organic, Juicy Peach at a Time

Renee Gunter Changing Our World One Organic, Juicy Peach at a TimeMany of you have seen Renee Gunter at events in our community. Tall, beautiful, commanding,  (she had a previous life as a European  runway model for Balenciaga and Givenchy) Renee has always looked like a woman on a mission. Aware of our potential drought issues as far back as the…

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EARTHQUAKE COMING! Seriously...it Reeeally IS!

Saving this date will save lives! - is the slogan being spoken by the organizers of a Disaster Awareness Course that will take place on Saturday September 27, 2014 from 730 A.M. to 12 P.M. at Iglesia Cristiana Antioquia  3501 West Adams Boulevard.  This three hour course is…

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The Living History Tour Commemorates the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War

The Living History Tour  Commemorates the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War At the Angelus Rosedale Cemetery, History Comes to Life on Saturday, September 27, as the annual Living History Tour commemorates the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War, with stories told by those who witnessed it.The War Between the States remains a touchstone event for Americans.  The conflict began on…

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Why TNN Is Endorsing George Mckenna For the South LA LAUSD Board Seat - Run Off Election Aug 12

Why TNN Is Endorsing George Mckenna For the South LA LAUSD Board Seat - Run Off Election Aug 12LAUSD special run off election for District 1- Aug 12. 2014According to Jim Newton, Editor at the Los Angeles Times - the August 12th, District 1, LAUSD School Board elections between Alex Johnson and George McKenna will have great consequence for many of the regions poorest communities who are "desperately…

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TNN Reporter Carla Pineda

TNN Reporter Carla PinedaTNN wants to give one of our dedicated and talented reporters, Carla Pineda, a big shout out for her fantastic new job as associate web editor for LinkTV World News http://news.linktv.org/, the news website for a channel operated under independent public television station KCETLink. In her new role,…

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Residents Prevail in Forcing Freeport McMoRan Oil and Gas to Toe the Line

In our last issue we reported on an effort by two residents to hold the city and the oil drilling company,Adams Freeport McMoRan Oil and Gas, accountable to the residents. We file this update:On Wednesday, June 4th, the South Los Angeles Planning Commission was scheduled to hear two appeals and…

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Councilman Wesson Rescues Tom Bradley Family Center

Councilman Wesson Rescues Tom Bradley Family CenterIn a nail-biting last minute save, Council President Herb Wesson rescued the jobs and programs of the current regime at the Tom Bradley Family Resource Center. As reported in the last edition of TNN, due to cuts in federally funded programs and in an effort to save money, the Los…

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Congratulations Blu Elephant! 1 Year Anniversary

Congratulations Blu Elephant! 1 Year AnniversaryTNN gives a shout out to Inri Aguilar who, through sheer grit and determination, has not only kept this neighborhood coffee house alive but turned it into a source for local art, music, political discussions and FaceLooks!   4 1/2 Stars on Yelp!    2024 W. Washington Blvd 90018, east of Western 323-641-0466Photo by Amber Clarke

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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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