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‘What did you like about the Super Bowl?’

Phil Kemper Long Beach  “I liked that the Rams went to the Super Bowl.” Jerolyn Yates Los Angeles  “I liked the commercials. The Mercrdes Benz commercial. I didn’t watch the game because it was boring.” Chaunte Johnson Los Angeles “There were some exciting moments, I wish the Rams would’ve won, but it was a good Read More…

Community Opinion Street Beat West Edition

‘Has MLK’s dream for equality for all been realized yet?’

STREET BEAT Lisa Jackson Hollywood  “No, we’re going backwards. Look who’s in the White House now. It seems like Jim Crow is being reinstated. The more we protest and fight for equality, the worse it gets for us.”  Damian McCully Los Angeles  “Certainly not. However, there have been strides made from the time of Dr. Read More…

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Activists continue push for rent control in Inglewood

INGLEWOOD – Incentives for first-time homebuyers, caps on rent increases in older buildings and urban zoning that sets aside affordable housing in new developments are among the strategies that could make living in Inglewood affordable for longtime residents, members of a local civic organization say. Supporters of the Uplift Inglewood Coalition discussed these ideas and Read More…