Monthly Archives: November 2015

Compton City Council Member Joins Metropolitan Board

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Compton Mayor Pro Tem Janna Zurita took her seat November 10, 2015, as the city’s representative on the board of directors of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.


November 11, 2015- I have just recently learned that I am being attacked on social media by beleaguered community activist Najee Ali. Without access to Facebook and/or the ability to respond directly, I decided to respond in the form of an officially released statement. [Editor’s Note:  Najee Ali claims to have been assaulted by General […]

#BlackLivesMatter activist on the complexity of being black and gay

By Jorge Rivas for Black Lives Matter activist Deray Mckesson took the stage at a San Francisco gala on Saturday and opened up about the complexities of being black and gay.

What’s going on inside Inglewood’s City Honors High School

What is going on inside of Inglewood Unified’s City Honors Preparatory Academy?  City Honors quietly and voluntarily forfeited their right to remain a charter school as of 7/1/2014.  Documents submitted and received by the California Department of Education (CDE) served as notification, City Honors would no longer function as a dependent charter, within the Inglewood […]


The Urban Girl Show: Compton Board President Micah Ali

Compton School Board President Micah Ali was in the house!  Fresh off winning re-election and his third term as Governing Board Trustee of the Compton Unified School District, Ali stopped by the Urban Girl Show to discuss the passing of Measure S, moving the district forward and a billion dollar lawsuit CUSD is facing over […]


Outgoing CUSD Governing Board Member says farewell

THANK YOU all for the support you have given me over the last four years. We have accomplished some amazing things together while increasing student achievement.


L.A. Controller: City Failing to Charge, Spend Developer Fees for Infrastructure

How many jobs does this represent?  Apparently the good folks at the City of Los Angeles Dept. of City Planning aren’t charging maximum allowable fees, on all of those high rise building sprouting up around Downtown Los Angeles.  Nearly every vacant parking lot has construction going on and the general fund isn’t reaping the benefits. […]

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