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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.

Is the City of Carson in violation of a State Policy

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As the Senate is about to take up Assembly member Isadore Hall’s, D-Compton, resolution to rename a portion of the San Francisco Bay Bridge after former city mayor, Willie Brown, is meeting strong opposition from the county supervisors stating:

Press Release: City of LA backs Parks resolution regulating medicinal marijuana

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The States of Colorado and Washington grabbed headlines when voters legalized marijuana in 2012.  Seattle Police Department took it a step further, when at a recent marijuana festival, they passed out potato chips with advisories on them.  Today, the City of LA took steps to increase regulation of medicinal marijuana dispensaries by approving a resolution sponsored […]

Sandy Springs, GA privatized their city and cut spending in half

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Sandy Springs, GA has done what NO other city in the United States has done.  It has privatized the city, cutting their budget by 50%.  As pensions and retirement benefits haunt the cities, so does the amount of uncollected taxes and fees the residents can’t afford to pay.  If Detroit is  the model of a city […]

Lets…get bizzy…Arsenio Hall is BACK on TV Monday, Sept. 9th

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Anticipation is building for the return of the Arsenio Hall Show.  When the show ran from 1989 through 1994, visitors to his couch where a who’s who in entertainment.

Former mayor becomes Herbalife adviser

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Looks like Antonio Villaraigosa is a fan of Herbalife.  How many of you have seen countless before/after picutes saturating your Facebook feeds and/or Instagram timeline?  Does it entice you to try the products for yourself?

Would Pio Pico approve of this

Pio Pico is a prominent Latino in California’s history.  Pico was a first generation Californian whose parents immigrated from “New Spain” aka Mexico, and settled into San Diego.  Pio Pico was of Native American, Spanish and African ancestry due to his parents lineage.  YES, Pico was BLACK! 


What is Metro up to in Inglewood

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In a story first reported by Inglewood’s Morningside Park Chronicle then corroborated by Streetsblog LA, a reputable community blog based out of Los Angeles, it was revealed that Metro plans to erect a 30 ft wall along the Crenshaw/LAX line that will run through the City of Inglewood. 


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