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Council President Asks Cannabis Head to Suspend Special Retail Applications
November 1, 2019
Amid questions about the fairness of the process and potential problems with the online application system, City Council President Herb Wesson announced today he has asked the Department of Cannabis Regulation to suspend processing of requests for specialized marijuana retail licenses. ... read more »
West Angeles COGIC Sells Some Property to Help Revitalize Crenshaw Corridor
October 3, 2019
West Angeles Church of God in Christ in the Crenshaw District announced Oct. 2, that it has sold some of its property so it can be used to beautify and revitalize the area, ... read more »
Trump’s Changes to Title X Program Would Hurt the Black Community’s Access to Family Planning
September 27, 2019
Recent efforts by the Trump administration to undermine the federal Title X family planning program could significantly impede access to essential preventive health services for low-income patients across the state of California and throughout the country. ... read more »
Sola Impact Launches The BeeHive
September 26, 2019
Wednesday, September 18, South Central opened its’ arms to The Beehive, the nation’s first-ever business campus for opportunity-zone (OZ) operated businesses. Here, some of the nation’s most underprivileged will now have to opportunity to meet and work with investors, business owners, and more under one roof. ... 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 »
New City Task Force Cracks Down on Illegal Cannabis
September 5, 2019
The Mayor’s Office, L.A. City Council, law enforcement and local city departments announced a task force created to stop illegal distribution of cannabis. ... 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 »
Brotherhood Crusade Promotes Energy and Water Conservation through Outreach and Awareness
August 1, 2019
Brotherhood Crusade is among 20 Los Angeles based organizations that is being supported by The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) to promote energy efficiency and water conservation through outreach and awareness program and activities in the South Los Angeles communities. ... read more »
Clippers Introduce Kawhi Leonard, Paul George

July 26, 2019
The Los Angeles Clippers formally introduced their newly acquired power duo of Kawhi Leonard and Paul George, with ever-excited team owner Steve Ballmer leading the cheers to welcome the pair. ... read more »
New Book Released on Early Life of John Mack
July 25, 2019
Everyone agrees that John W. Mack made a lasting impact on the city, especially in South Los Angeles. His role in advancing civil rights, social justice and economic equity for African Americans is documented in print publications, Internet entries, TV news archives and several YouTube videos. ... read more »
Two Boys, One Girl Wounded in South Los Angeles Drive-By Shooting
July 12, 2019
Two 12-year-old boys and a 16-year old girl were hospitalized this morning in unknown condition with gunshot wounds suffered in a drive-by shooting in South Los Angeles, and the shooter was at-large. ... read more »
Arraignment Set for Motorist Charged in Building Crash that Killed Woman
July 12, 2019
Connie Jo Howard, 59, was charged Thursday with one count each of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, driving under the influence of an alcoholic beverage causing injury and driving with a 0.08 percent blood alcohol content causing injury in connection with the July 3 crash. ... read more »
South LA Beauty Shops Become a Safe Haven for Reducing Depression for African American Women
June 27, 2019
Depression affects more than 12 million women in the United States annually, according to Mental Health America; and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, African American women are at the highest risk for experiencing major depression. ... read more »
Lord’s House of Prayer Makes a Mark in South L.A.
June 26, 2019
Pastor Gregory and First Lady Diana White work together at the Lord’s House of Prayer for All People to bring their worship and food ministry to the congregation and community. ... read more »
Congresswoman Karen Bass and Van Jones Speak at the People Power Convention
June 19, 2019
On June 8th, many South L.A. residents came together at Los Angeles Trade Technical College for the 4th annual People Power Convention hosted by Community Coalition. The convention is a mass organizing event where residents learn about educational equity, justice reinvestment, art activism, and unified voting power. ... read more »
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