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Recuperative Care Center aims to aid homeless in South L.A.

Beginning Jan. 5, homeless individuals will benefit from necessary additional recovery time when released from the hospital.

Opinion: A personal holiday story

Watts resident Shanice Joseph is reminded of the true spirit of Christmas.

Help L.A. students name the Crenshaw/LAX tunnel boring machine

Metro seeks the public’s vote in naming and artwork selection for its new gargantuan machine.

Local leaders stress unity in fighting Reef development

Panelists from all around the Los Angeles area spoke at a Reef project-centered anti-gentrification forum hosted by the South Central Neighborhood Council on Wednesday, Oct. 28.

Call for ‘Black Lives Matter’ to Apologize

Pastors and community leaders at Mount Moriah Baptist Church called for an apology from the Los Angeles chapter of the Black Lives Matter movement after activists at last week’s meeting with Mayor Eric Garcetti caused an upset.

Neighborhood council to take action on Reef Project report

To educate community members and provide a place for residents to voice concerns about the $1.2 billion Reef project, the South Central Neighborhood Council is organizing a community forum on gentrification.

ShakeOut Scenario Shows Faults in Preparedness

According to USGS seismologists, Los Angeles’ quiet earthquake period will not continue. Still, Angelenos neglect preparations, contributing to the catastrophic scenario predicted to occur during the next “big one.”

The Bare Necessities Earthquake Kit

Experts weigh in on the minimum materials needed to survive in a post-quake urban jungle.

Non-profits get billion dollar boost

South LA non-profits expected to benefit from major funding initiative.

USC professors draw parallels between past racial issues and current events

A stream of videos depicting police brutality continued conversation over current relations between the police and communities of color at USC.

High homicide rates move LAPD to put more officers in South LA

So far this year, 43 people have been killed in the 77th Division, which covers most of South L.A.

Construction churns on with full street closures along Crenshaw/LAX line

More street closures, many which stretch into the night, are continuing along the route of the Crenshaw/LAX line.

Photo Gallery: South LA students play with LA Dodgers, United Healthcare

Two organizations teamed up for a good cause in South Los Angeles.

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Nonprofit Spotlight

Nonprofit Spotlight: Los Angeles Child Guidance Clinic

Intersections’ Nonprofit Spotlight series profiles organizations propelling positive change in South LA.

Nonprofit Spotlight: Bienestar

Bienestar provides LGBT support services for the Latino community in South LA.

Nonprofit Spotlight: Mayme A. Clayton Library & Museum (MCLM)

For more than 40 years, Dr. Clayton amassed a collection of African-American literature, manuscripts, films, and ephemera.

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Community Corner

My Neighborhood: Watts

Reporter Corps members Xochil Frausto and Shanice Joseph take us on a trip through Watts and speak with residents.

OPINION: A high school student’s observation of the mayoral forum

Which of the candidates emphasize L.A.’s youth?

Footnotes from South LA schoolday walks

As parents guide their kids to school on foot, the family experiences the joys of living in a walkable neighborhood.

First-person: “Dreaming Sin Fronteras” showcases search for identity

The performance last week resonated with an undocumented student living in South L.A.

First person: Does my Watts neighborhood want me to get pregnant?

Reporter Corps member and college student Shanice Joseph asks why she gets so little support compared with young moms.

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