As L.A. County prepare to vote for Sheriff, Lou Vince is a candidate, who is lesser known than other candidates, but is also a proud law enforcement member. In the wake of recent events, 2UrbanGirls has reached out to get clarity on what to expect when running one of the largest law enforcement agencies in […]
This powerful agency is no Robin Hood. Internally they are cracking under increased scrutiny and pressure from their partners. The agency has grown accustomed to living off the backs of taxpayers and rate payers alike, under the radar of the public. The agency is losing money from long-term partnerships due to failure to reach deliverables outlined in […]
With over 1,100 special districts throughout the State of California, constituents were not able to readily access which entities are located within their county, and also what exactly do they do. CAFWD has launched a portal to be a one-stop source to find them. Now there is one central location where you can do that. […]
Nelson Mandela dead at 95. (Nelson Mandela Foundation) Making headlines December 5, 2013 LAUSD Board Member Margueritte Poindexter LaMotte dies while at education conference in San Diego. (KTLA) Redondo Beach halts the AES power plant project. (Daily Breeze) Compton Mayor Aja Brown and other newly elected mayors, gather at Harvard University (Boston Globe) Chicago votes […]
It’s not looking to good for the City of Compton. Randy Economy and Brian Hews are reporting on a recent document from the State of California Department of Finance authorizing the Board of Equalization to send demand notices, to local municipalities, over unreturned redevelopment agency funds. Cerritos had $10.8 million dollars seized from sales and use tax revenue. Also on […]
Thousands of LA County Social Workers Are Striking for Child Safety LA County leaders turn their backs on abused and neglected children, refuse commonsense reforms that would protect kids. WHAT: Press Conference, Rally and Strike Picket Line WHEN: TOMORROW- Thursday, Dec. 5, 10 a.m. WHERE: Outside the Dept. of Children and Family Services’ Metro North […]
Los Angeles, CA- Assembly District residents showed strong support for Sebastian Ridley-Thomas, who received 60% of the vote, besting opponents Chris Armenta and John Jake, for the 54th assembly seat vacated by now State Senator Holly Mitchell. The victory party was held at the Post and Beam in Baldwin Hills. A who’s who of elected […]
Inside Detroit- In a courtroom in the City of Detroit, WXYZ is reporting Judge Steven Rhodes declared Detroit eligible for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection. With unfunded liabilities attached to Detroit retirees pensions, the ruling today paved the way to address whether to cut the pension amounts retirees receive.
California MoveOn member, I’m Josh Fox, director of the films Gasland and Gasland 2.