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Groups distribute free food to residents of Watts’ projects

WATTS — Volunteers from several community groups distributed boxes of meat, produce and water to residents of several public housing projects in Watts June 10. The Above & Beyond Food Distribution, hosted by hometown leaders Top Dawg Entertainment and Think Watts Foundation, was sponsored by Beyond Meat, the Harold Robinson Foundation, the Housing Authority of Read More…

L.A. Digest West Edition

L.A. DIGEST: Hip-hop mogul pays rents for seniors

LOS ANGELES — A local hip-hop entrepreneur said April 22 he will cover one month’s rent for several hundred senior citizens — among the most susceptible to the threat of the coronavirus — living in Watts public housing developments. Anthony Tiffith, founder of Top Dawg Entertainment, said he will donate $86,000 to pay rent for Read More…

Lead Story West Edition

Jordan Downs apartment project receives funds from state

LOS ANGELES — Half a dozen affordable and homeless housing projects, including a 135-apartment unit project at Jordan Downs in Watts, have been awarded a total of $64.6 million in zero-and low-interest loans from the state’s cap-and-trade fund, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced last week. The projects include four homeless housing developments totaling 348 units, and Read More…