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Residents celebrate 100th repaired sidewalk in South L.A. district
Residents celebrate 100th repaired sidewalk in South L.A. district

Geneva James pushed her walker slowly up the street in South Los Angeles Tuesday and joined the crowd gathered outside her home in a countdown. The 84-year-old smiled as she watched a worker take a jackhammer to buckled sidewalk she's been complaining about for the last 15 years. "It's beautiful," she said. "God has answered my prayers." The sidewalk next to James' home on the corner of 48th Street and South St. Andrews Place was the 100th repair of a warped, broken or otherwise damaged sidewalk in Councilman Bernard C. Parks' district through his collaboration with the Los Angeles Neighborhood Initiative. Parks...

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