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    City of Inglewood at the Crossroads

    I read an interesting op-ed titled “Can Inglewood survive the NFL and gentrification?”  It was written by Erin Aubry Kaplan, […]

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    Leadership Failures Call L.A. Airport Chief’s Appointment Into Question

    Leadership Failures Call L.A. Airport Chief’s Appointment Into Question By Marshall McClain
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    Isadore Hall III: Rise from local politician to Congressional hopeful

    Isadore Hall III (D-Compton) has worked his magic and risen from humble beginnings to become the frontrunner in the special election, […]

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    Letter to the Editor: Jim McDonnell

    2UrbanGirls has received this Letter to the Editor in response to the candidacy of Jim McDonnell for Sheriff of Los […]

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    CityWatchLA website lacks ethics, integrity

    CityWatchLA (CWLA) is a hodgepodge political website.  With the exception of a few regular contributors, it would appear the sites editor […]

Guest Columnist Betty Pleasant’s Weekly Soulvine

SoulVine2 By Betty Pleasant


Urban Girl of the Month: Monique Ford Earl

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Monique Ford Earl is a long-term resident of Los Angeles and one of the highest-ranking African-American budget officials in the City of Los Angeles.  She has previously worked in Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa‘s adminstration as well as Councilman Bernard Parks office.  This past December she became Deputy Controller.


Inglewood City Council opts to adopt Champions Revitalization Initiative themselves

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In front of a capacity crowd and four hours after the beginning of the Inglewood City Council meeting, Mayor Butts and the council  unanimously voted 5-0 to adopt the Champions Revitalization initiative and as mainstream media describes it, bypasses public vote.


Letter to the Editor: Racial Makeup of Law Enforcement Agencies doesn’t matter if it isn’t ethical

Should local law enforcement agencies employees have the same racial makeup as the city they work in?  An editorial on this subject appeared in the Press Telegram in reference to the Long Beach Police Department.  We received this Letter to the Editor re:   Long Beach police force needs to reflect the community it protects: Editorial stating […]


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Community activists want City of Las Vegas as a “No Kill” city for homeless animals

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With the shelter services contracts coming up for renewal next week, No Kill Las Vegas (NKLV) is excited to announce that we have voted to bid on the contract for the City of Las Vegas and Clark County says NKLV President Bryce Henderson.


Crenshaw High School Alumni ain’t having it

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Members of the Crenshaw High School Alumni Association have reached out to 2 Urban Girls due to their disgust and outrage over what is transpiring at the school.  After long-term coach Paul Knox was did wrong by cross town rival Dorsey, a certain elected official is trying to ramrod Coach Robert Garrett.  Word is CD8 […]


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