West Vernon Elementary School says it would use the money to fund its healthy living initiatives.
The development would cover the two-block area bordered by Hill Street, Washington Boulevard, Main Street and 21st Street.
About 40 community members were present to hear Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck discuss the relationship between the city’s police and the community
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RISE aims to generate economic activity that strengthens entire neighborhoods.
The 24th Street Theatre in West Adams offers theatre and arts education.
Delivering health services at worksites, and to workers and their families.
Participants in Reporter Corps, a USC Annenberg program to train young adults from South LA to report on their own communities, created audiovisual introductions to their neighborhoods this summer.
Intersections Reporter Corps member Miguel Molina writes of continuing struggles with the Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals Act.
As parents guide their kids to school on foot, the family experiences the joys of living in a walkable neighborhood.
Vanessa Gonzalez, the first in her family to graduate from college, joined City Year to help combat high school dropout rates.
Reporter Corps members Xochil Frausto and Shanice Joseph take us on a trip through Watts and speak with residents.