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Category: Nooks & Crannies

Closure of Lincoln Heights Field Office Stings, Say Stakeholders

An office in Lincoln Heights that has served as the Council District 1 (CD-1) field office for nearly 25 years has closed at the direction of newly installed Councilman Gil Cedillo.
categories NeighborhoodsNooks & CranniesPolitics

‘La Fortaleza’ Means ‘Family’ At This Tortilla Factory

Quirky mural in East L.A. defies stereotypes.
categories Arts & CultureBusinessFamily/Inter-generational NewsFoodNeighborhoodsNooks & Crannies

‘Godfather of Gangsta Rap’ Wan Joon Kim Leaves Deep Legacy

Wan Joon Kim, who risked his life sailing south to escape from communism in 1950, spoke little English and liked classical music when he came to the United States in 1976. Less than 10 years later, Kim started Cycadelic Music Corner in Compton, Calif., at an open-air-swap meet. It was there where he became the unlikely godfather of gangsta rap.
categories Arts & CultureFamily/Inter-generational NewsNeighborhoodsNooks & CranniesRace/Ethnic Relations

Alhambra's Hidden Graffiti Story

Alhambra may appear to be a calm, mostly clean, suburban community. But beneath the surface is a graffiti scene that has produced some of LA's best-known street artists.
categories Arts & CultureNooks & Crannies

Newest Parklet Opens in El Sereno

A little slice of El Sereno just got a little sweeter with the grand opening last week of the neighborhood’s first parklet, an outdoor seating area with a park-like feel created as part of a City of Los Angeles pilot program.
categories Arts & CultureCity AffairsNeighborhoodsNooks & Crannies

AOJAH Elves: Local Non-Profit Brings Cheer to Skid Row

AOJAH and the Fred Jordan Mission spread good tidings to the communities of downtown Los Angeles.
categories Arts & CultureFamily/Inter-generational NewsNooks & Crannies

Selling Sweetness at Menchie's, Along With a Commitment to Give Back to the Community

Two Encino residents opened a Menchie’s in Alhambra 17 months ago. They share why they use their business to help Alhambra groups and the importance of supporting local business.
categories Arts & CultureBusinessNeighborhoodsNooks & Crannies

Coffee, Community, and Culture at Holy Grounds

Nestled along a row of tire shops and furniture warehouses on Alhambra Avenue is Holy Grounds Coffee & Tea, a small café that strives to go beyond selling coffee drinks and foster community.
categories Arts & CultureBusinessNeighborhoodsNooks & Crannies

Inside Alhambra's Serbian Orthodox Church

St. Steven's Serbian Orthodox Church has been serving the small population of Orthodox Christians in Alhambra since 1948.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsImmigrationNeighborhoodsNooks & Crannies

FilAm ARTS to present 'S3: Sweet, Savory and Sommelier'

The event will feature wines and Filipino-inspired chocolates.
categories Arts & CultureNeighborhoodsNooks & Crannies
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