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Monthly Archives: May 2017

Kimberly Ellis discusses how she will unify the CA Democratic Party

California Democrats are preparing to elect a new party chair.  Although Eric Bauman has done a tremendous job of growing the party, a large majority of Southern California Black elected officials are whispering behind closed doors as to who they should support.  There has NEVER been a Black person, let alone WOMAN, has the head of […]


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Former Compton deputy treasurer cops a plea

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The caged bird won’t SING.  Former Compton Deputy City Treauserer Salvador Galvan has agreed to cop a plea with the United States of America.  So did Galvan’s wife Rosa Galvan, who terminated her employment with the city of Compton the day her husband was arrested.  As opposed to pleading “guilty” he has decided to take […]


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Black Lives Matter activists continue to speak out at Inglewood city council meetings

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Thursday, May 11, 2017 By Veronica Mackey for Inglewood Today The Inglewood council meeting on Tuesday was adjourned early after a young man at the podium refused to leave when his time was up. The man was one of several activists who have been showing up regularly since the one year anniversary of the shooting […]


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Are city of Compton businesses poisoning the air and residents

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Good to see the newly elected Congresswoman Nanette Barragan continuing her fight for environmental justice.  Congresswoman Barragan successfully fought big oil while serving on the Hermosa Beach City Council.  Her actions resulted in millions of lost revenue for the city in favor of the residents HEALTH.  Due to recent findings of hexavalent chromium or chromium 6, a […]


Compton Elections: City faces new environmental issues

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The South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) has once again warned about the dangerous air hovering over Compton residents.  Mayor Aja Brown and her colleagues ignored pleas from SCAQMD as it related to the anticipated truck pollution attached to the Brickyard Project.  Compton Planning Commissioners also ignored the cancer risks associated with the project. […]


Dominguez High School placed on probation by WASC

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According to Compton Unified Trustee Micah Ali the word ‘turnaround’ is a noun meaning continually moving.  Compton Unified is moving but in which direction?  In an April press release, the district lauded the increased graduation rates at their three high schools: Centennial, Compton and Dominguez.  This week 2 Urban Girls learned one of them is […]


Former Compton councilwoman elected to represent retirees

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Congratulations to friend of the blog, Ms. Barbara Calhoun.  Ms Calhoun has been a friend of the blog since this author lived in Compton and sought her support my transportation business.  She recently stood up at the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, as a delegate of SEIU 721, meeting on behalf of union employees, […]


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