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Leimert Park Station

There is a Major victory happening in Leimart Park… The Leimert Park Station has been approved  (that I have not yet shed much  light upon)!  Now-  the next step is preserving the community, … Continue reading

March 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Moving Black Power Beyond Limitations

  Hosted at Dorsey High School February 28th, Moving Black Power Beyond Limitations: From Black Wall Street To Civil Rights To Now.  Mediated by Dr. Melina Abdullah, Professor and Chair … Continue reading

February 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hawthorne Dropping $11Million To Gussy Up Hawthorne Blvd

Hawthorne city officials have decided to spend $11 million on an overhaul of the city’s main thoroughfare in hopes it will spur new economic development along the sagging strip. Modern … Continue reading

January 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Metro Giving Inglewood The Finger

About 75 people filled the crowded room Tuesday night at Chrysostom Church – Parish Hall, 530 E. Florence Ave. in Inglewood, eager to hear about plans for the 8.5-mile light … Continue reading

January 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Inglewood’s Walmart Land Sold To NFL Team Owner (Possibly)

Holy crap, crazy new news in the long struggle to bring the NFL back to Los Angeles: 60 Walmart-owned acres between the newly-reopened Inglewood Forum and therecently-shuttered-for-massive-redevelopment Hollywood Park, formerly a racetrack … Continue reading

January 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Affordable Housing Options Increasing In South LA

With the completion of Jefferson Square and Jefferson Park Terrace up in Jefferson Park, decent affordable housing options are finally becoming available for South Los Angeles residents.  Two more options … Continue reading

October 17, 2013 · 9 Comments

Take A Tour Of The Vision Theatre

The Vision Theatre, formerly the Leimert Theater, was a joint venture between Walter H. Leimert and Howard Hughes.  Built in 1930 the theatre seats 1050 and has a ground floor … Continue reading

October 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Huge San Pedro Development Downsizing

The huge Pointe Vista project planned for 61.5 acres down in San Pedro is being downsized yet again.  Ever since 2005  when the project was originally announced small pieces have … Continue reading

October 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

New Mayor Of LA Has Major New Plans

New Mayor, Eric Garcetti has major new plans for LA.  Taking after New Yorks Mayor, Bloomberg, Garcetti wants to rebrand the city of Los Angeles.  In late August, Los Angeles Mayor … Continue reading

October 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Jordan Down Revamp Project Gaining Traction

Word on the street is that the Jordan Down community remake is finally gaining investment dollars. The plan to completely revamp the Jordan Downs Housing project into an urban village … Continue reading

August 21, 2013 · Leave a comment