Monthly Archives: September 2016


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By:  Alice Speri THE LARGEST PRISON strike in U.S. history has been going on for nearly a week, but there’s a good chance you haven’t heard about it. For months, inmates at dozens of prisons across the country have been organizing through a network of smuggled cellphones, social media pages, and the support of allies […]

Authorities discover marijuana cultivation center in Compton

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Well lookey here.  A clandestine marijuana growing operation was discovered in the South section of Compton, which resulted in the arrest of at least a dozen individuals.


World’s Largest Anti-Bullying Event at LA’s Forum in October

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Be Strong, a nationwide nonprofit organization dedicated to stopping bullying in schools and society at large, will host the world’s largest anti-bullying event on Monday, Oct. 10, at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif.

LAPD Commissioner speaks with 2 Urban Girls

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Who is Steve Soboroff?  Up until two years ago, I had no clue who he was, nor did I need to know.  Two years ago was a pivotal moment in Los Angeles.  The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) took custody of two drones and Police Chief Charlie Beck applied for his second term as police […]

Los Angeles mayor names Uduak-Joe Ntuk as city’s petroleum administrator

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Today was a good day for Uduak-Joe Ntuk.  Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti issued a press release announcing Ntuk will join the city of Los Angeles Public Works department as their petroleum administrator with an annual salary of $133,500.  The position is also responsible for community engagement.  Ntuk has the support of council President Herb Wesson and according […]

Compton Community College District Seeks Board of Trustees Applicants

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The Compton Community College District (CCCD) is soliciting applications for individuals interested in serving as an appointed member of the Board of Trustees. This appointee will serve until the next regularly scheduled election for District Trustees that will be held on November 7, 2017, pursuant to Education Code 5091(a)(1).

Is Compton Unified gearing up to sue the city, again

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Is the city of Adelanto the standard for marijuana cultivation ordinances?  As the city is lauded for their approval of marijuana cultivation, data shows they currently rely on the prison industry for revenue and are barely getting by.  5% of the population are in institutions but the majority of the city’s residents are not employed by […]


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