Infinitely More (To Write About) – My New KCET Column!

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I’m proud to announce my debut as a contributing weekly SoCal Focus columnist for KCET television’s website!

This all transpired in the past few weeks when, one Friday, I received a rejection letter from a job I had recently applied and interviewed for. I though I would land the job, […]

Uncommon Watts and Compton

No foolin’! Today I did a last-minute outreach assignment for The Robert Group, this time to spread the word to various community centers, parks, libraries, churches and child care facilities about an upcoming community meeting on April 9  staged by County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas to entertain community input for the Martin Luther King, […]

Some Work To Do

I’ve been asked by The Robert Group to help them do community outreach and canvassing on a sewer rehabilitation project along Vernon Avenue in South Los Angeles (which I just happened to visit not too long ago). If you recall, last year, I helped them do outreach for a community meeting they organized for […]

Pitbull Attack In Morningside Circle

I currently work part-time as a musician, playing in various churches around Los Angeles. On Sunday, I played piano for the gospel choir at St. Eugene’s church in Morningside Circle – a community in Los Angeles right at the border of Inglewood, by Van Ness and 96th Street.

Everything went well on Sunday after […]

15 Years Ago Today: My Article In The L.A. Times

When I was an awkward teenager in junior high school, I developed a love for writing and decided that I wanted to be a journalist when I grew up. My dream was to one day be a reporter for the L.A. Times.  I even had the prescience back then to believe that “news will […]

Reachin' Out at Imperial/ Wilmington

For the past couple months, I’ve been doing freelance outreach gigs for The Robert Group, a public affairs firm contracted by Metro to facilitate and do outreach for community meetings for some of their projects, such as the Westside Metro Purple Line subway extension (a.k.a. “The Subway To The Sea”). Another such project is […]

Sing, Work, Sing

This morning at church we wrapped up the Christmas season by observing the feast of the Epiphany, where I got to sing my arrangement of “The First Noel” with the choir at St. Agatha’s. That despite my coughing and sinus issues I’d been wrestling with for much of the past week, although more annoying […]

Hello, world!

Welcome to my blog– No, too plain. Greetings, ladies and gentlemen– Nah, too formal. Hi everybodeee!!!- Um, let’s just get to business.

Today is January 1, 2010, Happy New Year and Happy New Decade. As you can see, starting a blog was one of my resolutions, so here we are. Instead of the long […]