L.A. Clippers Foundation Hosts Prom Dress Giveaway for Underprivileged Students
April 5, 2018 - 2:18pm
The L.A. Clippers Foundation opened the doors to the grand ballroom of the Sheraton Gateway Hotel in Inglewood for 120 young women from various high schools to be treated to a free prom dress, hair and makeup, a pair of shoes, an evening bag and matching accessories for their ideal prom experience. To read the entire LASentinel.net article click here.
More Details Emerge for the South Bay Metro Rail Extension
April 4, 2018 - 3:59pm
In advance of a trio of community meetings scheduled to occur later this month, Metro has provided an update on the proposed South Bay Metro Rail extension.
The project, which has $891 million in funding from the countywide sales taxes levied through Measure R and M, calls for extending service on the Green and Crenshaw/LAX miles approximately five miles south to a future transit center in Torrance. To read the entire Urbanize.LA article click here
New Chargers, Rams stadium helping create jobs in Inglewood
March 29, 2018 - 1:17pm
The opening of a new football stadium in Inglewood is still a couple years away. But the building project is bringing in lots of new jobs. One Inglewood trucking company is thrilled to be expanding its business thanks to the multibillion-dollar construction project. Melvin Whittington started out with one truck and himself as the only employee in his Hammer Down Transportation business. Now he's at five trucks and five employees - and continuing to add more. To read the entire ABC7.com article click here
Q+A: Gustavo Dudamel
March 28, 2018 - 3:49pm
When Gustavo Dudamel made his U.S. debut with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl in 2005, word had already gotten out about the 24-year-old Venezuela conductor who had won a major conducting competition in Germany the year before. Glancing around the box section of the amphitheater, you could see administrators from one major American orchestra after another who had come to check him out. To read the entire LATimes.com/DesignLA article click here.
NFL Media Will Relocate New Facility Near Inglewood Stadium
March 28, 2018 - 12:28pm
In a move that has been anticipated since the Rams first announced their return to Los Angeles, the NFL Media has announced that it will relocate to a new facility at the L.A. Stadium and Entertainment District in Inglewood in 2021. To read the entire Urbanize.LA article click here.
New Los Angeles Rams Stadium Project Now Expected To Cost $5 Billion To Build
March 28, 2018 - 12:22pm
With the Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers expected to move into their new Inglewood digs in time for the 2020 NFL season, excitement is real in Southern California. Los Angeles Stadium at Hollywood Park is expected to be among the grandest of sports structures we've ever seen erected. It sits on 60 acres of land and already includes a casino. Needless to say, the venue is about much more than sports. To read the entire Forbes.com article click here.
L.A.'s new recycling program sees a decline in missed pickup complaints after rocky start
March 8, 2018 - 9:44am
The refuse companies hired to carry out L.A.'s new recycling program may have finally gotten a handle on their pickup problems.
Complaints about missed garbage collection plummeted 68% in Los Angeles in February compared with the prior month, according to figures released Wednesday by the city's Bureau of Sanitation. The agency said it received 5,559 complaints in January and 1,757 last month. To read the entire LATimes.com article click here
Can Metro Really Complete These 4 Rail Projects Before the ’28 Olympics?
March 7, 2018 - 11:34am
The Winter Olympics in South Korea are now in the rearview mirror, and there are only four global competitions left before L.A. plays host to the 2028 Summer games. There may be no bureaucratic entity sweating the countdown more than Metro, which has promised to deliver 28 transportation projects before the ’28 Opening Ceremonies. To read the entire LAMag.com article click here.
Forum Owners File Lawsuit Against Inglewood & Mayor Alleging Secret Clippers Stadium Negotiations
March 6, 2018 - 5:08pm
Madison Square Garden -- which owns the Forum in Inglewood, California, with Azoff MSG Entertainment Chairman Irving Azoff -- has filed suit against the city of Inglewood and Mayor James Butts over an allegedly secret land deal with the Clippers to build a new arena 1.5 miles south of the Forum. MSG's lawyers claim Butts tricked MSG into giving up the arena's lease of the city-owned land and then tried to cover his tracks by negotiating with a personal email address and private cell phone. To read the entire Billboard.com article click here.
Details Emerge for Proposed Clippers Arena in Inglewood
February 22, 2018 - 3:23pm
The City of Inglewood has kicked off the environmental review process for a proposed arena that could be the future home of the Los Angeles Clippers. A notice of preparation issued this week offers up new details on the heretofore mysterious project. To read the entire Urbanize.LA article click here.