Jackie Robinson

Dodgers Secure a “Win For Vin,” Besting Padres 8-1

The Los Angeles Dodgers return to Dodgers Stadium days after the passing of legendary sportscaster Vin Scully to defeat the San Diego Padres 8-1. This first game of their weekend series was dedicated to Scully’s life and legacy.

SoCal Legends: Jackie Robinson

Jackie Roosevelt Robinson is one of the most iconic figures in sports history. He was born in Cairo, Georgia on January 31, 1919, and his family moved to Pasadena one year later. Seeing his brother Mack Robinson compete in track and field inspired him to pursue sports.

CELEBRATION OF LIFE: MLB Great Bob Gibson Dies at 84

Gibson emerged as a raw, but immensely talented rookie who would not be denied stardom. He became a full-time starting pitcher in July 1961 and earned his first All-Star appearance in 1962. Gibson won two of three games he pitched in the 1964 World Series, then won 20 games in a season for the first time in 1965. Gibson also pitched three complete game victories in the 1967 World Series.

Honoring Our Fallen by Serving Our Living

In honor of Memorial Day, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas partnered with nonprofits and businesses to distribute donated groceries, prepared meals, and hand sanitizers to veterans and their families in South Los Angeles.