Rachel Surls

Cooperative Extension

sustainable food systems adviser, Cooperative Extension of Los Angeles County

Rachel Surls on KCRW

Yesterday, L.A. County supervisors voted to renovate Magic Johnson Park in South L.A. The park is near Compton.

Compton's History as a Horse Town

Yesterday, L.A. County supervisors voted to renovate Magic Johnson Park in South L.A. The park is near Compton.

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