About Us

OnCentral is a new local venture funded by Southern California Public Radio with the help of the California Endowment. We are an online news site that works to enrich, inform and empower the communities surrounding Central Avenue in South Los Angeles. We tell stories about the problems and solutions in the area as well as what is happening in your neighborhood. We currently cover the communities within the area outlined on the map below:


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Through the power of citizen reporting, engagement with the community and the work of journalists, we hope to shed light on the growth, issues and life in South Los Angeles.

OnCentral's staff reporters are José Martinez and Hayley Fox.

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