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Vermont Corridor Project to Revitalize Koreatown
August 10, 2016 - 3:38pm

LA County supervisors voted Tuesday to approve the first stage of a major planned development in Koreatown, including a community center for which neighborhood activists had lobbied heavily. The so-called Vermont Corridor project will include three county-owned sites along South Vermont Avenue and will be built with a mix of public and private money. To read the entire LATimes.com article click here.

LA Goes For the Gold in 2024
August 9, 2016 - 4:14pm

Bid committees seeking to host the 2024 Olympics are here wanting to make a good impression when they meet with International Olympic Committee members. They’re pitching their vision. They’re building relationships. To read the entire USAToday.com article click here.

LA’s Emerging Romance with Mass Transit
July 21, 2016 - 11:50am

When the extension of the Expo rail line opened here in May, it was almost as if the city had stepped into another century. Suddenly, it was possible to go from downtown to the Santa Monica beach by train, escaping a drive that could take two hours. To read the complete NYTimes.com article click here.

Congratulations Team Turner!
July 14, 2016 - 5:30pm

Two companies were named Thursday to oversee construction of the Los Angeles Rams' planned stadium in Inglewood at the former site of Hollywood Park Racetrack. To read the entire Patch.com article, click here.

Inglewood's Peaceful Approach
July 12, 2016 - 12:11pm

Something was missing Sunday night when more than 1,000 people marched through the streets of Inglewood as part of a Black Lives Matter protest against police violence.

There were no police officers in the middle of the action, no rows of cruisers trying to block where the protesters could move. In fact, demonstrators themselves were seen directing traffic around La Cienega Boulevard and Manchester Avenue, where the crowd had gathered. That prompted some television anchors covering the story to question where the police were. To read the entire LATimes.com article click here.

Hollywood Park Casino Looks to the Future
July 8, 2016 - 5:23pm

The Hollywood Park Casino opened more than 20 years ago in Inglewood with the hopes of boosting the city’s coffers, creating jobs and spurring development in the working-class community. Celebrity gamblers such as William Shatner, Jason Alexander and Ben Affleck have been spotted laying down bets at the card club adjacent to the Hollywood Park Racetrack and the Forum arena. To read the complete LATimes.com article click here.

Inglewood: A City Revitalized
July 7, 2016 - 5:13pm

As spring came to an end in 1999, anxiety gripped Inglewood like Shaq at the free-throw line. The city was inching toward an unsettling reality. After hosting countless legendary games in the Fabulous Forum, the Lakers prepared for their final game. To read the complete, LAFocusNewspaper.com article click here.

Inglewood's Forum Rises Above the Competition
June 30, 2016 - 11:45am

It’s only been two years since the Forum was resurrected in Inglewood, but the famed music venue has quickly grabbed a sizable chunk of the Los Angeles-area concert business. The revived 17,500-seat oval-shaped hall boasted 20 concerts in the L.A. area during the first half of 2016, accounting for 36% of arena concerts here, the Forum said Wednesday. To read the entire LATimes.com article click here.

Historic Streetcar DEIR Boosts DTLA Revitalization
June 28, 2016 - 11:33am

The plan to revive streetcar service in Downtown Los Angeles has taken another step forward, with the release of the project's draft environmental impact report (DEIR). The proposed streetcar would run along an approximately 3.8-mile loop through the heart of Downtown, connecting a number of destinations and neighborhoods such as the Wilshire Grand, L.A. Live, the Civic Center, the Historic Core, the Broad Museum, M.O.C.A. and the Walt Disney Concert Hall. To read the complete Urbanize.LA article click here.

A Rail Link to LAX
June 24, 2016 - 3:44pm

After decades, Metro and Los Angeles World Airports—the operator of LAX—have finally figured out a way to bring rail to the nation’s second busiest airport. A station at 96th Street and Aviation Boulevard will be added to the under-construction Crenshaw Line; from there an LAX-built People Mover will transport travelers and workers directly to the terminals. To read the entire, LAMag.com article click here.