Category Archives: Elections

Hawthorne elected officials are missing in action

Katrina Manning is a long-time Hawthorne resident and has run multiple times for Hawthorne city council.  Katrina has racked up many endorsements, however, it is troubling that none of the former and/or current city council members have endorsed her candidacy.  What’s up with that?

United Farm Workers’ Backing Floods Hall Campaign With More Momentum

Sen. Isadore Hall continues to receive endorsements from reputable organizations.  The latest being from the United Farm Workers, founded by Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta.  In announcing the organization’s endorsement of Senator Hall, United Farm Workers President Arturo Rodriguez released the following statement:


Investigation reveals Hawthorne mayoral candidate acted inappropriately with city staff

Alex Vargas has sat on the Hawthorne city council since 2009.  He was elected via a successful grassroots campaign that allowed him to become re-elected to a second term.  He is currently campaigning for mayor, on a platform of bringing transparency to Hawthorne residents.  What Vargas has failed to be transparent about is astonishing.  In […]

Meet Hawthorne city council candidate: Amie Shepard

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Amie Shepard wants your vote.   As a candidate for the upcoming election in Hawthorne, Tuesday, November 3rd, Amie says she is running to turn things around.  A realtor by trade, she is a long time resident of the city and is eager to join the dais.  2 Urban Girls had the opportunity to speak with […]

Hawthorne mayor caught telling the truth

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Whoop there it is.  It looks like the Hawthorne mayor is on the road to redemption.  After declaring he donated his mayoral stipend back to the city coffers, it was met with some skepticism.  Good news is, it appears Mayor Chris Brown is telling the truth.  A public records request has confirmed he has forfeited […]


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