The world stood still March 31, when rapper and business owner Nipsey Hussle was shot to death in front of his business, Marathon Clothing, at the intersection of Crenshaw and Slauson in South Los Angeles.
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Eric Garcetti, mayor of Los Angeles, plans to improve the homeless crisis plaguing the city by proposing that $20 million be divided up by 15 council districts and build 1,000 bed shelters in the next fiscal budget.
A bill pending in the state legislature would give food vendors in Los Angeles and cities across the state a chance to make a living without fear of losing their equipment.
An intimate crowd was taught an eye-opening lesson about gentrification by La Verne honors program students Nov. 29 in the La Fetra Lecture Hall.
With flags held high, the smell of sage burning through the wind and the voices of over 15,000 fellow marchers, the May Day General Strike closed down Spring Street in downtown Los Angeles on May 1.
Marching down the Pacific Coast Highway on the Alameda Street overpass, Native American leaders Grey Wolf, Shannon Rivers and Oslo Chiowani lead thousands of community members and activists to the Tesoro refinery in Wilmington Saturday.
Audience members filled out surveys identifying their role models, important people in their lives, and activities that are important to them and possessions that hold value for them. Nikki Shipley, assistant professor of public and health administration, instructed everyone to cross out one item on each list.
The protests began on Inauguration Day. Enter protesters in the streets. Thousands of people swarmed the steps of City Hall, chanting in solidarity against the new administration.
Over 17 miles of road was cleared for bikers, walkers, skaters, runners and joggers Sunday from South Pasadena to Azusa for the 626 Golden Streets presented by Metro.
The Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension, a new 23-mile extension to Metro’s light rail system, will soon connect areas such as La Verne, Pomona and Claremont to the existing Gold Line stations that expands from Downtown Los Angeles to Pasadena.