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State Controller’s office quietly audits city of Compton

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City of Compton insiders have confirmed the State Controllers office is preparing to issue a final report on the city’s finances within weeks.  2UrbanGirls has received a copy of the preliminary report and City Manager Cecil Rhambo confirmed its authenticity.  Betty Yee’s office details a laundry list of issues with the city’s money, which tie […]


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City of Compton attempts to get their financial house in order

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The city of Compton is taking the first steps towards reestablishing the city’s credit rating.  Agenda item #9, on the January 9, 2018, council agenda, was for a contract totaling $850,000 to produce audits for FY’s 2013-2017.  It was also noted during the same council meeting that the finance department is short seven employees.


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A Tale of Two Tales: Sexual Assault vs Sexual Harrassment

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Black Los Angeles woke up today to a biased article written about a prominent community academic and community activist.  With the explosion of key male figures being charged with some form of sexual misconduct in the workplace, old allegations have resurfaced on the newly hired Executive Director (ED) of the Merv Dymally African American Political […]


Maywood City Councilmember settles with District Attorney’s office to avoid trial

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The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office has settled a civil lawsuit against former Maywood Councilman Sergio Calderon that alleged he held two public offices at the same time which violated state law.  The same charges the District Attorney’s office is seeking against the Mayor of Carson Albert Robles.


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Lavar Ball to start amateur Basketball League for players wanting to skip college

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The Bleacher Report is reporting on Lavar Ball’s intention to start the Junior Basketball Association for players to be paid for their participation vs playing in college for free.  


Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory Board prepares to report first findings to the public

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The Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory Board (RIPA) was created under former CA State Attorney General Kamala Harris as mandated under AB 953: The Racial and Identity Profiling Act of 2015. 


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Compton Councilman’s Annual Toy Giveaway helps over 1,500 kids

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Compton Councilman Isaac Galvan’s 5th Annual Toy Giveaway gave food and toys to over 1,500 Compton children.


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