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Monthly Archives: January 2016

LAPD Chief appears on Real Housewives of Beverly Hills

This Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) top brass is no stranger to the public and a camera.  A constant fixture in the media, their face and name are highly visible around the country.  Shockingly, they have ventured into the reality tv business, having recently appeared on an episode of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.   A […]


Water Replenishment District Director to stand trial next month

A Water Replenishment District (WRD) board member and his wife, were ordered to stand trial, in January 2015, for allegedly funneling public funds through him and his wifes nonprofit, to help a former West Basin Municipal Water District director pay his children’s tuition, dance lessons and rent.  They face a jury of their peers in Superior […]


Hawthorne city council to appoint new council member

There is one vacancy on the Hawthorne city council.  November elections saw the only African-Americans, on council with voting authority, removed by the voters.  Residents were not happy with the city’s finances and blamed them.  Especially the former mayor.  


City of Burbank to open Section 8 waiting list

The city of Burbank has announced plans to open their Section 8 waiting list.  Applications will be accepted beginning Monday, January 11th.


Before you spend your Tax Return, find out if you owe first

It’s that time of year.  Statue of Liberty’s will be dancing on corners and folks are preparing to spend tax money, that hasn’t come yet.  Last year, many were disappointed when their money was absconded by the nasty tax offset collection agency.  Here is a helpful tip to ensure you will get a refund this […]


Are Jim Dear’s days numbered

Jim Dear has sat on the Carson city council since 2004.  He served as mayor until 2015, when he resigned after being elected city clerk.  Community members, along with a known political strategy company, have successfully launched a recall campaign, which has a special election date set for February 23, 2016.


Compton councilwoman disrespects resident at last council meeting

There appears to be no love lost between the Compton councilwoman for the third district, Yvonne Arceneaux and an outspoken community member.  The disrespect displayed during the councilwoman’s last public meeting was quite distasteful.


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