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VIDEO: Inglewood Native Mia Jackson Featured On CNN's 'Black in America 2'

Mia Jackson, 27, who was born and raised in Inglewood, was recently featured on CNN’s “Black in America 2”. Mia, who was the valedictorian at St. Mary’s Academy High School in 2000 and earned her Chemical Engineering degree from UCLA in 2005, is currently a fellow in the Management Leadership for Tomorrow program and will […]

CHAMPIONS: Los Angeles County Swim Team From South L.A.

The Los Angeles County Swim Team, 97 youth from three South Los Angeles communities, won the 2009 USA State Swim Championship in San Diego on July 18. The team, representing Jesse Owens, Victoria and Ted Watkins parks of the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation, is made up of almost 100 boys and […]

Low Cost Vaccination Clinic At Athens Park On Saturday

In an effort to help keep pets healthy, the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) is hosting its final offsite, low-cost vaccination clinic for 2009. This weekend, the Athens clinic will be held on Saturday, July 25, 2009 at Athens Park located at 12603 S. Broadway, in Athens. The clinic will […]

It Is Not Too Late To Quit Smoking!

The L.A. Quits program works. Note the following email from a constituent: “Dear Supervisor Ridley-Thomas, I would like to personally thank you for the nicotine patches. It has been 2 weeks now and I don’t even have an urge. Thanks for helping to save my life after 30 years of smoking.” IT IS NOT TOO […]