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Monthly Archives: May 2015

Compton Candidates Forum Part 2: Water Bills & Council Stipends

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City of Compton residents are still fuming over their water bills.  It has been a source of many debates and discussions over the rising costs.  The recent candidates forum held by the Compton Chamber of Commerce provided a clue as to why the bills are continuing to increase.  Candidates were also asked if they supported […]


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What’s the Big Deal this Memorial Day

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What’s the big deal this Memorial Day?  A former city council member may be suffering from convenient amnesia.  A utility provider may decrease incentives to remove your lawn and a Los Angeles Times reporter is in dire need of attending a Water 101 class.


Senator Isadore Hall doesn’t care about our children’s health

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Inglewood Unified School District (IUSD) is heading into the final stretch of the 2014-15 school year.  State Trustee Dr. Don Brann continues to make positive strides to reduce the deficit and increase attendance, yet, there are still ways to go.  In the meantime, it has been reported that communication between IUSD and City Hall, has […]


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Word on the Streets: Compton

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As the City of Compton continues to spiral out of control, there are two things that are most clear about what needs to happen in the city.  First there needs to be better communication between Compton Unified School District (CUSD) and the city and most importantly, City Attorney Craig Cornwell has got to go.


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Compton Candidates Forum was held for District 1 and 4

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The Compton Chamber of Commerce held their candidates forum for council districts 1 and 4 to an enthusiastic and engaged crowd.  The candidates facing run-off are incumbents Janna Zurita and Dr. Willie Jones against political newcomer Richard Alatorre and Compton Unified Trustee Emma Shariff.  The forum was moderated by Judge Kelvin Filer and was well […]


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Jury Sees Video Footage showing Alesia Thomas did NOT attack LAPD first

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The trial of LAPD officer Mary O’Callaghan took a dramatic turn in court this week, with a fellow officer stating he wasn’t sure why Alesia Thomas was under arrest. We also watched the entire video of the incident, which differs from published media accounts. O’Callaghan is being charged with using excessive force, under the color […]


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The Rent is too Damn High

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In today’s edition of what’s making news around Los Angeles County we bring you the “Rent is too Damn High”.  This issue resonates with many as property owners are going up on rent on both commercial and residential properties.  Don’t try going to your elected officials, who may receive campaign donations from said property owners, […]


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