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Politicon 2017

Politicon 2017

Whether your right or left, conservative or liberal on July 29 and 30 at Politicon, the “unconventional political convention,” there are folks you won’t want to miss. For President Trump fans, go listen to his new White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci while people with a definitive leftist bent will make a beeline to hear Rob […]

Free & Inaugural Earth Focus Environmental Film Festival

Free & Inaugural Earth Focus Environmental Film Festival

KCET’s looking to save the planet. Or do what it can to help motivate all of us to action. On July 29, KCET and Link TV’s “Summer of the Environment” series presents the inaugural Earth Focus Environmental Film Festival. You’ll have to brave the freeway or meander the back streets because the films are screening […]

Good Works: Volunteers needed to help care for Elysian Park trees

Good Works: Volunteers needed to help care for Elysian Park trees

Submitted by Jesse Carmichael, Director Biocitizen LA We are inviting the community, youth groups, families and individuals to join us as we learn about summer tree care and then take that learning and put it into action and care for our Elysian Park trees. This summer TreePeople is offering Summer Tree Care Internships/clinics to youth […]

Good Works: Volunteers needed to help care for Elysian Park trees

Good Works: Volunteers needed to help care for Elysian Park trees

Submitted by Jesse Carmichael, Director Biocitizen LA We are inviting the community, youth groups, families and individuals to join us as we learn about summer tree care and then take that learning and put it into action and care for our Elysian Park trees. This summer TreePeople is offering Summer Tree Care Internships/clinics to youth […]

Should the names of sheriff’s deputies who’ve committed misconduct be public?

Should the names of sheriff’s deputies who’ve committed misconduct be public?

Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell addresses a news conference prior to the destruction of approximately 3,400 guns and other weapons at the Los Angeles County Sheriffs’ 22nd annual gun melt at Gerdau Steel Mill on July 6, 2015 in Rancho Cucamonga, California.; Credit: David McNew/Getty Images AirTalk® On Monday, LA-based advocacy group Dignity and […]

For Rent: Cypress Park pet friendly home for rent

For Rent: Cypress Park pet friendly home for rent

Sponsored Post 447 James Street | $2,600 | Property Website Arrive home to your very own bright and airy hillside abode, filled with natural light. This spacious home offers a covered parking spot, open living and dining spaces, 2 bedrooms, an indoor laundry room, and a completely remodeled kitchen. Enjoy cooking with butcher block and […]

For Rent: Cypress Park pet friendly home for rent

For Rent: Cypress Park pet friendly home for rent

Sponsored Post 447 James Street | $2,600 | Property Website Arrive home to your very own bright and airy hillside abode, filled with natural light. This spacious home offers a covered parking spot, open living and dining spaces, 2 bedrooms, an indoor laundry room, and a completely remodeled kitchen. Enjoy cooking with butcher block and […]

The Atlas of Forgotten Places by Jenny Williams & with Lian Dolan

The Atlas of Forgotten Places by Jenny Williams & with Lian Dolan

On July 28, the witty, acerbic, bestselling author, and Satellite Sister Lian Dolan leads a discussion with Jenny Williams about her debut novel The Atlas of Forgotten Places. The work is described as… Two women from different worlds bound in a quest to save their loved ones. After a long career as an aid worker, Sabine […]

National Dance Day 2017

National Dance Day 2017

Kidspace invites children of all ages to take to the dance floor! July 29 is National Dance Day, which was founded by the Dizzy Feet Foundation in 2010. The idea is to create “a focused day celebration” as dance “connects the mind and body, promotes health and wellbeing.” We think, dancing is a simple way […]

Carla Sameth: Where I’m From

Carla Sameth: Where I’m From

  Where I’m From I am from slugs and bumblebees, mildew, Lake Washington, Puget Sound and “the mountain is out.” I am from pick up games (football, baseball, basketball), Peter Collin’s knees mashing my lip split when I rush. I am from classrooms made of portables that fill the playground and rites of passage girl fights, […]

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