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Destination Crenshaw project unveiled in South L.A.

By Dennis J. Freeman Contributing Writer CRENSHAW — Residents were given a preview of what a new and revitalized Crenshaw Boulevard will look like once the Crenshaw Rail Line construction is completed Dec. 8. Eighth District City Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson invited residents, local elected officials and other dignitaries to look at renderings and her planners Read More…

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Mayor Garcetti sits for conversation with the black press

By Dennis J. Freeman Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti met with members of the black press Oct. 18 in a wide-ranging roundtable discussion about issues concerning and affecting African Americans living in the city. Among the many topics that Garcetti tackled included how the city is working to address the homeless issue, Read More…

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Baldwin Hills plaza set for makeover

BALDWIN HILLS — The Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza is one step closer to getting a makeover. After hearing hours of testimony and discussion July 13, the Los Angeles Planning Commission unanimously approved a proposal for a major redevelopment of the shopping center. The transformative, mixed-use project includes a hotel, an open-air retail village, offices, seven Read More…