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Crenshaw-to-LAX Construction Updates

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Progress continues on construction of the Crenshaw-to-LAX light rail line. Here are some updates: Help is on the way to support small businesses on the corridor with the establishment of a Business Assistance Center that should be up and running this fall. The center will provide a […]

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Voices from Willowbrook


Willowbrook, a community near Watts and Compton, originally was a farming area settled in the 1800s that derived its name from the willow trees and rambling brook that decorated its landscape. This year, we are featuring Willowbrook on our website to highlight its vibrant community and burgeoning development. […]

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Mental Health Center Coming to MLK Campus


Join Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, health leaders and the community August 27 for a ribbon cutting celebration for the new Mental Health Urgent Care Center (UCC) at the Martin Luther King Jr. Medical Campus. The Mental Health Center is near the recently opened MLK Outpatient Center and the […]

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Century Crunch a Success


The Century Crunch was a success. By Monday morning, all demolition of the Century Boulevard bridge was completed and tons of debris from the bridge and the layers of protective soil was removed– several hours ahead of schedule. Now that the demolition is finished, traffic flow will […]

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Interns Wanted at The Broad Art Foundation


Whether it’s Jeff Koons’ playful Balloon Dog, the vivid photographs of Cindy Sherman or the tortured canvases of Jean-Michel Basquiat, three lucky people will likely have the opportunity to see these artists’ works up close. The Broad Art Foundation is currently seeking interns for the fall who […]

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Formerly Homeless Find Affordable Housing


For seven years, Irvin Dixon, 59, had been homeless in Los Angeles County.  He slept on public benches and waited in long lines for free meals.  Sal Tovar, 52, had spent nine years homeless.  He remembers taking “bird baths” in the park to stay clean.  But thanks […]

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Century Crunch is Coming

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First there was “Carmageddon” and then its son, “Jamzilla.” Now, Angelenos need to brace for the “Century Crunch”—when a portion of Century Boulevard will be closed to permit the demolition of a defunct railroad bridge at the intersection of Century and Aviation Boulevards near the Los Angeles […]

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County Pools Now Closed


After a long summer with 28 pools open throughout the County of Los Angeles, all pools are now closed with the exception of those at Jesse Owens and Roosevelt parks.  To continue making a splash throughout the year, these parks will remain open for year-round swimming.  All other county pools will […]

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Free Movie Nights Return to the Second District

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Summer is here, which means it’s time for MRT’s free movie nights.  For the second consecutive year, Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and the county Department of Parks and Recreation are offering the family-friendly series, during which residents can enjoy a free movie (and the obligatory […]

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