Brennon Dixson is a Metro reporter covering Black communities at the Los Angeles Times. The Central Valley native graduated from Cal State Long Beach and previously reported on education and city politics in the cities of Santa Clarita, Santa Monica and Pasadena for various newspapers. Dixson enjoys watching his wild husky-Shepherds wreak havoc on his garden when not working.
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Dec. 23, 2023
The Smith-Miller Toy Co., known for its vintage toy trucks, had its factory at the location in 1931.
Dec. 23, 2023
Decades after Eazy-E and N.W.A helped put Compton on the map, the city honors the late rapper by naming a street after him.
Nov. 23, 2023
CHP officials said they responded to the freeway about 3:15 p.m. Sunday after receiving calls about a man walking through traffic near the Wilmington Avenue exit.
Nov. 20, 2023
Requied media literacy courses will slowly be integrated into the curriculum of California students from kindergarten through high school.
Nov. 19, 2023
A 23-year-old man was shot and killed Friday during a South Los Angeles street takeover at 54th Street and Manhattan Place, the LAPD said.
Nov. 18, 2023
There is no timeline for when the freeway will be reopened, but officials say the work will not happen swiftly.
Nov. 7, 2023
In 1948, the U.S. military was desegregated. What led up to that and what has changed since was the topic of a Veterans Day panel focused on Black military service.
Nov. 11, 2023
Thousands are expected to flock to the park Sunday morning to celebrate the legacy of P-22 – and learn what’s next.
Oct. 22, 2023
Imperial Courts, a public housing development in Watts, usually gets headlines for tragedy. A recreation center there makes dreams come true.
Oct. 19, 2023