The Times podcast: Will the Super Bowl change Inglewood?

SoFi Stadium construction
A 2020 file photo of SoFi Stadium as it was on the verge of completion.
(Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

With more economic development and rents on the rise, Inglewood is struggling to meet its goal of encouraging more investment while trying to preserve one of California’s last remaining Black enclaves. Today, we examine this through the prism of SoFi Stadium, which is hosting the Super Bowl this Sunday.


Host: Gustavo Arellano

Guests: L.A. Times assistant managing editor Angel Jennings, L.A. Times reporter Donovan X. Ramsey, and Inglewood Mayor James Butts.

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Inglewood residents wait to see what the nation’s biggest sporting event will mean for a place that yearns to once again be a ‘City of Champions.’

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‘A crisis for renters’: Football sent Inglewood home prices and rents skyrocketing

Must Reads: One of California’s last black enclaves threatened by Inglewood’s stadium deal

About The Times

“The Times” is made by columnist Gustavo Arellano, senior producers Denise Guerra, Shannon Lin and Kasia Broussalian and producers Melissa Kaplan, Ashlea Brown and Angel Carreras. Our engineer is Mario Diaz. Our editors are Lauren Raab and Kinsee Morlan. Our executive producers are Jazmín Aguilera and Shani O. Hilton. Our theme song was composed by Andrew Eapen.