L.A. Clippers team with Learn Fresh for Math Hoops Tournament

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L.A. Clippers players Jawun Evans and Sindarius Thornwell participated in a Math Hoops Interactive Tournament at 122nd Street Elementary School in South Los Angeles. The L.A. Clippers in partnership with Learn Fresh hosted the tournament for students from Winnetka Elementary and 122nd Street Elementary.

City of Inglewood to hold Special Election

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The City of Inglewood will hold a Special Election this coming June.  If voters approve, all sitting members of the city council,  excluding Mayor James Butts, will add an additional year to their current term.  Council unanimously approved the request made by City Clerk Yvonne Horton during the regular city council meeting held January 30th. […]

107th Street Elementary School playground refurbished on behalf of the Yael & Scooter Braun Family Foundation

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Yael Cohen Braun wanted to make a contribution towards the 107th St Elementary School playground after meeting the schools principal through a mutual friend.  Braun began with a post on GoFundMe which blossomed into a coordinated effort with the Yael & Scooter Braun Family Foundation,  LA Clippers Guard Patrick Beverley and the Clippers Foundation after […]

Another City Controller bites the dust

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City of Compton residents can’t catch a break.  It is being reported by City Hall insiders that a key employee in the finance department walked off the job today. The department now has eight vacancies.


U.S. Treasurer appointed by President Nixon dies

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Ramona’s Food Group has reported the death of their founder Ramona Acosta Bañuelos.  Many aren’t familiar with Bañuelos being the nations first female AND Latina U.S. Treasurer.  The community knows her for her delicious Mexican food eateries, Ramona’s which is headquartered in Gardena, CA. 

Blake Griffin and the L.A. Clippers Foundation team up to provide LAUSD students with free eye exams & glasses

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“Glasses are COOL!” exclaimed Blake Griffin.  The L.A. Clippers Foundation and Blake Griffin have partnered with Vision to Learn to provide free eye exams and eyeglasses to students in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) who need them.  This partnership began in Inglewood Unified School District (IUSD), two years ago, under former state administrator […]


Follow up: City of Compton taxpayers subsidize 2015 State of the City

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Compton Mayor Aja Brown has held one state of the city, that we are aware of, since becoming mayor in 2013.  2UrbanGirls reported on the event costing $100 per person with checks made payable to the mayor’s non-profit Urban Vision CDC instead of the city’s Chamber of Commerce.  2UrbanGirls has received the final costs for […]


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