Tuesday, 07 October 2014 17:53

Back in 1927, twin 12-year-olds, Marion and Marjorie Parker, were adored by their father, banker Perry Parker, an officer at Los Angeles First National Trust...

Tuesday, 07 October 2014 17:41

Leslie N. Shaw  Park was established in 1972 when Councilman Thomas Bradley convinced the city to buy the condemned property and turn it into a...

Tuesday, 07 October 2014 16:41

For several weeks drivers taking the Washington or Venice Boulevards. route through our community experienced  garbage can after garbage can overflowing with refuse.  Concerned neighbors...

Tuesday, 07 October 2014 15:50

CIM, the developer of Midtown Crossing which houses Lowe's, and a variety of big name retailers, is a HUGE real estate investment firm worth more...


Gang Activity Has Community on High Alert

Crime Reports

Police are tightlipped about a rash of shootings and murders that took place in the Jefferson Park, West Adams and Baldwin Hills c...

Out With the Old and In With the Ewwww!

Out With the Old and In With the Ewwww!

Community News

The blog-o-sphere is abuzz with concerns about a new housing development that has broken ground at Fairfax Avenue and Sawyer Stree...

Local People

How Conrad Jones is Making a Difference

How Conrad Jones is Making a Difference

Featured Resident

Photos by Dawn KirkpatrickThey practice at Queen Anne Park in Mid-City. They travel to events at various recreation centers throug...

Interview with the Amazing Grandmaster Ari Moon

Interview with the Amazing Grandmaster Ari Moon


If you take Crenshaw frequently you will have noticed Moo Sool Won, a Korean martial arts school housed in the bright orange build...



Animal Issues and Pets

78.2 million dogs deposit 30,000 tons of waste every day, 10,000,000 tons of waste a year. That’s 267,000 tractor trailers fully l...

FREE SPAYING & NEUTERING! at South Los Angeles Animal Shelter

Animal Issues and Pets

Prior to 2013 between 19 and 20,000 feral and dropped- off family dogs and cats were euthanized at animal shelters. June and July ...

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Free or Low Cost Alternative Health & Wellness Opportunities for Our Community

Natural Health

The Village Health Foundation is one of our long standing resources for low-cost and free-alternative health care.  They are ...

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