Monthly Archives: October 2016

Local leaders support Isadore Hall for Congress

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As Election Day draws near (Tuesday, November 8), more local and state representatives are pledging their support behind Sen. Isadore Hall’s candidacy for Congress.

Governor Jerry Brown endorses Isadore Hall for Congress

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Continuing to build momentum for next month’s General Election, Sen. Isadore Hall is happy to have the continued support of our Governor Jerry Brown. 

Gabrielle Union sues Black Entertainment Network over hit show

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Being Mary Jane is the ONLY reason i watch the Black Entertainment Network aka BET.  Despite its lack of thought provoking content, Being Mary Jane provides a show that both educates and entertains.  Mara Brock Akil, the shows creator, used the Inglewood NFL stadium project as a prominent focus of the second season.  Now its star, […]

LAPD commissioner receives lobbying contract extension

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How effective are the lobbying services of Strategic Counsel?  Strategic Counsel has been awarded lobbying contracts with both the city of Compton and Compton Unified School District dating back to 2007.  The contract value is $108,000 per year.  In calendar year 2012-13 that figured swelled to $216,000.  Compton residents are concerned if they are getting […]


Newest Black LAPD Commissioner gets no love from LAPD rank & file

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In a scathing letter addressed to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, LAPD union President Craig Lally voices the rank & files issues with the new Black commissioner, Cynthia McClain-Hill.  

Disgraced bank funds local political campaigns

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Will Congressional candidate Nanette Barragan return a campaign contribution from Wells Fargo? After coming under fire for defrauding thousands of their customers, one of the nations largest bankers was fined $185 million dollars, with $50 million coming to the city and county of Los Angeles.  In light of this deceit, Barragan’s opponent, Sen. Isadore Hall, is […]

Board of Equalization to face outside audit

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Allegations of misspending preface Board of Equalization (BOE) audit.  After the Sacramento Bee’s reporting of an office remodel of a BOE member, the century old periodical now reports the agency has been under an audit with the CA Department of General Services since July of this year.  The BOE oversees about $60 billion in taxes and […]

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