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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 »
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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 »
Thompson Dedicates Time and Talents to Uplifting Compton
October 14, 2021
Andrew “Harley-Drew” Thompson, the owner of Screamin Eagles Services, and his staff of 12 clean up illegal dumping and abandoned encampment sites around Compton. Also, he partners with a local Harley-Davidson dealer to present free workshops for youth to learn about motorcycle riding, care and upkeep and hosts sessions to train young people about heavy-duty truck operations. ... read more »
New Law Prohibits Cemetery Abandonment and Brings Justice to Grieving Families
October 14, 2021
AB 651 addresses an issue that was highlighted by the deplorable conditions at one of the oldest cemeteries in Los Angeles County ... read more »
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Compton Community College District 2021-2022 Final Budget Approved
October 7, 2021
At its regular meeting on September 7, 2021, the Compton Community College District (CCCD) Board of Trustees approved the 2021-2022 CCCD Final Budget. The 2021-2022 Final Budget may be viewed online: ... ... read more »
Compton Community College District Publishes Redistricting Action Plan; Applications Being Accepted for Redistricting Committee
September 27, 2021
The Compton Community College District (CCCD) recently published its redistricting action plan as part of a public process to review and modify the elected trustee area boundaries. Every 10 years, local community colleges, city councils, and other local agencies must adjust their elected trustee area boundaries in order to equalize the population. Currently, trustees in the CCCD must live in the trustee area they represent. Residents vote by “trustee area,” whereas, they may only vote for candidates who reside in their specific trustee area. ... read more »
Anthony ‘AJ’ Johnson (February 1, 1966 – September 6, 2021) – rest in hilarious power
September 23, 2021
Anthony “AJ” Johnson — best known for his scene-stealing character, Ezal in the hit “Friday” comedy franchise—has passed away. He was 55 and the news of his passing was confirmed by his rep, LyNea Bell with the performer’s nephew telling TMZ (TMZ ) that his uncle was found unconscious in a Los Angeles store earlier in September. He was rushed to an emergency room where he was pronounced dead. The cause of death has not been disclosed at press time. ... read more »
Man Killed in Compton Shooting ID’d
September 13, 2021
  Deputies were sent to Gateway Drive and Greenleaf Boulevard regarding an assault with a deadly weapon at about 3 a.m. Saturday, and found Wilder- Jackson suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the upper body, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. He was pronounced dead at the scene. ... read more »
New Destination Guide Lists Tourists Spots in South L.A.
September 9, 2021
The Watts Tower, Magic Johnson Park and Leimert Park Village are among the attractions highlighted in the new destination guide published by the Los Angeles South Chamber of Commerce (LASCC). ... read more »
A Day of Celebration in Compton at Lifeline Education Charter School ‘s Summer Bridge Program Graduation and Special Outdoor Products Backpack Giveaway
July 29, 2021
A day of celebration as Lifeline Education Charter School presented its Summer Bridge Program Graduation and Outdoor Products Backpack Giveaway recently in Compton, CA. ... read more »
PVJOBS AMONG 56 NONPROFITS RECOGNIZED BY L.A. SUPER BOWL HOST COMMITTEE AS ‘UNSUNG HEROES’ IN LEAD UP TO SUPER BOWL LVI
July 22, 2021
In its journey to Super Bowl LVI, the Los Angeles Super Bowl Host Committee has selected PVJOBS as part of the official Super Bowl LVI Legacy Program – Champions Live Here. PVJOBS is among a total of 56 local “Champion” organizations that were designated for the Super Bowl LVI Legacy Program. These “Champion” organizations will receive grants and marketing recognition to support their work that represent diverse focus areas, including youth engagement, workforce development and social justice across the Los Angeles region. ... read more »
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