IUSD Board Meeting Update

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Inglewood Unified School District (IUSD) held the 1st meeting of the upcoming 2012-2013 school year last night.  Board members where in closed session until around 8:15pm discussing closed items.   Those in attendance where primarily IUSD employees: nutrition workers, purchasing staff and the custodians.  Seeing the IUSD School Police present wasn’t out the ordinary, since they are there to […]


Inglewood Unified School District Upcoming Meetings

Aug. 22nd @ 7pm (School Board) Sept. 10th @ 6:30pm (Superintendents Parent Advisory) All meetings are held in the District Board Room @ 401 S. Inglewood Ave. 90301

IUSD Warns of Looming State Takeover

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Last night I attended the Superintendent’s Parent Advisory Meeting at Inglewood Unified School District Headquarters.  The Superintendents Parent Advisory Meeting is held monthly as a opportunity for individual school sites to sit down, and discuss openly with the Superintendent, the state of the district.  This meeting centered around the possible State takeover of IUSD.  As you […]

Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Face Sept. 6th Deadline to Close

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There has much discussion on the validity of medical marijuana prescriptions.  With these prescriptions, one can walk into a store front dispensary to purchase.  However, the City of LA has passed an ordinance, with a unanimous 14-0 vote, that will ultimately effect over 700 businesses.  The new ordinance passed last month and the City has begun issuing letters citing a […]

St. Bernards’s Varsity Football Program Eliminated

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Citing the departure of varsity head football coach  Larry Muno along with several student athletes transferring out of the school, St. Bernard’s High School was left with no choice but to suspend the Varsity Football team.  The coach resigned in large part due to financial aid being cut to the students along with Muno having to raise […]

Conviction Overturned for Omar Bradley

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 This week Compton made news again.  Omar Bradley was exonerated by the California Court of Appeals when they overturned his 2004 conviction for misappropriating public funds.  Bradley has maintained his innocence from day one.  In my opinion, this is sign to all who have watched this case, that giving up is never an option.  When […]

Former City Council Members Found Guilty

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Fernando Pedroza and Louis Byrd have been found guilty of misappropriating public funds and for abusing city credit cards.  While serving the City of Lynwood, between 1998-2003, prosecutor Hassett describes their actions as “hijacking” the public funds by increasing their salaries, holding frivolous meetings and abusing their credit cards.

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