City Council member Curren Price

27th Street Fireworks Explosion: One Year Later 

It has been 365 emotional days in District 9, with great trauma for dozens of neighbors and an entire community still reeling from a botched LAPD detonation of illegal fireworks on June 30, 2021.

CD-9 Welcomes Residents Applying for BIG:LEAP Program

South L.A. residents lined up on October 29, at the field office of Councilmember Curren Price, Jr. to apply for the BIG:LEAP – the Basic Income Guaranteed: Los Angeles Economic Assistance Program. The citywide program, which accepts applications until November 7, will provide 3,000 recipients with $1,000 per month for 12 months with no-strings-attached or conditions on how the funds must be spent.