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Newsom Mobilizes Black Vote Ahead of Election
September 9, 2021
Governor Gavin Newsom organized labor, community, and elected leaders across South Los Angeles to recognize Black worker contributions to the American Labor Movement on Labor Day at the headquarters of the African American Voter Registration, Education, and Participation Project (AAVREP). ... 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 »
Mayor Aja Brown Endorses Mike Bloomberg for President, Hosts Presidential Rally in City of Compton
February 6, 2020
Compton Mayor Aja Brown and city Councilmembers Emma Shariff, Tana McCoy and Michelle Chambers all sign on to support Mike Bloomberg for president in 2020 elections. ... read more »
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Compton Walmart Unveils First Community Mural in California
December 12, 2019
This morning, during a community celebration, the Walmart Supercenter in Compton unveiled a new mural to customers, community leaders, and members of the art community. The mural is the first in California to be unveiled by the retailer as part of a new initiative in select Walmart stores. ... read more »
Compton Salute to Marie Hollis Attracts Hundreds
October 17, 2019
At a recognition program on Oct. 11, nearly 300 people came out salute her love and commitment to the city and celebrate her retirement as head of Concerned Citizens after 19 years of service. The crowd included elected officials, faith leaders, business executives and residents of the community. ... read more »
City of Compton Election Results
June 6, 2019
The City of Compton held its elections for District 1 and 4 for council district seats on Tuesday, June 4. As of press-time, Michelle Chambers took home the victory winning the election, defeating incumbent Janna Zurita by a large margin of 65 percent of the votes for the District 1 seat. ... read more »
SCAQMD Conducts Town Hall Meeting in Compton on Special Air Toxics Monitoring
June 8, 2017
South Coast Air Quality Management District Chairman William A. Burke, Ed.D. and Board Member Judith Mitchell hosted a town hall meeting in Compton on Thursday evening to announce the agency’s plans to conduct special air monitoring near eight metal-finishing facilities in the Compton area. ... read more »
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New Compton City Manager Appointed
August 4, 2016
Jerry Groomes was appointed by the Council to temporarily step in as the city's chief administrator ... read more »
Community Collaborative Courts Coming to Compton
July 13, 2016
Compton City Council Member Emma Sharif and Community Collaborative Courts working to relieve a overburdened justice system ... read more »
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