Author: 2UrbanGirls

2UrbanGirls has been cited in Daily Breeze, Daily News, Inglewood Today, Intersections South LA, KCRW, KPCC, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Wave, LA Weekly, LA Watts Times, Mercury News, New York Times, Orange County Register, Sports Illustrated, The Atlantic, and Washington Post. 2UrbanGirls has a recurring column, South of the 10, on CityWatchLA.

2UrbanGirls is hosting a focus group in response to the recent KPCC article, which describes in great detail, the unsanitary and unsafe conditions present within the Inglewood Unified School District (IUSD).  We are looking for participants to come together to create a community checklist of our issues, as parents, to…

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Inglewood Unified School District was taken over by the State of California in late 2012.  Since then, current State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tom Torlakson, has ducked and dodged Inglewood residents looking for answers.  The board moved into an “advisory” capacity and have turned their backs on the unions, who…

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Greetings!  There have been a couple of minor developments in a few of the lawsuits filed by former Long Beach police officers.  With multiple allegations of discrimination and harassment, it appears a federal judge is siding with the officers.

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According to the City of Long Beach website, they are the 2nd largest city in Los Angeles County.  With a police department of 800, Los Angeles County Sheriff candidate Jim McDonnell has served as the city’s Chief of Police since 2010.

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Looks like I’m going to have to start back following CityWatchLA on twitter.  I found Betty Pleasant’s latest article on their site and its dated from last week.  In my grandma’s words “hot damn”!  

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In an ongoing effort to keep abreast of sound proof insulation applications submitted by Inglewood Unified School District to Los Angeles World Airports, the Urban Girl has remained in contact with the Public Relations department.  The last updated we provided was in September 2013.

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In a press released issued by the Dist. Atty.’s office today, West Basin water board member Ron Smith has pleaded guilty to conflict of interest.  Arraignment for Smith’s two co-defendants, Robert Earl Katherman Jr. and his wife, Marilyn Katherman was postponed to Oct. 1.

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In December 2013 a total of 18 current and former L.A. County Sheriff deputies were arrested on ongoing investigations stemming from civil rights violations of inmates.  The jails had been under a federal investigation since 2011 and it came to light with a discovery of a cellphone.  Since the initial…

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