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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 »
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 »
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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 »
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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 »
Emma Sharif Elected Mayor of Compton
June 3, 2021
In a runoff election held on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 Councilwoman Emma Sharif was elected Mayor of the City of Compton.  Sharif who defeated newcomer Christian Reynaga by almost 10% of the vote is replacing Mayor Aja Brown who after 8 years decided not to seek re-election. ... read more »
‘Two Distant Strangers’ Wins an Oscar- Watch the Trailer
May 13, 2021
'Two Distant Strangers' Wins an Oscar- Watch the Trailer ... read more / watch video »
COMPTON — ‘TWO DISTANT STRANGERS’ IN THE HISTORY BOOKS!
May 13, 2021
Compton’s Travon Free and the Six Feet Over team took home an Oscar stepping into the history books as the first African-American filmmaker to win in the live-action short category. ... read more »
Tanisha Hall Founder of White Hall Arts Academy Revamps HeARTBeats Virtual Arts Program for Virtual Classes Nationwide
April 1, 2021
As the nation continues to pivot to make room for pandemic safety precautions, the White Hall Arts Academy (WHAA) does its best to keep student learning and evolving through music. Relaunching its acclaimed Music4LA program, now called HeARTBeats Virtual Arts Program, the WHAA is opening its doors virtually to students across the nation. ... read more »
‘THEM’ — A NEW TERROR ANTHOLOGY SERIES. I DIDN’T SAY HORROR — DO YOU KNOW THE DIFFERENCE?
March 11, 2021
The series focuses on an African-American family who moves to an all-White Los Angeles neighborhood during The Great Migration. ... read more »
Compton School District, Health Group Partner for Mass Vaccination Sites
February 4, 2021
The partnership is the first of its kind in Los Angeles County, and will result in the ability to vaccinate tens of thousands of Compton residents once community vaccination begins. Compton Unified is the first school district in the state to establish schools as mass vaccination venues, according to the district. ... read more »
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