Economic Lead Story Local News

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…

Lead Story Local News West Edition

Supervisors delay decision on women’s jail for three weeks

LOS ANGELES — The county’s plan to retrofit an immigration detention center in Lancaster as a women’s jail, long opposed by criminal justice advocates, seems likely to be abandoned in its current form based on the lack of support from the Board of Supervisors Jan. 8. A vote to approve a $215 million budget for Read More…

Making a Difference West Edition

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Sunburst Youth Academy offers youth a second chance

The mission of the Sunburst Youth Academy is simple — to intervene in the lives of 16- to 18-year-old youth who are at risk of not completing high school.  In order to do that, the program enhances life skills, education levels, employment potential and prospects for these youth, providing them the opportunity to obtain their Read More…