Category Archives: Inglewood

School board candidates support Inglewood initiative

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The Citizens for Revitalizing the City of Champions are in full campaign mode.  After submitting nearly 22,000 signatures to the Inglewood City Clerk’s office, the initiative should hit the ballot in June.  To put this in perspective, last November the city held elections, and 28% of the registered voters cast approx.16,000 votes. The campaign has […]

Congresswoman Maxine Waters announcing new RSI funding for Inglewood Residents

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More than $40 million in subsidies are available for Inglewood residents near Los Angeles International Airport who want to soundproof their homes, city officials and Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Los Angeles, said today.

City of Inglewood at the Crossroads

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I read an interesting op-ed titled “Can Inglewood survive the NFL and gentrification?”  It was written by Erin Aubry Kaplan, a familiar writer from Inglewood, CA.  Her father Larry previously served as a board member for the Inglewood Unified School District (IUSD).  She has a long history of being critical of the city and this […]

2 Urban Girls 2014 Year in Review

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2014 has been a great year for the website. This blog was created to make an impact on the community and we have exceeded our goal in every way possible. We are especially thankful to you, the readers, for assisting us.


City of Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts Jr. begins 2nd term

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City of Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts Jr. was sworn in today, to begin his new term, as the city’s mayor.  After securing nearly 84% of the vote, Mayor Butts is excited to continue on his mission of #InglewoodRising.

#ICYMI #Inglewood .@MayorButts on the #KDAYCommunity Show

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On Tuesday, November 4th, Inglewood residents went to the polls and overwhelmingly re-elected Mayor James T. Butts Jr. to his 2nd term as Mayor of the City of Inglewood.  Butts received nearly 84% of the vote, which was a historic feat.  His twitter slogans,#InglewoodRising and #InglewoodRises, are reminders to his followers that the city is […]

Autumn Burke elected to the 62nd Assembly District

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Autumn Burke is our new Assembly member for the 62nd District.  Autumn captured 75% of the vote to replace termed out Asm. Steve Bradford.  Autumn is the daughter of South Los Angeles political icon, Yvonne Brathwaite-Burke.

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