City of Los Angeles officials and LADOT have worked to bring carsharing to the city for the last five years. After beginning with a pilot program with Zipcar and citing revenue estimates between $3 million and $30 million from an agreement with Hertz, it was a no brainer that LADOT selected Hertz over Zipcar in summer 2013. That decision […]
Monthly Archives: June 2014
A while back I attempted to interview LAUSD school board candidate Alex Johnson on his run to fill the vacant seat serving District 1 students. Johnson touts his involvement in securing funding to expand Freedom Schools and created “safe passages” and with new funding, the program will be offered to more students this summer.
Sav-on Drugs has enjoyed a long and lucrative business arrangement, in the City of Inglewood, dating back to 1970. Then Chairman of the Inglewood Redevelopment Agency Merle Mergell arranged for a 40 year lease on the property located at Market and Regent Streets to the tune of $1,000 per month. That agreement is scheduled to […]
June 1-6-7-1 the day momma pushed me out her womb told me nigga get paid… ~ Tupac Today we celebrate the life of Tupac Amaru Shakur on his 43rd birthday. Today the Truth About Tupac and the House of Armour, are hosting a fundraiser to benefit Aim 4 the Heart, a non-profit founded by Tupac and […]
Urban Issues Forum hosted political activist and former Chairman of the Black Panther Party for Self Defense, Mr. Bobby Seale, at the California African-American Museum (CAAM) on Friday, June 13th, in Exposition Park. We enjoyed breakfast while listening to how and why the Black Panther Party came to exist.
NeonTommy is reporting a judge has ruled in Vergara vs. California in regards to teachers’ tenure violating students rights.
The Inglewood Today is reporting that a request has been made to audit the implementation of SB533, which gave Inglewood Unified School District (IUSD) an emergency loan of $55M, to keep the district solvent. Since its implementation in September 2012, the state has been unwilling to delineate how $29M was appropriated, given issues with nutrition, […]