Essential Guide to South LA

Southwest L.A. loves ‘Obama Boulevard’ proposal but wonders: ‘Why not a major street?’

June 25, 2017 at 4:08 pm
Even though it runs through the heart of L.A’.s Baldwin Hills/Crenshaw neighborhood, most Angelenos would be hard pressed to locate Rodeo Road on a map. In fact, they’d probably point to its ritzy doppelganger — Beverly Hills’ Rodeo Drive — instead. That may change very soon, however. Residents here are cheering a proposal to rename ... More

Shooter walks up to man in South LA, fires several rounds at close range

June 25, 2017 at 3:57 pm
First responders on the scene of the shooting at 55th and Hoover streets, June 24, 2017. Photo: OnSceneTV A man was shot in the shoulder in South Los Angeles by a man who walked up and fired several rounds at him, authorities said Sunday. It happened about 10:30 p.m. Saturday at 55th and Hoover streets, ... More

LA’s City Attorney sues South LA church for health and safety violations

June 20, 2017 at 2:01 pm
Photo via Pixabay The city of Los Angeles recently filed a nuisance abatement lawsuit against Ebenezer Baptist Church in the South Park neighborhood in an effort to curb violence and the illicit sale of drugs and guns in the area. But, rather than display resentment, the church’s pastor, the Rev. Kenneth Little, is expressing relief ... More

Carjack suspect shot dead by police after chase in South Gate

June 20, 2017 at 1:30 pm
A carjacking suspect led police on a short chase before crashing into multiple cars in South Gate, where he fled on foot before getting fatally shot by police on Tuesday. More

South L.A. Street Could be Renamed for President Obama

June 20, 2017 at 1:30 pm
South L.A. Street Could be Renamed for President Obama Read more Former President Barack Obama, a student at Los Angeles’ Occidental College from 1979 to 1981, will likely see a segment of the CA-134 freeway renamed in his honor following a vote earlier this year by the California State Senate.  Not to be outdone, the ... More

Wild car crash caught live on 110 Fwy in South LA

June 19, 2017 at 12:37 am
A wild car crash on the 110 Freeway in South Los Angeles early Sunday morning was caught on camera as it happened. More

LAPD officer and K-9 wounded in South L.A. gun battle at park; suspect taken into custody

June 16, 2017 at 9:26 am
A gunman who wounded a Los Angeles police officer and K-9 during an exchange of gunfire Thursday night has been captured, authorities said. The suspected shooter, whom officials did not immediately identify, was arrested about midnight, said LAPD spokesman Officer Tony Im. One officer was shot… More

Inglewood City Council to Vote on New Arena for Clippers

June 14, 2017 at 5:12 pm
Inglewood’s City Council will vote Thursday on an exclusive negotiating agreement with a Clippers-controlled company to use city-owned land to build an arena for the team, according to a copy of the agreement. Chris Paul (No. 3), Blake Griffin (No. 32) and DeAndre Jordan (No. 6) of the Los Angeles Clippers react to a foul ... More