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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: Dignity and Power Now/Coalition to End Sheriff’s Violence in L.A. Jails

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

Nonprofit spotlight: UMMA Community Clinic

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Profiling organizations propelling positive change in South LA

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Community Corner

Mentors and mentees at Whitman College's first annual First Generation Mentorship Program Dinner in 2013.

From Watts to Walla Walla: The burdens and the blessings of my college education

A student at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Wash., reflects on a diversity recruitment system that both nurtures and neglects.

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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.

A South LA mural depicts the neighborhood's mixing of cultures. | Foshay School 7th Grade Photo Project

OPINION: South LA gentrification blues

Julieta Mendez responds to an LA Times article about “soaring home prices” in South LA.

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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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My Neighborhood: Baldwin Hills

Ryan Johnson takes us to where she grew up, Baldwin Hills, and talks with residents about problems with schools, diversity, and transportation challenges.

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