Entries by Marlon Baker

Station Coming to Leimert Park

Amid cheers and sighs of relief, the two-year struggle by civic leaders and neighborhood activists, merchants, clergy and the elected officials representing South Los Angeles paid off Thursday with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority board approving funding for a train station stop in Leimert Park Village. Acting on a motion co-sponsored by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, Mayor […]

Give Your Input on Baldwin Hills Oil Field

This month, the Los Angeles County Department of Regional Planning will begin the first periodic review of the Baldwin Hills Community Standards District, which regulates drilling and operations of the oil field.  As a property owner, resident, and/or community stakeholder, your input provides a very important role in this process.  The Department of Regional Planning has […]