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Events close out Black History Month

INGLEWOOD — The Young Black Contractors Association will present a Black History Month celebration, summit, community roundtable and fundraiser on Feb. 24 at the Inglewood Airport Area Chamber of Commerce Headquarters, 330 East Queen St., Inglewood, beginning at 11 a.m. The group is a grassroots body of black construction contractors whose goal is to increase Read More…

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Federal agency greenlights plan to redevelop Jordan Downs

WATTS — The federal government has approved the proposed redevelopment of Jordan Downs, one of the four public housing developments in Watts, city officials announced June 9. The green light from U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to begin demolition at the 49-acre site is a step closer to its transformation into a Read More…

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DWP says discolored water in South L.A. schools is safe to drink

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Testing from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has determined that the murky water found at five Los Angeles Unified School District campuses here is safe to drink. Even so, the DWP will continue flushing out all the pipes in the Watts and Green Meadows areas since colored water Read More…