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Virtual Reality Exploration at the Natural History Museum

Board of Supervisors Chairman Mark Ridley-Thomas joined the Natural History Museum in launching its first virtual reality adventure – theBlu: An Underwater Virtual Reality Experience. With a high-tech VR headset, visitors can explore the ocean without ever getting wet. In this six-minute immersive experience, they can wander around a sunken ship as manta rays and […]

A Fighting Chance

It’s a knockout opportunity for kids in the Florence-Firestone area. At the Sheriff Department’s Century Station boxing gym, deputies and volunteers offer homework help and guidance — along with tips on throwing that perfect left hook. The Sheriff’s Department’s Youth Activities League uses a sports-based approach to help kids and teenagers develop self-confidence and discipline. […]

March 2017

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March 2017

March 24, 2017 Rally in Downtown L.A. Calls for Preservation of Obamacare (KTLA) County homeless tax measure officially wins (LA Independent) March 21, 2017 It’s a wrap: Measure H wins 69.37% in final tally for homeless aid My News LA USC to award six honorary degrees at commencement ceremony (Daily Trojan Online) March 20, 2017 Registrar-Recorder’s Latest Tally […]

AC Bilbrew Library Reopens

The Willowbrook community came out in droves to join Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas in celebrating the grand reopening of A.C. Bilbrew Library after a $5-million renovation. Located at 150 East El Segundo Boulevard, the library underwent a complete makeover. It now has twice as much seating capacity as before, with newly installed state-of-the-art technology – including […]