Author: 2UrbanGirls

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John Perez, 44, speaker of the California Assembly, and representative of District 53, dated Hollywood funeral director Tyler Cassity between 2011 and 2012.  During that time he was aware of a $600million fraud investigation into Mr Cassity’s family’s companies, according to the San Diego Union Tribune. The politician even convinced state bigwigs …

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City of Inglewood councilman George Dotson previously held the title of Planning Commissioner since the days of Edward Vincent Jr. being the mayor.  Dotson was elected to the dais on Tuesday, June 11, 2013.  Here is video of the recently elected councilman two months after he was elected. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=vK5pB7kY08E&feature=youtu.be

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Students at various schools are still complaining about the food being served in the lunch room. A recent article stated the district received a grant to have better foods, but clearly that is not the case when Gold Star food trucks continue to drop off food to the area campuses.…

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The Los Cerritos Newspaper Group is reporting that Water Replenishment Board of Director, Rob Katherman, has confirmed his involvement in a PAC who helped elect members to the Central Basin Municipal Water District.

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Asset Forfeiture Funds (AFF) are monies that are obtained through the selling of individuals personal property, that is confiscated by the state pursuant to the law. AFF proceeds are to be used for police services only. Establishing awards for victims of violence, upgrading of police radio equipment and obtaining gang injunctions. Its…

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The City of Inglewood has partnered with the South Bay Workforce Investment Board (SBWIB) to open a Teen Center in Inglewood. This is the second Teen Center sponsored in part by the SBWIB, with the first center opening in nearby Hawthorne back in 2008. Inglewood residents were happy their city was selected…

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Dear Parent or Guardian: One of the most important actions you can take to help your children and the educational programs at IUSD is to submit a meal application at the start of each school year. Your children may be eligible for free or reduced-price meals.

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As the Senate is about to take up Assembly member Isadore Hall’s, D-Compton, resolution to rename a portion of the San Francisco Bay Bridge after former city mayor, Willie Brown, is meeting strong opposition from the county supervisors stating:

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