- Second District
Cornel West, the insightful and outspoken, provocative culture critic and professor, will be the keynote speaker for the 23rd annual Empowerment Congress at the University of Southern California’s Bovard Auditorium on Saturday, January 17, 2015.
At Thomas Jefferson Elementary in Compton students learn to play the piano, take an animation classes after school — where they illustrate their own stories – and attend math academy on Saturdays to reinforce concepts they learned during the week.
Los Angeles County is backing the City of Los Angeles in its effort to crack down on motels and hotels that are magnets for criminal activity, including child sex trafficking.
In an unprecedented move forward, the Metro Board of Directors recently awarded a two year contract to help small businesses impacted by Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project construction.
This Thanksgiving season, Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas partnered with Golden State Water Company and local community groups to deliver 200 turkeys to families in need. “We are not just feeding families, we are…Read more
For many of the county’s 10 million residents, the Thanksgiving holiday is time to gather around a table with friends and family and feast on turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce and sweet potato pie. But for…Read more
Any traveler or commuter stepping outside the train stations in London, New York City or San Francisco will find signs posted on street corners, near busy intersections and outside Metro stations to point them in…Read more
I would like to commend Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Rob Portman (R-Ohio) for authoring the Combat Human Trafficking Act, which was introduced this week in the United States Senate. The bill seeks to penalize…Read more
Helping former inmates re-enter society and avoid going back to jail can be challenging unless they receive support and services from agencies with proven track records. And so, Los Angeles County Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas and…Read more
For the first time, CicLAvia, a community event where streets are closed to everyone but bicyclists and pedestrians, is making its way to South Los Angeles. On Sunday, December 7, you are encouraged to stroll…Read more
Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation has launched a new website showcasing 367 miles of trails throughout the county. A one-stop resource for hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians, trails.lacounty.gov can help with trail…Read more