Michael Williams is battling a series of personal traumas to bring African-American comedy back to LA.
Bernard Parks aims to fix 400 broken-up sidewalks in South LA’s District Eight.
John Deasy resigned last month, leaving a tenure marked by both peak performances and steep pitfalls.
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November 21, 2014 By Intersections South LA
The new executive order could grant work permits and stop deportations. Vote in our poll with your opinion.
November 21, 2014 By Annenberg TV News
LA Trade-Technical college leads a coalition in submitting an application for federal funding.
November 19, 2014 By Andy Vasoyan | Reporter
Workers building the South L.A. Animal Care Center may have been underpaid.
November 18, 2014 By Neon Tommy
Javier Bolden was sentenced to life without parole in the murder of two USC graduate students in 2012.
November 17, 2014 By Kirby Pedersen | Reporter
South LA’s United Neighborhoods Neighborhood Council votes on matters that will affect thousands — with only six people in attendance.
November 14, 2014 By Neon Tommy
Mayor Eric Garcetti says he will pressure the LAPD to release Ford’s autopsy results.
November 14, 2014 By Jordyn Holman | Senior Reporter
The District Attorney is granting three South LA residents the Courageous Citizen Award.
November 11, 2014 By Jiawei Wang | Staff Reporter
Veterans and family members joined the City of Lynwood officials to celebrate Veterans Day in front of the Lynwood City Hall on Nov 11.
November 11, 2014 By Tiffany Walton | Reporter
Unable to get government help, army veteran Edwood Deaver lives on the streets and porches of South LA.
November 11, 2014 By Alexandra Fugere | Reporter
Vermont Knolls, Gramercy Park and Manchester Square residents raise concerns on unsanitary living conditions, gang violence and unsafe sidewalks.
November 10, 2014 By Rebecca Gibian | Reporter
Officials will push for long-term solutions to clean nine neighborhoods, including South LA.
November 9, 2014 By Taylor Haney | Reporter
The Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health grant is one of seven distributed nationwide.
November 6, 2014 By Sarah Zahedi | Reporter
Augustus Hawkins high opts for a constructive rather than punitive approach.
South LA in the News
LAPD prepares for Ferguson shooting grand jury decision + Possible endangerment charges for South LA mother
November 21, 2014
Man convicted for murder of USC students faces life sentence + New HIV-prevention services in South LA
November 17, 2014
Mayor Garcetti orders Ezell Ford autopsy released + Leaders push for federal Promise Zone grant for South LA
November 14, 2014
Profiles of South L.A. organizations that are propelling positive change.
Profiling organizations propelling positive change in South LA
For more than 40 years, Dr. Clayton amassed a collection of African-American literature, manuscripts, films, and ephemera.
Reporter Corps member and college student Shanice Joseph asks why she gets so little support compared with young moms.
The performance last week resonated with an undocumented student living in South L.A.
A student at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Wash., reflects on a diversity recruitment system that both nurtures and neglects.
By gardening and keeping lights low, a family in Watts challenges mainstream notions of “environmentalism.”
Which of the candidates emphasize L.A.’s youth?