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Monthly Archives: December 2013

Why aren’t we paying attention to Water Board Agencies?

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MONTEBELLO – Central Basin Municipal Water District handed out $2.7 million dollars of ratepayers money and nobody noticed.  It appears the most the average resident knows about water is you turn on the faucet and it comes out.  We are facing a water crisis where cities are being forced to truck in water since our local […]


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Lennox charter gains independence from Lennox School District

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Lennox, CA-  Back in October trouble was a brewing over in the Lennox, the annexed part of Inglewood to LA County.  Lennox has a famous charter school that was attempting to gain its independence from the Lennox School District.  The Lennox Mathematics, Science and Technology Academy has existed for the last decade with principal Armando […]


An alternative idea for the LA Unified school board

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Los Angeles, CA-  Since the untimely passing of Ms. Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte discussions have raged as to whether someone should be appointed to the seat or should the LA school board hold a special election.  The Los Angeles Board of Education delayed a decision on Tuesday, December 17th, and instead scheduled a special board meeting […]


Where is the love for Gloria D. Gray?

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Inglewood,CA-  Gloria D. Gray is a lifelong District 1 resident of the City of Inglewood.  She has served on the Inglewood Board of Education, appointed to the Inglewood Neighborhood Housing Services board, won multiple terms to the West Basin water board and has been appointed to various water agency advocacy groups.  With all of her […]


Metro board likely to extend ExpressLanes tolling in February 2014

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During the week of December 8th, Metro gave updates on their controversial conversion of “ExpressLanes” along the I-110 and I-10 corridors.  Metro has interchanged the use of “demonstration” and “pilot” throughout the existence of lanes.  November 2012 the lanes opened along the I-110 and February 2013 along the I-10.  The demonstration (pilot) was scheduled to end in February 2014 […]


Crenshaw High School Elite Choir performs for President Obama

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Los Angeles, CA- Today 2UrbanGirls received a tweet about a very POSITIVE story coming out of the Los Angeles Unified School District, which failed to reach their 5,000+ followers.  How did the district gloss over the fact that the RENOWNED Crenshaw High School Choir performed for the WHITE HOUSE December 11th?   A review of […]


Isadore Hall sets the record straight in this week’s edition of the Soulvine

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Compton, CA- 64th Assemblyman, and former City of Compton elected official Isadore Hall, III, speaks with The Soulvine about his affiliation, or lack thereof, with another former elected official from Compton. Read The Soulvine article by clicking here.


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