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Compton Community College District Publishes Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee Annual Report
October 18, 2018
As outlined in its bylaws, the committee has met on a regular basis to review expenditures, tour campus renovations, and ask questions. The 2016-2017 Annual Report documents the results of these activities and serves to fulfill the basic tenets of the Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee’s charter.  ... read more »
10-time GRAMMY® Award Winner, Chaka Khan, Selected As 2019 Tournament of Roses® Grand Marshal
October 18, 2018
Singer, songwriter, and philanthropist Chaka Khan was announced today as the 2019 Grand Marshal by Tournament of Roses® President Gerald Freeny. Chaka will ride in the 130th Rose Parade® presented by Honda, themed “The Melody of Life” and join in the pre-game celebration of the 105th Rose Bowl Game® presented by Northwestern Mutual both are held on January 1, 2019. As an added bonus for millions of viewers around the world, Chaka is scheduled to perform in the parade’s Opening Spectacular.  ... read more »
Councilmember Harris-Dawson brings 1,000 job openings to South L.A.
October 18, 2018
During the event, hundreds of residents who attended had access to 40 employers and several were offered jobs on the spot. ... read more »
Behind the Taste of Soul: Meet the Chairs, Co-Chairs, Sponsors & Partners Who Continue to Make the Taste of Soul Family a Success 
October 18, 2018
For 12 years in a row, Taste of Soul has continued to provide all things soulful and be an economic driver in the Black community because of the chairs, co-chairs, partners and sponsors who support the event and its mission.      ... read more »
CRCD Enterprises Opens New South Los Angeles Facility 
October 18, 2018
New center will enable local youth to gain valuable job-training skills  ... read more »
Community Policing Conference Discusses Bias in News Media Reporting
October 18, 2018
The day of dialogue brought together elected officials, community members, law enforcement, criminal justice professionals, academics and the media to discuss the future of policing in Los Angeles County. ... read more »
Report Reveals Disturbing Gap Between Cost of Living and Actual Wages in L.A.
October 18, 2018
A recent report by the USC Price Center for Social Innovation revealed that Los Angeles’ job market may not be sustainable under an ever increasing affordable housing crisis. The city’s fastest growing industries, including healthcare, food service and technical services are hurting, said researchers, because workers cannot afford to live in the L.A. area. High living costs are forcing longer commutes, making it harder to recruit and retain workers. ... read more »
Los Angeles County “Weekend to End Homelessness” Takes Place October 19-21, 2018
October 18, 2018
This an unprecedented campaign designed to engage, educate and inspire L.A. County residents to get directly connected to their local homeless service providers ... read more »
Re-entry Construction Workers Honored
October 18, 2018
PVJOBS a South L.A. nonprofit that places members of the local at-risk community* in construction-related job ... read more »
Escuela Plus Students Participate in International Walk to School Day
October 18, 2018
Parents put away their car keys and the children walked, and rode their bikes or scooters to participate in this exciting event. ... read more »
County To Open Jobs Center for Women at Century Regional Detention Center 
October 18, 2018
Women jailed at Century Regional Detention Center should have a chance to learn skills for jobs in technology, building trades, culinary arts and other growth industries, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted today.  ... read more »
Artist Melanie Fiona Brings the Vocal Sounds of Healing R&B Music to the Hyundai Soundstage  
October 18, 2018
In 2009, Melanie Fiona released her debut single “Give It to Me Right” which became the staple R&B song for all women who were in relationships or leaving from a romantic relationship. Nine years later, Fiona is still producing some of the greatest R&B hits. However this time, she is sharing her music with 350,000 people on the Hyundai Soundstage during the 13th annual Taste of Soul Family Festival.   ... read more »
Thurmond Plans to Bring California Schools Back to the Top 
October 18, 2018
Thurmond is running for State Superintendent for Public Instruction because he believes that every child should get the education they need to realize their potential. ... read more »
Gerald Freeny Selects 10-Time Grammy Award Winner Chaka Khan 2019 Tournament of Roses Grand Marshal
October 17, 2018
Photo caption; 2019 Tournament of Roses Grand Marshal Chaka Khan PASADENA, Calif.  – Singer, songwriter, and philanthropist Chaka Khan was announced today as the 2019 Grand Marshal by Tournament of Roses® President Gerald Freeny. ... read more »
Tournament of Roses 2019 Royal Court Selected
October 12, 2018
The Tournament of Roses® announced the seven members of the 2019 Royal Court.  Applicants from 24 Pasadena area schools participated in the interview process. Volunteer members of the Tournament of Roses’ Queen and Court Committee made its selections based on a number of criteria including public speaking ability, academic achievement, youth leadership, and community and school involvement. ... read more »

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