Historic Watts Coffee House hopes for revival + Leimert Park’s People Plaza set to open


Watts Coffee House | Photo by The Javelina (Flickr Creative Commons)

Watts Coffee House | Photo by The Javelina (Flickr Creative Commons)

Historic Watts Coffee House hopes for revival: Watts Happening Coffee House, which began as a gathering space for artists after the Watts Riots, wants to once again serve as an outlet for creativity. (L.A. Weekly)

See also by Katherine Davis-Young for Intersections: South L.A. corner stores try to get healthy + Q&A: Donald Jolly on ‘Riot/Rebellion’

Leimert Park People St. Plaza soft opening in December:  Community organizers for Leimert Park’s people street plaza are promptly finalizing plans in order to have the space ready to open at CicLAvia. (South L.A. Streetsblog)

See also: Plaza aims to boost Leimert Park community

Mother, 2 children injured when car plows into bus stop: A mother and two young children were seriously injured on Monday when a car ran into a bus stop near USC. (L.A. Times)

Residents push to transform railway into green space: Metropolitan Transit Authority approved a $2.8 million plan to turn 8 miles on Slauson Avenue to greenway. (KPCC)

Videotaped hit-and-run in South L.A.: Police seek a couple in a videotaped hit-and-run Monday near the 4200 block of Vermont Avenue. (L.A. Times)

Man shot in the face: A man shot in the face Monday night survived the gun battle with another man in South Los Angeles. (Daily News)

Man killed in gang-related shooting identified: A 30-year-old man killed on Saturday at 88th Place and Wall Street was identified as Londale McNeil. (My News L.A.)

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