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Monthly Archives: April 2015

Major League Soccer will Expand to TWO teams in Los Angeles in 2017

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Major League Soccer (MLS) has always had their sights on expanding their league to 24 teams by the end of the decade.  Atlanta and Los Angeles will be the first cities to bring in new team.  As Inglewoodians are being shown drawings of a new multi-purpose stadium, that could accommodate any sports team, are residents […]


Letter to the Editor: Foreclosures

2 Urban Girls received the following inquiry regarding their home in Compton, CA, via twitter. My house had a buyer before the sign went up.  We tried for 9 months to buy a house in Compton.  It was like a crooked auction.


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Unofficial Compton Election Results and Updates

Tuesday, April 21, 2015, the City of Compton held municipal elections for District’s 1 and 4.  This election marked the first election of district only voting for the two seats.  In 2010 three Latino residents sued the City of Compton alleging the previous at-large voting for district seats, diluted their votes. The city settled the […]


Inglewood Unified and Mental Health Funds set for audit

The Joint Legislative Audit Committee held a hearing yesterday to hear requests to perform audits on four agenda items.  Mike Gipson (D-Carson) is the committee’s chair.  The audits requested were for Inglewood Unified School District (IUSD), the Irvine City Council, the California High Speed Rail and California School Districts Mental Health Funds.  Only two passed […]


Compton candidate shares his plan for his city

Bryan O. Parker is running for city council to represent the residents in District 4.  Residents have asked candidates to discuss how they are going to turn the city around, not what they want to see.  Bryan discusses his plan for the future of Compton.


Carson residents have a strange love affair with Cancer

Continuing on in our series of the potential health effects of building on a closed landfill, 2 Urban Girls wonders if the current council is aware of their residents long history of high cancer diagnosis due to the severe toxicity of the Earth beneath them? Heck, do the residents even know?  In October 1999 the […]


Cities must share cost for services under this H.U.D. grant

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) put out a RFP for cities seeking economic revitalization through the National Resource Network (NRN). The NRN is a component of Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative which was awarded a $10 million dollar grant. NRN provides technical support to cities, who seek access to experts, on […]


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