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About 2urbangirls

2 Urban Girls has been cited in City Watch LA, Compton Herald, Daily News, Inglewood Today, Intersections South LA, KCRW, KPCC, Los Angeles Times, LA Weekly, LA Watts Times, Mercury News and The Atlantic.

Inglewood Police Department awarded COPS grant to hire more officers

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Inglewood High School students protest the school’s administrators spending $40k to attend an educational retreat.  Inglewood Unified School District responds with multi-agency police strategy.

2UrbanGirls blog featured in the Bostick Report

CityWatchLA is a political website that discusses hot button topics happening around Los Angeles County.  The popular Bostick Report, which is published weekly on the CityWatchLA website, is written by Odysseus Bostick, recently discussed a tweet this blog sent out on the night members of the Los Angeles Unified school board voted to hold a special election over […]

The Koch Brothers’ connection to the West Virginia chemical leak

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The Desmogblog conducted its own research into the recent West Virginia chemical spill, which has left more than 300k residents without access to tap water.  Georgia-Pacific, a Koch Industries subsidiary, is the supplier of the chemicals released by Freedom Industries, into the water supply. Read the full article here by Steve Horn  Revealed: Koch Brothers’ Georgia-Pacific Supplied Coal […]

L.A. Sheriff Lee Baca announces retirement

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Los Angeles – A day after announcing his support of establishing a Citizen’s Oversight Committe, to the L.A. County Sheriff, Leroy (Lee) Baca, announced today his intent to retire come the end of January.  The department has been plagued with several unsavory events over the last few months.  Lawsuits related to inmate abuse and racial […]

Why aren’t we paying attention to Water Board Agencies?

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MONTEBELLO – Central Basin Municipal Water District handed out $2.7 million dollars of ratepayers money and nobody noticed.  It appears the most the average resident knows about water is you turn on the faucet and it comes out.  We are facing a water crisis where cities are being forced to truck in water since our local […]


City of Inglewood’s “official” paper doesn’t reach the entire city

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Inside Inglewood, CA-  Perusing the many Inglewood Today newspapers accumulated over the weeks, it is astonishing at the lack of equitable distribution throughout the City of Inglewood (especially since ALL residents contribute towards the payment). Out of nearly ninety (90) locations listed on where to pick up the Inglewood Today, there are only twelve (12) […]

Latinos want government to look into Los Angeles County voting

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Latino’s are not playing.  They want better representation in government and as their population, in some cities exceed 50%, they continue to file lawsuits to push the envelope in their favor.  The City of Compton settled with residents, who filed a lawsuit to change voting for council members from at-large, to by district, and ultimately saw Isaac Galvan elected […]

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