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‘Girlz ‘N the Hood’ Recounts Growing Up in South Central L.A.
April 28, 2022
“Girlz ‘N the Hood: A Memoir of Mama in South Central Los Angeles” is written by award-winning author, journalist, and college professor, Dr. Mary Hill-Wagner, and tells the story about the author’s experiences growing up in Compton, CA, with a undeniably strong, single mother of eleven children. ... read more »
LA County Library Reading Machine Enriches the Minds of Juniorversity Children through ‘Storytime’
April 28, 2022
Juniorversity is an early childcare center located in the city of Compton. Their tagline is, “Where Learning and Growing Go Hand-in-Hand," and owner/director, Gwendolyn Crews, is making sure that her childcare center lives up to that slogan. As part of the curriculum, library volunteers from LA County Library Reading Machine come out every other Friday to Juniorversity to read to the children in the form of "Storytime” implementing both literacy and S.T.E.A.M. ... read more »
Community Health Centers Offer Safe, Affordable Care Right in South L.A.
April 27, 2022
With clinics all over South Los Angeles, Inglewood, Compton and more, the Southside Coalition of Community Health Centers raises a unified voice for the health care needs of South Los Angeles.  ... read more »
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The Hidden Genius Project Partners With The Compton Girls Club for STEAM Program
March 30, 2022
The Hidden Genius Project partnered with the Compton Girls Club for eight weeks to enrich STEAM programming for girls and non-binary youth from undeserved communities. On Saturday, ... read more »
Barragán’s Vote for Omnibus Bill will Fund $7,535,000 in Local Projects
March 17, 2022
Rep. Nanette Barragán (D-Harbor City) voted to pass government funding legislation on March 9. The bill’s transformative investments will help working families with the cost of living, create American jobs, and support the vulnerable. ... read more »
Inglewood Artist Highlights the Strength of Community in New Revolt TV Series, ‘In a Session’
March 12, 2022
“In a Session,” premieres on Revolt TV March 18. The show is an invitation to join locally sourced artists on their journey to being discovered. ... read more »
A Plant Paradise for Kids in Compton
February 24, 2022
Marquis Mitchell, founder and president of Souljas Progression, Inc. and Sandee Taylor, meditation coach, together run a non-profit afterschool gardening program for elementary and middle school-aged students at Optimal Christian Academy in Compton.  ... read more »
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Living Local Legend: Dr. Saul Lankster, First Black Firefighter in Compton
February 16, 2022
Dr. Saul E. Lankster II created a benchmark in American history. He became the first Black Firefighter in Compton, California. Today, Dr. Lankster continues to lift while he climbs as a National University (NU) Associate Faculty member that focuses on the progression of criminal justice. ... read more »
Rhambo Earns Recommendation of LA Co. Dem Party Endorsement CMTE in Sheriff’s Race
December 23, 2021
In a powerful demonstration of his extensive grassroots support from L.A. County Democrats in the race for Los Angeles County Sheriff,  LAX Police Chief Cecil Rhambo was formally notified by the Los Angeles County Democratic Party (LACDP) that he earned a recommendation for endorsement from the Screening and Early Endorsement Recommendation (SEER) Committee. ... read more »
Enough is Enough.
December 15, 2021
The campaign circus has arrived. Last week, the campaign of L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva disseminated at best — misleading — and at worst — flat out lies about the Black Chief of Police at LAX Airport, Cecil Rhambo, who is running to defeat him in next year's election for Sheriff. ... read more »
Investigation Continuing Into Killing of Rapper in Inglewood
December 10, 2021
The investigation was continuing today into the killing of Compton rapper Slim 400, who was gunned down in Inglewood. The shooting was reported about 8 p.m. Wednesday at Manchester Boulevard and Seventh Avenue. ... read more »
Man Taken Into Custody Following Barricade in Compton
December 3, 2021
An armed man wanted for assault was taken into custody today after a barricade of several hours in Compton, authorities said. The standoff began about 3:30 a.m. in the 12800 Block of South Manette Place, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. ... read more »
King Richard’ Wins a Miami Film Fest Audience Award
November 18, 2021
King Richard has won the coveted Miami International Film Festival GEMS 2021 Audience Award, and it’s no wonder. It’s a crowd-pleaser! ... read more »
Associate Pastor Shot to Death at Compton Intersection
October 25, 2021
A 65-year-old associate pastor of a local Christian church was shot to death in a possible gang-related attack yesterday at an intersection in Compton, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. The shooting happened about 11:50 a.m. in the 1000 block of Compton Boulevard, the LASD reported. Deputies responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call, Deputy Juanita Navarro-Suarez said. ... read more »

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