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CELEBRATION OF LIFE: CLARENCE WOODS ZURITA May 21, 1931 – May 11, 2020
June 4, 2020
Clarence Zurita was born on May 21, 1931 to Mary Zurita in San Pedro, California. Clarence never knew his mother and would become orphaned at a very young age. He was blessed to be placed with the Woods Family in Watts, California, where he was embraced and reared in a loving home. It was at the family business--Woods Family Auto Parts--where Clarence developed a love for cars and the skill to fix almost anything…although many times in a unique way of his own! He attended David Starr Jordan High School and held many state records, some for decades, in Cross Country Track events. A few years after graduating high school, Clarence was drafted into the United States Army, where he served one tour of duty, fought in the Korean War and received an Honorary Discharge. ... read more / view gallery »
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 »
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 »
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Compton Children Celebrate the First Day of School, Major Milestones
August 23, 2018
Over 20,000 students have started school at each of Compton Unified School District’s 36 school sites, marketing a time of excitement as the school district enters into another year on the heals of its dramatic turnaround and featured schools marking major milestones. ... read more »
Councilwoman Zurita and supporters turn back frivolous recall 
September 14, 2017
District 1 residents are “excited and elated”, they said, that their councilwoman Janna Zurita will remain in her seat despite the recall efforts against her. Had the efforts been successful, voters would have had to decide on the matter in November. ... read more »
AN OPEN LETTER FROM COUNCILWOMAN JANNA ZURITA
August 10, 2017
I have demanded accountability for those responsible for theft of $3,700,000 and mismanagement of our tax dollars. ... read more »
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 »
Compton City Councilmember Janna Zurita Calls for Action After Weekend Violence
May 25, 2016
A violent weekend in Compton left four dead and now Compton City Council members are calling for more action to combat the violence. ... read more »
Compton School Community Walks for a Cure
October 14, 2015
It takes an army to fight a disease like breast cancer. That’s why hundreds of Compton Unified School District (CUSD) families, teachers, staff, and officials gathered at Greenleaf Parkway for the Fourth Annual Compton Walk for a Cure. ... read more »
Newly Elected Candidates Sworn in to Office
July 2, 2015
July 1 is the beginning of the new year for most local cities and municipalities. Being sworn in to office is an array of African American leaders ready and willing to their constituents. ... read more »
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