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Monthly Archives: September 2016

LA Weekly misleads readers on UPS coming to Compton

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LA Weekly thinks its awesome that UPS is headed to Compton.  The mayor and her public relations team have sent over comments to LA Weekly regarding the announcement that UPS is coming to the Brickyard South Bay parcel.  Tax breaks played a HUGE role in the Forbes 500 company, ranked 47th on the annual list, agreeing […]


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LA street dance culture comes to the Ford Theatre

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Jackie Lopez remembers when she fell in love with hip-hop.  Growing up in Echo Park, Jackie spent many hours at MacArthur Park listening to this new phenomena.  The “beat” caught her attention, then the lyrics and she has been in love ever since.  Her love of hip-hop expanded to include earning a degree in dance […]


Loyola Marymount University alum examines gentrification in Inglewood

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By:  Garrison Asma, Life+Arts Intern for the Los Angeles Loyolan The long-missed L.A. Rams begin their first season back in Los Angeles since their departure in 1994 and it has been quite a whirlwind finally making it to this point. Rumors, unofficial announcements and misinformation abounded. It was not until last January that the Rams […]


Compton mayor doesn’t support marijuana legalization

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Compton’s April election cycle is drawing near.  Unfortunately, Mayor Aja Brown will not have an easy road to re-election.  From her state of the city fiasco in July 2015 (one wasn’t held this year), allegations of nonexistent gang programs, increase crime and murders in the city and now it appears she may be going back on […]


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Compton prepares to pay for PR campaign in support of Metro’s Forever Sales Tax

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It’s raining money in the city of Compton.  The city is preparing to spend $12,500 to spread the “good news” about the Metro forever sales tax and educate the public.  Compton taxpayers just spent $50,000 getting educated on Measure P.  Metro’s forever tax is to pay for Metro projects, so why are Gateway cities being asked […]


The peculiar prosecution of a local elected official

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Former Compton school board trustee Skyy Fisher is NOT a predator.  Fisher was described as a “predator” by San Diego Police Det. Francis Bradley to this author.  Det. Bradly played a pivotal role in the prosecution of Fisher that resulted in his being sentenced to six years in prison.  Like “Steven”, Fisher is also a […]


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City of Lynwood approves marijuana cultivation

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Anthony Rendon’s Senate District just won the lottery.  In a 3-2 vote, the Lynwood city council has approved marijuana cultivation along the Alameda Corridor.  The catch is, the city is only allowing five businesses the right to hold a license.  Have those five already been identified?


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