Author: 2UrbanGirls

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

LOS ANGELES – A man was found fatally shot Thursday in downtown Los Angeles. Officers responded around 3 a.m. to Figueroa Street and Washington Boulevard on reports of a man down in the street, Los Angeles Police Department Officer Melissa Podany said. The man was pronounced dead at the scene,…

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COMPTON – Some Compton residents went to their mailbox to find a nondescript envelope inside courtesy of former Mayor Aja Brown. The envelope contained a $10 bill and a one page document connecting the money to a previous online survey the receiver took through the Compton City Development Corporation led…

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INGLEWOOD – As Inglewood continues to scramble for loose change in the couch cushions, residents are steadily making their way back to the Main Library’s lecture hall to participate in the weekly city council meetings. This week the City’s enforcement of rental housing registration fees reopened old wounds pertaining to…

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INGLEWOOD – Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts Jr. continues to vigorously defend himself in a lawsuit filed by his ex-aide Melanie McDade. As McDade’s lawsuit continues to move at a snail’s pace, 2UrbanGirls has received two typed letters sent to her by her former paramour. The documents were included in…

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INGLEWOOD – The Inglewood City Attorney’s office has presented in excess of $1 million in legal fees with invoices dating back to November 2021. The warrant register on the May 3 regular city council agenda indicates the work isn’t attached to any specific department. Inglewood City Clerk Aisha Thompson has…

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by Maanvi Singh in Los Angeles WATTS – As the closing bell rings at Jordan high school, a cacophony of adolescent chatter nearly overpowers the mechanical noises that emanate from the metal recycling plant next door. Students hardly register the lustrous dust – laced with lead, chromium and other contaminants – that…

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