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Transforming Urban Blight into Community Gardens

Vacant lots overgrown with weeds could soon be transformed into community gardens bursting with fruits and vegetables. Acting on a motion by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, the Board of Supervisors unanimously voted Tuesday to begin the process of establishing an Urban Agricultural Incentive Zone (UAIZ) program in Los Angeles County. By turning vacant lots into community […]


Safe Routes to School

Getting to school safely will soon be as easy as ABC for students in the Florence-Firestone community. The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a two-year project to improve pedestrian safety around six schools in the South Los Angeles County community. The $1.6 million Safe Routes to School project will install improved curb ramps, electronic countdown […]


Preparing for An Emergency

Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas is urging residents throughout the Second District to participate in at least one of several emergency preparedness events taking place this spring and summer to help them emerge safely from a disaster. On May 28, the supervisor and the Empowerment Congress hosed “Living on the Line: A Faultful Discussion on the Newport-Inglewood Fault” at Exposition […]


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Feeding Families for a Happier Holiday

This Thanksgiving season, Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas partnered with Golden State Water Company and local community groups to deliver 200 turkeys to families in need. “We are not just feeding families, we are giving a happier holiday to those who need it most,” the Supervisor said. This year marked the sixth consecutive year […]