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Category Archives: Education
By Laura J. Nelson Obinne Onyeador remembers when the streets of Leimert Park were jumping all night. Until 4 a.m. and later, the gallery owner would hear saxophones wail from inside Fifth Street Dick’s, where men and women from all … Continue reading
By Helen Jeong When Laura Herrera graduated from college two years ago, finding a job was harder than expected. Soon after, she lost her student health insurance. She was out of money and out of health insurance. “I had no … Continue reading
By Helen Jeong Edna Corona is a busy mother of three. While attending to the needs of her family, she is also closely involved in parents’ groups at Toland Way Elementary School in Eagle Rock. Despite her busy schedule, she … Continue reading
By Alex Abels The third of a four-part series on Jefferson Park and the changing urban neighborhood. The Jefferson Branch Library, open for nearly a century, is a building that has witnessed the changing landscape and make-up of the Jefferson … Continue reading
By Elizabeth Warden A stuffed animal or toy train may seem like the perfect pastime for a child here in Los Angeles. But in the Diouf household, playtime is anything but ordinary. Two-year-old Ousmane Diouf’s daily amusement comes from a … Continue reading
By Elizabeth Warden With access to a library card, anybody in Los Angeles can visit a public library and surf the Web. Whatever is legal material is fair game. That means some library patrons could be flocking to the library … Continue reading
By Anita Little ‘Eso won’ is Yoruba for ‘water over rocks’ and symbolizes the reservoir of knowledge that the Eso Won Bookstorein Los Angeles provides. However, lately it has come to represent the troubled waters that Eso Won and other … Continue reading
By Sophie Gosper Vermont Avenue stretches from the Griffith Park hills to the Pacific Coast Highway. It flows through the bourgeois streets of Los Feliz, the bustling area of Koreatown, briefly passes the red brick walls of the University of … Continue reading
By Sophie Gosper COMPTON – In a nation where cricket is considered an emasculated version of baseball and in a neighborhood known more for gang violence than the gentlemen’s sport of tea breaks and ducks has found its way to … Continue reading
View South Los Angeles VITA Centers in a larger map Two-hundred dollars. That is the base rate Liberty Tax’s Watts branch said it charges to prepare a simple tax return. According to 2000 census data the median household income in … Continue reading