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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.


LAPD Commissioner speaks with 2 Urban Girls

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Who is Steve Soboroff?  Up until two years ago, I had no clue who he was, nor did I need to know.  Two years ago was a pivotal moment in Los Angeles.  The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) took custody of two drones and Police Chief Charlie Beck applied for his second term as police […]


City of Lynwood approves marijuana cultivation

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Anthony Rendon’s Senate District just won the lottery.  In a 3-2 vote, the Lynwood city council has approved marijuana cultivation along the Alameda Corridor.  The catch is, the city is only allowing five businesses the right to hold a license.  Have those five already been identified?


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