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City Council OKs bonds for housing projects

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Two multi-family housing revenue bond items that are part of Councilman Joe Buscaino’s 222 Pledge were approved during the Aug. 20 City Council meeting.  The first concerned a 56-unit multi-family housing project known as Dahlia Apartments at 12003 S. Main St. The city agreed to issue bonds up to $16.8 million Read More…

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Culver City to celebrate Fiesta La Ballona

CULVER CITY — Culver City’s Fiesta La Ballona will be held Aug. 23-25 at Veterans Park, 4117 Overland Avenue.  The city’s annual summer festival features live performances, carnival rides and games, a beer and wine garden, food trucks and a food court, vendor booths showcasing local groups and artisan wares, an aquacade at the Culver City Municipal Plunge, an interactive sustainability information Read More…

Organization works with young men on steps to success

Hundreds attend funeral of slain LAPD officer

Leimert Park Village Book Fair to celebrate the culture

LEIMERT PARK — The 13th annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair will celebrate the culture of African Americans Aug. 24 at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza. This year’s theme, “We Do This for the Culture: Celebrating Our Collective Culture,” not only recognizes the influence of hip-hop culture but it also supports the book fair’s mission Read More…

Wesson leads call for ban on assault weapons

Culver City council limits rent increases

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SPORTS DIGEST: Dodgers vs. Yankees won’t be World Series preview

It could be a World Series preview. The New York Yankees visit Dodger Stadium Aug. 23-25 in a three-game series that features the teams with the best record in the Major Leagues. The Dodgers and Yankees are both 83-44 on the season, two games ahead of the Houston Astros for the best record in baseball. Read More…

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New year starts with mentor program at Inglewood schools

INGLEWOOD — The Inglewood Unified School District is partnering with City Year Los Angeles to improve student achievement during the just-started 2019-20 school year by implementing student success coaches at Crozier Middle School and Woolworth-Monroe School. The partnership to boost student academic and social support with City Year AmeriCorps team members kicked off with new Read More…