city of Inglewood

Inglewood Transit Connector Needs Statewide Support

The region is coming to Inglewood for jobs, for housing and for entertainment. And it is incumbent upon us, to make sure that they get there with ease – not congested streets and cramped parking spots. The Inglewood Transit Connector (ITC) would accomplish exactly that – an automated transit system that would connect directly from Metro’s Downtown Inglewood K Station to the front doors of world-class entertainment venues, vibrant, technology-driven commercial zones and new mixed-use and modern housing opportunities.

NFL “Golden Shovel” Moves From Inglewood to Phoenix for Super Bowl LVII

Earlier this month, the NFL Green culminated their environmental projects in the Los Angeles area in honor of Super Bowl LVI at the Passing of the Golden Shovel ceremony in Darby Park in Inglewood. Los Angeles will now pass the Golden Shovel to Phoenix, Ariz., the host city for Super Bowl LVII. The Super Bowl LVI host committee, the City of Inglewood, the NFL, the L.A. Rams, and Verizon partnered to host the ceremony along with a beautification project at Darby Park. Volunteers throughout the community, including members from the Divine Nine fraternities and sororities, planted trees and drought-resistant plants

Ballmer to Buy Forum, Clearing Way for New Clippers Arena

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer is buying the Forum for $400 million, clearing the way for the billionaire to build a new arena down the street in Inglewood, California. Ballmer announced the purchase of the venerated arena from the Madison Square Garden Company on Tuesday. Ballmer, the former Microsoft executive, and Clippers vice chairman Dennis Wong are making the cash purchase through a newly formed corporation that will continue to operate the Forum as a live music venue. Ballmer has been fighting with MSG over his desire to build a state-of-the-art home for the Clippers

Meet the Decision Makers: Leaders on the Move Honors Mayor Butts and LADWP Commissioner McClain-Hill

The fifth annual Upgrade LA: Meet the Decision Makers African American History Month Business Breakfast was held at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel on Thursday, February 27, 2020. Meet the Decision Makers celebrated two dynamic, high profile officials – Hon. James T. Butts, Jr., the Mayor of Inglewood and Commissioner Cynthia McClain-Hill, the Vice President of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Commission.

Rep. Maxine Waters Announces $4 Million Grant for Noise Mitigation in Inglewood

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Chair of the House Financial Services Committee, announced today that the United States Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded a $4,428,903 grant to the City of Inglewood for residential noise mitigation. The grant will provide assistance to an estimated 150 Inglewood residents who are impacted by the noise from planes flying into and out of the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). “I am proud to announce that the FAA has awarded a grant for more than $4 million to the City of Inglewood for residential noise mitigation,” said Congresswoman Waters. “This grant will help

Rep. Maxine Waters Announces $4 Million Grant for Noise Mitigation in Inglewood

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Chair of the House Financial Services Committee, announced today that the United States Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded a $4,428,903 grant to the City of Inglewood for residential noise mitigation. The grant will provide assistance to an estimated 150 Inglewood residents who are impacted by the noise from planes flying into and out of the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). 

The Clippers are Coming to the City of Inglewood

The Los Angeles Clippers revealed last Thursday, renderings of the team’s sports and entertainment arena in Inglewood, planned to open in 2024, when their current lease at Staples Center ends. The Inglewood Basketball & Entertainment Center will include an 18,500-seat world-class arena along with a sports medicine clinic, community courts, park spaces, educational facilities, restaurants and shops. The proposed site will be located on West Century Boulevard between South Prairie Avenue and South Yukon Avenue, and will also be home to the team’s business and basketball offices, training facility, community and retail spaces.