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Racial profiling claims by USC campus security fuel demand for investigations

The National Action Network demands action after claims of racial profiling at USC, including one involving son of Empire actress Taraji Henson.


Fresh & Easy to close South LA store

Fresh & Easy on Central and Adams is closing.


Negro League Baseball Museum highlights more than Jackie Robinson

The Negro League Baseball Museum showcases the history of African Americans in baseball. South L.A. is part of that history.

Street view of the crime scene a week after Xinran Ji's murder. | Alex Zelenty (Neon Tommy)

Tracing Xinran Ji’s final steps

The editorial team at Annenberg Digital News retraced the final steps of slain USC student.

Cutting the ribbon at opening of St. John's Well Child and Family Center. | Jessica Harrington (Annenberg TV News)

New clinic offers free healthcare services

St. John’s Well Child and Family Center recently opened a new location near the Lorenzo Apartments on Adams Boulevard.

Construction for the new metro rail line on Crenshaw blvd. (April 2014)

Crenshaw Boulevard traffic detoured this weekend

Traffic closures along South LA light rail construction line

Chefs Ramiro Arvizu and Jaime Martin del Campo (from left to right) | Photo courtesy of Mexicano restaurant.

Mexicano restaurant opens in South LA

Chefs Jaime and Ramiro create a feast for the senses at their new South LA digs.

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South LA homeless youth need homes, not shelter

Sanctuary of Hope offers services that promote self-sufficiency.

Michael Chang at USC | Photo by Sarah Collins

USC students and South LA residents unite with art

USC student-run art collective Jukebox encourages student collaboration with the surrounding South L.A. community.

Leimert Park is one of the areas included in District 8. | Intersections

District 8 candidates eye economic growth for South LA

The four candidates are in a race to replace Bernard Parks, who has termed out of the position.

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Watts residents call for neighborhood improvements

Residents have been asking for a spotlight to be installed since 2001.

Commanding Officer Peter Wittingham, LAPD Criminal Homicide Division, at a news conference announcing arrest in the murder of Deshawnda Sanchez. | Photo by Deshawnda Sanchez

Arrest in South LA shooting of transgender woman

A suspect is in custody in the December murder in South LA of a transgender woman.

Supervisor Hilda Solis announces the creation of task force to help immigrants applying for deferred action. | D. Solomon

LA County vows support for immigrants

Supervisors will create a task force even as Obama’s relief programs are halted.

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Nonprofit Spotlight

Nonprofit Spotlight: A Place Called Home (APCH)

APCH members run in the 2014 Jive Live New Year's Race. | APCH Facebook

Profiles of South L.A. organizations that are propelling positive change.

Nonprofit Spotlight: Strategic Actions for a Just Economy (SAJE)

A protest organized by Strategic Actions for a Just Economy.

Profiles of South L.A. organizations that are propelling positive change.

Nonprofit Spotlight: Los Angeles Urban League (LAUL)

Hands Across Crenshaw High | Los Angeles Urban League

LAUL provides job training, job placement, youth achievement and business development programs.

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Community Corner

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First person: Thanksgiving without turkey?

A college student and her family in Watts must get by this year without food stamps or other assistance.

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My neighborhood: Central Alameda

Participants in Reporter Corps, a USC Annenberg program to train young adults from South LA to report on their own communities, created audiovisual introductions to their neighborhoods this summer.

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A night with Reporter Corps South LA

Reporter Corps South LA members present their work to the community at the 24th Street Theatre.

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Reporter Corps application deadline extended!

We’re looking for 18-24 year olds from South LA who want to report on their community. Apply today!


College journal: Swapping cardinal and gold for orange

Two college freshman from South LA chronicle their first days at Syracuse University.

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