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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).


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 […]


Compton was the American dream, is it still

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2 Urban Girls stumbled across a video which details the state of the city of Compton in 1971.  The video looks at the city from the lens of the newly elected Black leadership and whether they were able to stave off poverty in the Hub.  When Dr. Dre released his latest CD titled “Compton” residents were […]


Does recent arrests vindicate the former mayor of Compton

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A former member of the Compton Police Department (CPD) and his son were recently indicted on charges of drug trafficking and money laundering.  Former Compton Mayor Omar Bradley disbanded CPD due to numerous allegations of missing narcotics and guns from the Compton station.  Ironically, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office received an internal affairs […]


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Pastor Fred Price Jr. steps down over ‘personal misjudgements’

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The Christian Post is reporting that Fred Price Jr. shocked his flock and  announced his departure from the pulpit during last Sunday’s service.  This moves comes a little over eight years after his father, Dr. Frederick K.C. Price, handed him the reins of the 28,000-member Crenshaw Christian Center. Price Jr. cited “personal misjudgments” as the reason he […]


Is the Compton City Attorney contradicting himself

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Will the Compton City Attorney need his own lawyer?  Compton City Attorney Craig Cornwell has advised the mayor and council that they can begin spending proceeds from the recent passage of Measure P but his latest advice contradicts his impartial analysis he provided voters.


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Word on the Streets: Top executive to be transferred to another department

A top Compton City Hall executive is expected to be transferred to another department.  City Hall insiders share with 2 Urban Girls that former CRA director, now Successor Agency head, Kofi Sefa-Boakye, might be moved to the city’s housing department.  This alleged action comes at a time that the Successor Agency is hosting a community […]


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