03/20/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

LA Commemorates MLK Day

Martin Luther King Jr. Day will be observed today with a parade in South Los Angeles and school beautification efforts in Van Nuys and East L.A., all under the threat of rain.

The 25th annual Kingdom Day Parade is set to begin at 10:15 a.m. at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Western Avenue, head west on King Boulevard to Crenshaw Boulevard, then south to Vernon Avenue, where it will conclude.

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