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Study Finds: Attacks on Public Sector Unions Put Black Community at Risk
January 31, 2019
According to the report, “An Ongoing Demand for Los Angeles:  A Bright Future Requires Organizing More Black Public Sector Union Workers,” public sector jobs and unions that represent such employees contribute to the economic and social stability of the Black middle class in Los Angeles. ... read more »
Omega Psi Phi, Fraternity, Inc. Tau Tau Chapter
January 24, 2019
The Mighty Tau Tau, of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. will celebrate its 58thanniversary, on Saturday, February 2, 2019. That Tau Tau chapter was chartered on February 3, 1961 in the city of Compton, CA. Since its inception the Men of Omega have been beacons throughout Compton, and the surrounding areas, living out their cardinal principles of Manhood, Scholarship, Perseverance, and Uplift. ... read more »
NeighborhoodLIFT Program to Offer $25,000 Grants to Boost Homeownership for Angelenos
At a news conference, Wells Fargo, NeighborWorks® America and its network member, Neighborhood Housing Services of Los Angeles County will announce the expansion of a multi-million dollar collaboration to boost homeownership. The NeighborhoodLIFT® program will offer $25,000 down payment assistance grants and homebuyer education for eligible Los Angeles County homebuyers. The free NeighborhoodLIFT homebuyer event takes place Feb. 1-2 at Los Angeles Convention Center, and interested homebuyers can register to attend beginning January 14 at www.wellsfargo.com/lift.  ... read more / view event »
Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation Releases Its 2018 Dodgers RBI Impact Report: 5 Years Strong
December 28, 2018
Since 2014, LADF has invested $4 million in local communities, including Compton, East Los Angeles, Hawthorne, Inglewood, Long Beach, Lynwood, Northeast Los Angeles, South Los Angeles and Watts ... read more »
Watts-Willowbrook Conservatory and Youth Symphony Winter 2019 Session Begins!
The Watts-Willowbrook Conservatory (WWC) continues into its tenth year, serving youngsters from the South LA/Watts/Compton area. Beginners, intermediate and advanced students are welcome! (Ages 6 - 18)  Applications available on-line at: www.sappa.net ... read more / view event »
Compton Man Charged with Domestic Violence Murder of Wife
December 20, 2018
A 66-year-old man was charged today with killing his wife of more than 30 years by slitting her throat, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced.   ... read more »
Leslie Hale Makes History as First African American Female CEO of RLJ, Proving Business Isn’t a Man’s World
December 13, 2018
Recently, the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper spoke with Hale to discuss her new position and the changes she plans to implement within the company. ... read more »
The Time I Met President George H.W. Bush
December 13, 2018
During this week, as we all join in the natural reflection of the character, conviction, and contributions of our 41stPresident, George Herbert Walker Bush, I was reminded of the time when I had the honor of meeting that great man. ... read more »
Compton Congresswoman Barragán Elected Second Vice-Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus
December 6, 2018
Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán  (CA-44) was elected by her colleagues to serve as the Second Vice-Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus for the next Congress. ... read more »
Compton Centennial Football Returns With a Revamped Program
November 8, 2018
Centennial High School in Compton has rebuilt their football program with the hope to cultivate athletes and scholars. ... read more »
LA County Library Partners with Barbershop Books to Inspire Young Boys to Read
10 Barbershops Throughout South Los Angeles Will Have Books for Young Boys to Read to Encourage Literacy. ... read more / view event »
Everytable Opens Its Sixth Store in Compton
October 4, 2018
The Compton store, the largest Everytable store to date, gave away 500 meals last Wednesday. ... read more »
Compton Man Charged with Capital Murder of Stepfather and Stepsister
October 2, 2018
A Compton man was charged today with killing his 65-year-old stepfather and his 13-year-old stepsister, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced.  ... read more »
Compton Community College District Seeking Bid Proposals for  New Construction of Instructional Building #1
September 21, 2018
Through a Request for Proposal (RFP), the Compton Community College District (CCCD) is seeking Bid Proposals for the Contract for Work for Bid No. RFQ CCC-039: Instructional Building #1. ... read more »
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