Monthly Archives: July 2015

Candidate Statement for CAPE Board of Directors: Jonathan P. Bell

2 Urban Girls has the pleasure of engaging in Twitter banter, with Jonathan P. Bell, on a regular basis.  He is dedicated to improving the lives of residents within the Florence-Firestone community.  He is a graduate of UCLA and a proud Angeleno.  We encourage those who can, to support his efforts, to remain a Board Director […]


East Side Riders’ Dreams of a Bike Co-op Finally Materializing in Watts

by Sahra Sulaiman It may have been a hot and sticky Sunday afternoon, but it didn’t keep the East Side Riders from firing up the grill and cooking for the community in front of their new bike co-op on Central Ave. in Watts.

Compton City Council declines to further tax residents

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The Tuesday, July 21, 2015, regularly scheduled city council meeting began at 3:30pm.  With more than two dozen residents signed up for public comment, the meeting lasted well over six hours.  The standing room only audience were there to voice concerns about multiple measures on the council agenda.  While some left, many remained to the […]


Compton Community College Public Hearing

Inglewood Unified hit with another lawsuit

  This piece comes from EdSource, where it was originally published. Students Matter, which is challenging tenure and other teacher protection laws in Vergara v. California, filed a second school lawsuit Thursday. It is suing 13 school districts that it claims are violating the state law requiring student scores on state standardized tests be a component […]

Compton City Hall attempts to deceive community

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The City of Compton recently hosted a State of the City (SOTC) where the mayor declared she had made significant strides to reduce the city’s deficit.  Coincidentally, the SOTC was held the same week the city’s fire department made national news on having defibrillators removed from the paramedic units.  A press release was issued late […]


Introducing an Interactive Book Series “Ameka Love”

Los Angeles, CA June 24, 2015: Ameka Ali, the co-founder of Higher Mind Apps, a children’s app development company is currently promoting an educational interactive book series called “Ameka Love”.  The book series is currently available on the App Store and Google Play.  

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