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County Renews Reward for Police Service Weapons Stolen in Compton
July 5, 2018
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors renewed a $10,000 reward today in hopes of tracking down 31 Beretta and Glock pistols, believed to be police service weapons and stolen from a vault in Compton's old City Hall.  ... read more »
Miracle’s Young Adult Entrepreneur Program Added to L.A. County’s Parks After Dark Agenda
Miracle’s YAEP classes commence the following week in the Watts Computer Learning Center equipped with 20 state of the art Workstations. Students will learn the building blocks of entrepreneurial success and leave with a preliminary business plan that includes entry strategies, management team building, marketing and finance as their deliverables at the end of the 9 month program. ... read more / view event »
Compton Mayor Aja Brown Withdraws from Congressional Run
April 5, 2018
“Today, I am announcing that I am withdrawing my candidacy to represent the 44th Congressional District. ... read more »
Rival Gang Members Charged With Killing 3-Year-Old Boy in Compton
March 23, 2018
Dwayne Ward (dob 3/14/88) and Kevaughn Harris (dob 5/20/90) were each charged in case TA145656 with one count of murder, shooting at an occupied motor vehicle and possession of a firearm by a felon. They are scheduled to be arraigned today in Department 12 of the Los Angeles County Superior Court, Compton Branch. ... read more »
Compton College Welding Instructor Honored as Teacher of the Year by American Welding Society
March 22, 2018
Richardson began welding in 1992 after being overcharged by an auto mechanic when her car broke down. ... read more »
State Controller Alleges Lax Oversight Caused Compton Deficit
March 22, 2018
According to the review, at the start of fiscal year 2007-08, Compton had a general fund surplus of $22.4 million. ... read more »
Memorial Set for Doris Davis, Compton’s First Black Female Mayor
March 1, 2018
Memorial Set for Doris Davis, Compton’s First Black Female Mayor ... read more »
Compton Art Pop-up
The outdoor pop-up will feature craft vendors, live music, food trucks, culture and community. ... read more / view event »
‘Vison To Learn’ gives out free eye exams and glasses to South Los Angeles Youth
January 4, 2018
‘Vision To Learn’ providing free eye exams and glasses in Nickerson Gardens ... read more »
Compton Unified Graduation Rates Approach 90%, Signaling That Its Turnaround Is Here To Stay
December 28, 2017
A laser-sharp focus on student achievement and student safety has been at the core of the turnaround ... read more »
City of Compton Holds Annual Christmas Parade
December 14, 2017
This year’s theme was, “Peace and Happiness for Every Child at Heart.” ... read more »
Los Angeles Artist Richard Wyatt Jr. Creates an Art Legacy with Everlasting Murals
November 16, 2017
Wyatt brings more life and color to Los Angeles with decades of artwork. ... read more »
Verizon Bridges the Digital Divide for Students in Compton   
November 16, 2017
Recently, students at Bunche Middle School in Compton received tablet devices through Verizon’s Innovative Learning program as part of their #weneedmore campaign. The school is one of 28 new schools to join the program this year.   ... read more »
Compton Performing Arts Complex Named After Hip Hop and Business Mogul Andre ‘Dr. Dre’ Young 
November 16, 2017
As a part of the new Compton High School, the center will offer a variety of activities to youth.  ... read more »
Ex-Compton Deputy City Treasurer Sentenced for $3.72 Million Theft
November 9, 2017
Former Compton Deputy Treasurer Salvador Galvan was sentenced last Friday to 6 1/2 years in federal prison for stealing more than $3.7 million in city funds in a scheme that also involved his wife, ... read more »
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