KNBC. April 14, 2013.
Shoppers Speak Out About Fresh and Easy's Plan to Sell Its Stores
LAist. April 16, 2013.
Fast Food Ban in South L.A. Could be Lifted
Annenberg TV. April 11, 2013.
Community Plan Aims to Revamp L.A.
La Opinion. April 11, 2013.
Peligra expansión de MediCal en California
KPCC. April 11, 2013.
New Community Plan may loosen fast food restrictions on select South LA neighborhoods
KNBC. April 11, 2013.
City Leaders Reject Plan to Overturn Law Designed to Fight Obesity
KCBS/KCAL. April 11, 2013.
City Mulls Relaxed Ban On South LA Fast-Food Eateries
LA Currents. April 10, 2013.
Leimert Park Beat. April 9, 2013.
Transform Vacant Lots into Green Spaces. Vote for Community Health Councils.
The Wall Street Journal: Market Watch. April 3, 2013.
GE Foundation Expands Commitment to Increasing Access to Healthcare with New Pilot Programs in Four Regions
KPCC. April 3, 2013.
Pacific Health Corporation shutters three of its hospitals
LA Streets Blog. April 2, 2013.
South L.A. Steps it Up with Inspirational L.A. 2050 Proposals: Great Ideas from the Advancement Project, Black Worker Center, Community Coalition, Community Health Councils, Neighborhood Land Trust, TRUST South L.A., and the WLCAC with Civic Projects
KNBC. June 12, 2012.
Activists and neighbors in Baldwin Hills called for strict regulation or an all-out ban on fracking, which is not regulated in the state. Hear GBHA members talk about their concerns in the "Fracking Controversy Comes to SoCal" video.
Wave Community Newspaper. June 12, 2012.
Culver residents prepare to receive update on fracking activity in nearby oil field.
New American Media. April 12, 2012.
Fracking Impact on Water Worries Californians.
Contra Costa Times. April 3, 2012.
Official defends County Harbor-UCLA Medical Center after incidents.
KCRW Good Food. March 30, 2012.
One of our city’s gem non-profits, Community Health Councils is organizing a bus tour for Good Food Day LA.
KNBC. March 30, 2012.
Spring Health Festival.
LA Weekly. March 16, 2012.
Are 1 Million L.A. County Residents Getting Fracked Over by Oil Company PXP?
Los Angeles Times. March 15, 2012.
Oil extraction method widely used in California with little oversight. Regulators and lawmakers know very little about how and where oil companies employ hydraulic fracturing in the state.
Los Angeles Wave. March 15, 2012.
Residents express new concerns about 'fracking' at Baldwin Hills oil drilling site.
Switchboard. March 9, 2012.
Fracking in the Baldwin Hills.
On Central. March 9, 2012.
Targeting kids in fast-food advertising: fair or predatory?
KPCC. March 8, 2012.
Oil fracking in Baldwin Hills: The controversial process gets a hearing.
Southern California Public Radio. February 17, 2012.
City Planners set to tackle health issues in South LA with transit stations.
On Central. February 16, 2012.
Community workshop aims to improve public transit in South LA.
La Opinion. January 27, 2012.
Buscan limitar la comida chatarra Estudian reducir la cantidad de restaurantes, pero ya tiene objetores.
Los Angeles Times. January 25, 2012.
LA County takes step to promote exercise, reduce obesity.
Green Answers. January 23, 2012.
Burying the pot of black gold in Los Angeles for good.
Intersections South LA. December 12, 2011.
Creating healthy neighborhoods.
Los Angeles Times. November 6, 2011.
Organizers hope South LA healthcare initiative expands. About 70 attend event at Fremont High to learn more about county, state and federal programs.
SoCal Connected. November 1, 2011.
Obesity epidemic hits South LA harder than most.
KCET. October 29, 2011.
Getting outdoors in South LA.
Los Angeles Times. October 29, 2011.
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center cited for safety violations.
Healthy California. October 23, 2011.
