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Ground broken on Central Ave. housing

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — City Councilman Curren Price joined Hollywood Community Housing Corporation and partners Feb. 28 to break ground on the $40.2 million Florence Mills affordable housing development. The latest project along Central Avenue will create 74 one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments for very low-income families and veterans. It includes 5,000 square feet of Read More…

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…

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McDonald’s workers stage protest over sexual harassment

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — A group of McDonald’s workers and their supporters staged a midday protest at one of the fast-food giant’s South Los Angeles locations Sept. 18 as part of a coordinated series of rallies alleging a company failure to respond to complaints of groping, lewd comments and unwanted propositions for sex. Read More…