This is an in-depth history of the Los Angeles neighborhood from early contact between Spanish colonizers and native Californians to the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II, the hunt for hidden Communists among the Jewish population, negotiating citizenship and belonging among Latino migrants and Mexican American residents, and beyond. The residents of Boyle Heights have maintained remarkable solidarity across racial and ethnic lines, acting as a unified polyglot community even as their tribulations have become more explicitly racial in nature.
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Boyle Heights: How a Los Angeles Neighborhood Became the Future of American Democracy:
The Downtown Santa Monica Farmers market is widely recognized as one of the largest and most diverse Certified Farmers’ Markets in the nation. Local residents, out-of-town visitors, celebrities, and many of Los Angeles’ best-known chefs and restaurants, can be found shopping in this location which features over 60 California farms.
Community Band with Logan Hone is held outside in Hermon Park most Saturday, as a series of creative musical sessions and concerts. Musicians of all skill levels, ages, & backgrounds are invited to join the band in learning an eclectic mix of music, including jazz, Latin, folk, & original material. Participation is free. Bring your instrument, water, and snacks. Percussion instruments are provided.
Lively Saturdays with live music, food vendors, and fresh produce, every week from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Owensmouth Ave (between Sherman Way & Wyandotte Street)
Join LA Civil Rights, LA City Councilmembers Paul Krekorian, Nithya Raman, Monica Rodriguez, and Hugo Soto-Martinez, and the LaBonge Family during LA For All week on Saturday, September 30, 2023 at 9AM to celebrate and honor Mr. LA, Former Councilmember Tom LaBonge for his dedication and commitment to civil service with a day of community clean-up in North Hollywood, Silver Lake, Pacoima, and Mid-City. Clean-ups across the city are welcome. Below are the kick-off locations of the clean-ups. Please select…
Asian American Expo ushers in the Year of the Rabbit; continuing the tradition of hosting the largest Lunar New Year Celebration in America. Eager to roll out the red carpets for attendees, the 41st annual Expo is here to demonstrate why this is a ‘must attend’ cultural celebration in America with a smorgasbord of food, entertainment at every corner, a myriad of vendors to delight one’s urge to splurge, and plenty more activities to participate. The expo will have 5…