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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.

Hertz severs business relationship with City of Los Angeles

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City of Los Angeles officials and LADOT have worked to bring carsharing to the city for the last five years.  After beginning with a pilot program with Zipcar and citing revenue estimates between $3 million and $30 million from an agreement with Hertz, it was a no brainer that LADOT selected Hertz over Zipcar in summer 2013.  That decision […]


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Celebrating the Life of Tupac Amaru Shakur

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June 1-6-7-1 the day momma pushed me out her womb told me nigga get paid… ~ Tupac Today we celebrate the life of Tupac Amaru Shakur on his 43rd birthday.  Today the Truth About Tupac and the House of Armour, are hosting a fundraiser to benefit Aim 4 the Heart, a non-profit founded by Tupac and […]


Conversations: Bobby Seale

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Urban Issues Forum hosted political activist and former Chairman of the Black Panther Party for Self Defense, Mr. Bobby Seale, at the California African-American Museum (CAAM) on Friday, June 13th, in Exposition Park.  We enjoyed breakfast while listening to how and why the Black Panther Party came to exist.


Political Scorecard for Urban Races

We are a week out from the June 3rd election.  LA County is still seeking poll workers, who can make up to $175 for the day.  The Urban communities have many qualified candidates to choose from for LAUSD and the 62nd & 64th Assembly races, along with selecting our governor, state superintendent of education and […]


Will City of Inglewood be next to ban fracking

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Memorial Day weekend is upon us and all of us in Inglewood are awaiting word on SB1132, the senate bill calling for a moratorium on fracking.  This is especially crucial for we are also in the smack dab middle of a highly contentious Assembly race for the 62nd district. Autumn Burke is being attacked for […]


Around Los Angeles County

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Here’s what is and isn’t making news around Los Angeles County this Tuesday, May 20th.


Compton Mayor Aja Brown is getting down to business

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Compton Mayor Aja Brown is getting down to business to bring reform to the Hub City.  Compton residents can recall a highly publicized mayoral election that took place last summer.    DUring the election the most memorable event came courtesy of KCET’s award-winning show SoCal Connected.


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