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Congresswoman Barragán Hosted Town Hall Meeting on Compton Potholes
May 3, 2019
Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44) hosted a community town hall regarding residents’ concerns over the growing number of potholes in Compton. During the town hall, Rep. Barragan questioned panelists from the state, county and city regarding funding sources, including Measure “P” and the progress of street repairs in Compton and Unincorporated Compton. Although street repairs are the responsibility of state and local officials, it is among the top issues reported to our office. As a result, constituents received some transparency on sources of funding and spending, and were also given the opportunity to ask questions about the status of repaving their roads. ... read more »
Follow up to ‘FBI Aims to Build Relationship with Los Angeles’ Black Community’
April 25, 2019
A few nights ago, I had a terrible nightmare. In my dream, a casual conversation with a law enforcement agent resulted in my employment as an informant. In desperation, I screamed, “Oh no, what have I done? Will I have to kill and sabotage my people now? Black Lives Matter help me! Please get me out of this mess.” ... read more »
Teen Celeb Skai Jackson Visits By LA School to Talk About Importance of Breakfast
March 29, 2019
Teen celebrity Skai Jackson, known for her role in Disney Channel’s original series “Jessie”and “Bunk’d,”visited the kindergarteners and 3rd graders of Dickison Elementary School in Compton with charity organization No Kid Hungry to talk about the importance of having a healthy breakfast. The children were so excited to meet Skai and share with her how, because of No Kid Hungry, they’re able to start their day off on the right foot - by having a delicious breakfast. Skai also played a fun game of breakfast trivia with the class and read a book to the students. ... read more »
Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation Partners With City Of Compton Parks & Recreation Department To Expand Youth Baseball And Softball To 360 Additional Participants This Year
March 29, 2019
2019 Dodgers RBI Program Will Serve 10,500 Youth Across 85 Locations With New Elements To Include College Preparation Workshops, Trauma Informed Coach Training, and Increased Law Enforcement Participation ... read more »
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
January 11, 2019
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 »
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!
December 28, 2018
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 »
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 »
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