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County votes to build new library in Florence-Firestone

LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors has approved $4.7 million in funding for a new library in the Florence-Firestone community of South Los Angeles while some residents complained the project wasn’t moving fast enough. Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas asked his colleagues to commit to pay for a replacement for the Florence Library that once Read More…

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Senior apartment complex reopens after renovations

INGLEWOOD — A newly renovated senior apartment complex is being championed as an example of quality low-income housing. The Good Shepherd Homes on Centinela Avenue held a grand re-opening ceremony Nov. 22. “I saw this place for a long time before I retired and moved here. I didn’t really know everything that was back here,” Read More…

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A year later, Sativa customers are getting clean water

WILLOWBROOK — Ten months after Los Angeles County took over the troubled Sativa Water District, county officials have announced dramatic improvements to the water system that serves 6,800 customers in the Willowbrook and Compton communities. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, who represents the area, said residents served by the Sativa Water District can reliably expect clean Read More…