VIDEO: Investigation Demanded After Child Deaths (KABC)

Supervisor Ridley-Thomas calls for an auditor controller and district attorney investigation into the recent deaths of three minors in the foster care system.

FREE Back to School Immunization Program


Get your child’s shots for the new school year BEFORE summer is over! Please bring your Yellow Card with you.

August 14th (1 pm – 5 pm)
Ted Watkins Park
1335 E. 103rd St.

August 18th (9 am – 12 pm)
WIC – Compton
130 E. Compton Blvd.

August 26th (1 pm – 5 pm)
G.W. Carver Park
1400 E. 118th St.

August 28th (1 pm -5 pm)
Campanella Park
14812 S. Stanford Ave.

September 1st (9 am – 12 pm)
WIC – Florence
501 E. Florence Ave.

September 2nd (2 pm – 5 pm)
WIC – Lynwood
3811 M.L. King, Jr. Blvd.

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Free Movie Screening of Inkheart at Helen Keller Park this Saturday



Starring: Brendan Fraser, Paul Bettany, Helen Mirren, Jim Broadbent, Andy Serkis, Eliza Hope Bennett, Rafi Gavron

Saturday, August 8
6:30 p.m. Refreshments
7:30 p.m. Movie

Helen Keller Park
1045 W. 126th
Los Angeles, CA 90044
Info: 323-241-6702

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VIDEO: Stakeholders Urge Board To Consider Enhancements to Existing Ordinance Regulating Oil Drilling in Baldwin Hills Area

On Tuesday the Board of Supervisors heard supporting testimony from residents of Baldwin Hills and nearby communities to consider modifications and enhancements to the existing Baldwin Hills Community Standards District (“CSD”) ordinance, which oversees oil drilling in Baldwin Hills.

Speakers: Scott Malsin, Gary Silbiger, Rebecca Bernal, Angus Alexander, Martin Schlageter, Zoe Rawson, Grace Elliott, Ken Kutchner

Speakers: Sandra Hamlat, Damon Nagami, Eddie Jones, Dr. Clyde Williams, Sally Hampton, Gwendolyn Flynn, Dr. Khin Khin Gyi, Kaypers Jackson

Speakers: Damien Goodmon and Gary Gless

Finally, Supervisor Ridley-Thomas thanked the stakeholders for their testimony and then asked the Board of Supervisors for their unanimous vote in favor of the motion to consider modifications and enhancements to the existing Baldwin Hills Community Standards District (“CSD”) ordinance. The Board voted 5-0 in favor of the motion.

Read the motion
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Watts Summer Festival This Weekend


103rd Street between Compton Blvd. & Success Ave
Watts, California 90002

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