- Second District
At dusk, on what would have been Jackie Robinson's 95th birthday, 13-year-old Kamryn Mercer practiced his pitch at the brand new Dodgers Dreamfield at Jesse Owens Park and reflected on the legacy of the legendary player who broke the baseball color line.
The Rocket Gas and Cleaners in Lynwood had been closed for two decades creating a toxic soup of leaky underground gas tanks and dry cleaning chemicals leaching into the soil. For the past 15 years, the city had been after the property owners to get them to clean up to no avail. But finally, the city took them to court, won a verdict against the owners and, taking advantage of federal and state grants, has begun cleaning it up.
In just minutes on a Saturday afternoon in late January, Little Angels Nursery School, a fixture in the Windsor Hills neighborhood where generations of children have learned how to paint and count, went up in…Read more
Los Angeles County residents who want to report a zoning violation such as an overgrown front yard or an abandoned car on the street or even a fallen tree in a park can use a…Read more
PHOTO: 14-year-old Chayanne at the dedication of Jesse Owens Park At dusk, on what would have been Jackie Robinson’s 95th birthday, 13-year-old Kamryn Mercer practiced his pitch at the brand new Dodgers Dreamfield at Jesse…Read more