Category Archives: nonprofit

New Westchester Triangle Farmers’ Market sets Grand Opening for July 17

Community members will have  another shopping option when it comes to purchasing fruits and veggies now that a new Farmers’ Market is opening in the Westchester Triangle on Sundays. The new market is a collaboration between Westchester Vitalization and the Westchester Town Center BID organizations. Vitalization is also the sponsor for the Westchester Farmers’ Market that takes place every Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Westchester Park. Continue reading

Calling all participants, volunteers and sponsors! It’s parade time!

Preparations are currently underway for the 2016 Fourth of July Parade! This year’s theme is, “Our Little Piece of Paradise: Celebrating 75 Years of Westchester!” and applications are now available for groups wishing to have a float or march in the parade. Continue reading

2016 Teacher Eddy Honorees

Twenty-four local teachers, who were selected by their peers and administrators, will be honored at the 2016 Teacher Eddy Awards on Tuesday, May 11, hosted by the LAX Coastal Chamber. At the event, the teachers will be presented with crystal eddy awards and a slideshow in their honor. They will also have the chance to take home raffle prizes donated by local businesses, including plane tickets to anywhere United flies, courtesy of Rainbow Acres Washington Blvd. Note: Click on the images to enlarge them. Continue reading

It’s build a garden, grow a community for Westchester’s EACG volunteers


The community of Westchester has long been a hidden gem, with only its locals knowing about the treasures that lie within. Driving down Emerson Avenue, most people might only notice schools, homes and churches, but if you look a little harder, you will find a small garden that has brought together a group of dedicated volunteers that are inviting the community to step inside the urban oasis they’ve created. Continue reading