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Fans are pictured here watching a baseball game in LA’s Wrigley Field. | Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection.

#TBT South LA: Wrigley Field, 1955

Before Wrigley Field made its iconic home in Chicago, it opened in South LA.


Watts Towers makes list of America’s Endangered Landscapes

Earthquakes and “thermal effects” have put the iconic art structure at risk.


300 cats and dogs vaccinated in South LA

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals offered the service for free.


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

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


Urban farm bill could help transform South LA’s empty lots

A proposed bill would give property owners tax incentives to turn their lots into farms.


ICYMI: South LA voices and views at USC

Journalists, activists and city workers discussed past changes in South LA, and the changes that could come next.


Untold LA: West Adams homes through a photographer’s lens

Jett Loe documents the architecture of past eras in an e-book


Homecoming for Animo Inglewood alum running for state superintendent

Marshall Tuck helped found Animo Inglewood Charter High School in the early 2000s.

John Deasy speaks at a City Year event in 2013. | City Year

Students at South LA’s Manual Arts High react to superintendent’s resignation

LA Unified School District superintendent John Deasy’s resignation is an opportunity for a new leader.

The Shrine Auditorium in the 1920s | LA Public Library

#TBT South LA: The Shrine Auditorium

The grand building with its Middle Eastern-style architecture was built more than a hundred years ago.

Prop 47 rally | Kate Guarino

LA School District endorses Proposition 47 to reduce punishment for common crimes

The proposed referendum would downgrade some crimes from felonies to misdemeanors.

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Undocumented youth dream with music, without borders

The music, art and theater performance “Dreaming Sin Fronteras” comes to USC’s Bovard Auditorium Oct. 16.

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Luis Rodriguez named LA’s poet laureate

The Chicano activist grew up among LA’s gangs before becoming a writer.

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Nonprofit Spotlight

Nonprofit Spotlight: Los Angeles Child Guidance Clinic

Photo Courtesy of LA Child Guidance

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

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

Photo Courtesy of the Mayme A, Clayton Library & Musuem

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

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.

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Community Corner


First person: College isn’t for us?

Skylar Endsley Myers compares her experience as a private-school student against her best friend Randall’s experience in South LA public schools.

My Graduation

First person: Why I should get in-state tuition as an undocumented student

Intersections Reporter Corps member Miguel Molina writes of continuing struggles with the Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals Act.


Reporter Corps on KPCC: Touring South LA’s Manchester Square

KPCC teamed with Intersections to publish an audio-visual neighborhood tour produced by Reporter Corps.

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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.

Jesus Vargas, an alum of the URBAN TxT program, who served as moderator of Demo Day 2014.  | Willa Seidenberg

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

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

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