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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 »
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 »
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