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South Los Angeles
L.A. Metro Officially Opens the K Line, Marking a New Transit Milestone for Los Angeles County  
October 13, 2022
Affectionately known as the “river of business and commerce”, the line marks the official return of rail service on Crenshaw Blvd since 1955.  ... read more »
Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Regional Library Welcomes South Central Spits Fire! to Eighth District  
October 13, 2022
Poets from some of L.A.'s most underserved, yet resilient neighborhoods came together for a free community event.  ... read more »
The Hidden Genius Project Prepares Black Male Youth for Work of the Future
September 23, 2022
The organization is celebrating #10YearsofGenius with a showcase of 21st century technical projects. ... read more »
Man Charged With Arson in Victory Baptist Church Fire
September 21, 2022
Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced on Sept. 20 that a man has been charged with three counts of arson in connection with the fire that destroyed the Victory Baptist Church in South Los Angeles last week. ... read more »
California Reparations Task Force to Meet in South L.A. 
September 15, 2022
Local residents can witness the work of the California Reparations Task Force during the two-day meeting planned on Friday, Sept. 23, and Saturday, Sept. 24, at Paradise Baptist Church in South Los Angeles.  ... read more »
Councilmember Price Gives Reassuring Message to Victory Members
September 14, 2022
In response to the fire that burned Victory Baptist Church, the Office of Councilmember Curren Price will help to coordinate a task force made up of city departments to identify possible resources and services and has secured $50,000 in discretionary funds to disperse to the Victory Community Foundation to jump-start recovery efforts. ... read more »
Flames Engulf Victory Baptist Church in South L.A.
September 11, 2022
More than 100 firefighters battled a major emergency fire at Victory Baptist Church in the South Park area of Los Angeles for one hour and 40 minutes on Sunday, September 11. ... read more »
Splash Candles Lighting a New Path at the Taste of Soul  
August 18, 2022
Owner of Splash Candles, Antoinnette Rainey, has been pouring candles in the City of Los Angeles since 2019, creating unforgettable aromas for everyone to enjoy. On October 15, Splash Candles intends to set their shop at the Taste of Soul, one of South Los Angeles' largest one-day festivals.  ... read more »
AAREP LA Presents South LA Rising Showcasing Local Development Projects
August 11, 2022
On Saturday, July 23, African American Real Estate Professionals Los Angeles (AAREP LA) presented “South LA Rising: A Bus Tour and Development Project Showcase.” The event was sponsored by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) as part of their mission to pursue unrelenting efforts to move the real estate industry toward the creation of diverse, equitable, and inclusive communities. ... read more »
Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg Makes A Stop At ‘Destination Crenshaw
July 14, 2022
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg paid a visit to South Los Angeles on July 8, visiting ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and the city of Compton. He also participated in a ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly opened “K” line, the new Crenshaw-to-LAX metro line.  ... read more »
Free Business Seminars Usher in Clean Wave Economic Opportunity for South L.A.
June 23, 2022
Meanwhile, South Los Angeles continually ranks among the top 10% of the most polluted communities in the state of California. The area has been historically ensconced in and blighted by oil well sites, industrial facilities, hazardous waste dumps, and contaminated land. ... read more »
U.S. Sen. Padilla Joins Local Officials for Worship at South L.A. Churches
June 2, 2022
U.S. Senator Alex Padilla joined long-time allies and friends in South Los Angeles on May 29, as he visited churches returning to in-person services. ... read more »
Smith Installed as Pastor of Gethsemane Christian Love M.B. Church
May 25, 2022
As he’s done throughout his ministry, the Rev. Byron Smith, Sr. heeded the direction of the Lord, which resulted in his recent installation as the new pastor of Gethsemane Christian Love Missionary Baptist Church in South Los Angeles. ... read more »
Councilmember Curren Price, LADOT Launch ‘Universal Basic Mobility’ Pilot in South L.A. 
April 28, 2022
L.A. City Councilmember Curren Price joined the L.A. Department of Transportation (LADOT) on April 26 to launch the revolutionary Universal Basic Mobility Pilot (UBM) in South Los Angeles - one of the largest programs of its kind in the country, increasing access to transportation options for neighbors in Council Districts 8, 9 and 10.   ... read more »
Community Health Centers Offer Safe, Affordable Care Right in South L.A.
April 27, 2022
With clinics all over South Los Angeles, Inglewood, Compton and more, the Southside Coalition of Community Health Centers raises a unified voice for the health care needs of South Los Angeles.  ... read more »

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