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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.


Should I Pay to Play?

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So you have decided to start a business and need to get started.  The first step, beyond coming up with the idea, is writing your business plan.  Your business plan is the blueprint of how you will be running your business.  Although you can hire someone to do this for you, it is not ideal.  […]


How will Measure B affect Compton?

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 The City of Compton is home to approx. 100,000 residents living over an approx.  8 square miles.  The City is divided into four (4) districts with elections held every four years.  The City Charter states that elections are held at large, with residents able to vote for whomever they wish, regardless of the district they […]


Whats the 411: Is Frank McCourt Benefiting from Dodger Parking

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When Magic Johnson and his investment group announced their plans to purchase the struggling Los Angeles Dodgers, Angelenos were ecstatic.  Tickets sold out, Dodger gear sales increased and the countdown was on to opening day.  Where we more excited about Frank McCourt’s leaving?  His recent divorce woes put the Dodgers in a precarious position and […]


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