The veteran civil rights group launched a multi-million-dollar, five-year plan to uplift low-performing Crenshaw High School and the distressed South L.A. neighborhood that surrounds it. Nearly three years into the project, the Urban League can claim some significant improvements but serious problems still plague the school and the community.
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This special report on swine flu in Los Angeles County includes profiles of some swine flu victims, research into the legality of withholding death certificates from the public, copies of the certificates provided to Neon Tommy, an interactive map detailing where swine flu has struck in L.A. County, and an in-depth look at how health department officials in Los Angeles and across the country are responding to this crisis.