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USC student in Metro crash identified

USC School of Cinematic Arts student Jacob Fadley has been identified as the driver of the car that collided with Metro rail train on Saturday.

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Claims of racial profiling 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.

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Nonprofit Spotlight: 24th Street Theatre


The 24th Street Theatre in West Adams offers theatre and arts education.

Nonprofit spotlight: UMMA Community Clinic


Profiling organizations propelling positive change in South LA

Nonprofit Spotlight: Cop Watch Los Angeles (CWLA)

Photo Courtesy of Copwatch Los Angeles Facebook

Cop Watch calls on community members to protest police brutality.

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Community Corner

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?


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.


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.

Vanessa Gonzalez with Superintendent John Deasy and ____  | City Year LA

First person: City Year tutor in Watts encourages others to mentor

Vanessa Gonzalez, the first in her family to graduate from college, joined City Year to help combat high school dropout rates.


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

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

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