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My Endorsements for November 4

Written by Thursday, October 30, 2014
On Tuesday, Nov. 4th, Inglewood voters will decide a number of important races at the local and state levels. Do you know who and what you will vote for? Here are my picks for candidates either seeking office or re-election: Mayor James Butts. There is so much to say about Mayor Butts. He has my endorsement because of his positive vision and ability to carry it out. In the three years that he has been Mayor of Inglewood, the city has seen an historic drop in crime, the highest increase in new development and planned projects, and a council that…

Halloween With Love

Written by Thursday, October 30, 2014
On the grounds of one of Inglewood’s most renowned educational institutions, Wilder’s Preparatory Academy Charter School held its annual Harvest Festival in celebration of Halloween. Chief Executive Officer of Wilder’s Prep, Mrs. Ramona Wilder said, “Today’s event represents a very rich history of our harvest festival. It is a day that we get together, the parents, the students, the teachers, the faculty, and we celebrate Halloween. We come in costumes, we have plenty of games,…
With crime down 39 percent, property values up 40 percent and the Forum re-opened, Inglewood voters are poised to re-elect their mayor James Butts to a second term in office come Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 4. Citing his unparalleled record of public service and commitment to moving Inglewood forward, throughout this election season voters have shown strong support for Butts’ re-election. “The Mayor has reduced the city’s deficit tremendously and renewed Inglewood’s reputation,” explained…
After heartfelt testimony from residents and environmental advocates calling for the revitalization of an 8-mile stretch of blighted, abandoned railway in South Los Angeles, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors has voted to allocate $2.8 million for pre-construction activities, including architectural design work and environmental studies. By acting on a motion by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, who has championed the project for more than two years, Metro catapulted Rail to River, a plan to convert…
Citing concerns from airport police officers, flight attendants, nurses and many others, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-Inglewood) met with LAX officials on Tuesday to discuss and review what is being done to keep passengers safe from the Ebola virus. Waters requested a meeting in a letter to Los Angeles World Airports Executive Director Gina Marie Lindsey last week. “There is growing concern in the community about the threat that Ebola poses to public health. Organizations representing…

What if . . .

Written by Thursday, October 30, 2014
I’m back from my sister’s wedding in New Orleans. While there, I took in as much of the city as possible during last-minute wedding preparations and the open house for out-of-town guests. As I noticed various things, I thought, “What if we brought some of these things to Inglewood”? The first thing I noticed in the French Quarter, the Marigny, and in several strictly residential neighborhoods, is that there is very little trash blowing around…

Save the Postal Service

Written by Thursday, October 23, 2014
As soon as Midterm Elections are over, America will shift its focus to the holidays. Lost in the hustle and bustle of the season, will be some important issues that most won’t think about. This is just the way many in the GOP want it, because on January 5, 2015, one of our most important services will be diminished-again. The U.S. Postal Service is under attack, and this time, there is a threat that 15,000 workers will lose their jobs. The USPS is slated to further lower service standards, Overnight mail could become a thing of the past. The sad…

City Yard Sale, a Huge Success

Written by Thursday, October 23, 2014
Clear skies, music, and the former Wal-Mart parking lot created the perfect ambiance to house an array of local vendors for the City’s annual Yard Sale event this past Saturday. There was literally something for everybody, TV’s, computers, tiny motorcycles, tons of clothes, art, antiques, collectibles. You name it, somebody had it, and at a good price as well. I drifted through the different vendors of family and friends, all of whom had to be…

The ‘Politics’ of Ebola

Written by Thursday, October 23, 2014
Midterm Elections are fanning the flames of fear, panic and pandemonium over the Ebola epidemic. So here are the medical facts, politics aside. Ebola has claimed the lives of some 4,500 victims, mostly in Western African nations of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. In the U.S., politicians are calling for flight bans and blaming President Barack Obama for the spread of the disease According to CNN, as of Oct. 17, 2014, “eight confirmed cases of…
At a press conference at the Forum on Oct. 16, Mayor James T. Butts announced that Inglewood has been officially selected to participate in the Special Olympics World Games Host Town program from July 21 – 24, 2015. Before the Special Olympics World Games begin on July 25, 2015, more than 7,000 athletes from 177 countries will be welcomed to Southern California through the Host Town program. As many as one hundred communities from San…
Remarks about safety in Inglewood made to a radio station has created embarrassment and prompted an apology from state-appointed trustee of the Inglewood Unified School District, Dr. Don Brann. Remarks form his radio interview with KPCC painted Inglewood as unsafe, and justification behind a 6-figure annual security detail. He told the station last month, “I don’t want to get hurt here. I don’t know enough about present-day Inglewood to know how good the chances are…
(CNN) -- A Texas hospital health worker who may have handled Thomas Eric Duncan's fluid samples has been quarantined on a cruise ship in Belize -- another reminder of the widespread fears of the deadly virus. Though the employee did not have direct contact with Duncan, he or she "may have had contact with his specimen," the U.S. State Department said Friday. A doctor at the cruise ship has declared the worker symptom-free and in…

My Friend Harold

Written by Thursday, October 16, 2014
On Friday, folks from L.A to Louisiana will say goodbye to Harold Hambrick, President of the Los Angeles Black Business Expo (LABBX). He is a hard act to follow. My “brother from another mother,” Harold and I were born on the same day, in the same hospital in New Orleans, but different years. We often celebrated our joint birthdays, played golf together, did business together and supported each other’s dreams. He was a real stand-up guy, who always wanted the best for everyone. A longtime friend and supporter of Inglewood Today, Harold was instrumental in driving new advertisers to our…

Turning The Corner

Written by Thursday, October 16, 2014
The economic recession is said to be nothing more now than a moment in American history. As Americans pick up the pieces of the homes they’ve lost, complete insulting personality tests to determine if they possess the IQ to push shopping carts around Wal-Mart parking lots, and extinguish their third and final extensions on unemployment benefits, the Boomers find themselves having to return to school and find roommates, while the Millennials find themselves choosing to…

Harold Hambrick Passes at 71

Written by Thursday, October 16, 2014
“Harold Hambrick, Jr., Community Treasure.” This is just one of the phrases used to describe the remarkable man widely known for the Los Angeles Black Business Expo (LABBX). It is the epitome of who Harold was to those who knew him and benefited from his enormous heart. The official obituary, published on the front page of www.blackbusinessexpo.com, highlights the life of the visionary leader with a passion for all things African American, business and community.…

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