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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 »
Coroner Releases Name Of Second Fatal Shooting In Car Wash Shooting
May 24, 2018
A gunman reportedly drove up to the two men about 10:30 p.m. Saturday at Manchester Avenue and Cimarron Street and fired some shots, said Officer Mike Lopez of the LAPD's Media Relations Section.  ... read more »
Christmas Killing: Gang Member’s First-Degree Murder Conviction Reversed
May 17, 2018
The three-justice panel from California's 2nd District Court of Appeal ordered the case against Derrick Williams to be sent back to the trial court so that he may either be re-sentenced for second-degree murder or for the prosecution to opt to retry him for first-degree murder for the Dec. 25, 2010, killing of 25-year-old Kashmier James. ... read more »
Man Charged For 1977 Murder, Rape of Mother in South LA
April 30, 2018
If convicted as charged, Matthews faces the death penalty or life in prison without the possibility of parole. A decision whether to seek the death penalty will be made at a later date. ... read more »
L.A. Clippers Math Hoops Interactive Tournament
February 5, 2018
L.A. Clippers Math Hoops Interactive Tournament ... read more »
Car Crashes Into Harvest Tabernacle Church
December 13, 2017
Shockwaves traveled through the Harvest Tabernacle Bible Church family upon learning that an SUV crashed through their building on Dec. 11. The LAPD reported that the vehicle struck a traffic signal then careened into the church located on the corner of 55th Street and Holmes Ave., ... read more »
Another Gang Apartment Owner Sued in Los Angeles
November 30, 2017
Dating back to 1996, the 425-unit Chesapeake Apartments complex at 4616 Rodeo Road in South L.A. has been the scene of hundreds of violent crimes ... read more »
Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners Hold Historic Meeting in South LA
September 28, 2017
In addition, the organization collected over 4,200 polls from South Los Angeles residents to gain a deeper understanding of the issues impacting their quality of life. ... read more »
The Positive Results Corporation Awarded Grant to Conduct Youth Leadership Workshops 
August 31, 2017
Kaiser Permanente has approved a $20,000 grant for The Positive Results Corporation to conduct youth mentoring, leadership and peer advocates workshops for youth in South Los Angeles and the Watts community. ... read more »
3 arrested at Los Angeles Police Commission meeting
August 24, 2017
Police could not immediately provide the names of the three people who were arrested. ... read more »
Rick Reed’s ‘First to Serve’ answers call for South L.A.’s underserved   
July 20, 2017
The devastation of drug and alcohol addiction is all too real in the communities of South Los Angeles. Many lack the resources necessary to overcome these diseases. In these communities, Black and Brown addicts are often overlooked and casted away unsympathetically. ... read more »
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