Ron Finley

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Ron Finley is the founder of the Ron Finley Project.

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When Metro announced that a 1.3 mile section of the Crenshaw/LAX light-rail line, currently under construction, was planned to go through Crenshaw’s main thoroughfare, Councilman…

Destination Crenshaw: 1.3 miles of "unapologetically black" art

When Metro announced that a 1.3 mile section of the Crenshaw/LAX light-rail line, currently under construction, was planned to go through Crenshaw’s main thoroughfare, Councilman…

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South LA's "gangsta gardener" Ron Finley wants to bring locally-grown food to areas that desperately need it, and to change ideas about what it takes to make a healthy community.

Gangsta gardener

South LA's "gangsta gardener" Ron Finley wants to bring locally-grown food to areas that desperately need it, and to change ideas about what it takes to make a healthy community.

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The Los Angeles River is officially open for the summer. Now you can boat, fish, birdwatch and camp there through Labor Day, and some say this is only the beginning.

Summer On The LA River

The Los Angeles River is officially open for the summer. Now you can boat, fish, birdwatch and camp there through Labor Day, and some say this is only the beginning.

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