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.

INGLEWOOD – Taste of Inglewood Jazz Festival is set to be a two-day affair August 6 and 7 from 11am – 7pm. The Permits & Licenses Committee will meet to approve the project, with the public able to call in to give comment on the approval. Taste of Inglewood is…

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LOS ANGELES – Two men were left dead today in separate shootings across South LA. The recent uptick in shootings in South LA have been heavily concentrated in the area represented by Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson, whose office is eerily quiet on the nearly daily shootings happening, many of which occur…

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LOS ANGELES – SHOTS FIRED! The Los Angeles Airport Police Union has finally released their support for Sheriff and it isn’t their boss. After careful consideration, the Los Angeles Airport Peace Officers Association (LAAPOA) Board of Directors has unanimously voted to endorse Alex Villanueva for re-election as the sheriff of…

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INGLEWOOD – Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts was scheduled to sit for a deposition this week but he won’t be attending. Sources share that the court reporters and videographer that were scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday, to take his deposition, were told to unblock their calendars. It is unclear if/why…

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INGLEWOOD – Legends Project Development was abruptly replaced by CAA Icon as the owner’s representative for the Intuit Dome, the Los Angeles Clippers’ new NBA arena under construction in Inglewood, California.. The move comes after an alleged audit of the $1.2 billion project. According to VenuesNow.com the Clippers confirmed the…

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INGLEWOOD – Inglewood parents continue to fight plans to close Warren Lane Elementary School in the city of Inglewood. Families in the Morningside Park area of Inglewood, held a community meeting April 23 which was attended by candidates up for re-election this year. The event was promoted by Taj Powell…

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INGLEWOOD – Nurses at Centinela Hospital Medical Center in Inglewood, Calif., will hold an informational picket on April 27 to protest chronic short staffing and the administration’s refusal to address RNs’ deep concerns about patient care and safe staffing, announced California Nurses Association/National Nurses United (CNA/NNU). “Every day, nurses are…

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LOS ANGELES – In politics the phrase “follow the money” is uttered when questionable situations arise when millions in taxpayer dollars are shelled out with little to nothing to show for it. In 2016, Los Angeles taxpayers overwhelmingly approved Measure HHH, a $1.2 billion bond, to address the rising homeless…

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McDonald’s alum turned platinum rapper, Lil Yachty, kicks off the celebration by surprising a restaurant team in his hometown of Atlanta LOS ANGELES – From thoughtful gestures like greeting customers with a song or paying for their order at the Drive Thru, to extraordinary actions like saving a choking customer’s life, McDonald’s crew members are constantly…

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INGLEWOOD – The Inglewood Police Department is requesting a one-year extension with Hawthorne Police Department, with the option for an additional year, for “high profile” events.   Inglewood initially approved an agreement with HPD July 14, 2021, for $500,000 with a police officer reimbursement rate of $85 / hour. The agreement calls…

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INGLEWOOD- NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is against expanding the league to 32 teams. For now. Citing “parity” amongst the leagues current owners, he believes the math doesn’t support decreasing revenue to increase the number of teams. If you expand, the way I think of the league, the 30 teams, there…

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LOS ANGELES – Sheriff’s deputies are continuing their investigation Saturday of the fatal shooting of a man in an unincorporated area of Florence-Firestone in Los Angeles. The shooting was reported at approximately 11 p.m. Friday in the 1400 block of East 77th Street, where deputies from the Century Sheriff’s Station…

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