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Bullies and "The Diamond in the Dust"

Lisa Novick | Posted 07.11.2012 | Los Angeles
Lisa Novick

L.A.'s BEST after-school program is all about enriching the lives of students and their communities, and the ripples of this remarkable program recently spread to a challenging project in MacArthur Park known as "The Diamond in the Dust."

Costa Rica Turns Up The Music

Eddie Cota | Posted 07.27.2012 | Latino Voices
Eddie Cota

My Costa Rica experience reaffirmed my belief that nothing brings people closer than music. There is the perfect group out there to fit any situation. It's a matter of discovery and engaging in conversations with people that actually care.

RENEWing LA Through CicLAvia

Joel Epstein | Posted 12.13.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

The partnership between RENEW and CicLAvia is a natural fit -- two critical parts of the solution to LA's epidemic of obesity and diabetes.

Jimmy Webb: Still Making the Music That Will Likely Last Forever

Ellen Sterling | Posted 10.30.2011 | Entertainment
Ellen Sterling

"Music," Jimmy Webb says firmly, "can save the world. It already has done so more than once. It will do so again. But, we have to save the music."

Protest Over Fatal Shooting By LAPD Turns Violent

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Police Chief Charlie Beck on Tuesday promised a thorough, transparent investigation into an officer's shooting of a knife-wielding...

The Other MacArthur Park (VIDEO)

CyberFrequencies | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
CyberFrequencies

In response to what she sees as a general misperception of MacArthur Park, (and the recent The Entryway scuttlebutt), a longtime resident gives a short video tour of another MacArthur Park

Will Perez Hilton Cover Immigration?

CyberFrequencies | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
CyberFrequencies

The Entryway is a multimedia project where a couple white chicks move in with immigrant Latino families to learn Spanish. The project lit up the world of new media a couple of weeks ago.