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Man Killed in South Los Angeles Shooting
October 12, 2021
A man is dead after being shot in the Hyde Park neighborhood of South Los Angeles and police today are continuing their investigation into his death. Officers responded to a call of shots fired at approximately 10 p.m. Monday at 6725 Fourth Ave. near South Van Ness Avenue and found a 25-year-old man with gunshots wounds, said a Los Angeles Police Department spokeswoman. ... read more »
Redistricting Commission Adopts Draft Maps of L.A. Council Districts
October 7, 2021
The redrawn borders, approved at the September 30 meeting, were based on testimony from individuals, community groups and neighborhood councils. ... read more »
New Skate Park Opens At Trinity Recreation Center In Historic South-Central
September 30, 2021
The 3,000-square-foot skate park has ramps and rails to include all levels of skaters and more. ... read more »
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Leader of Pharmacy Robbery Crew Sentenced to Prison
September 29, 2021
A Lynwood man was sentenced today to 20 years behind bars for running a crew that committed 15 armed robberies of independent, mom-and-pop pharmacies across Southern California, with the intent of illegally selling the stolen prescription medication. Tyrome ``Boobie'' Lewis, 26, was found guilty in June of all eight felony charges he faced. Lewis has been in federal custody since his arrest in July 2019, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. ... read more »
Man Shot to Death in Front of South Los Angeles House
September 27, 2021
A man was shot to death Sunday night as he stood in front of a house in the Green Meadows area of South Los Angeles. The shooting was reported about 8:35 p.m. ... read more »
Why I Want You to Get the Covid Vaccine Now
September 9, 2021
If we don’t get vaccinated, I foresee repeat cycles of preventable deaths, business and school closures, and potentially even more dangerous variants of the virus in our future. Unfortunately, black and brown communities that have been the hardest hit by Covid are now lagging behind in taking advantage of the amazing science that led to our Covid vaccines. ... read more »
Redistricting Commissioners Seek Input from African American Community
August 19, 2021
Redistricting will bring changes to South Los Angeles, an area where many African Americans reside, and the adjustment could affect the collective power of the Black community. ... read more »
1,500 Underserved Youth Receive Loaded Backpacks from Mother In Action’s 23rd Annual Back to School Health Fair & Giveaway
August 19, 2021
Mothers In Action’s highly anticipated 23rd Annual Back to School Health Fair & Supply Giveaway efforts did not disappoint.  ... read more / view gallery »
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Charles Drew University Receives Historic $50 Million Allocation
July 22, 2021
A historic moment occurred in the life of Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science with the institution’s receipt of $50 million to fund its own four-year medical degree program. ... read more »
PVJOBS AMONG 56 NONPROFITS RECOGNIZED BY L.A. SUPER BOWL HOST COMMITTEE AS ‘UNSUNG HEROES’ IN LEAD UP TO SUPER BOWL LVI
July 22, 2021
In its journey to Super Bowl LVI, the Los Angeles Super Bowl Host Committee has selected PVJOBS as part of the official Super Bowl LVI Legacy Program – Champions Live Here. PVJOBS is among a total of 56 local “Champion” organizations that were designated for the Super Bowl LVI Legacy Program. These “Champion” organizations will receive grants and marketing recognition to support their work that represent diverse focus areas, including youth engagement, workforce development and social justice across the Los Angeles region. ... read more »
Project 43 Team Post Center Opens in South L.A.
July 15, 2021
 A huge crowd turned out for the grand opening of Project 43 Team Post Center on 68th Street and Crenshaw Blvd in South Los Angeles. The event, held July 10, offered food, music and opportunities for the surrounding neighborhood and local businesses. ... read more / view gallery »
Bryan Takes Oath as New 54th District Assemblymember
July 1, 2021
As the 54th District assemblymember, Bryan will represent the neighborhoods of Baldwin Hills, Cheviot Hills, Crenshaw, Century City, Culver City, Ladera Heights, Mar Vista, Palms, Rancho Park, Westwood and sections of South Los Angeles and Inglewood.  ... read more »
L.A. Care Health Plan Commits $5 Million to a New Medical Degree Program at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
June 24, 2021
This new grant is a continuation of L.A. Care’s partnership with CDU through the Elevating the Safety Net initiative. With more than $8.4 million in funding from our initiative, CDU has awarded full scholarships to 16 medical students and has funded residents and faculty salaries while expanding its Family Medicine and Internal Medicine Residency Programs. ... read more »
When we get past the test, we can see the full picture
May 27, 2021
This past year has shown that when those who are ‘sick and tired of being sick and tired’, say no more, change is bound to occur. For countless admissions cycles, the SAT was a rite of passage, something every student, regardless of their background, felt was critical to their future ... read more »
Oscar-Nominated Short Film ‘A Concerto is a Conversation’ celebrates Local legend Horace Bowers and Bowers & Sons Cleaners
April 22, 2021
“A Concerto is a Conversation” tracks his family’s lineage through his 91-year-old grandfather Horace from Jim Crow Florida to the Walt Disney Concert Hall. ... read more »
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