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Inglewood residents voice opposition to arena

INGLEWOOD — “No Arena! No Arena! No Arena!” That was the chant that broke out as members of the Uplift Inglewood Coalition and dozens of Inglewood residents held a community rally against the proposed Clippers Arena Nov. 11. Residents met with former U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer at the Iglesia Evangelica Profectica Jesucristco Viene Pronto Church, Read More…

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New apartment complex provides needed housing in South L.A.

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — While rent prices continue to rise in the area, a new affordable-housing complex has opened more than 100 units to low-income families. Rolland Curtis Gardens, a new South L.A. affordable housing complex, opened Nov. 7. The opening was attended by Mayor Eric Garcetti and L.A. City Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson. The new Read More…

Entertainment Lead Story Music West Edition

Rapper wants to create scholarships for Inglewood students

INGLEWOOD — When rapper D Smoke takes the stage, he’s always representing Inglewood. So when he won the grand prize of $250,000 on Netflix’s new reality music competition show “Rhythm + Flow” on Oct. 23, he instantly knew he wanted to give back to his hometown. “It’s important to me because Inglewood shaped me into Read More…