Promotoras are vital link to ethnic communities.
Culver City Patch. October 13, 2011.
Oil drilling standards fail to address issues, some say.
Los Angeles Wave. October 12, 2011.
MLK Center for Public Health makes it debut.
Southern California Public Radio. September 28, 2011.
South LA Food Co-op works to offer healthy options in South Los Angeles.
Los Angeles Wave. August 11, 2011.
South LA hosts free health fair.
Reporting on Health. July 21, 2011.
The California FreshWorks Fund: Getting Healthy Food Where It Is Needed Most.
Merced Sun Star. July 20, 2011.
Michelle Obama unveils $200M California Endowment fresh food financing plan.
Los Angeles Times. July 17, 2011.
Access to grocers doesn't improve diets, study finds. The results run counter to the idea that more supermarkets can curb obesity in low-income neighborhoods.
Southern California Public Radio. July 12, 2011.
Study finds better food options do not mean a healthier community.
Los Angeles Wave. July 6, 2011.
New deal struck on oil drilling in Baldwin Hills
Wave Newspaper. July 6, 2011.
New deal struck on oil drilling in Baldwin Hills.
Connecticut Post. July 5, 2011.
Settlement reached over SoCal urban oilfield.
Los Angeles Times. March 13, 2011.
Community 'greening' initiative taking root in South L.A. Open-space advocates seek to transform about 900 miles of alleys and other underutilized locations. Project supporters and residents take a tour of sites that have had successful face-lifts.
La Opinion. March 13, 2011.
En busca del espacio verde de Los Ángeles Unos 150 activistas recorren la ciudad para aprender a convertirla.
Southern California Public Radio. March 11, 2011
Bike and bus tours aim to reimagine South Los Angeles.
La Opinion. January 21, 2011.
Unen fuerzas en Baldwin Hills. Los vecinos luchan contra el cáncer y la presencia de pozos petroleros.
Our Weekly. January 20, 2011.
Press Conference will air complaints against LA County.
Los Angeles Wave. January 13, 2011.
New pressure to tighten Baldwin Hills oil regulations.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. January 4, 2011.
Developing a Community Scorecard to Chronicle Public Health Disparities in South Los Angeles.
Detroit News. December 29, 2010.
Group aims to ban new fast-food outlets in Detroit.
All Voices. December 29, 2010.
Ban of Fast Food Wages on in Detroit
Daily Breeze. December 8, 2010.
Council OK's restrictions on fast-food eateries in South L.A.
Univision. December 8, 2010.
Los Angeles City Council approves zoning standards on fast food restaurants in South LA.
Daily News. December 8, 2010.
City Council restricts fast food outlets in South LA.
KCBS. December 8, 2010.
You Can’t Have It Your Way, LA: New Fast-Food Joints Banned.
KPCC. November 12, 2010.
Turning a food desert into a food oasis: is the first step limiting fast food restaurants?
Los Angeles Wave. November 3, 2010.
GOP wins stir deep concern among Black voters, leaders.
LA Watts Times. September 16, 2010.
City moves to permanently regulate fast foods in South LA.
KCBS. September 14, 2010.
South LA's fast food moratorium expired on September 14th. The City Council is expected to vote on October 14th whether to make the moratorium permanent.
KCAL. September 14, 2010.
The temporary ban on new stand-alone fast food restaurants in South LA expired on September 14th. City Council wants to make the provisions part of the community plan.
Pasadena Star-News. September 12, 2010.
Provision in new federal health reform law may let young adults up to 26 return to families' medical plans.
KPCC. September 7, 2010.
Activists push for permanent fast-food restaurant ban in South LA.
KPCC. September 6, 2010.
Rules of supermarket attraction: how to bring more grocery stores to underserved areas.
Our Weekly. August 26, 2010.
Baldwin Hills residents want oil companies to pay tax. Eliminating loophole would net $1.2 billion.
Whittier Daily News. August 26, 2010.
