Leimert Park

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Toddler Shot After Mom’s SUV Gets Caught Up In Gunfire In South LA

A toddler was shot in the hand Thursday night after her mother’s sports utility vehicle was caught up in gunfire in Leimert Park.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/12/2013

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Elderly Woman Suffers Critical Injuries In Gas Explosion At Leimert Park Home

A woman was rushed to a hospital early Friday after suffering critical burns in a gas explosion at her South Los Angeles home, officials reported.

07/05/2013

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MTA Board Approves $1.3B Construction Of Crenshaw/LAX Line

There will be a new way to take a train to the plane.

06/27/2013

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Fire Guts South LA Church

A fire gutted a church in Leimert Park early Friday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/26/2013

MLK

Dodger Matt Kemp Leads Annual Kingdom Day Parade

The 28th annual Kingdom Day Parade wound through the Crenshaw District and Leimert Park Saturday in honor of the iconic civil rights leader.

01/19/2013

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Kwanzaa Creator Says Wisconsin GOP Senator Has ‘Issues’ For Bashing Holiday

The creator of Kwanzaa is fighting back against a Wisconsin GOP state senator who said “almost no black people care” about the holiday and that it’s spearheaded by “white left-wingers” who want to separate the country.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/03/2013

Rodney King Vigil

Dozens Gather In Leimert Park To Pay Tribute To Civil Rights Icon Rodney King

Dozens of people gathered in L.A.’s Leimert Park neighborhood to remember King and pay tribute to his role as a civil rights icon.

06/18/2012

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Parade Kicks Off Kwanzaa Celebration In LA

A parade is underway along Crenshaw Boulevard Monday to mark the start of the seven-day African American festival of Kwanzaa.

12/26/2011

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10 Injured In Multi-Vehicle Crash In Leimert Park

Ten people were injured Sunday in a multi-car pile-up in Leimert Park.

12/18/2011

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Man Fatally Shot Near Marijuana Dispensary In Leimert Park

A man in his 30s was found shot to death near a marijuana dispensary in the Leimert Park-area.

12/17/2011

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Solar Panels Going Online Following CBS2 Investigation

A CBS2 Investigation broadcast earlier this month has spawned change — solar systems installed on L.A. homes received the OK from DWP to be turned on after months of sitting idle on rooftops.

06/29/2011

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LAPD Officer Injured In Leimert Park Fireworks Explosion

Los Angeles police say an officer was slightly injured when illegal, fuseless firecrackers exploded as he investigated a stolen car.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/08/2011

MLK

Parade, Service Events Honor Legacy Of Martin Luther King Jr.

The 26th annual Kingdom Day Parade will be held in South Los Angeles Monday.

01/17/2011

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Mother, Daughter Fatally Struck In Leimert Park

A car crash Saturday afternoon in the Leimert Park area of Los Angeles resulted in the deaths of two pedestrians, an 89-year-old mother and her daughter, believed to be in her 60s.

11/07/2010

Cuban girls play volleyball on Santa Maria beach, on August 26, 2010 in Havana. AFP PHOTO/STR (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

A Guide To Labor Day In Los Angeles

The holiday, which became a federal holiday in 1894, is observed every first Monday in September in honor of the contributions workers have made to the prosperity and well-being of our country. Labor Day is now celebrated as a day of rest and the unofficial end of summer.

09/03/2010

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