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Local mayor pulls out of Board of Equalization race

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Lawndale Mayor Robert Pullen-Miles has dropped out of the Board of Equalization (BOE) race to replace soon to be termed out Jerome Horton.


Congressional Black Caucus says “NO” to the White House

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What have you done for us lately?   That’s the question members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) are asking President Donald Trump?  Citing the Trump Administrations “doing nothing to advance the CBC’s priorities” members of the CBC have turned down an invitation to meet with Trump.  What is the CBC’s priority?  Giving local school […]


District Attorney files charges against mayor of Palmdale

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District Attorney Jackie Lacey has filed public corruption charges against Palmdale Mayor Jim Ledford.  Ledford was charged with illegally receiving more than $60,000 a year from local consultants and failing to publicly disclose the income on annual Form 700’s aka economic statements. Two consultants were also charged with embezzlement and misappropriation of public funds.


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Board of Equalization elected officials under criminal investigation

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The shit continues to hit the fan over at the Board of Equalization (BOE).  After legislators voted to gut the responsibilities of the elected members of the BOE, it is now revealed the members are under criminal investigation.  


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Breaking News: Compton City Clerk receives notice of intent

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The Compton city clerk’s office has confirmed that their office has received a notice of intent re: a marijuana referendum. 


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Sen. Steve Bradford retracts statement on Inglewood Police Shooting

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2 Urban Girls previously published an article on June 8th titled “Inglewood Senator supports Black Lives Matter via new legislation” where he stated his support of legislation to increase transparency of police agencies.  Sen. Bradford could not be reached for comment.


Dr. Dre donates towards Performing Arts Center at Compton High School

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Dr. Dre makes good on his commitment to give back to the city of Compton.  The LA Times is reporting the soon to be re-built Compton High School has received a $10 million dollar donation towards the schools Performing Arts Center.  This author has enjoyed many performances at the school.  


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