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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Mental Health clients worry Recovery Conference won’t take place

LA County mental health clients, who receive recovery services from the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health (DMH), are crying foul over the departments failure to provide information on an annual recovery conference, put on at the Endowment Center.  The mental health clients tell 2 Urban Girls that since the retirement of Dr. Marvin Southard, […]


Jill Stewart on the Urban Girl Show

Jill Stewart is the Campaign Director for the Neighborhood Integrity Initiative and former Managing Editor of the LA Weekly.  Jill appeared on the Urban Girl Show to discuss the initiative and its desired impact on the future of developing and planning for the city of Los Angeles.   


Review: Katori Hall’s “The Mountaintop”

The Matrix Theatre Company honors Black History Month with the Los Angeles premiere of The Mountaintop, directed by Obie Award-winner Roger Guenveur Smith and starring Larry Bates and Danielle Truitt. Recipient of London’s 2010 Olivier Award, Katori Hall’s gripping and often humorous re-imagining of events the night before the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, […]


Is the City of Inglewood getting a bowling alley in 2017

Brunswick Bowling announces Inglewood, CA location coming in 2017! (Inglewood, CA) 2 Urban Girls received an email alert describing a new business heading to Inglewood, CA, along Century Blvd.  It appears to be a bowling alley, tentatively called ‘Inglewood Lanes’.  The announcement was shared on a community posting site by Brunswick Bowling & Billiards.  It […]


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Former Compton mayor due back in court this month

Thirteen years ago, on February 27, 2003, members of the Compton city council were all charged with crimes related to the misues of public money.  On February 25th, only one will be brought back to Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center for a pre-trial conference.  


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Jay Z’s donation to Black Lives Matter won’t reach Los Angeles

Last May, Dream Hampton let it be known that Jay Z and his wife Beyoncé, are supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement. Having previously sent bail money for protestors in Baltimore and Ferguson, his music streaming service, Tidal, has announced a $1.5 million dollar donation to the cause.  Unfortunately, organizations in Los Angeles were not […]


Compton Unified trustees appoint new board member

At last night’s regular school board meeting, Compton Unified School District (CUSD) trustees appointed a member of the community, to the seat once held by Charles Davis.  This action comes on the day the school’s teacher sent out a flyer to picket at certain schools.


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