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Compton deserves to be healthy. This new campaign will help make that a reality.
December 12, 2019
There are lots of notable things about the city of Compton. It has a rapidly improving school system. It’s a stable, multi-racial community with a long history of African American empowerment and a growing Latinx population. Above all, Compton is a city where neighbors take care of each other. That’s the spirit behind a newly launched public health campaign, Compton Healthy, that aims to improve the health of the 100,000 people who call Compton home -- because despite the community values which make Compton so strong, there are troubling health trends that must be addressed.  ... read more »
L.A. Students Awarded More Than a Million Dollars in Scholarships
November 21, 2019
Fourteen high school seniors were surprised with $2,500 each, on the spot. Jalen Noel was thrilled when his name was called among the winners. “This scholarship will not just help me financially, but will be a step towards my career as an aerospace engineer,” says the graduating senior at King-Drew Magnet High School of Medicine and Science. “My only source of income is my mother which makes college hard to afford and that is why this scholarship has such a heavy impact on me. I’ll be the first-generation college student in my family,” he adds. ... read more »
UCLA Men’s Basketball Welcomes Rod Palmer
June 20, 2019
Tenured basketball coach Rod Palmer was starting a new chapter in his career when UCLA men’s basketball hired him as an assistant coach.  This new face on the coaching staff has a background in coaching in Southern California on the high school and college level. ... read more »
L.A. Chargers Awards Compton High School Football
September 20, 2018
The Los Angeles Chargers honored Compton High School athletic director and football coach Calvin Bryant with a check of $1,000 on Friday. ... 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 »
First Female NBA Referee Retires
October 5, 2016
Palmer broke the gender barrier in 1997, along with Dee Kanter, by becoming one of the first female referees in the NBA. Palmer’s NBA career lasted for 18 years. ... read more »
Compton High Students Meet Lakers Legend
March 3, 2016
NBA Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar invited students from Compton High School to attend the Lakers’ game on Friday to celebrate Black History Month. The students had completed Ever Fi 306—African American History, ... read more »
Compton High School’s Super Bowl Legends Return to Honor Their Alma Mater with Golden Ball Awards
February 17, 2016
Compton High School has produced the third most Super Bowl players of any high school in the country, which is why the NFL honored the Compton Unified School District (CUSD) school, ... read more »
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