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Student Athlete of the Week: Makenzie Carter
December 5, 2019
Senior hitter Makenzie Carter is co-captain of the View Park girls’ volleyball team and senior class president. She has played on the varsity squad for all four years.   ... read more »
West Coast Hip-Hop Unites at the Welcome to the West Festival
September 26, 2019
At the time of entrance, the building was filled with smiles and an essence of kinship; safe to say, everyone was there for the music. ... read more »
Public Safety Program Helps Youth Find Positive Alternatives
September 26, 2019
Following historic lows in gun violence, the month of May saw an alarming spike in violent crime. Unwilling to accept the rise in violence, including the murder of South Los Angeles’ beloved Nipsey Hussle, Counclimember Marqueece Harris-Dawson launched a robust effort to address the root causes and effects of gun violence in South L.A. Traditionally, the summer tends to display an increase in violence. This summer program meets residents where they are with the resources they need to deal with trauma and intervenes to prevent youth from joining gangs and continuing cycles of violence. ... read more »
Judge Denies Temporary Guardianship Bid by Trio of Late Rapper’s Relatives
September 6, 2019
A judge denied a bid by three of Nipsey Hussle's relatives to be named temporary guardians of the slain rapper's 10- year-old daughter, but he set a trial for October on whether they should be made permanent guardians.  ... read more »
Earle’s On Crenshaw Partners with the Community for Saturday Car Show 
September 5, 2019
Saturday, August 31, 2019, was the fifth neighborhood car show at renowned restaurant Earle’s On Crenshaw. What began as a mural unveiling in tribute to the late Nipsey Hussle, developed into a recurrent event for families and Black owned businesses to connect every last Saturday of the month. ... read more »
Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan Brings Community Art Therapy to South Los Angeles Youth
August 15, 2019
The 8-week Blue Shield Promise Community Art Therapy program was held in collaboration with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles, Challengers Clubhouseand Wellnest(formerly Los Angeles Child Guidance Clinic). The project helps local youth deal with everyday trauma they face by using their creativity to help design a mural based on their hopes and aspirations. ... read more »
SoCal NOMA Prepares Young Students of Color to Break Barriers in the Architecture Industry
August 1, 2019
According to Reuben E. Jacobs, former events coordinator for NOMA’s southern California chapter (SoCal NOMA), it was about 12 years ago that the organization’s leaders decided that “they really needed to do something to bring the next generation into architecture and urban planning.” Thus was born Project Pipeline, a national initiative to introduce young people of color to the field. NOMA tasked its chapters across the country to organize camps with the purpose of educating youth on the basics of architecture. ... read more »
Meek Mill Seeks New Trial, Judge After Decade-Long Probation
July 19, 2019
Lawyers for Meek Mill will ask an appeals court Tuesday to overturn a 2008 drug and gun conviction that has kept the rapper on probation for a decade and made him a celebrity crusader for criminal justice reform. ... read more »
Stevie Wonder says he’s getting a kidney transplant in fall
July 11, 2019
Stevie Wonder surprised concertgoers in London Saturday night by announcing that he will take a break from performing so that he can receive a kidney transplant this fall. The 69-year-old music legend made the announcement after performing "Superstition'' at the end of a packed British Summer Time concert in London's sprawling Hyde Park. ... read more »
LAPD opens internal affairs inquiry in Nipsey Hussle case
July 4, 2019
Los Angeles police have opened an internal affairs investigation into why the woman who drove the getaway car in the aftermath of rapper Nipsey Hussle’s killing was sent home when she tried to turn herself in during the manhunt for the shooter. ... read more »
BET Awards honor Mary J. Blige, Nipsey Hussle, Tyler Perry
June 27, 2019
The show belonged to artists viewed as icons in the black community, including singer Mary J. Blige, filmmaker Tyler Perry and the late rapper Nipsey Hussle. ... read more »
“Welcome To The West” Returns to Citizens Business Bank Arena for 2nd Annual Music Festival
June 20, 2019
Stage tribute planned to honor last year's headliner, Nipsey Hussle ... read more »
Music Producer Killed in Shooting, Second Man Wounded
June 20, 2019
An investigation was continuing today into the killing of a music producer who was shot outside his home in South Los Angeles along with another man, who was hospitalized. ... read more »
Artist and Entrepreneur Demi Lauren Honors Nipsey Hussle With a Mural on Crenshaw Representing All He Stood For
June 14, 2019
The mural was revealed and celebrated on April 20, 2019, at Earle’s. ... read more »
Judge says Nipsey Hussle Documents will Stay Sealed for Now
June 5, 2019
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge has ruled that grand jury transcripts in the killing of rapper Nipsey Hussle will remain sealed, for now. ... read more »
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