On November 5th, the California Policy Center (CPC) compiled a list of “California’s Most Financially Stressed Cities and Counties” labeling them the “unlucky 13″. The City of Compton was ranked #1. The sites disclaimer states the figures were through fiscal year ending 6/30/2013. If they couldn’t find thruogh 2013, then 2012 numbers were used. They went on […]
LOS ANGELES – The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Southern California (ACLU SoCal), the ACLU, and the law firm of Paul Hastings LLP today announced a historic settlement in Rosas v. Baca, a federal class-action lawsuit that alleged Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca and his top staff condoned a long-standing and widespread pattern […]
City of Compton residents attended the city council meeting Tuesday, December 16th, and the question on everyone’s mind was “is Walmart coming to town?” In a face book post dated June 25, 2014, newly elected Latino councilman, Isaac Galvan, excitedly posted about a meeting he finished with the retailer. With $20 million owed to the […]
Leadership Failures Call L.A. Airport Chief’s Appointment Into Question By Marshall McClain
Minority residents of the City of Palmdale were awarded a multi-million dollar settlement, with City of Lancaster residents, because the federal government found they were victims of harassment and intimidation. The residents live in low-income housing and it was found the L.A. County Sheriff’s department, were unlawfully searching resident’s homes. Latino residents were simultaneously embroiled […]
Los Angeles community leader Kerman Maddox, of Dakota Communications, organized these powerful images, of black leaders, with their HANDS UP. #HandsUpDontShoot and #BlackLivesMatter have taken over social media accounts and a show of solidarity of our black leaders is priceless.