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Former mayor works for law firm writing cannabis ordinances attached to federal probe

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City of Adelanto Mayor Pro-Tem Jermaine Wright has been arrested on bribery charges stemming from a cannabis ordinance the city expanded in December 2016. He allegedly received payments through a third-party to pass a cannabis ordinance and another to burn down his restaurant.  The Foxx Firm wrote the cannabis ordinance where former Hawthorne Mayor Chris […]


Black students at Cornell University want “real” Blacks recruited to the Ivy League school

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Is this considered a form of racism or nah?  Cornell University’s Black Students United demanded the university start recruiting more black American students because the campus has too many African and Caribbean students.  Huh?  Shouldn’t a group called “Black Students United” unite with ALL Black students, without regard to country of origin?


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).


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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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 […]


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