Monthly Archives: September 2016

What do you want Compton: jobs or sales tax revenue?

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Compton city council is back in session.  As the mayor and council return from their August break, residents are once again not happy with the contents of the regular city council meeting scheduled for September 6.  City Manager Jerome Groomes wants to hold a public hearing, September 13, to give a multi-billion dollar company a break […]


Compton Sheriff’s department justifies recent shooting

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A salacious email was forwarded to this blog concerning a recent shooting in the city of Compton.  Borrowing from a recent Dr. Dre song off his latest album “Compton”, he makes a valid point.  “…and though the mayor and four of the five council members are Black, they have been unable to solve the problems of crime […]


Behind the Scenes: Metro sales tax Measure M

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2 Urban Girls has to give props to the mayor of Carson Albert Robles.  Citing “fairness and equity”, Carson and six other cities have filed a lawsuit in regards to the language of the measure to increase the sales tax to fund Measure M.  A measure put on the ballot by the LA County Metropolitan Authority. […]

Inglewood Unified prepares to save taxpayers money

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Inglewood Unified is giving Inglewood homeowners some financial relief.  According to meeting minutes for the Measure GG Oversight Committee, the district is “refunding” bonds associated with Measure K.  Homeowners have pledged over $200 million dollars to upgrade Inglewood schools since the 90’s via two school bond measures.

Behind the Scenes: Carson elections

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Who is Brandi Murdock?  64th Assembly District insiders share with 2 Urban Girls that all isn’t well in friendships and politics in the city of Carson.  According to the insiders an incumbent put a friend up to pulling papers for the upcoming election but didn’t plan on them actually being filed.

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