Monthly Archives: January 2016

Former Compton School Board Trustee convicted of sex related crime

Former Compton Unified School Board Trustee Skyy Fisher was convicted today on charges of a sexual nature.


Inglewood Mayor suggests South Bay Transit Corridor Rail Project

Despite the devastating news that Metro ridership continues to decline, a board member suggested that expanding the rail is the best way to increase ridership.  Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts’ suggestion, at today’s regular scheduled LACMTA board meeting, was met with support from Supervisor Don Knabe and another four board members.

Does the city of Compton need a whistle blower on the dais

At the regular city council meeting, many residents and visitors to the city were disturbed when they were greeted by LA County Sheriff’s in riot gear.  In addition to the hubbub of the Sheriff’s activities, video shows another embarrassing exchange between a resident and council member.  As the mayor called for order and admonished the […]


Compton council to appoint new councilmember at tonights special meeting

At yesterday’s regular city council meeting, the Compton city council narrowed down the list of potential candidates, to be considered for appointment, to three.  The vacancy was created due to the resignation of Yvonne Arceneaux.  All candidates have strong ties to the city.


City of Hawthorne to hold special meeting on vacant council seat

There are fourteen Hawthorne residents interested in filling the vacant seat on the Hawthorne city council.  The seat opened with the election of Alex Vargas to mayor.  Each candidate was allowed to speak three minutes at a special city council meeting, on January 19th.  The agenda listed a possible swearing in ceremony, had a candidate […]

Long Beach CM Rex Richardson on the Urban Girl Show

Long Beach Councilman Rex Richardson is very excited to share his vision for the 9th District in the City of Long Beach.  His office has created the hashtag #UptownRenaissance and #NorthLB to keep residents in the loop. 

Fifteen Black Entrepreneurs Make a Big Deposit In A Black-Owned Bank

By Robert Stitt Fifteen young Black businessmen entered the Black-owned Industrial Bank with the intent of opening accounts. The men were members of the Black Male Entrepreneurship Institute (BMEI), a partner of the U.S. Black Chambers Inc. (USBC). The move was a calculated effort to gain support for black-on-black economics.

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