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50 Years of Community Service

Board of Supervisors Chairman Mark Ridley-Thomas marked the 50th anniversary of a community service program created to help residents of Watts and surrounding neighborhoods in the aftermath of the civil unrest there in 1965. “The Watts Counseling and Learning Center is one of a kind,” he said while presenting its leaders with a commemorative scroll […]

Kaiser Baldwin Hills-Crenshaw Medical Offices Now Open

With the opening of the Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Hills-Crenshaw Medical Office Building, more than 50,000 members of the community will have greater access to innovative, high-quality care in their own neighborhood. “Members of the Baldwin Hills-Crenshaw community will now have access to a first-rate, state-of-the-art, care experience,” Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chairman Mark […]

September 2017

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Wiseburn Walking Path Opens

A once blighted area has been transformed into a beautiful walking path, the first ever green space dedicated to the Wiseburn community located just east of the 405 freeway. The $2.7-million Wiseburn Walking Path extends just over half a mile from 132nd to 139th Streets along La Cienega Blvd. At different points in the path, […]

Sickle Cell Clinic Celebrates 1st Anniversary at MLK

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Outpatient Center celebrates the first anniversary of its Sickle Cell Disease Clinic to serve adults suffering from this painful and sometimes deadly blood condition. It is estimated there are 5,100 sickle cell patients in Southern California, most of whom are African American. Sickle cell disease can lead to numerous complications, […]