Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts

Community Celebrates Designation of ‘New Orleans Corridor’ in South Los Angeles 

On Saturday, June 17, just two days before Juneteenth, Los Angeles City Councilmember Heather Hutt, and the Los Angeles Jazz Festival Foundation hosted the dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly named  “New Orleans Corridor”; (Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, 1977 W Jefferson Blvd, LA, CA 90018) to Harold & Belle’s Creole Restaurant (2920 W Jefferson Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90018 ). The New Orleans Corridor will honor the historical migration of Creole and African American families from Louisiana to their settling in Los Angeles during a violently tumultuous period in the South. Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass, New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell, Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts, Basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and more joined other dignitaries and musicians to mark the special occasion. 

Intuit Dome Gets Closer to Completion

The Intuit Dome, the new arena of the Los Angeles Clippers, reached their biggest construction milestone yet. Clippers players along with Intuit Dome staff and distinguished guests watched as the final steel beam was installed.

Mayor Butts Congratulates Joshua!

Joshua Apparicio-Swain was congratulated by his mentor, Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts, on June 22, for graduating with honors from Santa Monica College.

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.

Inglewood Pastor Spearheads Memorial to Young Victims of Jonestown Tragedy

Pastor Jynona Norwood  and Martin Luther King III Dedicate “Cherishing the Children Jonestown Memorial Wall”   November 2018 marks the 40th anniversary of the mass murders in Jonestown, Guyana.  The horror of that tragic event in 1978, where more than 600 adults, 300 youngster and 40 infants died, lingers strong in the memories of many, especially Inglewood Pastor Jynona Norwood. Norwood, who leads Faith I AM Center, had rescued her young son from the cult, yet she and her family still lost 27 loved ones. In fact, her relatives were the youngest, a two-months-old baby; the second oldest, her 90-years-old cousin; and the