June 24, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Sounds of summer ring out at Compton High

School may be out for the summer but music is still alive at Compton High School where all Compton students, grades 7 thru 12, are encouraged to sign up for its free 2015 Summer Music Program. More...

News

Lynwood High student’s painting to be showcased in U.S. Capitol

Work selected at Rep. Janice Hahn’s contest to represent 44th Congressional District

For many budding artists, having their work hang in a local gallery is an accomplishment. For Lynwood High junior Kevin Estrada, it was important to have his painting displayed on a national platform – in the U.S. Capitol. More...

Supervisors approve wage increase for caregivers

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 Tuesday to approve a raise for In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) caregivers, who currently receive a “poverty wage” of only $9.65 per hour – not including health benefits &ndash More...

Former Compton firefighter sues city of Montebello

Vernon Creswell says Montebello fire department discriminated against him

A black Montebello firefighter had a white supervisor who used the “N” word openly and chastised him for small matters such as his wearing of a beanie when working out, his attorney told a jury last week. More...

Reward offered in homicide investigation

Authorities last week announced a $20,000 reward for help in solving the killing of a college student and budding soccer star who was gunned down in Compton two days before Christmas. Vicente Castillo, 19, was shot on Dec. 23 about 1:15 a.m. More...

Clinton calls for ‘common-sense’ gun control, decries racism

WASHINGTON—Issuing an emotional plea following the South Carolina church shooting, Hillary Rodham Clinton called for “common-sense” gun reforms and a national reckoning with the persistent problem of “institutional racism.&rdq More...

Opinion

QUOTE OF THE WEEK

“Not only is [elevenyear old Angel Daniel Rodriguez] academically achieving all of his goals, but he’s a born leader among his classmates, making him a great representation of what any student can achieve with a disability or not, he is a More...

Growing seeds for a multicultural, multiracial teaching force for our rainbow children

Though I do not believe that a plant will spring up where no seed has been, I have great faith in a seed. Convince me that you have a seed there, and I am prepared to expect wonders. –Henry David Thoreau More...

Understanding the Grandpa rules

As circumstance would have it, and I like to give circumstances due credit, I was visiting my grandchildren without the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage. More...

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