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Inglewood Unified gets its SIXTH state appointed administrator

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State Superintendent Tom Torlakson has sent Inglewood Unified (IUSD) yet another state administrator for our schools.  Thelma Melendez de Santa Ana has been chosen as our sixth administrator.  She is also the FIRST Latino to ever lead the district in its history.


USC Med School Dean leads secret drug fueled life, still on school payroll

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The LA Times is reporting on the alleged Marion Barry of USC.  Former Med School Dean Dr. Carmen A. Puliafito has been identified as an alleged drug using lover of prostitutes.  Although he stepped down as the dean of the world-renowned Keck School of Medicine, Puliafito is a central witness in a $185-million lawsuit in which the […]


Pics: “Wild ‘N Out: LIVE from the Barbershop” Atlanta Pop-Up

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(ATLANTA ) –  MTV’s “Wild ‘N Out” hosted a pop-up activation at Furious Styles Midtown – one of Atlanta’s trendiest barbershops.  Hundreds of guests arrived early for their chance to crack jokes and win cash and prizes. “Wild ‘N Out’ veteran Chico Bean and radio/tv personality Yung Joc co-hosted the hilarious event, which included games such as “What You Got,” :Yo Mama Jokes,” […]


South LA residents enjoy Jazz at St. Andrews Park

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St. Andrews Park in Southwest LA was packed with over a thousand jazz lovers on Sunday, July 2 for the free community Jazz Festival organized by the Empowerment Congress Southwest Neighborhood Council, Council Member Marqueece Harris-Dawson and the City.


Joint Legislative Audit Committee votes to audit local skilled nursing facility

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Brius Heathcare, Shlomo Rechnitz and Public Funds – Audit By Will Houston, Eureka Times-Standard On June 28th, the Joint Legislative Audit Committee (JLAC) voted to approve an audit of California’s largest nursing home owner, Brius Healthcare Services, and whether the company misused hundreds of millions of dollars in government health care funds to benefit its affiliated businesses. […]


Signature -gathering approved to repeal gas tax and vehicle registration fees

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By City News Service HUNTINGTON BEACH >> Backers of an initiative to repeal the recent gasoline tax and vehicle registration fee increase have received authorization to begin gathering signatures, Secretary of State Alex Padilla announced Tuesday.


Compton was the American dream, is it still

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2 Urban Girls stumbled across a video which details the state of the city of Compton in 1971.  The video looks at the city from the lens of the newly elected Black leadership and whether they were able to stave off poverty in the Hub.  When Dr. Dre released his latest CD titled “Compton” residents were […]


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