October 24, 2005
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Dignitaries Turn Out for Opening of John W. Mack Elementary School

New West Adams school eases overcrowding, puts inventive architecture on display. (Posted 10/24/2005)


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October 16, 2005
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What Are You Going to Do When the Big One Gets Here?

Seminar on "Surviving the First 48 Hours" lays out your options. (Posted 10/16/2005)


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June 28, 2005
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Innovative Program Hits Graffiti Vandals Hard

Tim Kephart uses digital photos and database tracking to identify, locate, and build cases against taggers and gang members. His tracking program has shown some dramatic results in Carson and Wilmington. (Posted 6/28/2005)


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June 28, 2005
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Third Walk for Life and Peace Targets Gangs and Crime in Vernon-Figueroa Area

Southwest and 77th Street LAPD Divisions and Clergy Councils team up for June 17 march. (Posted 6/28/05)


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June 15, 2005
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Report from the Tsunami Zone

Our neighbor Zachary Slobig spends five weeks on the Andaman Coast in Thailand teaching creative writing to children who lived throught the tsunami. (Posted 6/15/2005)


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April 28, 2005
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Noted Children's Author Reads at Norwood Schol

Gary Soto tells his stories of Mexican-American communities to local children. (Posted 4/28/2005)


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March 20, 2005
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500 in "Walk for Life and Peace"

Southwest Area Clergy Police Council holds second rally and candlelight march to protest gang violence and call for an end to the killing. (Posted 3/20/2005)


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March 20, 2005
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Van Buren President Honored at "State of the Eighth"

Councilmember Bernard Parks presents plaque to community activist Leslie Evans at awards dinner. (Posted 3/20/2005)


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December 05, 2004
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La Taquiza Recognized as One of County's Best Mexican Restaurants

Underappreciated West Adams treasure rated one of 25 best by Los Angeles Magazine. (Posted 12/5/2004)


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October 31, 2004
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Big Cleanup at the Elegant Manor

After 25 years of raucus parties, community outrage and two murders close doors on a public nuisance. 20 tons of junk and 33 disabled vehicles are towed from the decayed West Adams landmark. (Posted 10/31/2004)


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