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Monthly Archives: September 2014

Court Case Updates: City of Compton and L.A. County Sheriff

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Yesterday, September 23rd, was a busy day in Downtown Los Angeles courtrooms.  We have updates from two cases who are on the Urban Girl’s radar.


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2UrbanGirls endorses #Republican candidate for CA Secretary of State

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This endorsement was a no brainer.  Although I have attended a fundraiser for Secretary of State candidate Alex Padilla I have no choice but to endorse his opponent, Pete Peterson.  Before you get your panties/briefs in a bunch, I am neither a democrat nor do I automatically endorse their choices in candidates.  Many contributing factors […]


Is .@INGUSD Advisory Board Member against teachers unions

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By now it is no secret that the Inglewood Unified School District (IUSD) is under the control of the CA Department of Education.  Current State Superintendent of Public Education, Tom Torlakson, is up for re-election and is running against Marshall Tuck.  Tuck was spotted at current IUSD Advisory Board Member Dr. Johnny Young‘s church today.  […]


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The other side of Sheriff candidate Jim McDonnell

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According to the City of Long Beach website, they are the 2nd largest city in Los Angeles County.  With a police department of 800, Los Angeles County Sheriff candidate Jim McDonnell has served as the city’s Chief of Police since 2010.


Larry Elder speaks with Gardena Mayor Paul Tanaka (audio)

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Friend of the 2UrbanGirls blog, Larry Elder, speaks with Gardena Mayor Paul Tanaka.  Larry Elder is a native of South Los Angeles having attended Crenshaw High School and is a proud Libertarian.


.@IsadoreHall and @SteveBradford prepare to battle for Senator Rod Wright’s seat

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State Senator Rod Wright was sentenced to 90 days in the L.A. County jails for voter fraud and perjury.  In addition to his 90 days, he was ordered to perform 1,500 hours of community service, is barred from ever holding public office and on three years felony probation.


Soulvine: LAPD Cop Thinks Unarmed Black Men Kill Themselves

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2UrbanGirls is VERY happy to see regular articles back from Betty Pleasant.  Now that she is free from the confines of the Los Angeles Wave newspaper, who by the way is STILL refusing to publish articles submitted on how African-American’s suffer at the hands of the Long Beach Police Department, she has taken her talents […]


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