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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.

Lennox School District has new Superintendent

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In a 3-2 vote, Lennox School District board members voted to remove Barbara Flores and promote Kent Taylor to the position of superintendent of the district.  Flores will receive the remainder of her salary through July 2014.  Taylor will receive a salary of $178,000 up from $165,000 he received as the second in command.

Inglewood Jets wins OCJAAF Pee-Wee Super Bowl

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The undefeated Inglewood Jets, Pee-Wee division, won the OCJAAF Super Bowl against the Irvine Chargers with a final score of 40-0.  With the support of family and friends in the stands, the Inglewood Jets secured the win despite temperatures in the low 60’s. Many of the players on the team attend school in the Inglewood Unified […]

City of Inglewood Planning Commissioner set to run for West Basin Water Board

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2UrbanGirls is happy to see Inglewood native, Darius Leevy, running for West Basin Municipal Water District.  He is currently the appointed District 1 Planning Commissioner for the City of Inglewood.  As current West Basin representative Gloria D. Gray makes her bid for the 62nd Assembly District, it is refreshing to see another young African-American male stepping […]

Sebastian Ridley-Thomas, in his own words

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As we enter the final stretch of the State Assembly race for the 54th district, it is imperative to hear from Sebastian Ridley-Thomas, in his own words, why he is a qualified candidate to hold the position he is seeking. Read for yourself.

City of Inglewood receives $7 million in unused funds from LAWA

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Congratulations to the residents of Inglewood.  On November 14, 2013, LAWA announced Resolution No. 25271 which authorized the release of $7 million in unused funds.  It appears that due to the long-term mismanagement of RSI, by previous Inglewood mayors, LAWA halted distribution of the funds.  With a new plan in place to ensure the homes would […]


Blind Item: Inglewood Unified School District

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It appears a recently hired elementary school principal may soon be vacating her post.  Apparently she has received notice she is good to go to make a run for public office.  Hopefully IUSD funds aren’t being used to train parents to volunteer on her impending campaign.  After reading the Inglewood FCMAT report, can you blame […]

The Showdown at the City of Los Angeles Board of Public Works

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Today’s long-awaited Board of Public Works meeting centered around the recommendation to award a contract for the Hyperion Treatment Plant Digester Gas Utilization Project (DGUF) in the amount of $227 million dollars. 

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