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Third Person Charged in Murder of Oscar Duncan

January 4th, 2013 · No Comments

From the District Attorney’s Office: A reputed gang member suspected of fatally shooting a Compton youth minister in Venice last June has been charged with his murder, along with a third accomplice, the District Attorney’s Office announced. Deputy District Attorney Teresa Magno with the Hardcore Gang Division said Hopeton Parsley, 23, was charged Wednesday with […]

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KCET: How El Camino Real, California’s ‘Royal Road,’ Was Invented

January 4th, 2013 · No Comments

KCET’s SoCal Focus has an interesting article by Nathan Masters about El Camino Real up today. Suggested reading for natives and transplants alike! From KCET: Along Highway 101 between Los Angeles and the Bay Area, cast metal bells spaced one or two miles apart mark what is supposedly a historic route through California: El Camino […]

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L&M Arts to Feature Jonathan Wateridge

January 4th, 2013 · No Comments

L&M Arts will host an opening reception for “Inter + Vista”, an exhibition of new work by artist Jonathan Wateridge, on Thursday, January 17th, from 6-8pm. This will be the first exhibition in Los Angeles for the London based Wateridge, and feature his formal, densely structured paintings in one gallery building and his more organic, […]

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