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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.

Two candidates for state superintendent raise nearly $2 million

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Sarah Favot for LA School Report | August 7, 2017 The election is 10 months away, but the two candidates for the state superintendent of schools have together raised nearly $2 million.


Inglewood Assemblywoman appointed to CA Domestic Violence Advisory Council

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SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Autumn R. Burke was appointed today by California State Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon to serve as a member of the California Domestic Violence Advisory Council (DVAC).


Will L.A. County Sheriff Jim McDonnell lose his re-election bid

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Will L.A. County Sheriff Jim McDonnell find himself ousted in next years election?


Documentary: Killing at the Carwash

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Killing at the Carwash explores the shocking levels of gun crime in America by tracking one shooting in forensic detail.  Set against the backdrop of escalating gang violence in LA, first-time director Lindsey Mace investigates the murder of 19-year-old Tavin Price, who was shot four times for wearing the wrong colour shoes.


Former Congressional staffer caught taking bribes inside of Compton City Hall

A felon’s son was recently arrested for taking bribes inside of Compton City Hall.  Congresswoman Jahn Hahn abruptly closed her office and residents thought Michael Kimbrew transferred.  These events took place as the allegations against Kimbrew rippled through the Hub City starting in 2015.


Construction Job Training information: HireLAX Apprenticeship Readiness Program

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Apprenticeship Readiness Program (ARP) Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) has launched the HireLAX Apprenticeship Readiness Program in partnership with Los Angeles Trade Technical College, Los Angeles Southwest College, and the Los Angeles/Orange Counties Building and Construction Trades Council. The workforce development program will prepare local residents for skilled craft labor careers to support the $15 […]


LA County Sanitation employees file complaint with PERS

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By Steve Scauzillo, San Gabriel Valley Tribune POSTED: 07/31/17, 11:23 PM PDT | UPDATED: 2 HRS AGO About 450 professional employees working without a contract for the Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts have filed a complaint with the Public Employment Relations Board as part of an ongoing dispute over salaries and pension contributions.


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