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Compton College’s Oliver W. Conner Promise Program Helps Recent Graduate and Mother Attend College with Less Financial Worries
February 14, 2020
Compton High School 2019 graduate Majesty Goodlow is currently attending Compton College nearly free of cost through the Oliver W. Conner College Promise Program, which provides two years of waived enrollment fees for local high school graduates, among other benefits. ... read more »
Downey Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison for Spree of GameStop Store Armed Robberies in L.A. and Orange Counties
February 4, 2020
A Downey man was sentenced today to 120 months in federal prison for committing four armed robberies of GameStop video game stores in Los Angeles and Orange counties that resulted in the theft of more than $132,000 in merchandise and cash. ... read more »
Compton College’s Campus Community Mirrors Population It Serves
October 17, 2019
Compton College’s population of students, faculty and staff reflects the diversity of the residents that live within the Compton Community College District (CCCD) service area, which encompasses 12 cities includingthe communities of Compton, Lynwood, Paramount and Willowbrook, as well as portions of Athens, Bellflower, Carson, Downey, Dominguez, Lakewood, Long Beach, and South Gate. ... read more »
Funeral to be Held for Teen Killed at Pasadena Rose Bowl While Trying to Break Up Fight
September 27, 2019
Funeral services will be held for Kamryn Stone on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Greater Emmanuel Temple Church in Lynwood. ... read more »
Rep. Barragán Releases Congressional Report on Insulin Costs for Los Angeles Residents with Diabetes
May 31, 2019
Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44) released a Congressional Report that highlights the high prices of diabetes drugs for seniors and the uninsured in California’s 44th Congressional district. ... read more »
Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation Releases Its 2018 Dodgers RBI Impact Report: 5 Years Strong
December 28, 2018
Since 2014, LADF has invested $4 million in local communities, including Compton, East Los Angeles, Hawthorne, Inglewood, Long Beach, Lynwood, Northeast Los Angeles, South Los Angeles and Watts ... read more »
Man Sentenced to LWOP for Murder, Robbery of Elderly Woman in Montrose
September 27, 2018
James Wesley Trotter, aka Man-Man of Long Beach, was found guilty on Aug. 15 of one count each of murder with a special circumstance allegation of murder during the commission of a robbery; second-degree robbery; and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.  ... read more »
Miracle’s Young Adult Entrepreneur Program Added to L.A. County’s Parks After Dark Agenda
June 13, 2018
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 »
‘Internet for All Foster and Juvenile Justice Youth Act of 2017’
October 6, 2017
Javier Casillas spoke about the isolation and disconnect that juvenile justice youth feel from family and missed information about significant events like birth, weddings, graduations and death. ... read more »
Compton College Accreditation Restored
June 15, 2017
The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges granted initial accreditation status to Compton College on Wednesday June 7. ... read more »
Household Hazardous Waste & E-Waste Recycling Roundup
March 23, 2017
Mar. 25 There will be a FREE Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Recycling Roundup in Lynwood on Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the intersection of Butler Avenue and Bellinger Street in Lynwood. ... read more »
Special Needs Network president named Grand Marshal for City of Lynwood Christmas parade
December 10, 2015
Areva Martin Esq., the president and co-founder of Special Needs Network (SNN), was named as this year’s Grand Marshal for the 94th annual Candy Cane Lane Christmas Parade, one of only a few nighttime holiday parades in the Los Angeles area. The parade attracts 13,000 attendees was held on Friday, Dec. 4. The parade route goes along Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard for approximately one mile to Bullis Road in Lynwood. ... read more »
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