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District Attorney files charges against mayor of Palmdale

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District Attorney Jackie Lacey has filed public corruption charges against Palmdale Mayor Jim Ledford.  Ledford was charged with illegally receiving more than $60,000 a year from local consultants and failing to publicly disclose the income on annual Form 700’s aka economic statements. Two consultants were also charged with embezzlement and misappropriation of public funds.


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Breaking News: Active shoooter on Dominguez High School Campus

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Reports are coming in there is an active shooter at Dominguez High School, located in the unincorporated area of Compton.  Will school police activate their arsenal of AR-15’s?  Teachers describing scene as “chaotic”.  Story still developing.


Bishop Turner is BACK!

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As a student attending St. Michael’s High School, I passed the Power of Love Ministry church daily on my way to school.  Bishop Turner is well known in the community for always giving back to the community.  He would hold his Doers Convention at LA Southwest College and would annually block off Manchester Blvd., directly […]


Where are they Now: Bludso’s BBQ

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Compton residents can rejoice! After abruptly closing, the Hub’s favorite BBQ joint is preparing to reopen under NEW MANAGEMENT.  The company’s co-founder, Damien Scroggins, has a new business partner and is in the process of reopening at its original location, under a new name.  That’s if Building and Safety and Planning departments stop placing roadblocks […]


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What is a ‘Joint Power Authority’

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The South Bay Cities Council of Governments (SBCCOG) is a joint powers authority of 16 cities and the County of Los Angeles that share the goal of maximizing the quality of life and productivity of our area.  They can also function on behalf of the cities they represent, without telling said city what they are […]


Is the Black Lives Matter movement falling apart

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Pasadena Now is reporting there is strife between Black Lives Matter Los Angeles and Pasadena chapters.  Specifically, a letter is circulating asking the founder of the Pasadena chapter to basically stay away from the Los Angeles members.


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Charles Co. unveils plans for shuttered Hawthorne Mall

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Article originally posted on DailyBreeze.com. Ambitious new plans unveiled this week would transform the hulking, abandoned Hawthorne Plaza mall from a ramshackle haven for feral cats and vagrants into a state-of-the-art place to shop, work and live.


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