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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.

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Opinion: A personal holiday story

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

A soon-to-be-named  tunnel boring machine (TBM) similar to Seattle's Pamela, pictured in blue, will carve out the Crenshaw/LAX line's twin tunnels.

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.

Panelist Jorge Rivera discussed methods to combat gentrification in South Los Angeles based on his experience in Long Beach. | Matt Lemas, Intersections South L.A.

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.

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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.

The South Central Neighborhood Council  and community members discussed possible courses of action on the Reef Project Environmental Impact Report on Tuesday, October 20, 2015.

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.

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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.”

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The Bare Necessities Earthquake Kit

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

California Community Foundation Town Hall at St. Sophia Cathedral | Photo by Kevin Walker

Non-profits get billion dollar boost

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

The USC Speakers Committee holds talks throughout the year related to topical issues.

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.

Mayor Eric Garcetti and LAPD Chief Charlie Beck speak about crime statistics at a recent conference held at the 77th Division station in South L.A. | Daina Beth Solomon

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.

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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.

United Healthcare employees jump rope with students at Grape Elementary School.

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: 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: Worksite Wellness LA

WWLA's Physical activity presentation | Photo Courtesy of WWLA's Facebook Page

Delivering health services at worksites, and to workers and their families.

Nonprofit Spotlight: Cop Watch Los Angeles (CWLA)

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Cop Watch calls on community members to protest police brutality.

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Community Corner

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Redefining environmentalism in South LA 

By gardening and keeping lights low, a family in Watts challenges mainstream notions of “environmentalism.”

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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.

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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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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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A big brother lost to violence

After spending time silent about the death of her brother, Theresa Olsteen wrote about the impact of loosing a family member to violence.

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