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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.

State administrators allowed Inglewood Unified to be out of compliance with state requirements

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July 1, 2013, Governor Jerry Brown signed a trailer bill called Assembly Bill 86.  AB 86 allowed retirees, who were appointed by the state to lead trouble school districts, would still be allowed to collect both their full pension and a six figure salary.  Dr. Don Brann was the only person in the state of California […]


Asm. Autumn Burke sponsors insurance bill that could hurt consumers

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A California bill up for an Assembly committee hearing Wednesday would allow methodologically ludicrous insurer surveys to count as a “good faith” effort to determine a labor rate.  Assembly Bill 1679 essentially gives a stamp of approval to all of the bad behavior the California Department of Insurance recently sought to check.


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Melendez Calls on Attorney General to Investigate Political ‘Quid Pro Quo’ in Passage of Gas Tax

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Assemblywoman Melissa A. Melendez (R-Lake Elsinore) sent an official letter to California State Attorney General Xavier Becerra calling for an investigation of apparent quid pro quo-inspired vote trading, in order to pass Senate Bill 1, possibly violating several state and federal laws.


Popular Mid-City venue set to reopen

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Los Angeles residents mourned the loss of a popular roller skating rink back in the summer of 2013.  Citing parent company AMF Bowling Center’s 2012 bankruptcy filing, leases at the property were not renewed for either the bowling alley or the skating rink.  Until now.  A simple social media post on Instagram has alerted Los […]


Compton Elections: Unofficial Results

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Compton residents are a gluton for punishment.  Despite the city’s woes: $3.7 million missing taxpayer dollars, Compton’s declaration of a fiscal emergency, lack of enforcement of the city charter/municipal code and no new development in the city, residents are poised to re-elect the very same leadership they so tirelessly complain about on social media.  Here […]


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Does newly declared #BOE candidate have capacity to fundraise successfully

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Board of Equalization District 3 will have new representation in 2018.  With the June 2018 election fifteen months away, projected  front runner Scott Svonkin has already began lining up endorsements and campaign war chest.  Scott Svonkin currently serves as a trustee for the LA Community College District.


Event: Los Angeles Stadium Community Update

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What is the latest and greatest at the site formerly known as Hollywood Park racetrack? Are you looking for contract opportunities?  You are invited to the next community meeting taking place this week in Inglewood, CA.


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