Monthly Archives: May 2017

5 Inglewood officers who killed couple in parked car are now off police force

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According to the LA Times and Inglewood Mayor James Butts, five Inglewood Police officers are no longer working for the department.  The announcement marked the end of an internal probe of the Feb. 21, 2016, slayings of Marquintan Sandlin and Kisha Michael.

Letter to the Editor: Compton Elections

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2 Urban Girls posed a question on our Facebook page asking followers what do they see as the biggest difference between the candidates for mayor of Compton.  One long time resident submitted the following and also gave thoughts on other small tidbits around the city…

Breaking News: Active shoooter on Dominguez High School Campus

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Reports are coming in there is an active shooter at Dominguez High School, located in the unincorporated area of Compton.  Will school police activate their arsenal of AR-15’s?  Teachers describing scene as “chaotic”.  Story still developing.


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Saturday, June 3, 2017 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM 

Compton Elections: IFS Securities and Bonds

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We are a little over a week away from the June 8th election.  We aren’t distracted by pot shops, pot holes or shiny mailers.  We are focused on the city’s fiscal solvency and capacity to fund its retirement accounts and pay city bills in a timely manner.  Under the current administration, that is not happening. […]

Compton Elections: City’s Credit Rating

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Mayor Aja Brown posed a poignant question during a recent regular city council meeting.  She told those in attendance, “if you want to judge someone’s integrity, check their credit score.”  She went further saying, “seeing how a person spends their money tells you what is a priority.” said Brown.  The city’s finances must not be a […]


Lennox School District Launches School of Dentistry Program

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Lennox School District continues to thrive under the leadership of Superintendent Kent Taylor.  Mr. Taylor was the initial state trustee assigned to Inglewood Unified School District (IUSD) after it was taken over by the state.  The district currently offers dual language immersion, a School of Engineering and now a School of Dentistry.  Inglewood parents with […]

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