Author: Emilie St. John

Emile St. John is a freelance journalist for 2UrbanGirls.com and a contributing writer for the Los Angeles Wave newspaper.

By: Emilie St. John INGLEWOOD, Calif. – Inglewood Police Chief Mark Fronterotta continues to recover after being hospitalized last month after suffering an “intracranial hemorrhage” around Jan, 13. Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts Jr. continued to provide periodic updates on the chief’s condition noting Fronterotta made it out of the…

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INGLEWOOD, Calif. – A new housing development has broken ground in the unincorporated area of Inglewood. Los Angeles-based design firm JZA Architecture in partnership with developer TRG Investments have begun construction on Noxwood Apartments, a 10-unit multifamily community located in Lennox. The project is expected to be completed in the…

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By: Emilie St. John Inglewood voters in District 1 will vote for their representative after Councilman George Dotson failed to secure over 50% of the vote to avoid a runoff during the Nov. 8 election. Inglewood residents have always believed that Dotson was a pawn for Inglewood Mayor James T.…

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The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority has announced plans to generate revenue by placing nearly 100 digital billboards throughout the Los Angeles area that critics find harmful to drivers. The agency’s transit communications and advertising program, approved last week by Metro’s board of directors, would bring digital signs to…

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COMPTON, Calif. – A suspect suffered non-life threatening injuries Tuesday during an exchange of gunfire with deputies in Compton, authorities said. The shooting occurred about 10:30 a.m. near Compton and Redondo Beach boulevards, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reported. No deputies were injured. Deputies conducting an operation involving a…

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COMPTON, Calif. – A bridge that takes travelers off the westbound 91 freeway into Compton has been closed for a couple of years. Since the closure the earth under it continues to erode at what appears to be dangerous levels. According to Compton Mayor Emma Sharif the bridge closed in…

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INGLEWOOD, Calif. – The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority conducted its annual count of the homeless last week and staff from the Los Angeles Times tagged along with the city of Inglewood’s homeless coordinator who gave them some rather odd instructions. Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts Jr. has repeatedly insisted…

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