Community Making a Difference West Edition

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Organization serves residents in the Vernon-Central community

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — The California Coalition for Responsible Community Development (CRCD) was founded in 2005 to specifically service the needs of the Vernon-Central neighborhood of South Los Angeles.  The founders all had roots in this area and wanted to ensure that the residents and small businesses had the resources they needed to thrive. As Read More…

Culver City Edition Education

Tea Hecht wins spelling bee

CULVER CITY — Tea Hecht stood tall and confidently spelled the word distinct to take home the annual Culver City Unified School District Spelling Bee title Feb. 5 at Linwood E. Howe Elementary School.  The fourth-grader from El Marino Language School finished atop 23 other spellers — four students from each of the district’s five elementary schools Read More…

Community Featured Local News News West Edition

Protests continue over charges against BLM activist

LOS ANGELES — The effort to have misdemeanor charges dropped against prominent Black Lives Matter activist Melina Abdullah will continue Feb. 7 with a morning rally outside the Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center. On Feb. 5, dozens of community activists and supporters stood outside City Attorney Mike Feuer’s office demanding that he drop the Read More…