Monthly Archives: April 2015

LA Sheriff agrees to Federal Oversight

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In a surprise twist of irony, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and Sheriff Jim McDonnell have quietly agreed to federal oversight of their troubled jail system.  On a March 31st segment of KPCC’s Air Talk, the Sheriff admitted he agreed to oversight, which will commence within 60 days.

Inglewood residents elect new school board members

Congratulations to Margaret Richards-Bowers, Margaret Evans, Melody O. Ngaue-Tuuholoaki and D’Artagnan Scorza, our new Advisory Board members to the Inglewood Unified School District (IUSD).  They will join the dais, in an Advisory capacity, to State Trustee Dr. Don Brann.


Urban Girl of the Month: Chelsea Whittington

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Congratulations to Chelsea Whittington from Gary, Indiana.  Ms. Whittington is the Director of Communications to Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson.  Mayor Freeman-Wilson has local connections, as she is the cousin of Najee Ali.

.@SCAQMD finds #Compton Brickyard Project poses significant #cancer risks to residents

The Compton City Council has been accused by the Compton Unified School District (CUSD) of not enforcing the city’s municipal code when it comes to regulating illegal businesses, while a review of the upcoming city council meeting for April 7th, shows they are preparing to revoke a businesses special bingo license.  Another agenda item, which […]


Hawthorne Mayor’s spending is out of control

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Hawthorne Mayor Chris Brown can’t catch a break.  After strolling into his recent State of the City address, and being served with court documents, Daily Breeze is now reporting on his lavish spending on travel expenses along with a remodel of his office, that went under the radar of the public.


City of Compton sued by Compton Unified

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Compton Unified School District (CUSD) has sued the City of Compton in an attempt to force them to enforce the municipal code, that regulates businesses.  Particularly, marijuana dispensaries.  After sending notice to the city and with no apparent response, after giving them less than a week to respond, CUSD moved forward with litigation.


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