Young adults could return to family plans as 26 is new health care cutoff age.
Los Angeles Times. August 19, 2010.
Backers of new tax on oil production will hold public forum in Baldwin Hills.
Los Angeles Sentinel. August 19, 2010.
Councilmember Parks Addresses Lack of Dining Options in South L.A.
Los Angeles Wave. August 18, 2010.
Culver City extends moratorium on oil drilling. Citing an "immediate threat to public health, safety and welfare," city officials prohibit new drilling.
Multi-American Southern California Public Radio. August 13, 2010.
Fast food moratorium in South L.A. to end; permanent solutions still in the works.
KPCC. August 12, 2010.
Community pushes for healthy food choices in South LA.
Los Angeles Times. August 6, 2010.
7 nominees for board of Martin Luther King Jr. Hospital.
KPCC. July 26, 2010.
Navigating L.A.’s Food Deserts—why so many have access to so little.
Daily Breeze. July 24, 2010.
Advocates press for markets in poor areas.
Los Angeles Times. July 22, 2010.
Quest for new LA County health chief is slow going. The department's huge budget gap and the difficulty of pleasing the county's five supervisors make it unlikely that an attractive candidate will soon appear, observers say.
KNBC Los Angeles. July 21, 2010.
Lack of Quality Food Choices Harming the Health of South L.A. A new study says people living in the area suffer higher rates of heart disease.
Daily Breeze. July 21, 2010.
Advocate group blames lack of fresh food for high inner city disease rates.
Capitol Weekly. June 24, 2010.
Day at the Capitol. Protect the Health of California!
Final Call. June 17, 2010.
Bridging the gap in healthcare coverage for children.
The Wave. April 7, 2010.
Pressure results in health study for Baldwin Hills.
LA Times. April 3, 2010.
Culver City challenges new oil drilling. A Texas company wants new wells in the Inglewood Oil Field, which lies along the city's border and already has 1,463 active, idle and abandoned wells.
The Daily Breeze. March 23, 2010.
South Bay health community's response to health care bill mixed.
LA Times. March 6, 2010.
L.A. County report finds higher mortality rate among black women, less access to care among Latinas and lower rates of preventive care among Asians. Obesity rates went up countywide since 2005.
The Wave. December 23, 2009.
Sale sparks hope of hospital's return.
California Healthline. December 11, 2009.
Blue Shield Foundation awards $5 million for health care, other programs.
Business Times. December 10, 2009.
The Blue Shield of California said Thursday it's making $5 million in 4th quarter grants, bringing its 2009 grant total to $28.9 million.
Huffington Post. December 5, 2009.
The proposed partnership between the University of California and Los Angeles County to open a new hospital in South Los Angeles moved closer to reality with the recent unanimous approval of the UC Board of Regents.
LA Times. November 23, 2009.
Success of new Martin Luther King Jr. hospital could hinge on board's makeup. Seven yet-to-be-named appointees would decide how to run the hospital and whom to hire.
LA Times Editorial. November 19, 2009.
UC regents should embrace plan to revive former King-Drew hospital. Since the hospital's closure, the South L.A. area has been hurting for medical services. The regents could change that.
KPCC. November 18, 2009.
Charles Drew University closes its Urgent Care Clinic.
WNYC. October 13, 2009.
Childhood obesity blamed on poor nutrition.
LA Times. October 12. 2009.
Obesity concerns spur calls to limit new convenience stores in South L.A.
LA Times. October 8, 2009.
A study of Los Angeles food markets has found high numbers of products with expired freshness dates.
Centers for Disease Control. September 25, 2009.
Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH U.S.).
USC News. September 25, 2009.
Study looks at expired foods in low-income areas.
The Wave. September 23, 2009.
As farmers markets in South Los Angeles struggle to connect with the African-American community, city officials are developing a food policy task force that could make them more viable.
The Wave. September 2, 2009.
Health focus on South Figueroa area with the launch of South Los Angeles Building Healthy Communities.