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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.

Metro should keep their promise and Finish the Crenshaw Line!
June 20, 2016 - 6:00pm

On Thursday, the Metro Board of Directors plans to vote to finalize its recently revised plan to vastly expand and improve Los Angeles’ transportation network over the coming decades. To read more of this LATimes.com article click here.

Inglewood’s READY!
May 24, 2016 - 10:57am

NFL owners will vote on whether they should kick off their second century with a Super Bowl in the nation’s second-largest market. By secret ballot Tuesday, the league’s 32 owners will take the unusual step of naming the host cities for three consecutive Super Bowls, from 2018 through 2020. Los Angeles, which last played host to the league’s marquee game in 1993, is likely to be awarded the game that caps the 2020 season, the league’s 100th anniversary. To read the entire LATimes.com article click here.

All Aboard the Expo Line! Next Stop, Santa Monica
May 19, 2016 - 1:05pm

The last time Los Angeles residents were able to take a train to the beach, it was in 1953. But on May 20th, Angelenos will be able to board an Expo Line train in downtown LA and take it to downtown Santa Monica, just blocks from the pier. To read the entire KCRW.com article, click here.

The Rams in Inglewood: A Commercial Revival
May 17, 2016 - 10:00am

This year, there is fresh hope to revive Inglewood, which is planning to welcome the Rams football team back to the Los Angeles area after 20 years in St. Louis. To read the entire, NYTimes.com article, click here.