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West Angeles and CDU Partner to Increase Physicians in Underserved Communities
September 19, 2018
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science and West Angeles collaborate to provide preferred admission, financial aid workshops and more to congregation and surrounding community Charles R. ... read more »
$50,000 Reward Announced for Killing of Hannah Bell
September 13, 2018
Authorities today renewed their appeal for public help in solving the killing of a 15-year-old girl gunned down as she waited with her mother outside a hamburger stand in South Los Angeles. ... read more »
Federal Indictment Targets Inglewood-Based Street Gang
August 31, 2018
Ten members and associates of an Inglewood-based street gang were arrested overnight and today on federal drug-trafficking and weapons charges alleging they used a fake convenience store as a front for manufacturing crack and distributed the drugs in Inglewood and South Los Angeles. ... read more »
Los Angeles NAACP Supports Ridley-Thomas’ 
African American Voter Efforts
August 30, 2018
USC said it turned the matter over to the feds because the School forwarded the donation to the United Ways of California, directing it be used for an African American voter research project run by his son, former California Assemblyman Sebastian Ridley-Thomas. ... read more »
The Lakers Youth Foundation Restores Court In South Los Angeles
August 29, 2018
On August 11th, excitement filled the air as the Los Angeles Lakers along with the Lakers Youth Foundation held a court dedication and health and fitness clinic at the Personal involvement Center to celebrate the refurbishment of the basketball court. Since 1971, the Personal Involvement Center has been a social service agency based in the South Los Angeles community making an impact for the youth and families; improving the quality of lives. ... read more / watch video »
Los Angeles NAACP Supports Ridley-Thomas’ 
African American Voter Efforts
August 22, 2018
At face value, the previous weeks headlines seemed disturbing: University of Southern California had referred a donation, made to the School of Social Work by LA County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, to federal officials for investigation. ... read more »
Police Identify Suspects Arrested in Fatal Shooting of Anti-Gang Activist
August 16, 2018
Police today identified three young men who were arrested in the July 1 shooting death of a community and anti-gang activist in South Los Angeles. ... read more »
Construction Project Fair August 9th at The Curve
South Los Angeles-based PVJOBS will coordinate a Community Awareness Event and Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday August 9, 2018 at 5414 11th Avenue, Los Angeles. This is the future site of The Curve @ West Angeles, a development that will include senior housing.  ... read more / view event »
Local Bike Club Aims to Improve Vulnerable Communities Through Riding, Maintaining Bikes
July 12, 2018
Members of the East Side Riders Bike Club said their one part of their mission is to provide opportunities to vulnerable kids in South Los Angeles by steering them in a new direction. The ten year old volunteer organization has been doing work in South L.A. and Watts that focuses on keeping kids off drugs and from gangs through recreational activities, specifically bike riding said president John Jones III via his website esrbc.org. But just as important as keeping youth away from destructive activities, is the other part of their mission, to steer kids toward activities that help them enrich the communities in which they live. ... read more »
Three Charged with Kidnapping Actress, Actor
July 5, 2018
In a grand jury indictment that was unsealed today in Los Angeles County Superior Court, Keith Andre Stewart, Johntae Jones and Amber Neal were collectively charged with 17 felony counts, including kidnapping, assault with a firearm, grand theft, mayhem, conspiracy and possession for sale of a controlled substance, methamphetamine. ... read more »
A Clinic to Cultivate the Whole Student Athlete
Connective, Inc., in partnership with The RightWay Foundation, will lead a student athlete event that will comprise of an interactive life skills workshop and basketball clinic. The clinic will attract youth from the  South Los Angeles area this Saturday from 10am-3pm on June 23rd, 2018 at the St. Andrews Recreation Center. Youth ages 15 and up will utilize critical skills to persevere through mental and physical exercises meant to build their capacity to overcome situations encountered in life and on the basketball court. ... read more / view event »
Community Coalition Holds 3rdAnnual People Power Convention
June 14, 2018
The symposium offered workshops, community discussions and information about upcoming campaigns on bail reform, education, gentrification, homelessness, and public safety that aim to transform South L.A. ... read more »
Man Killed in South Park Shooting
June 7, 2018
Authorities today identified a man who was fatally shot at the South Park Recreation Center in South Los Angeles and whose killer remains at large. ... read more »
Authorities Identify Bicyclist Fatally Shot in South Los Angeles
June 7, 2018
Authorities today identified a bicyclist who was fatally shot in South Los Angeles, apparently by an assailant who opened fire from a vehicle. ... read more »
Man Sentenced to 170 Years to Life for Murder, Attempted Murder in South Los Angeles
May 25, 2018
Floyd Odell of Los Angeles was sentenced by Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Ronald S. Coen. A jury found Odell guilty on April 17 of one felony count each of murder, attempted murder and possession of a firearm by a felon, as well as two felony counts of assault with a firearm. Jurors also found true allegations of firearm use and causing great bodily injury. ... read more »
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