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VIDEO: Happy 115th Birthday Gertrude Baines!

Supervisor Ridley-Thomas and Chief of Staff Sylvia Drew Ivie helped Gertrude Baines celebrate her 115th birthday yesterday. Baines, who lives in the West Adams neighborhood of the Second District, is the world’s oldest living human being according to Guinness World Records.

Student Athlete The Pride Of Compton

Steve Lopez has a moving story about Centennial High student Grovinya “Sweets” Underwood in today’s L.A. Times: By the end of her first year on the basketball court, she’d finally stopped tripping over her own feet. By her second year, she was becoming scary good. And this past season, she was unstoppable, averaging 19 points […]

EARTH DAY: National Conversation On Climate Action

The Economy. Climate Change. Jobs. Energy. These are issues that define our future. Have an opinion about them? Want to better understand how they’re related? So do millions of others. On Earth Day, everyone will have a chance to learn, speak and act. Los Angeles County was one of just ten communities specially selected out […]

Metro 'Live' Chat Tomorrow

Metro’s Chief Operating Officer Carolyn Flowers will host a live internet chat at noon, Friday, April 3, at metro.net/chat. Flowers will discuss what it takes to run one of the largest bus operations in the United States. Other topics to be discussed in the live chat include: What bus-related projects are first in line to […]

City of Inglewood Job Fair

The City of Inglewood is holding a City-wide job fair on April 8, 2009 at the North Mall (outside of City Hall) between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. There are immediate openings for police, public works, and parks, recreation, and human services jobs.