Inglewood, California

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Inglewood is a city in southwestern Los Angeles County, California, in the Los Angeles metropolitan area.wikipedia
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Los Angeles Rams

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SoFi Stadium is under construction in the city and, when completed around 2020, will be the new home of both the National Football League's Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers.
The Rams play their home games at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, until the completion of SoFi Stadium in Inglewood in 2020.

Inglewood Park Cemetery

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Inglewood Park Cemetery, a widely used cemetery for the entire region, was founded in 1905.
Inglewood Park Cemetery, 720 East Florence Avenue in Inglewood, California, was founded in 1905.

Daniel Freeman (Los Angeles County)

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Daniel Freeman acquired the rancho and was a founder of the Centinela-Inglewood Land Company in 1887, which developed the city.
He was the founder of the City of Inglewood, and the first farmer to engage extensively in wheat cultivation in Southern California.

Hollywood Park Racetrack

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The city has been home to the Hollywood Park Racetrack from 1938 to 2013, one of the premier horse racing venues in the United States.
Hollywood Park, later sold and referred to as Betfair Hollywood Park, was a thoroughbred race course located in Inglewood, California, about 3 miles (5 km) from Los Angeles International Airport and adjacent to the Forum indoor arena.

Gladys Waddingham

Local historian Gladys Waddingham wrote that these springs took the name Centinela from the hills that rose gradually around them and which allowed ranchers to watch over their herds "(thus the name centinelas or sentinels)".
Gladys Waddingham (1900–1997), a Spanish teacher at Inglewood High School in Inglewood, California, for 45 years, was the author of many books about her adopted city.

Los Angeles International Airport

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Downtown Inglewood is 4.15 mi from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
LAX is located in the Westchester neighborhood of Los Angeles in California, 18 mi southwest of Downtown Los Angeles, with the commercial and residential areas of Westchester to the north, the city of El Segundo to the south and the city of Inglewood to the east.

Fosters Freeze

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Fosters Freeze, the first soft serve ice cream chain in California, was founded by George Foster in 1946 in Inglewood.
It was founded by George Foster in 1946 on La Brea Avenue in Inglewood, California, a location that still remains.

Los Angeles Kings

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The Forum also achieved its greatest fame as the home of the NBA's Los Angeles Lakers and the NHL's Los Angeles Kings.
The Kings played their home games at The Forum in Inglewood, California, a suburb of Los Angeles, for thirty-two years, until they moved to the Staples Center in Downtown Los Angeles at the start of the 1999–2000 season.

SoFi Stadium

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SoFi Stadium is under construction in the city and, when completed around 2020, will be the new home of both the National Football League's Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers.
SoFi Stadium is an ETFE roof–covered stadium and entertainment complex under construction in Inglewood, California, United States.

Los Angeles metropolitan area

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Inglewood is a city in southwestern Los Angeles County, California, in the Los Angeles metropolitan area.

Edward Vincent

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Edward Vincent became Inglewood's first black mayor in 1983.
Edward Vincent Jr. (June 23, 1934 - August 31, 2012) was elected to the California State Senate in November 2000, and represented the 25th Senatorial District until 2008, which included Compton, Gardena, Hawthorne, Inglewood, Lawndale, Lynwood, Los Angeles, Long Beach, San Pedro, and the Palos Verdes Peninsula.

Rancho Aguaje de la Centinela

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Two years later, Waddingham writes, Ygnacio was granted the 2220 acre Rancho Aguaje de la Centinela even though this land had already been claimed by Avila.
Rancho Aguaje de la Centinela included parts of present-day Westchester and Inglewood.

Centinela Adobe

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In 1834, Ygnacio Machado, one of the sons of Jose Machado, built the Centinela Adobe, which sits on a rise above the present 405 San Diego Freeway and is used as the headquarters of the Centinela Valley Historical Society.
The rancho's lands encompass the present day cities of Redondo Beach, Inglewood, Hawthorne, El Segundo, Lawndale, Manhattan Beach, and Hermosa Beach.

The Forum (Inglewood, California)

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The Forum was built in 1967 and designed by architect Charles Luckman, who also designed Madison Square Garden.
The Forum is a multi-purpose indoor arena in Inglewood, California, United States, adjacent to Los Angeles.

Interstate 405 (California)

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In 1834, Ygnacio Machado, one of the sons of Jose Machado, built the Centinela Adobe, which sits on a rise above the present 405 San Diego Freeway and is used as the headquarters of the Centinela Valley Historical Society.
I-405 next passes through Inglewood, coming near the site of SoFi Stadium, future home to the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League.

Inglewood Basketball and Entertainment Center

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The Inglewood Basketball and Entertainment Center is a proposed 18,000 seat arena to be located in Inglewood, California for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association.

Super Bowl LVI

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The stadium will host Super Bowl LVI in 2022.
The game is scheduled to be played on February 6, 2022 at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California (with the exact date pending potential changes to the NFL calendar ).

Los Angeles Chargers

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SoFi Stadium is under construction in the city and, when completed around 2020, will be the new home of both the National Football League's Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers.
When then-St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke announced in January 2015 his intention to build a new stadium in Inglewood, the Chargers felt pressured to announce their own Los Angeles plan to preserve what they claimed was "25 percent of their fan base" in the affluent Los Angeles and Orange County areas.

Staples Center

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In 1999, both teams moved to the Staples Center and the Forum was sold to the Faithful Central Bible Church, which used it for Sunday services and rented it out for concerts or sporting events.
They had acquired the hockey team the Los Angeles Kings in 1995 and were in the beginning of 1996 looking for a new home for their team, which then played at the Forum in Inglewood.

South Bay (Los Angeles County)

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The city is in the South Bay region of Los Angeles County.
Hawthorne, Inglewood, Gardena and Lawndale are diverse communities with pluralities of blacks, Latinos and White Americans.

Crenshaw/LAX Line

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North Inglewood is a neighborhood north of the former Santa Fe railroad tracks, where the Crenshaw/LAX Line will soon be.
It will connect the Crenshaw neighborhood and Leimert Park to the City of Inglewood and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

California Central Railway

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A $3,000 train station, described as a "natty and attractive building," was constructed in 1887 at the temporary end of the Ballona railroad line outward bound from Los Angeles.
This line ran from Redondo Beach to Inglewood, California.

Roosevelt F. Dorn

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The current Mayor of Inglewood is James T. Butts Jr. who took office after unseating Daniel K. Tabor who completed the term of Roosevelt Dorn.
Roosevelt F. Dorn, was the former mayor of Inglewood, California.

Government of Los Angeles County

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Inglewood is part of Los Angeles County, for which the Government of Los Angeles County is defined and authorized under the California Constitution, California law, and the Charter of the County of Los Angeles.
Some chartered cities such as Los Angeles and Inglewood provide municipal services such as police, libraries, parks and recreation, and zoning.

Hyde Park, Los Angeles

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The 18.03-mile line was opened for business on September 7, 1887, with stops (from northeast to southwest) at Ballona Junction, Nadeau Park, Baldwin, Slauson, Wildeson, Hyde Park, Inglewood, Danville, Mesmer, and Port Ballona.
According to the Mapping L.A. project of the Los Angeles Times, Hyde Park touches Leimert Park on the north, Vermont Square on the northeast, Chesterfield Square on the east, Manchester Square on the southeast; Inglewood on the south and southwest, and View Park-Windsor Hills on the west and northwest.