Monthly Archives: March 2016

Urge Pasadena to Approve the Measures to Address Homelessness

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March 22, 2016 By Jonathan P. Bell Where are we now on homelessness in Los Angeles?

Former LA council member staffer acquitted of corruption charges

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Daily Breeze is reporting that Robert Katherman and Marilyn were acquitted of corruption charges in a Torrance, CA, courtroom. Despite holding the money and writing checks on behalf of former West Basin board member Ron Smith, the jury found no fault with the bi-racial Katherman’s.  Smith plead guilty in 2015 and received a 180 day sentence.  

City of Compton no longer ‘financially distressed’

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City  of Compton held a regular city council meeting, Tuesday, March 15, 2016, which revealed the city was hoarding bond proceeds received in 2009.  The meeting allowed the city an opportunity to start expending the funds.  A special presentation also took place which said the Hub City is no longer ‘financially distressed’ as described by […]


Los Angeles Times catches amnesia when grading LA County electeds

Los Angeles Times must be joking.  As the Los Angeles Times opinion writers continue their “grading” of elected officials, it easy to see why two of the top Los Angeles County elected received the grades of “B”.  They go on further to say they “hope” they earn their “A” by the end of their next […]

2016 Salute to Black Women in Business Conference

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In recognition of National Women’s History Month, the Black Business Association (BBA), one of the oldest active ethnic business organizations in the nation, hosted its 2016 Salute to Black Women Business Conference, Vendor Faire and Awards Luncheon Saturday, March 19, at The L.A. Hotel Downtown Los Angeles, in collaboration with the National Women’s History Project’s (NWHP).

Compton residents of Alameda Court sue developer, others

Owners of a City of Compton-sponsored affordable housing community known as Alameda Court, are accused of perpetrating an illegal ‘bait and switch’ scheme against its residents.  Tenants filed a lawsuit in early 2015, and have a jury trial scheduled to start October 2016 in Dept. 28 at 111 N. Hill St.


City of Compton is HIRING

The city of Compton has many openings that are either seasonal or permanent.


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