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Willowbrook Shines

Even with a population of 35,000 people, there is a sense that Willowbrook is tucked away — overshadowed by its more famous neighbors, Watts and Compton. In the early 1800s, the South Los Angeles neighborhood was known for its acres of farmland and willow trees that surrounded Compton creek. The creek is now gone and over the […]

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Supervisors greenlight affordable housing for Willowbrook

A 1.72-acre of land, where four abandoned houses have been the site of blight and a source of nuisance in the Willowbrook community soon will be transformed into a new 55-unit affordable housing complex. At its meeting Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors authorized a conditional use housing permit championed by Supervisor Mark […]

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Celebrating Cinco De Mayo in Willowbrook

Salsa music, great food and performances from a mariachi band and folklorico dancers kicked off a fun-filled Cinco de Mayo celebration at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Public Health in Willowbrook Thursday, May 3. More than 350 people attended the event, which along with food and music, also had resources tables with information […]

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A new Dodgers Dream Field at Mona Park in Willowbrook

On Monday, November 14, hundreds attended the dedication of the new Dodger Dream Field. Approximately 100 youth from neighboring Martin Luther King Elementary School participated in a free baseball clinic led by Dodger Alumni. Guest speakers included Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, Anita De Frantz and Patrick Escobar from LA84, Dodger owner Frank McCourt and Dodger center […]

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Link Bus provides transit to Willowbrook, Florence-Firestone, Lennox and Athens

This fall, the Department of Public Works, in coordination with the Second District, unveiled “The Link”. At 25 cents a ride, the link provides an affordable and efficient transit service to connect communities to key destinations in the Willowbrook, Florence-Firestone, Lennox and Athens communities. The shuttles link our light rail systems, specifically the green and blue […]