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.

All of this started in approximately November 2020 after I was invited to an interview about water contamination in our local water supply by a local progressive journalist. His name is Rodolfo Cortez-Barragan. He was interested in interviewing me about AB 756 a bill recently passed by the California legislature…

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Sheriff Alex Villanueva made an appearance at various National Night Out celebrations including the city of Compton. National Night Out is an annual event that brings the community and law enforcement together and is celebrated nationwide. Facebook/Compton Sheriff’s Station The Sheriff’s department and the City’s previous mayor were at odds…

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Nov. 11, 2022 through Jan. 8, 2023Special shows, like a holiday-themed “World of Color,” decorations, and treats will festoon both Disneyland park and Disney California Adventure Disneyland Resort will once again transform into The Merriest Place on Earth for the holiday season, Nov. 11, 2022, through Jan. 8, 2023! I, for…

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The South Bay Cities Council of Governments and the CivicSpark AmeriCorps program are seeking emerging professionals who want to gain real-world experience, launch a social purpose career, and make a lasting impact in communities! There are fellowship openings for Climate Action projects. The Fellow will engage with key stakeholders and help agencies…

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LOS ANGELES – A Corona man pleaded guilty today to federal criminal charges in connection with a scheme to submit false loan applications that brought him more than $6.6 million in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) funds.            Muhammad Noor Ul Ain Atta, 39, pleaded guilty to…

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The Wildfire Response and Drought Resiliency Act encompasses over 50 proposals aimed at protections against wildfires and droughts and mitigation efforts for communities impacted by climate disasters WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán’s (CA-44) Climate Justice Grants Act to support community driven climate solutions in environmental justice communities was passed by…

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